Candlelight Stroll with Skating 2017

  • Dec 3 - 17, 2017

  • Strawbery Banke Museum
    14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03802, United States

Description

Stroll & skate! For $10 more, add outdoor skating to your Candlelight Stroll experience. This ticket includes skating & skate rental. Only those with a combination ticket will be allowed to skate during Stroll.

Visitors stroll from house to historic house, greeted by costumed role players and performers who recreate the traditions of times past, rediscovering the joys of simpler times. Mrs. Shapiro prepares a Hanukah celebration her 1919 Russian Jewish kitchen. Mrs. Goodwin, her family and servants prepare a Victorian Christmas. Father Christmas, the night watchman, “Mayor Frank Jones” and other role-players make their rounds along the dirt lanes; and the Abbotts await news of their soldier fighting in Europe in the Second World War. Carolers, chestnuts and holiday crafts bring all the sounds, scents and moments for family 'stopfulness' to this event that is a cherished New Hampshire tradition.  Complimentary refreshments and hot apple cider are offered at the Cider Shed. Traditional hearth-cooking demonstrations, crafts demonstrations, and winter projects for kids provide interactive fun for multiple generations.

Venue Details
Strawbery Banke Museum
14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03802, United States
SBM is an outdoor living history museum a place to gather, learn, explore