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The Louisiana Area Historical Museum and 6 beautiful Louisiana churches are holding the 20th Annual Church Walk. Explore the beauty of these amazing buildings and enjoy short presentations from each of the churches starting at 3pm at the Bethel AME Church.
Enjoy a 1860s Victorian Christmas during candlelight tours of the Hunter-Dawson home. The house, aglow with the warmth of oil lamps and candles, will be decorated with fresh greenery, Christmas trees and 1860s style ornaments. Site staff will be wearing Victorian era fashions and refreshments will be served. Regular tours will be given from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and candlelight tours will begin at 6 p.m.
If you're ready for a scare, set off on a walking tour in the historic downtown area, with "true?" ghost stories. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes ... or you might end up dead on your feet. Ha, ha, ha ... we are just dying to take your breath away.
Cost: $20 per person, $30 per couple.
Note: Held on the dates specified only.
Group tours are available year-round; minimum of eight, maximum of 40 participants.
Attention shoppers: Follow the Cookie Crumb Trail! Sample cookies and collect the recipes to get started on your Christmas baking! Participating downtown shops will feature a different cookie recipe and have sample cookies for you to taste. Tickets: $5 per person (available from participating merchants) Proceeds will go to a local family in need, just in time for Christmas! Each participating downtown merchant will feature a different Christmas cookie for you to taste. You will also get a copy of the recipe so you can try them at home in your own kitchen.
Start your Christmas shopping with a visit to downtown Sikeston. Browse our galleries, art studio, antique and collectibles shops, boutiques, and specialty stores to find that gift for someone special.
While downtown, take a carriage ride through the area or enjoy our Historic Homes Walking/Driving Tour.
This holiday season, the National Park Service invites guests to take in the sights and sounds of winters past with Historic Holiday Traditions at the Old Courthouse. At the free annual series, the Old Courthouse Rotunda will be decked in authentic Victorian décor and guests are invited to experience holiday music, food and dancing from eras in St. Louis’ history.
At the two holiday balls, volunteers in period clothing will assist visitors in discovering how early St. Louisans celebrated the holiday season. Guests will learn about foods common to holiday dinner tables during the particular celebrated era, along with specialty music and dancing. On select Wednesdays, the Old Courthouse will host concerts featuring lunchtime performances from local bands and choirs. Reservations are not required. This series is free and open to the public.
Historic Holiday Traditions at the Old Courthouse Kick-off Concerts
Historic Holiday Traditions at the Old Courthouse Free Concert Series
St. Louis Holiday Historic House Tour
1864 St. Louis Holiday Ball at the Old Courthouse
1764 Twelfth Afternoon Ball at the Old Courthouse
The Historic Holiday Traditions events at the Old Courthouse take place on the above-listed dates ONLY
Visit the Felix Valle House State Historic Site for the annual celebration highlighting the music, customs and crafts of an early French Colonial Christmas. Le Réveillon features costumed guides who explain the Christmas customs of the early 1800s. The event includes traditional foods of the period, along with refreshments and traditional music.
Enter through the Linden House Gate at Bolduc House and stroll along with members of the colonial community to the crèche hidden in the boxwood grove using only your lanterns.
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