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A Historic Holiday: 5 Old-Time Events

Step back in time with these history-infused happenings.


Deck the Halls
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Experience the historic Sawyer home decorated in its holiday splendor. The life-size Christmas Village exhibit windows will delight with a wonderful display of festive holiday decor, and the center will showcase the incredible “Biggest Little Show” wooden toy circus made in the 1940s. Nov 19-Dec 31.10am-4pm. Oshkosh Public Museum. 236-5763.


Holiday Memories
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See the animated characters that once adorned the sidewalk windows of H.C. Prange’s Department store, including Bruce the Spruce. The historic David Taylor House and Weinhold Log Cabin will also be decorated as it was for Christmas in 1870. Nov. 25-Dec. 30. Sheboygan County Historical Museum. 458-1103.


Victorian Christmas Tours
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Hearthstone Historic House Museum will be lavishly decorated with more than a dozen trees and holiday decor. Highlighting the classic works of Charles Dickens, tours begin Nov. 26 with special evening tours on Fridays in December that feature live music and costumed docents. Hearthstone Historic House Museum, Appleton. 730-8204.


Hazelwood Holiday Tea
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Come enjoy a luncheon of tea, sandwiches, and sweet and savory treats, all served with old-fashioned flair! This program also includes a tour of Hazelwood Historic House, decorated in classic Victorian splendor. Reservations requested. Dec. 2-3, 1pm. Hazelwood Historic House, Green Bay. 437-1840.


Spirit of Christmas Past
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Visitors can help prepare a Christmas meal in a historic kitchen, listen to 100-year-old holiday tales and learn how Christmas has been celebrated throughout Wisconsin’s history. Dec. 10 & 17, 12-6pm. Heritage Hill State Historical Park, Green Bay. 448-5150.
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