Holiday Candlelight Tours at Poplar Forest
December 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2020
Tour the president’s cherished hideaway decorated for the holidays on these hour-long tours. Step into Christmas past and experience the villa by candlelight while your guide paints a portrait of the ways the Jefferson family and their enslaved workers spent the holidays by sharing true stories and anecdotes gathered from Jefferson’s letters and diaries. Enjoy Christmas tunes performed by local musicians throughout the tour and experience how holiday meals would have been prepared with cooking demonstrations in the restored Jefferson-era kitchen. Admission is $25 per person; reservations are required.
Thursdays, December 3, 10 and 17 – 5:30 and 6:30pm each evening
Fridays, December 4, 11 and 18 – 5:30 and 6:30pm each evening
Saturdays, December 5 and 12 – 5:30pm each evening