O Tannenbaum: Old World German Christmas
Check out what events the beautiful Hunter House Victorian museum in Norfolk, VA has to offer this Christmas season (yeah, yeah, we know Halloween isn't even here yet):
The atmosphere of a traditional European Christmas mart is created inside of the museum with local artists renown vendors offering a variety of uniquely craft items: German wooden holiday pyramids and figurines, glass ornaments, painted china, embroidered gifts and more. German sweets and treats also available. The Christmas Angel visits with children on Saturday for a sweet craft.
Dec. 11, Noon-4 p.m.: Waiting for Father Christmas (Open House)
Join us as we celebrate this Christmas season with a German accent.
Dec. 14, 15 & 16, 2 p.m.: Merry Christmas Afternoon Teas
Take a few moments for yourself to relax and enjoy a hot pot of tea and an array of afternoon tea sweets and savories. Please make reservations for this holiday treat.
Dec. 17, 2 p.m.: Christmas Storytime Tea
This afternoon tea for youngsters features the stories of Hans Brinker and Silent Night, along with, of course, cocoa and treats; reservations are required. Youngsters must be 5 and older and accompanied by one adult, please.
Dec. 18, 2 p.m.: A German Gingerbread Tea
Germany is famous for its gingerbread and you will sample it in many varieties along with other traditional German sweets; favorite holiday music performed on a heavenly harp. Please make reservations for this holiday tea.