victorian christmas

November 23-24, 2018 (10am-5pm)

Step back in time and experience early holiday traditions including open hearth cooking, decorations, Victorian carolers and more! Make a Christmas craft, toast s'mores around the bonfire, and pose for pictures with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. 

Guest interpreter Dontavius Williams, creator of “The Chronicles of Adam”, and Rhianna Green will be on site for a special presentation of “Christmas in the Quarters.” They will discuss the way the enslaved community celebrated Christmas during the Victorian Era.

Ole Buddy’s BBQ and Anna’s Sweet Treats will be selling food and treats, and don't miss free samples of Mrs. Latta's 19th century gingercake recipe! On Friday, Brown-Forman Whiskey will offer complimentary Jack Daniel tastings and storytelling.

Skip the mall crowds and shop the local artisan market for unique gifts including art, photography, jewelry, pottery, ironworks, soap, quilts, stained glass, plus beeswax candles and honey.

Admission at the door is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and students. Under 5 and members admitted free


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christmas tours by candlelight

December 1, 8, 2018 (6pm, 7pm, 8pm)

Join us for a Christmas themed tour of the plantation house by candlelight. The tour will conclude with hot cider and cookies by the fire in the plantation kitchen. 

Pre-registration is required and the cost is $15 per person. Purchase tickets HERE

a homeschool christmas

December 6, 2018 (10am-2pm)

Learn about early American Christmas traditions in the Latta house, smell Christmas open hearth Christmas baking in the kitchen, and visit the farm animals.

Children can make a Christmas craft to keep. 

Admission is $6 per person, ages 4 and under, and members, free.



old fashioned christmas tea

December 8-9, 2018 (2-4pm)

Celebrate Christmas in Mecklenburg’s oldest log cabin! 

Learn about 19th century Christmas traditions, enjoy hot tea and sweet treats, and make a Christmas craft. 

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