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An Evening with Dickens: Featuring The Butler Did It Players

Saturday, December 8, 2018

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thank you to our official TV sponsor WWNY 7NEWS/FOX 28/ MeTV North Country

The Jefferson County Historical Society Proudly Presents:

An Evening with Dickens:
Featuring The Butler Did It Players
Catered by: The Savory Restaurant
Saturday, December 8, 2018 from
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Step back into the 19th century and enjoy an interactive and full theatrical evening at Fezziwig’s Christmas Party. Guests will be able to watch and interact with the characters from A Christmas Carol, such as Fezziwig, Ebenezer Scrooge, and Bob Marley. The immersive event will boast decorations, musicians, and carolers as well as interactive dances and games of the Victorian period. A catered Victorian buffet feast will also be served along with wine and other traditional beverages. Guests are highly encouraged to come in costume!

Ticket price includes 1 drink ticket and $10.00 off 1 new membership

Members (JCHS and surrounding historical societies): $65.00,
Non-Members: $75.00
Call the museum at 315.782.3491 or stop in to reserve

Please RSVP by Saturday, December 1, 2018

This is an 18+ event, seating is LIMITED and you MUST buy your ticket in advance


Event Begins at 6:00pm; Doors Open at 5:30pm

6:00pm – 6:20pm Cocktail Hour in the Main Gallery
The evening will start with Joyous Holiday Greetings from your Host; Fezziwig himself

Warm yourself by the fire while you enjoy a traditional beverage

Mingle to the sounds of the Victorian Era with carolers, fiddle and piano music

The Dickensian Buffet will be available throughout the evening

6:20pm – 7:00pm
In traditional style, watch as the host family is presented with a Grand March down the hallway; followed by a waltz in the music room.

Here, fill your dance card as you are treated to instruction in how to dance the Polka, the Portland, the Reel, and Mr. Pickwicks Fancy.

7:00pm -7:40pm
Move to the study for a bit more genteel fare led by young Ms. Fezziwig. Join in on games of the period such as wink, mops & brooms, the ministers cat, and do you love thy neighbor.

7:40pm – 8:00pm
We shall all retire to the Main Gallery to enjoy desserts, festive punch and holiday carols.

Location: Watertown, NY - 228 Washington St
Contact: Christine Godfrey
[email protected]

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