Concord Museum Holiday House Tour

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I was busy last week getting ready for the Concord Museum Holiday House Tour which took place this past Saturday. I decorated an already beautiful farmhouse here in Concord for the tour and a dear friend of mine did all of the lovely floral arrangements. From the “dog” mudroom to the Simon Pearce trees on the LR mantle to the silvery den-it was all a lot of fun to do!

 

Concord Museum-Family Trees 2013

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We had a lot of fun making our snowman ornaments for our tree at the Concord Museum‘s Family Trees exhibit-5 of us did the book “Snowmen at Work” by  Caralyn and Mark Buehner. If you are in the area come visit! More information below:

Family Trees: A Celebration of
Children
s Literature 

November 27, 2013 – January 1, 2014

A love of books and reading is a lifelong treasure passed from adult to child, from generation to generation. Family Trees: A Celebration of Children’s Literature at the Concord Museum in historic Concord, Massachusetts gives Concord’s renowned literary tradition a creative twist.  During the holiday season, the Museum’s galleries are filled with 38 fanciful trees of all shapes and sizes, decorated with original ornaments inspired by acclaimed children’s storybooks and contemporary picture book favorites.

The exhibition’s focus on children’s literature makes Family Trees unique among the many holiday events in Greater Boston. Each tree serves as a canvas for the artistic creations of a dedicated team of volunteer decorators. Inspired by the storyline, the illustrations, the characters or setting of a particular book, the decorators let their imaginations take flight, much to the delight of visitors of all ages from all over New England.

Click here for the 2013 Family Trees booklist (PDF). All of the books featured in this year’s Family Trees can be purchased at the Museum Shop!

Proceeds from Family Trees, organized by the Museum’s Guild of Volunteers, benefit the Concord Museum’s education initiatives.

During this benefit event, admission is $15 adults, $10 seniors, $6 children (4–18); children under 4 and Members Free. Family Trees admission includes all of the Museum galleries and special exhibitions.

Holiday House Tour 2012

Holiday House Tour

Saturday Holiday House Tour benefits Concord Museum

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“It’s everyone’s vision of the perfect holiday setting: a tall tree twinkling with dozens of lights, a crackling fire in the fireplace, artfully arranged decorations boosting the festive mood”.(this is my house from last year!)

Since this was in the Concord Journal last night I thought I would post the information again- for this year’s Holiday House Tour in Concord which is this Saturday, December 8th  go online for tickets: http://www.concordmuseum.org

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