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Heritage Farmstead Museum to present Lantern Light holiday event Dec. 7
By Heritage Farmstead Museum of Plano
Dec 7, 2019
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Plano, Texas --  On Saturday, December 7, Heritage Farmstead Museum of Plano will host its 33rd annual Lantern Light, a holiday family event for all ages.  This year's event is themed "1920’s: The Age of Innovation."

"Lantern Light is a unique holiday experience that provides Heritage Farmstead Museum visitors the opportunity to recall holiday traditions from days gone by," said Heritage Farmstead Museum Executive Director M'Lou Hyttinen. “And it fulfills one of Miss Ammie’s lifelong dreams, to become a gathering place for all people, young and old, to enjoy for all the days to come.”

The event will feature tours of the holiday exhibit in the Farrell
Wilson House, children's crafts in the one room school house,
mule-driven wagon rides, candle dipping, historic demonstrations, a Victorian dollhouse display, storytelling, songs of the season in the historic pole barn from 3 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., delicious treats, blacksmith demonstrations in the farm shop, outdoor cooking demonstrations and photos with Santa.

The event will also include holiday stories by the North Texas Story Tellers in the Young House from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. as well as a unique farm light up display in the Farmstead’s meadow.

The Lantern Light event will take place from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on
Saturday, December 7.  Heritage Farmstead Museum is located at 1900 West 15th Street in Plano.

At-the-door admission is $6 with children 2 and under being admitted for free.

Advance registration is $5 for children over 2.

To purchase tickets, please visit www.heritagefarmstead.org or call 972.881.0140.

About The Heritage Farmstead Museum

The Heritage Farmstead Museum, a four-acre historic site consisting of a restored, 14-room 1891 Victorian farmhouse with its original outbuildings, interprets rural life on the North Texas prairie between 1890 and 1925. The museum provides tours, field trips and programs for 35,000 visitors each year.  For more information, call 972.881.0140 or visit www.heritagefarmstead.org.