The Athens-Clarke Leisure Services Department will present a Holiday Open House at Lyndon House Arts Center where guests can step back in time and celebrate the holidays with a variety of activities for the whole family. This special event is scheduled for Saturday, December 14 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and is free of charge.
The historic Ware-Lyndon House, circa 1850, located at the front of the arts center, will be decorated with a festive display of holiday decorations with live greenery, nuts, and fruits in the traditons of the late 1800s, created especially for the historic Ware-Lyndon Houseby members of the Ladies Garden Club.
This open house includes hands-on crafts for the entire family, as well as muscial performances, and a visit by Santa Claus. Activities include gingerbread house decorating; creating ornaments; and making Christmas cards. Tours of the historic house will be led by guides with a focus on Victorian holiday traditions and decorations. Visitors will enjoy a variety of performances provided by Clarke Central High School chorus and orchestra, as well as the Georgia Children's Chorus and the Rose of Athens Victorian Carolers.
Lyndon House Arts Center, located at 293 Hoyt Street, is a facilty of the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department. For more information call 706-613-3623. For more information on upcoming Leisure Services holiday activities visit www.athensclarkecounty.com/holidayevents.
No admission charge