Historic Village To Hold Christmas Event Dec. 4

Nov. 28, 2001

Visitors can experience a Victorian Christmas at "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear," from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Baylor University's Gov. Bill and Vara Daniel Historic Village.

Guests can stroll through the lantern-lit village where they may sample eggnog and traditional Texas Christmas foods, such as sweet potato pones and tamales. Children will enjoy visiting with St. Nicholas, listening to storytellers and making felt Christmas ornaments.

A traditional Christmas sermon and the singing of Christmas hymns will be held at the Green Chapel Community church at 7 p.m. Guests also can make Victorian Christmas ornaments, join in caroling and take carriage rides during the evening.

The Gov. Bill and Vara Daniel Historic Village is an outdoor, living history museum that recreates rural life in Texas at the turn of the 19th century. The village is located on the Baylor campus off University Parks Drive behind the Alumni Center.

Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for senior citizens and $1 for children ages 6 to 15. Baylor students, faculty and staff and children 5 and under are admitted at no charge.

For more information, call 710-1160.

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