Victoria Events – Helmcken House Old-Fashioned Christmas

Events Victoria

Saturday, December 20, 2014 till Sunday, January 4, 2015 – Helmcken House and St. Ann’s Schoolhouse Old-Fashioned Christmas – 12 to 4pm at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, BC

Experience what it’s like to spend Christmas time in Victoria, BC a hundred years ago.

Traveling back in time is possible when you visit the Helmcken House and St. Ann’s Schoolhouse Old-Fashioned Christmas at the Royal BC Museum, taking place this year from December 20, 2014 to January 4, 2015. Here, you’ll see the traditions of early Victorians from decorations to music to gift ideas and more.

The Helmcken House, which also happens to be the oldest residential structure in British Columbia, is a historic attraction in itself. You can also visit the school house, where volunteers from the Society of Friends of St. Ann’s Academy will be present to share the site’s history and accomplishments.

Entering the home and school house is free of charge, but everyone’s encouraged to make a donation.

Victoria Event Details: 

Event: Helmcken House and St. Ann’s Schoolhouse Old-Fashioned Christmas

Date: Saturday, December 20, 2014 till Sunday, January 4, 2015. 12 to 4pm.

Location: Royal BC Museum (675 Belleville Street), Victoria, BC

Prices: Included with regular museum admission or by donation

Contact: Email: reception@royalbcmuseum.bc.ca or phone: 250-356-7226

Official website: http://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca

Featured image credit: http://www.hpg-vt.com/?page_id=246  

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