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35th Annual Colonial Christmas Concerts and Tavern Fare at Historic New Bridge Landing
Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BCHS celebrates their 35th Colonial Christmas Concerts, featuring Linda Russell & Companie, in the Steuben House, by reservation.
Two Concerts: 6:00 and 7:45 pm
Gift shop, Out-Kitchen & Demarest House OPEN.
TAVERN FARE: The Black Horse Tavern in the Campbell-Christie House will be open for light tavern fare. Additional cost.
The Tavern is Open:
5 pm to 8 pm.
Come before or after your concert for light tavern fare. From 8 pm – 9:30 pm we will be serving desserts. Seating limited.
$35 per person. BCHS members $27.
Mail check to BCHS, Holiday Events,
PO Box 55, River Edge, NJ 07761 with date & time or PayPal or purchase at events at Campbell-Christie House.
Specifiy 1st & 2nd choice of time.
Include your email address and/or phone number for confirmation.
Or you can buy tickets through PayPal here. (scroll down through events to the Christmas Concert event listing) No refunds or exchanges.
Suggest wearing walking shoes.
Holiday decorations are based upon ancient sources, including Jan Steen’s 1664 painting, The Visit of St. Nicholas, which depicts a domestic theme familiar in several aspects to modern eyes. Decorations include an ancient Kissing Bough, supposedly of Druidic origin, celebrating the solstice and the birth of the new solar year. Here people may meet under the mistletoe for the blessing of harmony. The origins of other holiday customs are explained, as for example, how in an age before cheap glassware, a piece of toasted bread was dipped into the wassail bowl by one and all to make a festive “toast.”
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