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Holiday Candlelight Tours at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest

When: Thu., Dec. 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sat., Dec. 5, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thu., Dec. 10, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sat., Dec. 12, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thu., Dec. 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Fri., Dec. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. 2020

Tour the president’s cherished hideaway decorated for the holidays on these hour-long tours. Step into Christmas past and experience the villa by candlelight while your guide paints a portrait of the ways the Jefferson family and their enslaved workers spent the holidays by sharing true stories and anecdotes gathered from Jefferson’s letters and diaries. Enjoy Christmas tunes performed by local musicians throughout the tour and experience how holiday meals would have been prepared with cooking demonstrations in the restored Jefferson-era kitchen. Tours start at 5:30 and 6:30pm each evening. Reservations are required.

Price: $25 per person

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