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Step back in time to the 1850s as Esther Kreek describes how a family celebrated Christmas in their pioneer home. Esther will be dressed in period clothing and will play music on the Hammered Dulcimer. She will tell of the family's trip on the 1855 Midwest frontier, the preparation for Christmas dinner, the guests who will be joining them, the toys made for the children and the celebration in the church. Extra parking on NW and SW corners of 99th and Holme. Use 99th St. side door to enter.
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