10:30 am - 3:00 pm
121 Main Street
Spark your holiday spirit with a visit to Historic New England’s 1807 Nickels-Sortwell House December 1-3, 10:30 am – 3:00 pm. Take a self-paced tour through rooms decorated with gorgeous greens and holiday decorations inspired by the history of the house from the early 19th- mid-20th centuries, Guides will be on hand to share stories of the people who lived here. Advance ticket purchase is recommended. Buy tickets at https://www.historicnewengland.org/visit/events/?start_date=2023-12-01.
Travel through time in a Victorian Christmas parlor and a Dining Room ready for a c.1950 grown-ups holiday party. This year, the 1917 Solarium will be turned into an indoor winter wonderland, a celebration of light. Architectural details in each room include exquisitely carved moldings and grand fireplaces custom-made two hundred years ago by local carpenters. Personal photography is welcome.
Come into the original kitchen (not included on regular tours) and enjoy a warm drink and snack. Then visit the Holiday Shop in the Nickels-Sortwell House Barn, featuring a curated collection of unique craft and artisan creations, holiday greens and gifts. A portion of sales goes to Historic New England for the preservation of Nickels-Sortwell House. Come share the fun and Happy Holidays!