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‘Tis The Season To Visit Galena

Posted by on December 2, 2011

Galena is a great place to visit all year long, but the Christmas Season is by far my favorite time to be in Galena.  Below are just a few upcoming holiday events planned.

The Galena Territory Holiday House Walk
Date: Dec 3 (10 a.m.-4 p.m.)
Location: The GTA Club House
Self-guided tour of five beautiful homes decorated for the holiday season. Light refreshments and raffle will be held for unique handmade items by local crafters and quilters. Ticket sales will end at 2:30 p.m.

Cost: $12
Event Address: 2000 Territory Dr.
Event City: Galena
Information Phone: 815-777-2000


Christmas at the Fort

When:  Dec. 3 at 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Apple River Fort State Historic Site at 311 E Myrtle St, Elizabeth, IL
Cost:  Free

 Join costumed interpreters as they recreate Christmas at the Apple River Settlement.  Early settlers will sing carols and recite poems.  WEATHER PERMITTING!

Call 815-858-2018 for more information or check out the Apple River Fort Website

30th Annual Mistletoe Ball:  A Victorian Holiday Dinner and Dance

 Date:  Dec. 3 – 6:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Location:  Turner Hall – 105 S Bench St, Galena
Cost:  $62.00

Enjoy a holiday feast and dancing to a live orchestra.  Period dress and holiday attire both appropriate.  Cash bar, raffle, silent auction, shuttle service.

For more information, call 815-777-9129 OR go to the Grant History Museum website for more details on this fantastic event!

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