Friday, November 20, 2009

Victorian Christmas at the Bernhard Museum

Catch a glimpse of Christmas Past!

The Placer County Museums invite you to join us for a bit of Victorian Christmas Cheer at the Bernhard Museum. The museum will be dressed in Victorian Christmas splendor from December 1st through the holidays and is open Tuesday through Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Stop by and learn the history behind some of our most cherished Christmas traditions.

If you plan to bring a group of eight or more, please call us to make reservations.

You can also visit us during Auburn’s Old Town Country Christmas celebration on December 19th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and enjoy a cup of hot apple cider and fresh baked cookies in the Bernhard Museum Winery!

A new exhibit, All Dolled Up, will open in the winery on December 8th. Several examples of the dolls, doll accessories and doll furniture from our collection will be on display. This exhibit will run through January.

For more information please call 530-889-6500.

Admission is FREE!

Monday, November 2, 2009

Victorian Christmas Crafts

Learn how to make your own Victorian Christmas decorations! Join us in the Bernhard Museum Winery on Saturday, November 7th at 1:00 p.m. where you can make a Victorian table top decoration and a Christmas tree ornament. This program is kid-friendly and perfect for the whole family! Placer County Museums Docent Aziza Parker will guide you through this fun hands-on activity. You get to keep your decorations and the program is FREE! The program will last approximately two hours.

The Bernhard Museum Winery is located at 291 Auburn-Folsom Road in Auburn. Because materials are limited, reservations are required for each participant. To make reservations, or for more information, please call 530-889-6500.