Chester County History Center Offers Festivities, Family Fun Throughout This Weekend

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Festive Family Fun Day
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The Chester County History Center offers a variety of festivities available throughout this weekend and the days following for visitors to enjoy.

Festive Family Fun Day

Saturday, 12/10 at 10 AM—1PM

‘Tis the season for creating wonderful crafts to give as gifts or hang in a special place at home. CCHC staff will guide visitors through the history and meaning of historic crafts —like tin punching— and children can make their own unique treasure to keep for themselves, or gift to a loved one.

Tickets include all-day access to the museum and members are free, but registration is required to reserve enough supplies. Both children and adults must have a ticket to enter.

All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Activities are ongoing so families can stop by at any point between 10 AM and 1 PM and still enjoy every activity. Best for ages 7-13.

Holiday History Stroll

Saturday, 12/10 at 11 AM & 1 PM
Sunday, 12/11 at 11 AM & 1:30 PM
Sunday, 12/18 at 1:30 PM

Get in a festive mood with a holiday walking tour brought to you by the historians at CCHC. This costume guided tour that take you to West Chester’s early churches, department stores, and cultural sites. You can learn what the winter holidays meant to the people of West Chester from the late 1700s to the early 1900s.

The tour also takes a stop at the world-famous Éclat Chocolate for a sweet treat.

Tickets are $22 and include the treat from Éclat Chocolate.

Ticket link: Eventbrite Tickets/CCHC Holiday History Stroll.

Please plan to arrive at the History Center at 225 N. High Street in West Chester at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time. Dress in warm, comfortable layers, as almost all of the tour will be held outdoors. If you have mobility questions, please reach out to jgreen@mycchc.org before purchasing a ticket. Distance is approximately 1.5 miles.

There will be discussion of the origins Santa Claus and Kris Kringle, so if you have little ones who still enjoy the magic of the season, please exercise caution.

Are you a member? Reach out to jgreen@mycchc.org to get your code for free admission. Not a member yet? You can purchase a membership on our website at mycchc.org/membership/.

Learn more about the Chester County History Center.

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