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Christmastime

Go back to the current events calendar for complete details of events as they are confirmed.

Fruitcakes Are Coming!

Stay tuned for our annual sale of seasonal fruitcakes baked by our volunteers!

Toussaint

NOVEMBER – Danceweavers presents an evening of storytelling and Celtic music commemorating the traditions of northern France, from the days when people would gather around the hearth to share stories and songs to help pass through the dark time of the year after All Saints’ Day (Toussaint, November 1), when the spirits walk abroad.

Cookie Decorating and Gingerbread House Workshops

NOVEMBER – Let master baker Monika Paradi guide you in decorating cookies like a pro and making a gingerbread house to take home – for kids of all ages.

Stir-Up Sunday

NOVEMBER – Witness a working 19th-century commercial kitchen when the Inn’s team of Historic Cooks in period costume presents an afternoon of cooking demonstrations that focus on traditional Christmas treats like shortbread, fruitcake, mincemeat and Twelfth-Cake according to authentic historic recipes and using antique equipment on the date traditionally set aside for holiday baking. Samples while supplies last!

Jane Austen Christmas Supper

DECEMBER – York Regency Society presents a meal that could have been enjoyed by Jane Austen or the characters in her beloved books.

 

Carols in the Tavern

DECEMBER – Get into the spirit of the season, as you sing traditional carols and sip seasonal beverages in the historic tavern.