CHRISTMAS THRU THE DECADES-Veteran Actor Burton Gilliam. SUNDAY Dec. 12, 2-4 p.m. At 3 p.m., veteran actor and film star Burton Gilliam will read the holiday classic, “Twas the Night before Christmas” by Clement Moore. Burton starred in Blazing Saddles and Back to the Future Part III. The historic St Mary Church will feature a 1940’s Christmas tree- (Rev. George and Hazel Anderson met at this church during the 1940s). Allen Garden Club will assist with hand crafted birdseed ornaments. Connie Holiday’s students will perform a medley of carols on the piano. Savor the gingerbread and hot apple cider that will be served.
Visit the Wetsel House for a Victorian Christmas—The Wetsel House is one of the oldest structures in Collin County.
Lynge House---Visit the 1930’s Christmas tree--The Lynges and Whisenants were pioneer families. Allenopolies and Christmas ornaments are available for purchase. Bolin House will not be open, but photo ops are on the porch.
***all sweet treats will be small and served in individual paper cups….
The Allen Heritage Village is located at 352 E. St. Mary Dr. Sponsored by the Allen Heritage Guild, all events are free.
Call 972-740-8017 for additional information.