Victorian Holiday Home Tour
December 12, 2015
Visit Port Townsend’s often photographed Victorian Homes as they dress themselves up for the holidays! Homes normally not open to the public are available for viewing during this special event.
Not only will you have the opportunity to sit and enjoy a Victorian reception in the elegant parlors of these vintage homes, but you will also be invited to imbibe in delectable refreshments while visiting with the homeowners and docents, and listening to music of the season.
The N. W. O’Rear Home c 1891-1906
The Ann Starrett Mansion c 1889
Tickets can be purchased locally or through PayPal at http://www.vsa-nw.org/sample-page/events
Open Parlor Tour
December 19, 2015
Tour beautifully decorated 19th Century buildings and homes with historically costumed docents, seasonal music, and holiday treats. Port Townsend’s world-famous B&B’s and historical hotels open their doors to welcome you on select Saturday afternoons only. Tickets $15/person. Reservations recommended. Tickets may be purchased at the Old Consulate Inn.
Yuletide Salon – Free Event
December 12, 2015
Take a break from shopping, scurrying, and worrying – step out of the weather and into a welcoming Victorian parlor to savor an Olde Time Christmas in the historical Cotton Building. Father Christmas greets you amidst the sounds and scents of the season. Goodies and music abound.
Stop in at a Victorian-style parlor to put in a good word with Father Christmas. Savor tasty treats as performers sing, play and recite all your holiday favorites. We look forward to welcoming you into a quieter world with playful elves and happy tots. Snatch a selfie with Old Saint Nick, sip cider, and savor the joys of the season.
Where: The Cotton Building 607 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368 (directions)
What: Photos with Father Christmas, live music, mummers’ plays, seasonal treats and tomfoolery