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Special Holiday Saturdays

December 7, December 14 and December 21

In addition to our regular December festivities, Special Holiday Saturdays will feature caroling choirs, roaring fires, twinkling lights and special visits with Mrs. Claus! Each Saturday will feature different performers, programs and tours.

Learn more about the Holidays at Shaker Village.

Every Holiday Saturday

The Shops Open House & Sale Extended Hours | 10 AM - 8:30 PM 
Featuring 10% off all regularly-priced merchandise! The shops have been filled to the brim with new merchandise brought in to celebrate the holiday season.

Evening Jingle Bell Shuttle Rides Extended Hours | 4 PM - 6:30 PM 
Catch a ride on a festive horse-drawn wagon as it travels down the village road lined with classic holiday greens.

December 7

The Pleasant Hill Singers present The Simple Gifts of Christmas
11:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 3:30 PM 
Enjoy this special choral concert of Shaker Christmas songs. 

Your Home for the Holidays with The Garden Club of Danville   
1 PM - 1:45 PM & 3 PM - 3:45 PM 
Learn from the experts how to incorporate fresh greenery into your home for the holidays.

Mrs. Claus' Workshop | 4 PM - 6 PM 
Visit Mrs. Claus' workshop and make ornaments to decorate our tree or take home for your own.

Sayre Singers, Spartones & Sayre Acoustics Choirs | 4 PM - 4:45 PM 
Join these Lexington-area high school choirs under the direction of Amy L. Berryman.

A Shaker Christmas by Candlelight | Every Half Hour | 5 PM - 8 PM 
Take a lantern-lit tour of Centre Family Dwelling as Shaker Christmas customs are brought to life. 

Danville Children's Chorus | 5 PM - 5:45 PM 
Listen to holiday favorites performed by one of Central Kentucky's premiere children's choruses.  

Cantabile Vocal Ensemble | 6 PM - 6:45 PM 
The Paul Laurence Dunbar High School alumni ensemble will perform traditional and popular acapella Christmas music. 

Lighting of the Tree & Storytelling with Mrs. Claus | 7 PM - 7:15 PM 
Help Mrs. Claus light our 31-ft. Norway Spruce!

Northern Brotherhood Singers | 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM
Join this sacred gospel quintet from Covington for holiday, gospel and secular music in festive four-part harmony, "jubilee" style.

December 14

Les Jongleurs present excerpts from The Messiah by G.F. Handel with the Madison County Community Brass Band | 1 PM - 2 PM  
Sing along with this chamber choir to choruses from The Messiah and Daniel Pinkham's Christmas Cantata.

NEW HOLIDAY TRADITION Children's Tea Time with Mrs. Claus
3 PM - 4:15 PM | $9.95 (all ages)
Download the menu. Dress your little ones in their holiday finery for an afternoon tea with Mrs. Claus. Enjoy spiced cider, cookies and sandwiches made special for little fingers. Space is limited. Prepayment required. Click here to register, or call 800.734.5611 ext. 1545.

The Overtones | 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Listen to this barbershop quartet perform festive holiday favorites.

Centre Family by Candlelight | 5 PM & 6 PM
Take a lantern-lit guided tour of Centre Family.

Village Christmas Caroling
Sing your favorite Christmas carols while strolling the lit Village turnpike. 

December 21

Louisville Mandolin Orchestra | 1 PM - 2 PM  
Listen to this acoustic ensemble of mandolins, mandolas, mandocellos, guitars and bass performing holiday instrumental music.  

NEW HOLIDAY TRADITION Children's Tea Time with Mrs. Claus
3 PM - 4:15 PM | $9.95 (all ages)
Download the menu. Dress your little ones in their holiday finery for an afternoon tea with Mrs. Claus. Enjoy spiced cider, cookies and sandwiches made special for little fingers. Space is limited. Prepayment required. Click here to register, or call 800.734.5611 ext. 1545.

Bluegrass Dulcimer Club | 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM  
Enjoy traditional holiday music, singing and a little toe-tapping fun.

Centre Family by Candlelight | 5 PM & 6 PM
Take a lantern-lit guided tour of Centre Family.

Candlelit Music with the Pleasant Hill Dickens' Singers
| 7 PM - 7:45 PM  
Enjoy a candle-lit evening in the Meeting House while listening to traditional Christmas carols.

Thank you to our 2013 Holiday partners!
The Garden Club of Danville, Danville, Kentucky
Allstate Heating and Air, Lexington, Kentucky

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is closed December 24 & 25.

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