Sunday, November 18, 2012

Monticello 2012 holiday events

Handmade for the Holidays at Monticello
Charlotte MossCharlotte Moss: A Visual Life
Saturday, December 1, 2012
A Scrapbooking Session featuring Charlotte Moss!
Author and designer Charlotte Moss shares her expertise during Charlotte Moss: A Visual Life, a designer scrapbook session. Always a creative and confident voice in the world of New York interiors since opening her business in 1985, Charlotte Moss is an icon of Southern warmth - hospitality, practicality and, of course, luxury. Moss will give insight into her latest book Charlotte Moss: A Visual Life, Scrapbooks, Collages, and Inspirations and reveal ways to embrace your inner artist using personal materials, ideas, photos and what inspires you! The forum will include a copy of Charlotte's latest book, Charlotte Moss: A Visual Life, Scrapbooks, Collages, and Inspirations, and a private book signing to follow.
Handmade for the Holidays at the Monticello Museum ShopHandmade for the Holidays at the Monticello Museum Shop
Saturday, December 1
One-of-a-kind handcrafted gifts for all on your list!
Watch artisans create specialty crafts like handcrafted toys, bowls, spoons, and pottery, sample heritage chocolate, delight your kids with beeswax candlemaking and pick up the finest gifts in town for family and friends during our second annual Handmade for the Holidays at the Monticello Museum Shop.
Holiday Evening ToursHoliday Evening Tours
December 14 -16, 20-23 & 26-30
Experience this season in Jefferson's time!
Share the experience of Monticello during the holidays with family, friends and colleagues during an intimate evening tour and reception or take part in one of our Holiday Evening Tours to experience the season during Jefferson's time. Visitors will also have the rare opportunity to experience Monticello after dark.
Monticello Holiday Classic 5K and Deck the Halls Kids DashMy Monticello Gingerbread House Family Workshop
December 9 & 15
An edible Monticello for your holiday decor!
Embrace your inner architect during our first ever My Monticello Gingerbread House Family Workshop. Families with little ones of all ages can enjoy this icing intense program. Escape the holiday hustle and bustle and enjoy this special family time while trying your hand at creating a masterpiece like Jefferson did!
Monticello Holiday Classic 5K and Deck the Halls Kids DashMonticello Holiday Classic 5k and Deck the Halls Kids Dash!
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Grab the sneakers for the most fun run in town!

Come families, runners and walkers to our 3rd annual Monticello Holiday Classic 5K and Deck the Halls Kids Dash! This year's race starts just outside the entryway to Monticello, on the East Walk, and includes a jaunt around Jefferson's house. The most spirited holiday costume wins a prize!

Classic Wreath WorkshopsHoliday Wreath Workshops *SOLD OUT*
November 29-30; December 1-3, 5, 7-8
Create your own festive wreaths!
Our classic Wreath Workshops, now in their 26th year, crafters learn how to create an all-natural wreath with materials handpicked from the grounds at Monticello. All materials (straw wreath forms, pins, wire, etc.) are provided, including a cornucopia of natural materials. Bring your own pruners and a vision for your very own tangible end-product!
Share the joy of the season this December with us during Handmade for the Holidays! For more information on all special holiday events, call 984-9880, or email:

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