CHRISTMAS AT OLD STURBRIDGE VILLAGE: DECEMBER 5-6, 2020

CHRISTMAS AT OLD STURBRIDGE VILLAGE: DECEMBER 5-6, 2020

Duration:
2 Days
Tour Type:
Multiday
Price
Package Price per Person: Single $530 | Double $479 | Triple $470 | Quad $465

$100.00

10 in stock

Tour Includes: Overnight at the PUBLICK HOUSE HISTORIC INN, Breakfast, One luncheon at the Deerfield Inn, Salem Cross Christmas Memories Luncheon and Christmas Show, One dinner, Old Sturbridge Village Christmas By Candlelight, Heritage Holidays at Historic Deerfield with Cooking Demo, Tour of the Stebbins House at Deerfield Village, Yankee Candle Store, Bright Nights Holiday Lights, Oakwood Farm Christmas Barn, Vaillancourt Chalkware

Note: Gratuities for Wade Tours Driver and Escort are not included but welcomed.

Please select the departure below

Discount:

10 in stock

Departure:
  • December 5, 2020

Accompanied service

Bus Transportation Yankee Candle Store Salem Cross Christmas Memories Luncheon and Christmas Show 1 breakfast, 2 luncheons & 1 dinner 1 night of accommodations
Old Sturbridge Village Christmas By Candlelight Heritage Holidays at Historic Deerfield with Cooking Demo Tour of the Stebbins House at Deerfield Village Bright Nights Holiday Lights Oakwood Farm Christmas Barn
Vaillancourt Chalkware

Schedule

12/5/2020 - Pickup - Utica Delta Marriott – Utica, NY – 6:30 AM

12/5/2020 - Pickup - Wade Terminal – Schenectady, NY – 8:00 AM

12/5/2020 - Pickup - Latham Farms Sams Club – Latham, NY – 8:30 AM

12/6/2020 - Drop off (Approx) - Latham Farms Sams Club – Latham, NY – 7:00 PM

12/6/2020 - Drop off (Approx) - Wade Terminal – Schenectady, NY – 7:30 PM

12/6/2020 - Drop off (Approx) - Utica Delta Marriott – Utica, NY – 9:00 PM

Special offer

Description

Saturday December 5, 2020

10:30 am         Visit HERITAGE HOLIDAYS at HISTORIC DEERFIELD.   You will start with an ORIENTATION VIDEO and your guide will then present and overview of Historic Deerfield.  She will then share some “MYSTERY OBJECTS” with you, for you to learn what they are and about life in the village.  There will be a COOKING DEMONSTRATION at a fireside hearth you will then tour the STEBBINS HOUSE.   Each guest receives a coupon for the gift shop. 

12:30 pm         BUFFET LUNCH at the DEERFIELD INN.

2:00 pm           YANKEE CANDLE FLAGSHIP STORE.  Arrive for touring, shopping.  It’s always Christmastime at the Bavarian Christmas Village.  Your adventure continues in the Black Forest on to the Village Square past the waterfall beside the moat over the drawbridge to the Nutcracker Castle.  After that you must definitely visit Santa’s Toy Factory.

3:30 pm         Travel to Old Sturbridge Village.

4:00 pm         CHECK IN at the PUBLICK HOUSE HISTORIC INN, in Sturbridge MA. After refreshing from a day of touring, enjoy DINNER.

CHRISTMAS BY CANDLELIGHT at OLD STURBRIDGE VILLAGE is an evening filled with New England holiday traditions, live musical performances, storytelling, sleigh rides, festive foods, a roaring bonfire, and strolls around the decorated Village Common. Be sure to visit North Pole Village where families will find Santa and his whimsical elves, Mrs. Claus’ Bake Shop, a magical talking Christmas tree, and an expanded train display. And do not miss the ever-popular gingerbread house contest!  (L,D)

Sunday December 6, 2020

7:30 am         Enjoy a hot BREAKFAST at your leisure at the hotel this morning.

8:30 am         Luggage service and check-out

9:15 am           MORNING TOUR OF VAILLANCOURT. A fine quality collectible that is hand painted right here in our studios. With a passion for history, antiques, and Christmas, our Chalkware Santas (and other holiday chalkware) are certain to inspire you during your tour.

11:00 am         Next, it’s on to OAKWOOD FARM CHRISTMAS BARN a 160-year-old barn with thousands of ornaments, Nativities, Santa’s, Carolers and wreaths, center pieces and other creations made on the farm.

12:30 pm         CHRISTMAS MEMORIES at the SALEM CROSS INN – “A traditional New England turkey dinner takes center stage”  Join our performers, servers and everyone else in the hall for a wassail toast…During the winter months the Salem Cross Inn is a captivating scene. The decorations throughout the building are a joy to see.  Next, ready to entertain you with a performance of ‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales’, and sing-along to your favorite Christmas Carols.

3:30 pm         Travel to Bright Nights

4:00 pm         In the late afternoon see the BRIGHT NIGHTS HOLIDAY LIGHT DISPLAY. Set in Springfield’s historic 750-acre Forest Park, a perfect backdrop for the more than 500,000 twinkling lights.  Springfield was the birthplace of the author of Dr. Seuss books.  You will marvel as you drive past dozens of holiday scenes.  The two-and-a-half-mile drive turns us all into children again. (B,L)

MENUS

Buffet Lunch at the Deerfield Inn
Parsnip and Truffle-Cream Bisque 

  • Vegetarian Lasagna
  • Herb-crusted white fish – Tender and flaky white fish topped with toasted, herbed crumbs and sundried tomato beurre blanc
  • Chicken breast with mushroom cream sauce: slow cooked chicken breast served with wild mushrooms, capers, oregano, and cream sauce

 Deerfield Inn Indian pudding with whipped cream

Entrees are served with chef’s choice of seasonal sides.

 Coffee, tea, iced tea, soda included

Dinner at the Publick House

“Publick House” Bakery Basket with

House-Made Pecan Sweet Rolls, Nut Bread, Cornbread & Dinner Rolls with Whipped Butter

 Butternut Squash Bisque with Chive Crème Fraiche

Herb-Roasted Chicken with Cornbread-Sausage Stuffing
Yankee Pot Roast with Pan Gravy
Butter Crumb Scrod with Lemon-Dill Sauce

 Raspberry Almond Tart

 Regular & Decaffeinated Coffee ● Assorted Hot Teas & Iced Tea ● Soft Drinks ● Milk

Christmas Memories Luncheon at the Salem Cross Inn

Tossed garden salad and the Chef’s homemade creamy Italian dressing
Freshly made squash muffins and white dinner rolls
New England Turkey Dinner with Grandmother’s traditional bread stuffing and giblet gravy
Real whipped potatoes
Butternut squash seasoned to perfection

Scoop of peppermint stick ice cream rolled in chocolate cake crumbs and topped with the Salem
Crosse Inn’s famous hot fudge and homemade whipped cream and a candy cane

Coffee, tea, decaf, water, Cash Bar

SEATING PREFERENCE: If yes, please let us know your preference in the boxes on the booking page with the specific seat, seat location and if you would like to sit near someone. Check out our seat assignment policy page for our seating chart. If no preference is made, your seat will be assigned by Wade Tours. Check out the seating chart to the left!!

We encourage you to book early to accommodate any special needs and to assure that members of your party will be seated together. We reserve the right to assign seats when necessary.

ROOM PREFERENCE: We offer both two queen bed rooms and single king bed rooms. Please let us know your preference and we will do our best to match you to that room.

RESERVATIONS:  To be FAIR and IMPARTIAL seat assignments will be taken at the time of booking your reservation.  Deposit of $100 per person. Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure.

CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations within 60 days from departure will be subject to a $100 fee per person, plus cost for tickets, meals, hotels and other non-recoverable expenses.

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Is available and recommended due to unforeseen circumstances that can arise and if they do, we want you to be protected BEFORE and DURING your tour. Travel Insurance 

BAGGAGE: One large suitcase, and one carry-on bag per person.

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