On Saturday December 15, children are invited to stop at the site from 11:00 am - 3:30 pm. During this time children can learn about the traditions of Christmas and make holiday crafts to take home. Father Christmas will also visit the site and children will receive a free photograph taken with him. The program is free and open to the public.
The celebration will culminate on December 31 when the Friends of William howard Taft Birthplace host the annual New Year's Open house. From 1-4 p.m., the public is invited to visit the house and enjoy holiday refreshments, just as the guests to the taft house would have done in the 1850's at the birthplace of the nation's 27th President. William Howard Taft national Historic site is located at 20138 Auburn Avenue and is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., but will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas day and New Years's Days.