Holidays at Hampton....a Yuletide Celebration
Saturday & Sunday, December 13, & 14, 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Saturday Evening, December 13, 6:00-8:30 pm
Friday, December 12
10 am – 4 pm: Guided tours of the mansion beautifully decorated for the Yuletide season.
Saturday, December 13
Period activities and crafts; mansion tours; antique cars; display of WWII photos, uniforms and memorabilia, Big Band music.
10 am, 11 am & 12 pm: Hourly guided house tours
1 pm - 4 pm: Mansion"open house" where visitors may walk through at their own pace. Park staff will tell the exciting stories of Hampton at Yuletide. Each room will highlight how Christmas was celebrated at different periods the Ridgely family lived at Hampton, from 1783-1948. Learn about the holiday observations of the family, tenant farmers and the enslaved people.
3 pm: Big Band Swing Dance performance by Choregraphie Antique: See the dancers perform
6 pm- 8:30 pm: By popular demand- "Candlelight" open house
Sunday, December 14
10 am, 11 am & 12 pm: Hourly guided tours of the mansion
11 am - 1 pm: Holiday arts & crafts in the Lower House
1 pm & 2:30 pm: African American storytelling at the Lower House: Join Ranger Anokwale as she describes the Yuletide season at Hampton from the enslaved African American perspective. Tours of the original slave cabins and overseer's house (Lower House) are included.
1 pm - 4 pm: "Open house"
3:00 pm: Big Band dance at Hampton! Join the dancers of Choreographie Antique.
Call 410 823-1309 x251 for more information. Admission is free and handicap accessible.
Last updated: November 23, 2014