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Old-fashioned Christmas at Rock Ledge Ranch's Holiday Evening Dec. 16

A docent walks through the snow while visitors gather around a bonfire in the background during the December 2015 Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site's Holiday Evening.
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Dec. 4, 2017
       Various elements of Christmas from older days will be on display at the annual Holiday Evening at the Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site Saturday, Dec. 16 from 4 to 8 p.m.
       The historically styled 230-acre ranch is off Gateway Road at 30th Street.
       Among the activities will be lantern tours, bonfires, square dancing in the barn and the lighting of the plum pudding every hour from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
       Music for the square dancers (from 4 to 6 p.m.) will be offered by the Lane Brothers, and the Dulcimer Club will play from 5:30 to 7.
       Holiday Evening will also feature St. Nicholas in the Carriage House, crafts, candle-dipping, tractor wagon rides, and a blacksmith creating custom ornaments.
       Admission is $8 - free to members of the ranch's Living History Association (LHA) - with discounts for seniors and children.
       For more information on the event or how to join the LHA, call the ranch at 578-6777 or go to rockledgeranch.com.

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