Start your Christmas fun with a visit to Historic New England’s 1807 Nickels-Sortwell House, 121 Main St., Wiscasset, Friday, Dec. 2, Saturday, Dec. 3 and Sunday, Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy a self-guided tour with guides on hand to tell stories of the house while you enjoy the holiday decorations.
Advance ticket purchase is recommended.
Delight in gorgeous greens and holiday decorations in a Victorian-inspired parlor, a dining room ready for a c. 1950, grownup Christmas party and a solarium that is a winter celebration of light and color. Architectural details in each room include exquisitely carved moldings and grand fireplaces local carpenters made 200 years ago.
Come into the original kitchen not usually seen on regular tours and enjoy a warm drink and snack. Then visit the Holiday Shop in the Nickels-Sortwell House Barn, featuring a curated collection of unique craft and artisan creations, holiday greens and gifts.
Tickets are $5 for Historic New England members and Wiscasset residents, $10 general admission. Visit https://my.historicnewengland.org/13911/wiscasset-christmas-1. A portion of sales goes to Historic New England for the preservation of Nickels-Sortwell House. For more information on the weekend’s activities, visit http://wiscassetholidaymarketfest.com. Personal photography is welcome. Come share the fun, and Happy Holidays!