Experience 19th century-style Christmas with a 21st century flair at Historic New England’s Nickels-Sortwell House in Wiscasset, Friday, Dec. 8 through Sunday, Dec. 10 from noon to 3 p.m. each day.
Enjoy a self-guided tour of the first floor of this stunning Federal-style mansion, decorated for the holidays with gorgeous greens for inspiration and splendor by the Garden Club of Wiscasset, Water Lily Flowers and Gifts and Michelle Peele Floral + Home Design. Architectural details in each room include exquisitely carved moldings and grand fireplaces custom-made, two hundred years ago, by local carpenters for Captain Nickels’ showplace. Personal photography is welcome.
After touring the house, located at 121 Main Street, look for the one-horse open sleigh in front of the Nickels-Sortwell House Barn. Step inside for a warm drink and tasty delights.
Admission: $5 for Wiscasset residents and Historic New England members, $10 for all others. For more infomation, visit HistoricNewEngland.org and http://wiscassetholidaymarketfest.com