|The CREHST Museum recently acquired a donations of approximately 35 sets (consisting of one or more items) of privately owned Christmas village collections. Many of the pieces are from The Department 56 Dickenson Collection. The Department 56 brand began with the “Snow Village” collection of six houses in 1976. The collections were donated by three local residents. Some establishments in the collection are Fezziwig’s Warehouse, two Kensington Palaces, The Tower of London, Treetop Tree House, and an Animated Skating Pond to name a few. The value of the complete collection is over $1,800. In addition all of the holiday decorations that CREHST has used to create a festival atmosphere in the Museum will also be up for silent auction as well.The collection will be on display from November 26, 2013 – January 9, 2013. During the exhibit’s display, visitors may place silent auction bids to purchase decorations, and/or one or more sets. Only bids that meet the minimum bid amount will be considered and winning bidders will be contacted beginning January 9, 2013.
Visit CREHST to see this enchanting exhibit. Admission is $5 for adults and $4 for seniors (over 62) and students 7-17 years.
* Picture not actual exhibit items.