Carl Sandburg Home NHS presents Christmas at Connemara December 12

Published 4:28 pm Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site will host the annual Christmas at Connemara on Saturday, December 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The holiday celebration will be held in the house garage adjacent to the Sandburg Home. Musicians and storytellers will perform traditional holiday stories and music. Hot cider and cookies will be served.

This free festive celebration will honor Carl Sandburg and the family holiday tradition of music. Young visitors will find many opportunities for participation in storytelling and sing-a-longs too. The house will be decorated in the simple style of the Sandburgs with poinsettias and a traditionally decorated Christmas tree throughout December until January 6.

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Carl Sandburg Home NHS is located three miles south of Hendersonville, N.C., off U.S. 225 on Little River Road in Flat Rock, N.C.

For additional information, visit the website at or call the park at 828-693-4178. There is no charge for this event or to visit the grounds and barn.