Orange County Tourism Events December, 2016

Weekend Event Highlights
December 9-11, 2016

Winter Weekends starting in January
Snow Tubing

Have fun while you’re going downhill rapidly! Both Thomas Bull Memorial Park and Mount Peter have groomed lanes with specially designed tubes for thrilling rides.
Thomas Bull Memorial Park. 845-457-4949,
Mount Peter. 845-986-4940,       

Event Highlights of the Upcoming Weekend

December 11 & 18 – Sundays
Brunch with Santa

The spirit of Christmas is alive at this historic hotel where Santa joins families for a traditional holiday brunch. 10:30am-2:30pm. Reservations. The Thayer Hotel, West Point.
845-446-4731, Ext. 7929,

Dec 10 & 11, 17 & 18 – Saturday & Sunday
Christmas at Hill-Hold

Candlelight tours of the historic manor house with the parlor’s traditional holiday tree and famous antique toys. Cooking over the open hearth. Sat 3-7. Sun 12-4. Hill-Hold Museum, Campbell Hall.

December 10 – Saturday
Sugar Loaf Holiday Celebration

An old-fashioned holiday celebration with horse-drawn wagon rides, carolers, visit from Santa and shops with unique gifts. Free. 11:30am-5pm. Sugar Loaf Art & Crafts Village.
848-467-8427, Facebook: Sugar Loaf Holiday Celebration

December 10 – Saturday
Christmas with the Ellisons

Tour by candlelight the elegant 1754 Ellison mansion ornamented with costumed staff and 18th century holiday decorations. 5-8pm. Knox’s Headquarters State Historic Site, Vails Gate.
845-561-1765 x22,

December 11 – Sunday
Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes

Tour over a dozen of Newburgh’s architectural gems including public and private spaces within New York State’s largest and most diverse historic district. Crawford House, Newburgh. 12-5pm.

December 11 – Sunday
Warm up at the Washingtons’

Visit the decorated Hasbrouck House and enjoy live music, hot cider and cookies! Historic interpreters tell you about this historic time. Free. 12-4pm. Washington’s Headquarters, Newburgh.

December 11 – Sunday
We Three Kings – An Irish Tenors Christmas

The performance by Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns and Ronan Tynan combines an enchanting Irish repertoire with sweeping holiday selections. Tickets. 3pm. Eisenhower Hall Theatre, West Point.

December 11 – Sunday
Tree Lighting

Caroling and open house at the vintage railway station in the heart of the village as the tree is lit next to the Heritage Trail. 5pm. 1915 Erie Station, Chester.

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