Victorian Christmas at Landmark ParkMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Nov 12 2018 12:53 PM
DOTHAN: Join Landmark Park on December 9 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. for this year’s Victorian Christmas. Sip hot apple cider or hot chocolate while listening to Christmas carols and visiting with Santa. Enjoy old fashioned desserts, syrup making, arts and crafts, music, wagon rides and handmade decorations. A circuit riding preacher will arrive on a horse drawn wagon to deliver a holiday message.
Volunteers are invited to bake old fashioned desserts from old family recipes for Victorian Christmas. If you would like to bake something, please contact Landmark Park at 334-794-3452. Arts and Crafts vendors are also being accepted. Visit www.landarkparkdothan.com for details on how to sell your handmade goods at the event. Victorian Christmas is sponsored by The Joy 94.3 FM and is an official AL200 Event, celebrating Alabama’s Bicentennial.
Admission to Victorian Christmas is free, as a thank you to the community for your support during the year. Attendees are invited to bring nonperishable food items for donation to the Wiregrass United Way Area Food Bank. Since 1996, over 64,575 pounds or 50,449 meals have been donated to the Victorian Christmas food drive.
Landmark Park is a 135-acre natural science and history museum located on the outskirts of Dothan. Features of the park include nature trails, a planetarium, playground, picnic areas, an elevated boardwalk, a turn-of-the-century farmstead with sheep, chickens, cows and other farm animals and crops typical of an 1890s farm. In addition, the park includes a drugstore with operating soda fountain, one-room school, general store, and historic church, all preserved from the surrounding area. The park is open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. The park is located on U.S. Hwy 431 North, three miles north of Dothan’s Ross Clark Circle. For more info, call 334-794-3452 or visit www.landmarkparkdothan.com.