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Holiday Candlelight Tours

December 2 - December 17

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Tours at 5:30 & 6:30 PM each evening

Tour Mr. Jefferson’s cherished hideaway decorated for the holidays on these hour-long tours. Step into Christmas past and experience the villa by candlelight while your guide shares true stories gathered from Jefferson’s letters and diaries, about the ways the Jefferson family and their enslaved workers spent the holidays. Find out what foods they may have enjoyed at their holiday meals and how they were prepared in the restored Jefferson-era kitchen. Admission is $25 per person; reservations are required.

2021 Tour Schedule:

  • Thursdays, December 2, 9, 16
  • Fridays, December 3, 10, 17
  • Saturday, December 4


December 2
December 17
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Poplar Forest
1542 Bateman Bridge Road
Forest, VA 24551 United States