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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Jackson County Parks + Rec presents “A Christmas Celebration” at Missouri Town 1855

Christmas at Missouri Town 1855

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 5, 2018

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Parks + Rec invites you to step back in time and experience the simple pleasures of a mid-19th century Christmas when it presents “A Christmas Celebration” at Missouri Town 1855.

What: A Christmas Celebration at Missouri Town 1855

When: Saturday, December 8

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: Missouri Town 1855

8010 East Park Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064

Cost: Adults - $7

Children (5-13) - $4

Seniors (62 and older) - $4

Children 4 and under - Free

On-site Contact: Jonathan Klusmeyer, Jackson County Parks + Rec (816) 524-8770

The village at Missouri Town 1855 will be decked out with greenery and decorations of the period to capture the holiday festivity of yesteryear. Visit with the town residents as they bake pies and cookies over an open hearth and prepare for Christmas. Live music and the sounds of carolers will fill the village streets, while visitors are served with a warm cup of hot spiced cider and friendship tea. The children will love visiting with “Belsnickel” and stringing popcorn. Join the thousands of visitors who, over the years, have made Missouri Town 1855’s “A Christmas Celebration” a part of their holiday tradition! Visit www.makeyourdayhere.com for more information.

About Missouri Town 1855

Missouri Town 1855 is an authentic, antebellum farming community owned and operated by Jackson County Parks + Rec. It is comprised of more than 25 authentically-furnished buildings dating from the 1820s to 1860s on 30 picturesque acres in Lee’s Summit, MO, on the east side of Lake Jacomo in Fleming Park. 


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