105th

Annual Holiday Party

105th Annual Holiday Party

December 9, 2018
12 - 7pm

Meet & Greet with Santa Clause

FREE 12 - 4pm

(Photographs available for purchase.)

Brer Rabbit stories with Storyteller Gwendolyn Napier!

FREE 1pm & 6pm

Storytelling Session

FREE 1:30pm

Three Not-So-Ordinary Joes: A Plantation Newspaperman, a Printer's Devil, an English Wit, and the Founding of Southern Literature.
by: Julie Hedgepeth Williams


Storytelling Session about Joel Chandler Harris and the Joes who inspired him.

Turnwold Plantation Wagon visiting from the Georgia Agricultural Museum.

FREE 3pm
This wagon, used at Turnwold Plantation where Harris first heard the Brer Rabbit stories from George Terrell. The wagon is newly conserved and in it's first month on view to the public!
 
Learn about the restoration of the Turnowld Wagon from Polly Huff, Curator at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College's Georgia Agricultural Museum. 

Jazz Matters

$15, suggested donation 4 - 6pm

Jazz Matters show of the year, broadcast live from The Wren's Nest by "Atlanta's Smooth Jazz" station WJZA 101.1 FM.

 

A Christmas Carol Experience (preview)

FREE 6:15pm

Brian Clowdus Experiences invites you this December to a cheerful and festive immersive theatrical exploration into a famous and timeless story: A Christmas Carol. Experience Charles Dickens’ classic tale spun on its head, as you follow Ebenezer Scrooge and his other-worldly interactions with the Three Christmas Spirits through the rooms of one of Atlanta’s most historic homes, The Wrens Nest. Join us, and escape the cold, for a night filled to the brim with holiday merriment, Christmas carols, and lessons not to be forgotten – your heart will warm alongside Scrooge’s as he learns the true meaning of family, charity, and Christmas spirit.

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Christmas Gifts from The Wren's Nest

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