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New Merry Miracles Holiday Package Includes 54th Annual Candlelight Tour
Historic Preservation Blog from PreservationDirectory.com - Houston Holiday Event, Houston Weekend Event, The Heritage Society, Bayou Bend, Self-guided walking tour Houston
Contributed By: Michelle Wicmandy
Website: http://www.heritagesociety.org/54th-annual-candlelight-tour/

Houston, TX – November 16, 2016 –

The Heritage Society, Houston’s only outdoor, interactive history museum, is thrilled to announce its new Merry Miracles Holiday Package, including the famous 54th Annual Candlelight Tour. This history-rich event that takes place in Sam Houston Park, within minutes of Houston’s Market Square historical district, is scheduled for Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. to9:00 p.m. and
Sunday, December 11, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  

This new Merry Miracles Holiday Package will offer historians, history lovers, preservation enthusiasts and cultural aficionados a chance to relive Houston's storied past while exploring the city's hidden treasures and traditions. Guests will take an adventure to yesteryear as they journey through a restored collection of historically significant homes, churches reflecting religious architectural trends and more. A fun-filled festive family event, Merry Miracles Holiday Package will feature Houston's all-time favorite historical holiday activities including:

The Heritage Society's 54th Annual Candlelight Tour

Start a new holiday tradition for the whole family. Tour historic buildings decked out with festive holiday decorations and listen to guides tell stories of these buildings and their residents. Inside the homes, be transported to the 1800s and 1900s and interact with characters bringing life to scenes from Houston’s past. Then in St. John Church, hear choirs and musicians sing and play famous holiday hymns. Finally, delight in the holiday activities at Santa’s Workshop and Art Market that offers a bounty of items for your gift-shopping pleasure.

Christmas Village at Bayou Bend

This immersive Christmas experience is sure to delight both the young and young at heart with its elaborate holiday light displays, Santa and Mrs. Claus,
carolers, a snowball-play area, holiday treats, art-making activities, a scavenger
hunt, and even Jingles the reindeer.

Christian Sacred Places Tour

On this two-hour tour, visit three congregations of different denominations all
founded in the late 1800s with beautiful and impressive sanctuaries. Each
church and/or cathedral is decorated uniquely for Christmas. Free transportation provided.

DoubleTree by Hilton

Deluxe accommodations in luxurious guest rooms offer scenic city skyline views
at discounted rates. Includes parking, high-speed WiFi access, and a convenient
location directly across the street from Houston's holiday event, The Heritage
Society Candlelight Tour in Sam Houston Park.

A unique blend of holiday music, shopping and visual experiences, Merry Miracles Holiday Package is the perfect opportunity for the entire family and cultural enthusiasts to revel in holiday cheer from another time. For more information about the Merry Miracles Holiday Package and or the 54th Annual Candlelight Tour, please visit www.heritagesociety.org/54th-annual-candlelight-tour

Be sure to friend The Heritage Society on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and
Instagram for updates.

Keywords: Houston Holiday Event, Houston Weekend Event, The Heritage Society, Bayou Bend, Self-guided walking tour Houston

Posted: November 21, 2016
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