Deventer is a beautiful and atmospheric old town which has retained many of its historic buildings. So it doesn’t need much of a makeover to turn itself into a passable version of 19th Century London for its annual weekend-long Dickens Festival. 468 more words
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It’s not every day you get the opportunity to be transported back to Victorian London, but then again it’s not every day that the inhabitants of a Dutch town collectively decide to dress up as characters from the novels of Charles Dickens. 668 more words
The 2014 CFY Festival of Trees was a success!! A huge thank you to all of our bidders and donators. Thank you: Spectrum Resources, Merit Ford, Syd’s Pipes and Garage, South East Electric, True Torq, Red River Oil, Kings Dept Store, Michael’s Coffee Shop, Faber’s Electric, CMP, North American Lumber, Dale Gudmundson Co-operators, Pemoco, The Flower Shoppe, New Dimensions Hair Studio, Sew & Sews, The Homespun Committee, Home Hardware, A & W, and Affinity Credit Union.
Step back in time for this family-fun event as the Dickens Festival celebrates its 41st year, the longest-running Dickens-themed event in the United States!
Stroll the streets of downtown Holly while enjoying the sweet sounds of carolers as they sing our favorite Christmas songs, visit Holly’s unique shops, listen to the story of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” grab a bite to eat, take a holiday carriage ride and more. 79 more words