Christmas Candlelight Tours at Montpelier

Celebrate Christmas at Montpelier with a special Candlelight Tour of James and Dolley Madison's home. Visitors will be greeted by Dolley Madison and learn about early 19th-century Christmas customs while exploring the Madisons' home by candlelight. Watch and participate in period style dancing performed by the Assembly Dancers of Madison, NC in the Grand Salon. Linger in the duPont Gallery, enjoy light refreshments, wine, and wassail around the tree in the Grand Salon while enjoying harp music and carolers. Join Confederate re-enactors around a Yule log, and listen to stories and songs around the Christmas tree evoking Montpelier's Civil War Encampment. Reservations are required. 540-672-2728, x109.