FOR RELEASE: ‘Tis the season to tour festively decorated historical homes and enjoy various activities during Homesteader’s Holiday at Centennial Village Museum, Saturday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visit with Santa, dip an old-fashioned candle, make holiday crafts, and see historical spinning and weaving demonstrations during the event. There will be food concessions available for purchase with proceeds benefiting the Friends of the Greeley Museums and Selma’s Store will be open. The store features unique gifts, including holiday items, and local and regional history books.

There will also be musical entertainment inside the Weld Centennial Church that includes country guitar and vocals by Ray Delgado from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., pump organ music and carol singing with Dorothy Elder from 1 to 1:45 p.m., and the Rusty 44 bluegrass band from 2 to 4 p.m.

Admission to the event is free with each canned food item donated, made possible in part through the Community Foundation serving Greeley and Weld County’s Making Your Wish 20th Anniversary Community Grant Program. Without a canned food item, admission is $4 per adult, $2 per child or senior. Canned food donations will benefit the Weld Food Bank.

For more information about Homesteader’s Holiday, visit


For more information, contact:
Sarah Lester, Museum Educator


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