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December 6, 2018, 6:00 PM - December 9, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Visitor Center
Join Parks’ staff for a free, guided tour throughout the Historic Village at Smithville Park. Learn about the history of the park while enjoying the beautifully lighted landscape. These evening tours are free and include a visit from Mr. Scrooge and end with a warm cup of hot cocoa and cookies with Mrs. Claus! Candlelight tours of the Smithville Mansion are also offered on select nights for a fee.
December 8, 2018, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences
The Battle of Iron Works Hill (December 1776) was a significant factor in securing American independence. The battle would allow Washington’s infamous crossing of the Delaware and gain ultimately gain a victory at the Battle of Trenton. This battle will be commemorated in downtown Mount Holly, featuring colonial crafts, cooking demonstrations, presentations and a visit from Thomas Paine. For more information on the event visit https://bclhnsassoc.org/battle-of-iron-works-hill.
December 8, 2018, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Smithville Mansion
Enjoy a Holiday Tea in the Mansion Dining Room. Enjoy an afternoon tea that includes a tour of the beautifully decorated Smithville Mansion. $25 per person. Reservations required. Please call 856-767-3159 for information. Tea dates: December 12, 15, 17, 20, and 28.
December 8, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences
Sea level rise has been occurring in New Jersey for centuries. Plants and animals have continued to adjust as it progresses and now accelerates. This presentation will explore the changes along the coast in the past and present and will highlight the importance of protecting wild places where land and sea meet to ensure that we maintain wildlife populations and coastal habitats well into the future. There is good news. Come here what it is! Presented by guest speaker and ecologist Dr. Joseph Smith, PhD.