Tomorrow sees an old-fashioned Christmas in Wheeling

November 30, 2012 by  

Many communities throughout the United States are trying to recapture the feeling of the past by holding nostalgic holiday events. Wheeling, for one, will be holding a Victorian Street Festival this year.

The YWCA-Wheeling Holiday Home Tour and Victorian Street Festival, also presented by the Victorian Old Town Association, is dedicated to celebrating a traditional Christmas this year. The evening will start off with a tour of historic homes in North Wheeling. It will then be followed by the street festival, which is set to feature local artisans, strolling carol singers, bake sales, restaurant specials, and Christmas shopping at local stores.

Those who have not yet finished, or even started, their Christmas shopping will be able to pick up some gifts for their friends or family members. There will also be a Children’s Museum holiday winter camp taking place during the day and children will be able to take part in many holiday-related activities.

It is likely that local printing companies will be helping the organizers by providing flyers, posters, and other products meant to market the event in the community. Banner printing is particularly common at Christmas, since people are so often looking up to the skies for tree lights and decorations, and are therefore likely to take in any promotional banners displayed.

The YWCA-Wheeling Holiday Home Tour and Victorian Street Festival will take place tomorrow, December 1, from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Tickets for the home tour are $30 while the street festival is free. For more information call 304-233-2575.