Woodtown By Candlelight
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Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
Join us on Friday, December 7th for Woodstown's Annual Candlelight Tour! We suggest that our visitors bring flashlights since some of our sidewalks are uneven.
Woodstown By Candlelight 2012
- Tour Historic Woodstown Homes open from 6PM to 10PM
- Holiday displays in local businesses from 4PM to 10PM
- Crafts on display & sale beginning at 4PM
- "Woodstown by Candlelight" 2012 ornament on sale
- Christmas musical programs & strolling musicians
- Free wassail & homemade cookies
- Free transportation
- Enjoy a light supper or dinner at a local restaurant
The 2012 souvenir Christmas Candle Ornament is a glass piece from Wheaton Glass Works. The ornaments are for sale at the Borough Hall, and the Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.
The evening of the tour, ticket booths with tickets (Adults $15 - Students $6) and information are situated at the Shell Station, the Borough Hall, the Baptist Church, and the Friends Meeting House.
Advance tickets are available prior to December 7th for $12 by contacting April Hollinger at 856-769-1558 or at the following Woodstown locations:
- Woodstown-Pilesgrove Library
- Pilesgrove-Woodstown Historical Society
- Dawn's Deli
- Cuckoo's Nest
- Leighton's Country Shop
- Taylor's Florist
- Scarecrow Factory
- Woodstown News Agency
Advance tickets are also available in:
- Elmer at the Country Swan
- Pedricktown at Heartfelt Designs and The ETC Shop
- Pennsville at Heritage Title Agency
- Mullica Hill at the Yellow Garage Antiques
- Swedesboro at The Lady in Green
- Salem at Cawman's Antique Mall
Woodstown's highly anticipated annual candlelight tour is held the first Friday evening in December. Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas experience as you stroll along the Main Street on a crisp December evening to the sounds of carolers and the smells of cookies and wassail floating in the night air.
Candles, a symbol of hospitality throughout the years, have also become a symbol of our tour. These giant candles, ranging from 10 to 16 feet in height, provide a spectacular sight during the holiday season. These candles were donated to the Historical Society by Warren Hitchner.
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