It has often been said that Charles Dickens invented Christmas, and it is certain that he at least contributed to its popularity with his wonderful holiday stories, the most famous of which is "A Christmas Carol."
Whatever the causes, the Victorians loved their Christmas and celebrated it with just as much enthusiasm as we do today. Then as now, Christmas was marked by the spirit of benevolence and the joy of the family feast.
Join us for a spectacular Christmas feast during these weekends in December. Your weekend package includes two nights lodging at The Kirby House, a place that Victorian writer Charles Dickens would have called Christmas past, a welcome celebration on Friday night with hors d'oeuvres and beverages, a multi-course Christmas feast, and two gourmet breakfasts.
And while you're here in the villages of Saugatuck and Douglas you'll feel that you've stepped back in time to a traditional real life Christmas village, with small shops, galleries, horse drawn carriage ridges, holiday lights, and a small town quaintness.
Only $395 per couple*
* Taxes and rooms with special amenities extra.
December 7 & 8, 2012
December 14 & 15, 2012
A Dickens Christmas Dinner