Are you looking for a special taste of Highland? Join us for an after hours holiday tour and open hearth cooking at the home of President James Monroe. This small-group program will be offered at twilight on three dates on December. Open hearth cook Pat Willis will lead participants in making an apple pie and steamed pudding, which guests will enjoy by candlelight. While the desserts are cooking guests will visit the Presidential guest house and museum spaces decorated for the holidays.
The After Hours at Highland holiday tours will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 pm on three separate dates:
Saturday December 10
Wednesday December 14
Saturday December 17
Each after hours holiday session will be limited to ten guests. Admission to After Hours at Highland is $28 per participant. Register through Highland's website.
Highland, the home of James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States, is adjacent to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia. Purchased by Monroe in 1793, the plantation was home to the Monroe family for nearly 25 years. Acquired by the College of William and Mary (Monroe’s alma mater) in 1974, Highland offers tours each... more