Warwick Historical Society sets Wassail Party for Dec. 15

WARWICK: The public is invited to come a-wassailing at the Buckbee Center and keep a tradition going.

22 Nov 2019 | 04:38

    Warwick. The Warwick Historical Society will hold its annual Wassail Party from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 at the A.W. Buckbee Center, 2 Colonial Ave., Warwick.

    Appetizers, holiday treats, wine and eggnog will be served along with the traditional wassail, an alcoholic beverage from medieval times consumed to ensure a good harvest in the coming year.

    The Warwick Valley High School's Meister Singers will perform at 6 p.m.

    The party is set against the backdrop of the newest exhibit, "Holidays From Yesterday," a look at how people have played through winter and celebrated the holidays.

    Attendees will see the dress and games from the 1800s, holiday cards, toys, decorations and a table depicting a special feast.

    Tickets are $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers and at the door.

    For reservations and details, call 845-986-3236.