Eden Gardens Christmas Candlelight Open House Dec. 14
November 30, 2013 by SoWal Staff
The Friends of Eden invite the public to the annual Eden Gardens State Park Christmas Candlelight Open House on Saturday, December 14 from 5pm to 8pm. Enjoy the traditional walk through the luminaries through the Park to the Historic Wesley House and it’s beautifully decorated rooms. Refreshments will be served in the Pavilion by the Friends of Eden.
Dozens of volunteers from 10 different local businesses and organizations have been busy decorating assigned rooms of the Wesley mansion. Groups include Botaniq Floral Studio, Heritage Museum of Freeport, South Walton Montessori Academy, Point Washington United Methodist Church, Custom House, Nest 30A, Historic Point Washington Association, and Birchberry Home Spa.
Eden Gardens State Park is located in historic Point Washington, north of Hwy 98. House tour and Park admission fees will be waived at the entrance directly on CR 395. There is ample parking available within the park. For further information call 267-8320.
Wesley House Guided Tours at Eden Gardens State Park are Thursday through Monday, 10am-3pm, every hour on the hour (year round and through the holidays). You can come out during the day during these times to see the beautifully decorated house. The house is closed every Tuesday and Wednesday.
Tour Park grounds any day between 8am and sundown, 365 days per year!
Adults $4.00, children under 12 $2.00. Enjoy a guided tour of a Greek-Revival style home and the second largest collection of Louis XVI furniture in the United States, in addition to other antiques of the Lois Maxon estate collection. Miss Maxon was a writer and publisher in the early to mid-1900s.