Celebrate a traditional Christmas dinner at the 19th century Dickens’ Dinner, followed by a spectacular performance of “The Cricket on the Hearth,” taking place beginning Nov. 30 at the Fanshawe Pioneer Village in nearby London, Ontario.
The country-style Dickens’ Dinner, with evening cocktails commencing at 6:30 p.m., will be held on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 7, 8, 14 and 15. Fanshawe Pioneer Village is located at 1424 Clarke Road, London.
“The Cricket on the Hearth,” a play by Jason Rip and directed by Jeff Culbert, is based on the short story by Charles Dickens. Tickets are just $50 plus HST each, and there is a maximum of 50 tickets per performance. Advance tickets are required and can be purchased online at www.fanshawepioneervillage.ca. Proceeds from the event will support Fanshawe’s Big On History Capital Campaign.
Fanshawe Pioneer Village is an interactive museum that engages visitors in the preservation and presentation of the past through living history experiences. For more information, please call (519) 457-1296 or visit www.fanshawepioneervillage.ca. And, for helpful information on planning a quick getaway to London, visit www.londontourism.ca.