November 29, 2018

Contact: Amy Poos

Watkins Woolen Mill hosts Christmas on the Farm Dec. 1

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, NOV. 16, 2018 – Come join Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site staff as they host Christmas on the Farm from 2 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. Visit with costumed interpreters as you stroll along lantern lit paths to the Watkins’ family home where you will be greeted with the smell of hot apple cider and wassail and the sound of Christmas carols.

Enjoy free samples of traditional treats, the flaming of the plum pudding, reading of family letters and a visit with Father Christmas. Activities at the visitor center will include crafts for the kids and live holiday music. The event is free.

Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and Historic Site is located at 26600 Park Road North in Lawson, north of Kansas City. For more information about the event, call the visitor center at 816-580-3387.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.