1 Westcott Street
Houston, TX 77007
5:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 2013
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens presents Yuletide: Holiday Time at Bayou Bend, November 26–January 1, 2013.Bayou Bend is renowned for its annual Yuletide tradition featuring festive lights, decorations, and holiday room settings that bring Early American celebrations to life. Yuletide: Holiday Time at Bayou Bend is a festive stroll through 250 years of history to see how previous generations have celebrated with family and friends.This year, the exhibition features a room dedicated to Early American children’s toys and vignettes of opulence that celebrate the 1830s, a time when the United States was beginning its climb to wealth and power. Past favorites include a Victorian "cobweb" game and Benjamin Franklin’s Christmas dinner.Holiday Evening Open House
Friday, November 29
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (7pm last admission)An evening visit to Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens is a tradition for many families on the Friday after Thanksgiving.Stroll through Bayou Bend’s first-floor Yuletide exhibition for a relaxing evening with family and friends. Enjoy learning about the holidays and celebrations of America’s early days from the Bayou Bend docents.Light, holiday-themed refreshments are served.