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link to Ohio History Store event registration web page, Dickens of a Christmas, Ohio Village - I71 and 17th Avenue, Columbus, Dec. 10, 11, 17, 18 and 19, 2010 6-9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, noon-5 p.m., Sunday

Dickens of a Christmas
Ohio Village, I-71 & 17th Avenue, Columbus
Dec. 9, 10, 16, 17 and 18, 2011
Friday and Saturday 6–9 p.m.
Sunday noon–5 p.m.

Follow the Ghost of Christmas Past to Ohio Village this holiday season and experience the sights and sounds of a Victorian Christmas inspired by the colorful tales of Charles Dickens.

Dickens toured Ohio in 1842, shortly before publishing one of his most beloved books, A Christmas Carol. In the spirit of the holidays as celebrated in Dickens' time, Dickens of a Christmas transforms Ohio Village with Victorian-era crafts, decorations, caroling, cooking demonstrations and traditions inspired by his festive vision of Christmas.

Meet Saint Nicholas himself and an assortment of 19th-century characters who'll make this holiday season memorable for one and all.

Admission to Dickens of a Christmas at Ohio Village is $12/adults, $9/youth (6-12), $10/Ohio Historical Society adult members and $7/Ohio Historical Society youth members (6-12). Parking is free.

Buy Dickens of a Christmas tickets online now or call 800.686.1541. Tickets are also available at the gate during Dickens of a Christmas hours on Dec. 9, 10, 16, 17 and 18.

Holiday Dinner Events at Ohio Village

All of the following dinners at Ohio Village in Columbus require advance registration -- call the number following each event you'd like to attend. Sorry, no online reservations for these events.

Dec. 16, 17 and 18, 2011
6-9 p.m., Fridays ad Saturdays; noon-5 p.m., Sunday
Dickens Of A Christmas
Join us in the village as the spirit of Dickens comes to life! Charles Dickens' festive and enduring vision of Christmas transforms Ohio Village into a Victorian wonderland. Come enjoy crafts, decorations, caroling, cooking demonstrations and samplings and many more Victorian holiday traditions inspired by Dickens' colorful tales. Admission: $12/adult, $9/youth (6-12), $10/Ohio Historical Society adult member, $7/Ohio Historical Society youth member (6-12) and FREE/child (5 and under). Call 800.686.1541 or visit

6-7:30 p.m.
Dickens Of A Dinner
Experience an evening in the world of Charles Dickens. At the American House Hotel, feast on a sumptuous dinner, and enjoy popular period carols performed by the Ohio Village Singers. Afterwards, take time to enjoy the holiday festivities featured in Ohio Village's special Dickens of a Christmas. Reservations: $60/adult and $50/Ohio Historical Society member. Call 800.686.1541 or visit

Sunday, Dec. 18
Seatings at 2 p.m. (SEATS AVAILABLE) and 5 p.m. (SEATS AVAILABLE) (11 a.m. time has (SOLD OUT)) Enjoy a Christmas Buffet at the American House Hotel and hear carols performed by the Ohio Village Singers. Take in Dickens of a Christmas festivities throughout Ohio Village from noon–5 p.m., included with the Christmas Buffet. $44, $21.95 ages 6–12 ($35/Ohio Historical Society member and $18.95/member child age 6–12). Reservations are a must for this popular holiday event. Call 800.686.1541 today.

Thank you for your interest in the Ohio Historical Society!

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