Diann Shaddox Foundation for Essential Tremor
Go back in time to experience Christmas in the 1800s
By Stephanie Turner firstname.lastname@example.org
Take a trip back to the 19th century when the Diann Shaddox Foundation for Essential Tremor presents Christmas in the 1800s.
The event will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W.
Tickets are $35 and include food and drinks. They can be purchased through the foundation's website and at 3 Monkeys Fine Gifts, 141 Laurens St. S.W.; Plum Pudding Gourmet Kitchen Store, 101 Laurens St. N.W.; and Aiken County Government Center, 1930 University Parkway.
Author and historian Kim Poovey will be decked out in her historical garb and share tales of the bygone era.
"She makes you go back into the 1800s," said Diann Shaddox, founder of the Diann Shaddox Foundation.
Musicians Jayne Williams, Patti Elmore and Matthew Osteen will sing carols while sauntering around the decorated museum.
Guests will be treated to food such as chicken, biscuits, pies, barbecue and cole slaw and beverages of wine, coffee, apple cider and spiced cider.
Chef Russell Gardiner, La Dolce Gourmet Bakery, Coffee and Tea Bar, Chick-fil-A, The Fresh Market and Starbucks will provide the refreshments.
Attendants are invited to dress up.
"It's ... like you will be going back and relive the 1800s at Christmas," Shaddox said.
For more information, visit www.diannshaddoxfoundation.org.
Stephanie Turner is the features reporter with the Aiken Standard, where she covers health topics, the arts, authors and restaurants. She graduated from Valdosta State University in 2012.
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