Victorian Christmas Open House at the Richardson-Bates House Museum on December 4

 OSWEGO — The Oswego County Historical Society will host the annual Victorian Christmas Open House on Sunday, December 4 from 1 pm to 5 pm at the Richardson-Bates House Museum at 135 E. Third St. in Oswego. The event is free and open to the public.
     “The historic Richardson-Bates House Museum will be fully decorated in the Victorian style,” said Justin White, president of the board of trustees.”We welcome the community to join us in celebrating the holiday season in the spirit of an old-fashioned Christmas.”
     A variety of interesting items from the collection will be on display and the gift shop has various items perfect for last minute Christmas presents.
     This year’s open house will host special musical entertainment by Con Brio, a select chorus of the Oswego Middle School, directed by music teacher Paul Brewster. The performances will begin 2:00 pm. Traditional songs will be featured along with unique period-themed ones. Refreshments will also be served throughout the afternoon.
     The Oswego County Historical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the rich history of the county. The society maintains and operates the Richardson-Bates House Museum, a historic landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
     The museum is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 1 – 5 p.m. and other days by appointment. For more information call during regular hours at 315-343-1342.
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The Oswego County Historical Society will host the annual Victorian Christmas Open House on Sunday, December 4 from 1 pm to 5 pm at the Richardson-Bates House Museum at 135 E. Third St. in Oswego. The event is free and open to the public. The museum will be fully decorated for the holiday season, along with entertainment and refreshments. For more information, contact the museum during regular hours at 343-1342.