Seasonal Tours, Afterhours, Holiday

Holidays at Reynolda

Date: Tue, November 21, 2017 - Sun, December 31, 2017

Museum Admission ($18 for adults) 

The 2017 Christmas season marks 100 years since R.J. and Katharine Reynolds and their four children moved from their downtown Victorian home to their new country bungalow called Reynolda on the outskirts of Winston-Salem. Escape to Reynolda for a Centennial Christmas, a season of nostalgia, music, friends, and family. Visit during regular hours to enjoy the home decorated just as Katharine Smith Reynolds would have done, no advance purchase required. To schedule a group tour for eight or more, submit your request here.

Advance ticket purchase for events is strongly encouraged. See all holiday events below.  

Centennial Christmas is presented with support from Lowes Foods and the Winston-Salem Journal.

Browse our Holidays at Reynolda images on Flickr.

Holiday Programs

Village Stroll — Reynolda Village 

Saturday, November 18, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy boutique shopping, live music, and visits with Santa in the shops and restaurants of Reynolda Village.

Caroling Fridays

Each Friday, November 24–December 22, 2:45 p.m. 

Join friends old and new in the Reception Hall of Reynolda to sing along with Christmas carols played on the Aeolian organ, led by Museum staff and special guests. Free with Museum admission. Advance reservation is not required.

Tours: A 1917 Christmas

A century after the first Reynolda Christmas, we invite you to see Reynolda like no other time of year, decorated according to Katharine Reynolds's instructions, and brought alive through festive stories told by a costumed butler, nurse, party-goer, and a school teacher. Tour lasts approximately 1 hour.

Members/students $15, non-members $20. Children 5 and under are free. Strollers are not permitted on the tour. 

Day Tours — Sold out! 

December 5, 12, and 19. Tours depart between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. 

Evening Tours  Sold out!

Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9. Tours depart between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Holiday Plant SaleReynolda Gardens

Thursday, November 30–Sunday, December 3, 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

A variety of holiday plants, including cyclamen, poinsettias, bulbs, and Christmas cactus will be available for sale in the greenhouse. Details.

Family First: Holiday Tour and Card-making

Sunday, December 3

This class is at capacity.

This annual workshop for elementary school-aged children offers an opportunity to learn about holiday stories at Reynolda and make one-of-a-kind cards on the printing press and with our classic hand-carved stamps. Limited spots available. 

Wreath Decorating — Reynolda Gardens

Tuesday, December 5, 12:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

This class is at capacity.

We will provide an assortment of natural items to adorn your wreath or you can bring your own decorations. Pruners and gloves are encouraged. Hosted in the Reynolda Gardens Education Wing.

$40 general admission $35 for WFU faculty, staff, students, & Friends of Reynolda Gardens.

Play: A Christmas Memory 

Sunday, December 17, 4 p.m.

For the 31st consecutive year, actress Robin Voiers stars in a one-woman adaptation of "A Christmas Memory," Truman Capote's tale of his own humble childhood and some uniquely quaint holiday traditions.

Members/students $15, non-members $20. 

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