Warkentin House Events

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4-6 p.m. Sunday, October 25, 2020

The Warkentin House Museum will host its fall fundraiser from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, October 25, at the museum, 211 E. 1st St., Newton. The concert will feature a performance by Hearts 4 Him on the museum porch, self-guided tours, and food available for purchase from The Rolling Greek food truck. Admission is by donation.

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10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, December 5, 2020

Step into a Victorian-era Christmas during the annual Five Place of Christmas event on December 5, 2020. Each room of the house will be festively decorated for the season, and Newton Area Home School students will provide holiday entertainment throughout the event. Russian tea and peppernuts will also be served. Admission is free.

Five Places of Christmas is a collaborative event with five of Newton and North Newton's most popular attractions. The other locations are Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Bethel College's Luyken Fine Arts Center featuring the Bethel College Women's Association, Kauffman Museum, and Harvey County Historical Society. All locations will offer free admission during the event and special entertainment and activities throughout the day.

Visitors to the Warkentin House on Dec. 5 can explore the home, which is beautifully decorated for Christmas by volunteer decorators while sampling peppernuts and Mrs. Warkentin's Russian tea with music provided by Newton Area Homeschoolers and friends. Admission will be free during the event.