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Marylou Berg, Communication Manager, 240-314-8105
Rockville’s Glenview Mansion Features Free Arts and Entertainment for the Holidays
Rockville, Md., Nov. 15- For four Sundays in December, the historic Glenview Mansion at Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive, will get visitors in the holiday spirit with a series of open houses.
The picturesque 19th-century home will be transformed into a holiday wonderland, and a variety of entertainment and activities will welcome visitors in search of seasonal festivities. All events are held 1-4 p.m. and are free.
This year's holiday celebration will showcase the mansion's 15 rooms and numerous halls decked for the season, continuing the decades-long tradition. There is no admission to tour the mansion.
The entertainment offered each week is as follows:
Sunday, Dec. 2: Art, Music and Holiday Cheer
-1 p.m., Encore Singers
-2 p.m., Art Gallery Opening Reception and Rockville Singers
-3 p.m., Heart of Maryland Chorus, Sweet Adelines
Sunday, Dec. 9: Children’s Day with Santa and Mrs. Claus
-1 p.m., Heavenly Handbells of Trinity Lutheran Church
-2:30 p.m., Harmony Express
Sunday, Dec. 16: Music and Merriment
-1 p.m., Caroling Quartets from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
-2 p.m., The Supertonics, CHAOS and the Acabellas of Wootton High School
-3 p.m., Richard Montgomery Madrigals
Sunday, Dec. 23: Tour and mansion and gallery between 1 and 4 p.m.
Glenview Mansion, including its art gallery, is open to the public Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Visitors should call before visiting to ensure there are no private events scheduled. For information about Glenview Mansion, call 240-314-8660 or visit www.rockvillemd.gov/glenview.
Rockville is considered one of the nation's leading small cities. Rockville reveres its roots, its commitment to citizen-centric public service, to the environment and to the connection of neighborhoods and residents. Rockville is a 13-square-mile city that is home to more than 62,000 residents, located less than 15 miles northwest of Washington, D.C., and is frequently recognized as one of the best places to live in the nation.
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