The Elms, the historic home of Nebraska author Bess Streeter Aldrich, has been beautifully decorated for the holiday season. Thirteen individuals and civic groups have graciously donated their time to decorate trees and develop themes for their respective rooms based on Mrs. Aldrich’s many short stories. Additionally, guests are invited to participated in an “I Spy” activity, enter a drawing for a free Journey Into Christmas book, and enjoy refreshments. This is the 17th year the Aldrich House will host this “Journey Into Christmas” event, which also corresponds with the community’s Holiday Extravaganza on November 24 from 11 to 5 p.m. Other dates when the Aldrich House will be open this holiday season include Nov. 25, Dec. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, and 22-23 (1-4 p.m.) The cost is $5.

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  • Starting Saturday, November 24th, 2018, repeated every week on Sunday and Saturday until Sunday, December 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Bess Streeter Aldrich House

204 East F
Elmwood, NE 68349


Kurk Shrader