A candlelight Christmas at Sully Plantation


December 16, 1990

Candlelight tours are scheduled at historic Sully mansion in Chantilly, Va., tomorrow and Wednesday tthrough next Sunday, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.Admission is $3 for adults, $1 for children.

On Dec. 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., candle lanterns will line the plantation's pathways and the grounds will be populated with costumed carolers and 18th century characters. Outside visitors can take wagon rides through the surrounding fields, watch open hearth cooking demonstrations and feel the warmth of a bonfire while enjoying hot chocolate and ginger cookies. Inside, the Fairfax Symphony String Quartet will perform 18th century music during candlelight tours from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The evening concludes with 18th century fireworks set to the music of Handel. Admission is $4 for adults, $2 for children.

Sully is on Route 28, Sully Road, 3/4 mile north of the junction of U.S. 50 and Route 28 and four miles south of the Dulless Toll Road. For information, call (703) 437-1794.

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