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Where to go back in time for the holidays

Here is a list of holiday events at the four state historic sites:

First Missouri State Capitol: A free open house will be held on Dec. 15, 19 and 22 with story telling, costumed interpreters and hot spiced cider. A candlelight Christmas concert in the legislative chambers on Dec. 18 is sold out.

Felix Valle: A French Christmas open house will be held from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Dec. 12 with music, food and costumed guides. The traditional feast called reveillon will be re-created in the dining room.

Deutschheim: A free open house will be held at the Pommer-Gentner House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 11-12. Both houses are open for guided tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Tours are $4 for adults, $2.50 for students.

Hunter-Dawson: Christmas candlelight tours are from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 10-11. The tours are free and refreshments are served. Regular tours will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.