Candlelight Readings of "Twas the Night Before Christmas"

11/29/2019 to 12/20/2019 | First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site | St. Charles, MO

Enjoy a special candlelight reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" by author Clement Clarke Moore with musical accompaniment in the historic Chauncey Shepard residence at the historic site. The character portrayal of this historic author in period dress, along with the cozy setting for this event, will help you step back in time to 1823 when the story was written. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the season and come hear the story like never before.


Readings will happen every 15 minutes each Wednesday and Friday evening from Nov. 29 through Dec. 20. The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited.


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Event Times: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Event Dates: Wednesdays and Fridays, Nov. 29 - Dec. 20 
200 S. Main St., St. Charles, MO | 636-940-3322

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs