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Sagamore Hill to host 'Christmas with the Roosevelts'

Fifteen employees at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Fifteen employees at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site dug out porcelain berry and other invasive plants from the meadow of the historic cow pasture. (Dec. 3, 2011) Credit: Carl Corry

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site will host a “Christmas with the Roosevelts” program on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Activities will include holiday music performed on a harp and flute by Musica Dolce, Christmas carols sung by Close Enough, and an appearance by Theodore Roosevelt as portrayed by James Foote. Foote as TR will share reminiscences of how the Roosevelts celebrated Christmas at Sagamore Hill and in the White House.

There also will be holiday arts and crafts activities for children and a demonstration of paper ornament creation. Complimentary hot cocoa will be provided by the Friends of Sagamore Hill.

All items in the Visitor Center bookstore will be 15 percent off that day and Dec. 9.

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