- The Washington Times - Saturday, December 8, 2001

MARYLAND
Dec. 15:
Civil War Santa, Confederate style, in the person of historian Robert W. Parker will be at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine from 1 to 4 p.m. A display of 19th-century toys will be included in the program, with treats for the youngsters. The museum is at 43 E. Patrick St. in downtown Frederick. Children younger than 10 are admitted free. For more information, call 301/695-1864.
Dec. 15, 16, 17:
Victorian Yuletide Tours at the Surratt House Museum, 9118 Brandywine Road in Clinton take visitors by candlelight through the 1852 house, with Union and Confederate sentries and costumed docents. Sponsored by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, the tours will be held on Saturday and Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. and on Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors 60 and older and $1 for children ages 5 to 18. For more information, call 301/868-1121; www.surratt.org.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Dec. 16:
A program interpreting American patriotic and historical music, performed by Douglas Jimerson with Gilmore's Light Ensemble, will take place on the Ellipse at 6 p.m. The public is invited. For more information, call 800/521-1585, Ext. 2.

VIRGINIA
Saturday, Sunday:
The 139th anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg will be observed in Old Town Fredericksburg with a battle re-enactment and candlelight house tours, sponsored by the City of Fredericksburg. For information: 800/678-4748; [email protected]

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