Drive Through

Christmas Village

The Tobacco Farm Life Museum, Kenly Area Chamber of Commerce, Town of Kenly and local businesses worked together to provide a special 2020 holiday program. We invited you to Kenly to tour our first ever Drive Through Christmas Village and to enjoy the downtown Holiday Decorations.

The Tobacco Farm Life Museum's historic buildings and grounds were decorated like a Christmas Village. Visitors enjoyed the old fashioned, rustic holiday magic from the comfort and safety of their own vehicles.

Learn more about the history and inspiration behind the decorations here. 

Thank you to our sponsors, volunteers, and community members who made this event possible through donations of time, money, or materials. 

Proceeds from the event support the museum's mission to preserve and present Eastern North Carolina's rural history. 

Tobacco Farm Life banner with Christmas lights
White Christmas trees with ornaments and lights
A historic wagon with Christmas lights
Tobacco barn with christmas lights and garland
Close up of decorated window on school house
The packhouse with gingerbread house decorations that look like candy.
Another view of the packhouse decorated like a gingerbread house.
An ice skating rink with girl practicing roller skating.
Gingerbread pack house at night time with lights on.
The "ice skating rink" all set up with fake snow drifts and decorations.
Volunteers in Santa's Workshop dressed as elves.
A living nativity scene with Mary and Joseph.
Volunteers inside the school house with lanterns.
A lit wreath with red bow.
Red bells made from plant pots.
Savage, the museum cat, laying in the sun on the "ice" rink.
The white trees decorated and ready to be placed.
The home made gingerbread house decorations before they were put on the pack house.
Savage the museum cat "helping" with making decorations outside on the picnic tables.
A little girl standing in front of the Christmas tree light design on the back of the packhouse.
Two little girls painting the items that were part of the candy decorations for the gingerbread hous
Two little girls helping create the candy decorations for the gingerbread house.

Programming made possible by:

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