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Five Live Performances of “A Christmas Carol” at The Farmers’ Museum in December

Written By Editor on 11/17/21 | 11/17/21

Five live performances of Charles Dickens' classic “A Christmas Carol”
The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown, N.Y.
Thursday, December 16 • 7:00 p.m.
Friday, December 17 • 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 18 • 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 19 • 3:00 p.m.

Tickets: $15 adults (13-64); $13.50 seniors (65+) and museum members; $10 juniors (7-12); children 6 and under are free.
Purchase tickets online at
Face masks plus proof of vaccination or negative test result are required. (Details at




COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — The Farmers’ Museum announces the return of its annual live performances of Charles Dickens’ beloved classic “A Christmas Carol” on December 16, 17, 18 and 19. Rediscover the fabled tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old man who devoted his life to money and business until three spirits arrive to show him the error of his ways. The production embodies the joy of the season and is a perfect way to celebrate the holidays with family and friends.


A total of five performances will be presented: Thursday, December 16 (7:00 p.m.), Friday, December 17 (7:00 p.m.), Saturday, December 18 (3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.), and Sunday, December 19 (3:00 p.m.) in the Louis C. Jones Center at The Farmers’ Museum. Order tickets online at or purchase your tickets at the door on the evening of the performance (availability not guaranteed). Tickets: $15 adults (13-64); $13.50 seniors (65+) and museum members; $10 juniors (7-12); children 6 and under are free. Accessible seating areas are also available at the front of the auditorium for those with mobility needs. Concessions will be available. Performances run just under two hours, including a brief intermission. If you have questions, please call (607) 547-1453.


COVID Policy: Guests over the age of 12 will need to present proof of vaccination and a government-issued photo ID such as a driver’s license. Children under the age of 12 must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the performance start time or a negative COVID-19 rapid test within six hours of the performance start time. Face masks are required for all guests inside the Museum and during the performance. Face masks must be worn at all times unless eating or drinking.


For more information, visit The Farmers' Museum is located at 5775 State Hwy 80, Cooperstown, NY. 


About The Farmers’ Museum

As one of the oldest rural life museums in the country, The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, New York, provides visitors with a unique opportunity to experience 19th-century rural and village life first-hand through authentic demonstrations and interpretative exhibits. The museum, founded in 1943, comprises a Colonial Revival stone barn listed on the National Register for Historic Places, a recreated historic village circa 1845, the Empire State Carousel, and a working farmstead. Through its 19th-century village and farm, the museum preserves important examples of upstate New York architecture, early agricultural tools and equipment, and heritage livestock. The Farmers’ Museum’s outstanding collection of more than 23,000 items encompasses significant historic objects ranging from butter molds to carriages, and hand planes to plows. The museum also presents a broad range of interactive educational programs for school groups, families, and adults that explore and preserve the rich agricultural history of the region.
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