Immerse yourself in Civil War holiday traditions inspired by Louisa May Alcott’s popular 1860s novel Little Women. The Civil War shaped the way we celebrate the holiday season in the United States.
- Prepare for the Civil War Ball - Make your own hard tack to take home - Visit with soldiers at their winter camp - Engage in Victorian holiday crafts - Many more holiday activities
Admission includes entrance to Main Museum Center exhibits. Tickets can be purchased online, at the Museum’s Gift Shop, or in the Museum Center the day of the event. This is an all weather event — no refunds.
Directions: Midway Village Museum - 6799 Guilford Rd., Rockford, IL 61107 - From I-90 and E. State St. (U.S. Business 20): Go west on E. State to Perryville Rd. Turn right (north) on Perryville to Guilford Rd. (about 1 mile). Turn left (west) on Guilford Rd. to museum entrance on south side of street. From the south: I-39 to I-90 (north, toward Wisconsin) and proceed as above. From IL 251 or IL 2 and Business U.S. 20: Go east on Business 20 to Mulford Rd. Turn left (north) on Mulford to Guilford and turn right (east). Look for the signature Millhouse by the entrance gate.