County Historical Society Holiday Open House is Dec. 6

Sandy Brown of Westfield adds greenery to the chandelier in the parlor at McClurg Museum in Westfield in preparation for Sunday’s “Just Desserts” open house. A score of volunteers have decorated the mansion with Christmas trees and traditional holiday finery for the Chautauqua County Historical Society’s annual open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, featuring music by Westfield Academy music students under the direction of Kent Knappenberger and Just Desserts prepared by trustees and friends of the society. The public is welcome. The Mcclure Museum is in the village park at Main and Portage streets.

Sandy Brown of Westfield adds greenery to the chandelier in the parlor at McClurg Museum in Westfield in preparation for Sunday’s “Just Desserts” open house. A score of volunteers have decorated the mansion with Christmas trees and traditional holiday finery for the Chautauqua County Historical Society’s annual open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, featuring music by Westfield Academy music students under the direction of Kent Knappenberger and Just Desserts prepared by trustees and friends of the society. The public is welcome. The McClurg Museum is in the village park at Main and Portage streets.

WESTFIELD, N.Y. – The Chautauqua County Historical Society will say goodbye to 2015 with its annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, Dec. 6 at the McClurg Museum in Westfield. The “Just Desserts” open house allows visitors an opportunity to learn more about the museum and the historical society free-of-charge.

The day will feature music provided by The McClurg Street String Band, which is comprised of music students from Westfield Academy and Central School, under the direction of acclaimed WACS music director Kent Knappenberger. The event will also once again have delectable desserts provided by members and friends of the Chautauqua County Historical Society.

The historical society holds the open house each year to provide visitors the opportunity for to see the latest items that have been added to the collection, as well as learn about renovations and new exhibits that have been added during the past year. It’s also an opportunity for the organization to recruit new members for the new year.

A single, annual membership is just $20 and provides free admittance to the museum throughout the year, plus a subscription to the award-winning Timelines newsletter – which is mailed to all members five times each year.

There is no cost to attend the open house. It will take place on Sunday, Dec. 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the McClurg Museum in Moore Park, Westfield. For more information call (716) 326-2977 or email cchs@mcclurgmuseum.org

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