Lunch & Learn: History of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
11:00 AM - 1:30 PMThu, December 16, 2021Location:
Village on the Square | Community Room
375 State Road 67 - Dousman, WI 53118
Parking available at the Village on the Square | Humphrey Community Center.
Important Information - in order to attend this event, you must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Lunch begins at 11:30 AM in the Community Room - Village on the Square. Presentation begins at 12:15 PM. Cost: $12.
To register, please purchase your ticket online here.
A free version of this presentation without lunch repeats in the Compass Point Pavilion Theater at 2:00 PM.
The Hidden History of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol - presented by Rochelle Pennington
"This fascinating program takes a close-up look at the literary genius of Charles Dickens, England's most celebrated Victorian novelist, and explores the hidden history behind the author's 1843 Christmas classic. What events inspired the Carol to be written? Who was it written for? How did Dickens' historical novel "single-handedly resurrect" Christmas at a time when factories were open and churches were closed on December 25th?
By 1900, no other book in the world had sold more copies except the Bible. Pennington's narrative will offer factual perspective and behind-the-scenes insights into the epic influence of Dickens' immortal characters: Ebeneezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, and a trio of Christmas ghosts."