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Nothing says it’s the holiday season like a delicious dinner and a holiday-themed Victorian morality tale. Guests and visitors to Mirbeau Inn & Spa will soon be able to take comfort and sustenance from a returning annual holiday tradition. A Dinner with Dickens & Friends returns to the inn on December 12th and 19th.
Each festive evening will feature a live costumed performance of the beloved Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol, presented by Scarlett Rat Entertainment. For $45 per adult and $20 per child under age 14 (including beverage, taxes, and gratuity), guests can enjoy a three-course holiday-inspired meal during the performance. The adult menu will include Butternut Squash and Roasted New York Apple Soup, Seasonal Vegetables, and Herb Roasted Chicken Breast with French-Inspired Scalloped Potatoes,with House Made Chicken Tenders & French Fries on the children’s menu. Available as a sweet and perfect end to such a meal will be a dessert of Bûche de Noel, a chocolate Yule Log cake with marshmallow mushrooms. Alcoholic beverages will be available for additional cost. Reservations are required for dinner, and can be made by telephone at (877) MIRBEAU (647-2328).
The 20th Annual Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles, sponsored by Mirbeau, begins today, November 29th, and runs every Saturday and Sunday through December 22nd. In addition, during the Dickens Christmas season, visitors can enjoy free spiced hot cider, hot cocoa, and cookies from noon to 4 pm every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 21.
Potential enough for a romantic gift to your favorite food lover lies in the enjoyment of top quality cuisine and live theater. Place these at an award-winning inn and spa in the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes wine region, and it’s easy to imagine how quickly this event may fill up. Anyone interested in enjoying the warmth and hospitality of the season in a festive, picturesque locale with two decades of experience treating people like family at holiday time should secure reservations before they’re all gone.