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

Friday, December 16 • 7:00 p.m. | Saturday, December 17 • 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. | Sunday, December 18 • 3:00 p.m.

Tickets go on sale November 12: $18 adults (13-64); $16 seniors (65+) and museum members; $10 juniors (7-12); children 6 and under are free.  Purchase tickets online at

Four live performances of Charles Dickens' classic “A Christmas Carol”

The Herkimer Home State Historic Site.

Cooperstown, New York — The Farmers’ Museum announces the return of its annual live performances of Charles Dickens’ beloved classic “A Christmas Carol” on Friday, December 16 (7:00 p.m.), Saturday, December 17 (3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.), and Sunday, December 18 (3:00 p.m.) in the museum’s Louis C. Jones Center. 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 Christmas Carol” is directed by and stars Michael Henrici as Ebenezer Scrooge and is supported by a wonderful cast of local actors.

A total of four performances will be presented. Tickets go on sale November 12. Order tickets online at or purchase your tickets at the door on the evening of the performance (availability not guaranteed). Tickets: $18 adults (13-64); $16 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.

Sponsored in part by The Clark Foundation and Hughson & Benson Associates.

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.