MILLERSBURG, KY. (November 16, 2023) – Mustard Seed Hill today announced it added new activities to its annual holiday extravaganza, Christmas at Mustard Seed Hill. The beloved annual event now includes a series of make-and-take classes, a Holiday Tea, and an expanded lineup of live music. The month-long magical event takes place in Millersburg at the historic campus and begins December 1 and remains open each Thursday through Sunday through December 23.
“Celebrating the joy
s of the holiday season creates memories that are treasured for years to come,” said Victoria Benson, President of Mustard Seed Hill. “This year, we’ve added new ways for friends and family to revel in the magic of the Christmas season, and our entire team is looking forward to welcoming guests from all over Kentucky to the campus.”
Classes like Ornament Making with Kentucky Wool Works, Fresh Wreath Crafting with Blue Ribbon Blooms, and Crafting a Christmas Charcuterie Board with Just Graze offer holiday lovers of all ages an opportunity to create something magical. A Holiday Tea by Olive’s Apron is also new to the Christmas at Mustard Seed Hill celebration.
This year, the charm of the small-town Christmas experience is also enhanced by an expanded lineup of musicians performing classic Christmas favorites, including The New Beckham County Ramblers, Licking Valley Singers, Bourbon County Band, The Jarflies, Maggie Lander, Erin Sliney & Friends, Ben Lacy, Aisley Autumn, Them Lasses, Sam L. Smith, and St. Mary’s Students & Darnaby Kerns.
In addition to the new activities, the holiday spectacular will continue to celebrate the joys of the Christmas season with a dazzling light display, 6th annual gingerbread competition, a 4,000 square foot artisan market, holiday tent café full of Christmas goodies, and Christmas campfires for cozy s’more roasting.
Christmas at Mustard Seed Hill is sponsored by Kentucky Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Cabinet, AGI, Paris-Bourbon County Chamber of Commerce, Paris-Bourbon County Tourism, The Walker Company, CMW Lexington, E-Tech Consultants, City National Bank, Kentucky American Water, Harrison Memorial Hospital, and Ale-8-One.
To learn more or purchase tickets, visit https://www.mustardseedhill.events/christmas2023.
About Mustard Seed Hill: Supported by nonprofit Community Ventures (CV), Mustard Seed Hill (MSH) is the cornerstone of CV’s community revitalization efforts undertaken in 2016 in the tiny Bourbon County town of Millersburg. Beginning with the reimagining of the historic but crumbling Millersburg Military Institute into an elegant wedding and event venue and business incubator, the meticulously renovated MSH is now home to B&B accommodations, numerous small businesses, a school, and a magical holiday extravaganza known as Christmas at Mustard Seed Hill–all of which serve to attract visitors and return the town to the prominence it once enjoyed.
About Community Ventures: Founded in 1982 as a community-based, non-profit organization, Community Ventures (CV) strengthens communities and improves the overall quality of life for Kentuckians by supporting job creation, small business ownership, and home ownership. CV is headquartered in Lexington with branch locations in Bowling Green, Campbellsville, Louisville, Mayfield, Millersburg, and Owensboro. For 21 consecutive years, CV has been named Microlender of the Year by the Kentucky Small Business Administration.