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Carson Dickens Holiday Celebration

December 14, 2019, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

"Christmas Carol" performances 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m.
Reservations required, advised for age 10 years w/ Adults

The International Printing Museum
315 W. Torrance Blvd.
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 515-7166
Reservations required $25 includes activities, play w/ reservations & Holiday Lunch,
Group rate $80/4 people save $20!

The Museum is transformed into Fezziwig's warehouse replete with Victorian decorations and lamp posts.


  • Mini tours of the fascinating collection of working antique printing presses
  • Print your own Victorian Holiday Cards & Gift tags with type and cuts from Victorian era presses
  • Holiday Lunch of Bangers, Gingerbread and Punch
  • Serenading Singers accompaniment -- Capt. Jack & his 1895 Player-Organ cranking out old carols
  • Steerforth from David Copperfield with his Holiday Dulcimer
  • Theatre performance features Charles Dickens in an interactive event using audience members as part of his cast for a fun rendition of his classic Christmas Carol!
  • Have a "tin-type" Victorian photograph done of you, your family or friends c/o The Bailey Denton Photographers. Victorian costume pieces available.

Dickens characters

  • Fagin from Oliver Twist teaching how to pick pockets whiles he picks yer's with the Artful Dodger in tow
  • Nathaniel Winkle from The Pickwick Papers is all a-dither as he demonstrates a health cure via The Electro-static Generator with shocking results
  • Miss Havisham has Great Expectations for her ward Estella by instructing her in the art of insulting the gentlemen in attendance
  • Father Christmas
  • Steerforth 

Guests will also be serenaded by Victorian Christmas by Captain Jack and his 1895 hand-cranked player organ, and Queen Victoria's court musicians The Victorian Roses, all while munching on a holiday lunch of English bangers, gingerbread, and, punch.

The highlight of the celebration is an interactive theater presentation by Charles Dickens himself who retells his famous Christmas Carol using audience members as part of the cast. Victorian Dress is encouraged. Ample free parking!

All this and other surprises are in store for those attending and we do encourage our guests to dress Victorian!

Events and details are subject to change. 

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