CGW is a club for amateurs and professionals who like to make historical, science fiction, or fantasy costumes.

CGW Goes to the Banning Museum’s Annual Victorian Christmas Celebration

201512_banningJoin CGW in Victorian Costume (or modern clothes) to kick off the  holiday season in grand style at the Banning Museum’s Annual Victorian Christmas Celebration and Open House! Visitors will enjoy period entertainment, tours of the Museum decorated in holiday splendor, refreshments, a children’s craft, a horse-drawn trolley ride between The Banning Museum and Drum Barracks Civil War Museum as well as local food and craft vendors. As a special treat, Queen Victoria and St. Nick will be receiving guests onsite.


Date: Saturday, December 5, 2015

Time:  1:00pm

Cost: Free!

Tickets: No tickets needed.

Address: Banning Museum, 401 E M St, Wilmington, CA 90744, United States

Parking: Free street parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis

Children: Children are very welcome at this event. The museum is providing a special activity.

Refreshments: Local food vendors will be present at the event, or you can pack a picnic to enjoy on the lawn.


Costume Suggestions: If you want to join us in costume, please wear Victorian daywear of 1850-1890.

Note: The museum’s event is being held Saturday and Sunday, 11am-4pm. Our start time of 1:00pm is when the CGW liaison will be onsite.


CGW Liaison: Becky Thelin