Experience the holiday traditions of families and soldiers during the Civil War Era at the Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site Christmas Open House. 

Costumed interpreters will decorate the kitchen in festive themes using natural materials such as holly, magnolia, cotton stalks, fruits, cranberry & popcorn strands. Visitors can enjoy cookies and cider while listening to period music. Costumed military interpreters will be available to discuss how the common soldier spent his time on furlough with friends and family.