Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The annual “Christmas with the Mayo family” kicks off Saturday at the historic Mayowood mansion.

The event is organized by the History Center of Olmsted County as a fundraising event.

Organizations, businesses and individuals sponsor trees and other decorative settings that are now on display at the mansion that has undergone a huge and expensive makeover the last few years after Mayo Clinic assumed ownership.

The Christmas tours not only give the public an opportunity to see some very artistic holiday settings and trees but more of the historic home has been opened for viewing.

The tours will be available Nov 11 - Dec 17 and reservations are required. Tickets are available at the History Center (507) 282-9447. Prices are $22 for adults and $10 for children ages 5 - 12. There is no admission charge for children ages 4 and under.

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