The vermilion-colored grapevine leaves will be long gone by the time the Ravenswood Historic Site celebrates its annual Victorian Christmas on Sunday, Dec. 8, when visitors experience a free old-fashioned yuletide with tours, decorations, music, and a trip to the gift shop. Till then, Ravenswood is open for its regular tours ( and perhaps to provide the perfect backdrop for holiday photos. Ravenswood is located at 2647 Arroyo Rd., Livermore. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)