Honoring Our History
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Step Back in Time to Enjoy Cultural Holiday Decorations
Ethnic Heritage Museum 1129 S. Main St.-African American, Hispanic, Irish, Italian, Lithuanian and Polish Traditions
The Erlander Home 404 S. 3rd St. - Swedish Holiday Traditions
Tinker Swiss Cottage 411 Kent St. - Victorian Christmas Traditions
One ticket for all three sites and a wagon ride between sites. Tickets can be pre-ordered from each venue or purchased at any location the event day. Price: $36 Group Pass for 4 people or $12 Individual Pass Children under 5 free. Order Tickets Now!!!
Ethnic Heritage Museum Gallery Exhibits - November 16 through December 21
African American Gallery - Kwanzaa cultural display and nativity figures and Christmas tree
Hispanic Gallery - Nativity scene (Nacimiento), natural straw ornament Christmas tree, and Dec. 6 La Posada (off site)
Irish Gallery - Christmas Crib, lighted tallow candles, and holly decorations
Italian Gallery - Wooden Ceppo in a pyramidal shape Tree of Light and children's magical La Befana
Lithuanian Gallery - Straw ornament tree and nativity figures made out of beeswax
Polish Gallery - Szopka or Christmas Castle and Christmas tree with traditional ornaments
TOUR INFORMATION: Ethnic Heritage Museum is open every Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Tours may be scheduled through the week by calling the museum at 815 962-7402. School and Scouting groups always welcome with pre-arranged scheduling.
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Tours may be scheduled during the week. Call us at (815) 962-7402 for more information!
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See Gallery Special Featured Exhibit Sundays Open 2-4 p.m. Week Day Tours scheduled by calling 815 962-7402