Saturday, December 14th from 10:00 A.M. to 12 Noon.
TEMECULA, CA – Come catch the Holiday Spirit at the Temecula Valley Museum. We invite you and your family for two special holiday events both to be held at the Temecula Valley Museum, located in Old Town Temecula, on Saturday, December 14th from 10 A.M. to noon.
For the kids we will host a FREE Old Fashioned Christmas Kids Craft Workshop. Kids will be able to choose from making Mini Gingerbread Houses, Beeswax Candles or Window Cling Decorations. Join on in, get crafty and watch the kids enjoy a morning full of fun making a special ornament for the holiday season or a gingerbread house the whole family can later enjoy as a treat. As part of the workshop we will be hosting a Gingerbread House Contest the same day with the winner being announced at Noon. If you want to participate in the Gingerbread House Contest, contact the Museum for details.
For adults, we are honored to have author and artist Byron Keith Byrd for a special book signing event. His new book, co-authored with Carla Torsilieri D’Agostio, is called “The Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center”. The book is an accurate and delightful chronicle of the world’s most famous Christmas tree. Carla Torsilieri D’Agostino’s family has provided the tree to Rockefeller Center for over 30 years, and Byron Keith Byrd had designed Christmas trees for Harry Winston Jewelers, Neiman Marcus, Baccarat Crystal, The Today Show, among others. Autographed books will be available for purchase for $25.00. Mr. Byrd’s hand painted, autographed ornaments will also be available for purchase for $45.00 per four piece set.
While you are here, make sure to make your way upstairs to see the special holiday exhibits; Marvelous Miniatures Exhibit collection by artist Shirley Kosiek, featuring over 40 delightful and exquisitely decorated miniature rooms, and Professor Pennypickle’s Countdown Calendar Collection. The famous Temecula resident has loaned us his vast collection of holiday advent calendars gathered during his years of traveling through time, space and while visiting all the countries throughout the world. All located on the second floor the Temecula Valley Museum, on display through January 5th.
The Temecula Valley Museum is located in Sam Hicks Monument Park at 28314 Mercedes Street, Temecula, CA. For more information and to RSVP, please call the Temecula Valley Museum at (951) 694-6450. Admission to the museum is a $2 suggested donation.