Western Heritage Family Day: Celebrate the Holidays!
Date / Time:
Sunday, Dec 16, 2012, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Autry in Griffith Park
Museum Admission Rates Apply / Free for Autry Members
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Join us for a special day of stories, music, and crafts as we celebrate the holidays and ring in the New Year!
- 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Gold Rush
- Noon StoryTime
- 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Docent-led Tours
- Noon–3:00 p.m. Third Sunday Jam With the Western Music Association
- 1:00–3:00 p.m. Explore the Autry With a Museum Teacher
- 1:00–3:00 p.m. Family Craft Activity
Then join us from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. to celebrate Las Posadas, a Mexican tradition in which children portray Mary and Joseph seeking shelter in Bethlehem prior to the birth of baby Jesus, and adults portray the innkeepers urging them in song to move on. A singing procession will wind through the museum and plaza, and afterward the grand celebration continues with music, hot chocolate, and cookies!
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