Saturday, December 4, 1-3 p.m. – Visit with Santa Claus.
Sunday, December 5, 1:30 p.m. -. “History of Holiday Traditions in Different Cultures” lecture by Sara Gabbard
Saturday, December 11, 1-3 p.m. – Science of Sugary Structures, $3 per person, sponsored by PNC Bank and Science Central.
Sunday, December 12, 1-3 p.m. – Cookie Decorating Party, $1 per person.
The Silver Anniversary of the Festival has as its title sponsor Lutheran Health Network.
Special holiday exhibits during the Festival include a Wolf and Dessauer display of animatronic characters, an exhibit of “A Christmas Carol” watercolors that once adorned the Patterson Fletcher Department Store; and a display of holiday photos from years past.
Hours during the Festival of Gingerbread are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Sunday 12 noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 adults, $3 seniors and students, and free to children age five and under. There is no extra charge for special activities or events unless indicated.
The History Center is located at 302 East Berry Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana. For more information, visit www.fwhistorycenter.com, or call 426-2882.