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Holiday Happenings

November 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm

Gingerbread: The Pop Culture Edition, 10 am-5 pm
Amazing gingerbread creations by local bakeries, schools, adults and kids displayed along with festively decorated holiday trees, enchanting lights, and a backdrop of beautifully painted murals. Vote for your favorite! (Exhibit on view through December 30.)

Music of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Noon-1 and 2-3 pm
With a few hits from the Cat in the Hat Songbook too! Local musician Chris Eriquezzo will bring to life songs like “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas.”

Balloon Who Hair, Noon-4 pm
Greet Professors Knows A Lot and friends for some wacky wearable balloons and look just like a resident of Whoville.

Meet the Grinch, Noon-4 pm
Meet the furry green recluse who lives above Whoville. Get a photo taken, and give him a hug or a high five.

Mount Crumpit Derby, Noon-4 pm
Design a mini-sleigh to race down our mini-mountain and see who can bring the Grinch down to Whoville the fastest!

Art Discovery Center, Noon-4 pm
Trace Chinese characters, try on costumes, play gallery games, peek under lift-up panels on the Wall of Symbols to discover the meaning behind Asian motifs, put on a puppet show, and make an art project

Christmas Photo Booth, Noon-4 pm
Be the Grinch or pose as a snowflake, star, or Christmas tree!

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Cartoon & Sing-a-Long, 3-3:30 pm
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a 1966 Christmas animated musical comedy television special directed by Chuck Jones. It is based on the eponymous children’s book by Dr. Seuss, the story of the Grinch trying to take away Christmas from the townsfolk of Whoville below his mountain hideaway. Sing-a-Long to the classic songs!

Free with museum admission!


November 23, 2018
10:00 am–5:00 pm


Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States


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