Create old-fashioned handmade gifts to give during December's holidays. For kids 5-10 and their families.Free.Children must be accompanied by an adult.Groups of 10 or more must register in advance.Contact Flint Collins, (502) 564-1792, ext. 4461.
Season’s Readings: A Kentucky Christmas Collection
From past to present with fact and fiction, this reader’s theatre presentation celebrates the history and heritage of the holiday season in Kentucky.Additional performances at 1 and 3 p.m. on December 11 and 18.Free with admission.Contact Mike Thomas, (502) 564-1792, ext. 4454.
“Season’s Readings: A Kentucky Christmas Collection”
Remembrances of holidays past and present come to life with this collection of readings from the pens of Kentucky’s great writers.Filled with warmth and wit, this KHS Museum Theatre presentation provides a delightful addition to the holiday season. Reservations are a must!RSVP by December 3.All tickets must be purchased in advance.$18 for KHS members, $23 for nonmembers.For reservations, please contact Julia Curry, (502) 564-1792, ext. 4414.
In addition to these special events, the KentuckyHistoryCenter’s 1792 Store will be offering a variety of holiday items in addition to its usual finery. Of particular interest is the large assortment of holiday decorations, including ornaments that replicate icons of the 1950s and ornaments pertaining to fishing and boating to complement the Kentucky Historical Society’s newest exhibit, A River Runs Through Us: The Rivers of Kentucky.
The Kentucky Historical Society’s museums and store are open Tuesday through Saturday, from to , and Sunday from to The genealogical research library is open from to , Tuesday – Saturday, and , Sunday. All museums, the store and the libraries will be closedFriday, December 24 through Monday, December 27, and Friday, December 31 through Monday, January 3, 2005. For more information, visit the Web at http://history.ky.gov, or call (502) 564-1792.
The Kentucky Historical Society, since 1836, has provided connections to the past, perspective on the present and inspiration for the future. KHS operates the Old State Capitol, KentuckyMilitaryHistoryMuseum and its five-year-old headquarters, the KentuckyHistoryCenter. Since 1999, the thirty-million-dollar HistoryCenter has welcomed almost one million visitors. For more information about the Kentucky Historical Society and its programs, visit the Web at http://history.ky.gov or call (502) 564-1792.