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9
Apr
2014
Opening Day is Right Around the Corner

Opening Day is Right Around the Corner

By Emily on April 9, 2014 in featured slider News Uncategorized with 2 Comments

Mark your calendars! Opening Day at the Santa Claus Museum & Village is  Saturday, May 3, 2014. This year brings new exhibits, events and even new partners. Stay tuned for updates. For more information on our upcoming hours of operation, please go to our Plan a Visit page.  

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7
Nov
2013
A Merry Little Christmas in 2013

A Merry Little Christmas in 2013

By Emily on November 7, 2013 in A Day at the Museum with 2 Comments

Christmas will be here before you know it and we have lots of holiday cheer in-store at the Santa Claus Museum & Village. Visit our 2013 Christmas Events Page for more information about the upcoming holiday season!    

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7
Nov
2013
Why Santa Claus Came to Town…

Why Santa Claus Came to Town…

By Emily on November 7, 2013 in News Special Events with No Comments

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Santa Claus will be on-sale just in time for the holidays! The latest book in Arcadia’s Images of America series will be available on Saturday, December 7, 2013.  Current and past residents of Santa Claus, Indiana, contributed hundreds of photos and memories. Thanks to their stories, the book boasts more […]

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30
Sep
2013
All Hallows’ Eve at the Santa Claus Museum & Village

All Hallows’ Eve at the Santa Claus Museum & Village

By Emily on September 30, 2013 in Special Events Uncategorized with 1 Comment

Beware the Headless Horseman! Our second annual All Hallows’ Eve celebration is just around the corner and we can’t wait to welcome back Storyteller Susan Fowler for another rendition of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Join us on Saturday, October 19th, 2013 and Saturday, October 26th, 2013. This year, reservations are required for […]

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3
Jul
2013
Coffee, Cocoa, and Canvas

Coffee, Cocoa, and Canvas

By Emily on July 3, 2013 in Special Events with No Comments

We have a great event coming-up soon!  Local artist Ryan Hayes will be at the Santa Claus Museum & Village on Saturday, July 20th for Coffee, Cocoa, and Canvas. Guests will be treated to coffee and hot cocoa, as well as homemade goodies baked from local recipes in the Santa Claus Museum Cookbook. Ryan will […]

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21
Jun
2013
Hit the Brakes

Hit the Brakes

By Emily on June 21, 2013 in featured slider News with No Comments

Our giant Santa Claus Statue has recently been named a Brake-Worthy Attraction! Pick-up a copy of the new, 2014 Deluxe North America Road Atlas by Kappa, and turn to the special section on Roadside Attractions. You’ll find the Santa Claus Statue listed as one of the two, must-see, “brake-worthy” attractions in Indiana.  Standing 22-feet-tall and […]

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13
Jun
2013
A Taste of Local History

A Taste of Local History

By Emily on June 13, 2013 in featured slider Town History with No Comments

One of the newest additions to our selection of locally made merchandise items here at the museum is, well, simply divine. We now sell an assortment of delicious cookies made by the Sisters of St. Benedict! Delicious cookies, Indiana made The sisters bake their tasty treats at the Simply Divine Bakery on the grounds of […]

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30
Apr
2013
Unexpected Visitors

Unexpected Visitors

By Emily on April 30, 2013 in A Day at the Museum with No Comments

“Cheep cheep. CHEEP!” The sound was unmistakable and pretty adorable… Opening Day for the Santa Claus Museum & Village is Saturday, May 4th and we have been gearing up for the season for the past few weeks. However, I discovered yesterday that we had a few (excuse the pun) “early bird” visitors. It looked like […]

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11
Apr
2013

Strings Concert Will Kick-Off the Summer Season

By Emily on April 11, 2013 in Special Events with No Comments

The Santa Claus Museum & Village will be hosting Strings, Inc. on Friday, May 10th at 7:00 pm (CDT) in the historic Santa Claus Church. This concert will be offered free of charge, though donations are strongly encouraged to help fund the interior restoration of the Church. Strings, Inc. is a non-profit arts organization dedicated […]

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9
Apr
2013

In Memory of Philip Koch

By Emily on April 9, 2013 in News with 2 Comments

We have lost a keeper of the holiday spirit today; Philip Koch passed away early this morning, April 9, surrounded by his family and friends. To borrow from the great Charles Dickens, ” it was always said of him that he knew how to keep Christmas well if any man alive possessed the knowledge.” He will be […]

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