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6
Jan
2017
Thank you Elves

Thank you Elves

By Emily on January 6, 2017 in featured slider News with No Comments

  In 2016, the Santa Claus Museum & Village welcomed hundreds of volunteer Elves who responded to tens of thousands of letters sent to Santa Claus. The Elf operation ran seven days a week, often lasting twelve or thirteen hours a day. We were thrilled to have scores of veteran Elves return to help Santa, […]

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4
Jan
2017
A 1920s Night to Remember: Join us for a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

A 1920s Night to Remember: Join us for a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

By Emily on January 4, 2017 in featured slider Special Events with No Comments

The Santa Claus Museum & Village and Team H-A-P-P-Y of Spencer County Relay for Life invite you to take a trip back to the 1920s and help solve a murder (while eating wonderful food and enjoying locally brewed beverages of course). Jest Mysteries, a group of professional actors from St. Louis, MO, will put on […]

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1
Nov
2016
A Merry Little Christmas

A Merry Little Christmas

By Emily on November 1, 2016 in Special Events with 3 Comments

The countdown to Christmas has begun and Santa’s Elves at the Santa Claus Museum & Village are anticipating a joyful holiday season in 2016. We are offering a stocking full of Christmassy events in December, including Christmas carols, storytelling, book signings, and more. Stop by and write your letter to Santa Claus or drop it […]

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1
Nov
2016
But What If There’s No Chimney?

But What If There’s No Chimney?

By Emily on November 1, 2016 in News with 3 Comments

  Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Do you know a child living in a house with no chimney? We’ve got something new for you! Santa’s Elves help Santa respond to letters sent from all over the world, and one of the most common concerns expressed in these letters is, “Santa we don’t […]

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11
Oct
2016
All Hallows’ Eve Book Signing

All Hallows’ Eve Book Signing

By Emily on October 11, 2016 in Special Events with No Comments

We are pleased to announce that authors Sean McHugh and Katie McHugh Parker will be joining our All Hallows’ Eve celebration on October 29, 2016. They will launch their new book, A Broomsticks Christmas, here at the Santa Claus Museum & Village. From 2-4 pm CT, Sean and Katie will be onsite for a meet and greet […]

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16
Sep
2016
Beware the Headless Horseman

Beware the Headless Horseman

By Emily on September 16, 2016 in Uncategorized with No Comments

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16
Sep
2016
All Hallows’ Eve

All Hallows’ Eve

By Emily on September 16, 2016 in A Day at the Museum Special Events with No Comments

    Halloween is our second favorite holiday, and this year’s All Hallows’ Eve event promises to be the best and spookiest yet. On October 29, 2016, we are hosting a book signing with Sean McHugh and Katie McHugh Parker to launch the new (and final) book in their wonderful children’s book series. In A […]

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28
Jul
2016
Christmas in July

Christmas in July

By Emily on July 28, 2016 in Uncategorized with No Comments

We hope you’re having a very merry summer so far! It has been a busy season but we’re already looking forward to a stocking full of fun events during the upcoming holiday season. Visit our Events Page for all the latest news and stop by to visit soon. We are open on weekends through the […]

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1
Apr
2016
Opening in May

Opening in May

By Emily on April 1, 2016 in A Day at the Museum with No Comments

Winter has flown the coop and spring has sprung! We all know that April showers bring May flowers, but April also heralds the coming of a new season for us at the Santa Claus Museum & Village. We will be open for the 2016 season as of Saturday, May 7, 2016. We’ll be open weekends in May and […]

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19
Jan
2016
Thank You Elves

Thank You Elves

By Emily on January 19, 2016 in A Day at the Museum News with 2 Comments

Dear Elves, We cannot thank you enough for all of your support, dedication, assistance and good cheer this holiday season. We had a record breaking Christmas; in only 21 days, approximately 200 Elves answered over 22,000 letters. We benefited from the knowledge of our veteran Elves and we were thrilled to welcome many new Elves. […]

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