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13
Sep
2017
Coming soon…

Coming soon…

By Emily on September 13, 2017 in Special Events with No Comments

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31
Aug
2017
Fall is in the Air

Fall is in the Air

By Emily on August 31, 2017 in A Day at the Museum featured slider with No Comments

As summer draws to a close, we begin to eagerly anticipate the arrival of fall. This year, we have several special events lined up for October and November. Our annual All Hallows’ Eve will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The amazing Susan Fowler will be back to give us her not-so-scary rendition of […]

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5
Apr
2017
2017 Season

2017 Season

By Emily on April 5, 2017 in featured slider with 4 Comments

We are now open for the 2017 season! More information can be found on our Plan a Visit page. We hope to see you soon!

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7
Feb
2017
Santa Jim Yellig Receives the Sagamore of the Wabash Award

Santa Jim Yellig Receives the Sagamore of the Wabash Award

By Emily on February 7, 2017 in Special Events with 1 Comment

Raymond Joseph “Jim” Yellig has received the Sagamore of the Wabash Award, Indiana’s highest civilian honor. His legacy will be honored during a ceremony at the Santa Claus Museum & Village on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at 11:00 am CT. The Hoosier Santas and honored guests will bestow the award to Yellig’s daughter, Pat Koch. […]

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25
Jan
2017
Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity

Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity

By Emily on January 25, 2017 in News with No Comments

We are now accepting applications for our 2017 Summer Internship. This position will allow students interested in history to gain experience at a non-profit museum and national park site. The internship runs approximately 12 weeks and is compensated. Housing is also available. Click HERE for more information  

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6
Jan
2017
Thank you Elves

Thank you Elves

By Emily on January 6, 2017 in 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 Special Events with 3 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 4 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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