Archives for Santa Claus Museum

3
Jul
2013
Coffee, Cocoa, and Canvas

Coffee, Cocoa, and Canvas

By Kathleen Crews 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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30
Apr
2013
Unexpected Visitors

Unexpected Visitors

By Kathleen Crews 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 Kathleen Crews 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 Kathleen Crews 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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19
Mar
2013
We need those photos!

We need those photos!

By Kathleen Crews on March 19, 2013 in News with No Comments

Santa Claus Museum Seeks Photographs for a New Book on Santa Claus, IND (March 5, 2013) Santa Claus, Ind. – The Santa Claus Museum & Village is seeking photographs, letters, and other memorabilia related to the history of the town of Santa Claus, Indiana, Santa Fee, Indiana and the area surrounding the original town site […]

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24
Nov
2012
Harps for the Holidays!

Harps for the Holidays!

By Kathleen Crews on November 24, 2012 in Special Events with No Comments

  Tri-State Harp Ensemble: Christmas Concert The Santa Claus Museum & Village will host the Tri-State Harp Ensemble’s annual Christmas concert on Sunday, December 16, 2012 from 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm in the historic Santa Claus Church.   This ensemble of ten harpers and harpists was founded in the fall of 2009 and shares beautiful harp music with the community in twice-yearly concerts. The harps played range […]

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10
Oct
2012
Mark your calendars! All Hallows’ Eve is this weekend!

Mark your calendars! All Hallows’ Eve is this weekend!

By Kathleen Crews on October 10, 2012 in News Special Events with No Comments

  Saturday, October 13  and 20 mark the first annual All Hallows’ Eve celebration. This family friendly event features lots of Halloween activities and admission is FREE. Featured events held between 12:00 – 7:00 pm include: – Spooky Indiana ghost stories, and special exhibits inside the Museum exploring the history behind the legend – Tours of […]

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7
Jun
2012
Hot off the Press! The Santa Claus Museum Cookbook has arrived

Hot off the Press! The Santa Claus Museum Cookbook has arrived

By Kathleen Crews on June 7, 2012 in A Day at the Museum News with 1 Comment

Does the thought of Sour Cream Fudge make your mouth water? Are you craving a slice of Ooey Gooey Butter Cake?  Or maybe you’re in the mood for Snickerdoodles? Or Peanut Brittle? How about digging into something savory like Pasta with Prosciutto and Goat Cheese? All of these recipes and more can be found in […]

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16
Apr
2012
Opening in May!

Opening in May!

By santa-admin on April 16, 2012 in News with No Comments

We’re very excited to announce that the Santa Claus Museum will be open beginning the first weekend in May 2012. Crews are putting the finishing touches on the 1880 Santa Claus Church and the 1856 Santa Claus Post Office, recently moved to their new home here at the Santa Claus Museum. Construction on our site […]

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9
Feb
2012
The 1880 Church Rolls to a New Home

The 1880 Church Rolls to a New Home

By Kathleen Crews on February 9, 2012 in A Day at the Museum Town History with No Comments

A light dusting of snow and a brisk winter’s chill couldn’t deter the MCF House Movers crew from rolling our historic 1880 German Evangelical St. Paul’s Church to its new resting spot yesterday. It was a momentous day, not only for the church or museum but also for Mrs. Koch who has dreamed of this […]

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