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Monument Lighting: Free Family Festival

Thursday, December 2, 2010
05:00 PM–08:30 PM
Monument Lighting: Free Family Festival

Celebrate the holiday season and the annual lighting of the Washington Monument at the Walters during this free, family-friendly event! Enjoy seasonal performances and music, refreshments, and special kids’ art activities! At 7 p.m., the Washington Monument will be set aglow, followed by fireworks.

As a holiday gift to visitors, the Walters Art Museum is offering free admission to the special exhibition Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic all day on Dec. 2.

For more information, contact 410-547-9000, ext. 300 or

Schedule of Events

5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cookies and Cider, Sculpture Court
Activities and info from Urbanite Magazine and Charm City Circulator, Sculpture Court

5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Art Activities: Wick Wonderland Dioramas & Starry Snow Mobiles,
Studio A & B

5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Family Holiday Films, Graham Auditorium

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Holiday singing by The Friend’s School choir, APOLLOS, Sculpture Court

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