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Free Monument Lighting Family Festival


Thursday, December 3, 2015


05:00 PM–08:00 PM

Free Monument Lighting Family Festival

Celebrate the holiday season and the annual lighting of the Washington Monument during this free, family-friendly event! Enjoy seasonal performances, music, refreshments, and winter-inspired art activities. Get your picture taken with Waltee, the museum's mascot, and remember the night forever. Later, watch as the Washington Monument is set aglow, followed by a spectacular fireworks display and laser show. Warm up at the Walters with 10,000 jolly Baltimoreans during the city’s longest-running holiday tradition! 


5–8 p.m.

Cookies & Hot Chocolate
First Come, First Served
Sculpture Court, Level 2A

Gift Tag Decorating for Youth Empowered Society: This year the Walters is giving back to the community by donating warm winter clothing to homeless youth from the Youth Empowered Society and make a special gift tag to decorate the donation.
Level 2 Lobby

Pine Cone Bird Feeder: Create a gift for the birds in your neighborhood
Studio A, Lower Level


5:30–6:30 p.m.

Photos with Waltee 
Courtesy Side A Photography and The Becker Group
Level 2 Lobby


5:45–6:15 p.m.

Denhard McCready Duo performing eclectic instrumental music
Introduced by students from The Wilkes School
Sculpture Court, Level 2A


6:30–7:45 p.m.                   

Friends Apollos Choir singing traditional holiday music
Sculpture Court, Level 2A

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