Thanksgiving Celebration

Thanksgiving Celebration
Friday, November 23 – Sunday, November 25, 2012.
Nov. 23 extended hours 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Event Admission: FREE with museum admission


During the Center’s Thanksgiving weekend celebration, visitors can participate in the interactive program “History of Thanksgiving” to learn about traditions such as the annual presidential turkey pardon.  In special presentations, guests also will learn about George Washington’s first Thanksgiving proclamation.  All weekend long, visitors will have an opportunity to write letters of thanks to American troops on active duty, and children are invited to make seasonal crafts including corn husk dolls.