In conjunction with Rockland's annual Festval of Lights, the Farnsworth will be hosting the fifth annual Share the Wonder Holiday Festival on Saturday, November 27. During this seasonal favorite, our traditional presentation includes a wonderland display of holiday artifacts built around a magnificent model train set.
This year's campus-wide activities for children include holiday cookie decorating; puppet show every half hour; horse drawn carriage rides; creating paper chains; live holiday music; free gift for every child.The activities as well as museum admission will be free or charge for the entire day.
The complete schedule for Share the Wonder events and activities is as follows:
Saturday, November 27, 10 am- 1pm
Share the Wonder Family Activities
Throughout museum campus
Puppet show, horse drawn carriage rides, holiday cookie decorating, creating paper chains, live music, gifts for children & adults - Free admission to all on this day.
Saturday, December 4, 10 -11:30 am
Holiday Workshop: Gingerbread house decorating
Gamble Education Center
Families will build and decorate their own house made from gingerbread. Materials supplied. Suggested donation of $5 per family. Please call 596-0949 to make reservations.
Sunday, December 5, 2 p.m.
Local author Chris Van Dusen will talk about how he creates unique illustrations for his children’s books. A book signing of his new book ‘Learning to Ski with Mr. Magee’ will follow.
Saturday, December 11, at 2 p.m.
Holiday Film Favorites
Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Join us for these holiday classics for the whole family. Popcorn and apple juice box provided for children. All children must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Call 596-0949 for reservations.
Camden Hills Regional High School Womens Choir & Chamber Singers.
14 STRINGS performs jazz
This year’s Share the Wonder celebration is underwritten by a grant from the Wyeth Foundation.
Share the Wonder is sponsored by Camden National Bank
The primary media sponsor of the Share the Wonder celebration is Maine Home + Design