Be a part of the National WWI Museum’s annual holiday tradition with a special showing of Joyeux Noël (2005), the dramatic true story of the spontaneous 1914 Christmas Truce along the Western Front. Free to the public.
Sunday, December 23, 2:00 p.m.
Find event information on the Museum website.
Consider this for Freedom’s Heroes (movie is rated PG-13).
Enjoy a historic holiday with your children and grandchildren at The Alexander Majors House. Each child will have the opportunity to participate in traditional Christmas activities, listen to stories, hear music, and meet Father Christmas.
$8.00 per child which includes a photo with Father Christmas.
Free for adults and children 2 and under.
Advance reservations are not necessary. Tickets will be sold at the door.
Saturday, December 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Like many of the historic-Christmas events at this time of year, this should help with Our Heritage and/or Living In The USA.
Thinking of making the holidays a little greener this season? Join us at the Discovery Center as we use natural materials to create holiday crafts that will add charm to your traditional holiday decorations. Create a lasting memory you and your family will be sure to remember for years to come!
All ages — no registration required
Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
December 15, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Another good opportunity to try Artastic requirement #2
TubaChristmas 2012 in Kansas City will be hosted for the fifth year by The Kansas City Symphony. This event is one of 240 TubaChristmas concerts presented around the United States in tribute to the late artist/teacher William J. Bell, born on Christmas Day 1902. The TubaChristmas ensemble (over 300 students, professionals, and area tuba enthusiasts) will perform traditional Christmas carols and songs.
Family, friends and the general public are encouraged to attend the FREE lunch hour concert to listen to the sounds of the season, tuba-style! Reservations are required.
Thursday, December 13 at noon
Helzberg Hall, Kauffmann Center for the Performing Arts
All area tuba and euphonium players are invited to join in the festivities.
This should satisfy Music Appreciation #18.
Candlelight is a beloved tradition at The Wornall House. This year, you will experience a unique Christmas story from the Victorian period told in each room of the home. There will also be music, singing, and open hearth baking. The interactive tours will start in the carriage house with refreshments and entertainment. Tours enter the house every 15 minutes between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Each tour lasts about 30 minutes.
Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8.
$8 for adults
$5 for seniors and kids ages 6-12
Free for children 5 and under
Advance reservations are recommended. To register and pay online, click here or call 816.444.1858.
Depending on the exact content of the tour, this might be good for Our Heritage or Living In The USA.