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Festival of Trees Family Day at the Berkshire Museum

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Festival Of Trees: Myths & Magic Berkshire Museum Little Cinema Pittsfield, MABring the family to enjoy the sounds, sights, and tastes of the holiday season with a visit to Myths & Magic and a full day of fun.

Animals Up Close: Misfits and Myths

11 a.m.: Burpee’s Zoo brings some of the world’s most intriguing animals to dispel the myths surrounding their habits and habitats. Kangaroos, macaws, African porcupines, and a few special guests will make appearances in this one-of-a-kind live animal show. $15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child, children 3 and under free. Includes Museum admission.

Berkshire Singers

11 a.m.: Enjoy the voices of the Berkshire Singers performing holiday favorites. Free with Museum admission.

Cookie Decorating

Noon: Families enjoy this delicious twist on a Berkshire Museum tradition featuring artful and tasty cookie decoration with a magical theme in mind. Cookies and craft supplies are complimentary, but quantities are limited; first-come, first-served. Free with Museum admission.

Cookie Contest

2:30 p.m. Berkshire author Gina Hyams presents her new book/kit Christmas Cookie Contest in a Box (Andrews McMeel Publishing) and hosts a Berkshire Museum Cookie Contest. Contestants bake four dozen of their favorite holiday cookies to enter. Museum visitors will vote for their favorite cookie and three People’s Choice Awards will be given. Winners receive a free family membership to the Museum plus a signed copy of Christmas Cookie Contest in a Box. For more information, visit www.berkshiremuseum.org. Free with Museum admission.

Taconic High School Honors Chorus

4 p.m.: Delight in the sounds of traditional holiday carols sung by this talented group of performers. Free with Museum admission.

Saturday, December 8 | 11am-5pm | Berkshire Museum | 39 South Street | 413-443-7171 | Prices Vary 

 


General Info

Venue: Berkshire Museum
Style: Family Friendly, Downtown
Dates: Dec 8, 2012
Dec 8, 2012