Octagon House opens for holiday tour season

This winter the 2018 winter theme “A Quarantined Christmas” will highlight holiday events that occurred 100 years ago here in Hudson, across Wisconsin, throughout the nation, and even the world. The holiday season of 1918 was not celebrated out in public among friends and neighbors. Instead families were ordered behind closed doors by state and local officials. Away from public celebrations, households enjoyed a more personal time at home for the holidays. The Octagon House Museum will focus on the flu pandemic of 1918, the so-called Spanish Flu. There will be discussion of the pandemic and how it was dealt

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The 2018 Detroit Lakes Ice Palace, remembered: Museum launching…

Thousands upon thousands of spectators packed the Detroit Lakes City Beach, where the palace was located, and the adjacent “Palatial Playground,” which extended into the City Park, throughout January’s ice harvest and palace construction and even after it was unveiled to kick off Polar Fest.

“I’ve never seen anything like it — especially not in February,” said local photographer Lee Kensinger, who along with colleague Jack Davis, was tasked with documenting the historic events in photographs (and in Davis’s case, drone video footage as well) on behalf of the Becker County Museum and Ice Harvest Steering Committee.

“It was bumper to bumper

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Now, 35% discount for Rail Museum visitors at Madame Tussauds in Delhi

National Rail Museum and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum have joined hands to provide a combo offer to Delhi-NCR tourists. 

As a part of the collaboration, a special discount of 35 per cent on ticket prices will be offered to Rail Museum visitors when they visit Madame Tussauds Museum.

Similarly, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum visitors will be getting discount of 30 per cent on combo packages of National Rail Museum. 

An official release said, a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Ministry of Railways and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in New Delhi on

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Do More – Save More with this Digital Coupon Book from Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority

The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) has developed a digital coupon book, offering discounts at some of the top attractions, hotels, and restaurants in the area. Registration is free, and the Do More – Save More Passport is available to locals, visitors, groups and anyone who hates paying full price! To take advantage of this offer, all you have to do is sign up, pull up the Do More – Save More website on your phone to redeem your offer at any participating location.

Holiday Deals

Start the holiday season off right with the discounts offered on the

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The 2018 Detroit Lakes Ice Palace, remembered: Museum launching commemorative book at Dec. 8 author signing

Thousands upon thousands of spectators packed the Detroit Lakes City Beach, where the palace was located, and the adjacent “Palatial Playground,” which extended into the City Park, throughout January’s ice harvest and palace construction and even after it was unveiled to kick off Polar Fest.

“I’ve never seen anything like it — especially not in February,” said local photographer Lee Kensinger, who along with colleague Jack Davis, was tasked with documenting the historic events in photographs (and in Davis’s case, drone video footage as well) on behalf of the Becker County Museum and Ice Harvest Steering Committee.

“It was bumper to bumper

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Community calendar: Ballard Holiday Fest, Museum First Thursday and more

Foul weather, a group leader’s illness, insufficient sign-ups — many situations can cancel or cause schedule changes for events and outings. To be certain of your plans, always call before you go.

Animal events

Swans/Snow Geese of the Skagit

SAT Information on trumpeter and tundra swans that migrate to the area December-February and where to view them, 11 a.m. Saturday; program on migrating snow geese, 11 a.m. Dec. 8, Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; $8, preregister (360-466-3821 or christiansonsnursery.com).

Winter Holidays at Seattle Aquarium

SAT-MON Diving Santa, story times, holiday concerts, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Monday and Dec.

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Exhibition On Screen Film Series Announced At The Morris Museum

The Morris Museum brings back a film series from Exhibition on Screen beginning on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 with the feature film Degas: A Passion for Perfection. Two additional films will also be shown: Young Picasso, on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 and Rembrandt on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. All films will be screened at 7:30PM in the Bickford Theatre.

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN (EOS) has been bringing exhibition-based art films to audiences across the globe since 2011. They work with major museum and galleries to launch films which provide an immerse experience in the world’s greatest art, while providing insights from major

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Museum to Hold Open House and Book Sale

Pictured are CCHS board members Paula Miller and Becky Hummel. (Provided photo)

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Historical Society will hold its annual open house program and book sale on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.

The program and sale will take place at the society’s 1880’s Victorian-styled Kerr House museum, located at 104 E. Pine St., in Clearfield.

All of the society’s books, maps, prints and publications will be offered for sale.  Most will be discounted 10 to 30 percent.  These items have traditionally been used by many local people

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Museums across Hampton Roads offering big discounts for holiday …

As you plot your Black Friday/Thanksgiving weekend special ops shopping plan, don’t forget to add museums to your list.

More than 900 museums around the world are participating in Museum Store Sunday and will be offering discounts and incentives — such as mimosas at the Chrysler Museum of Art — to entice shoppers into their stores.

Museum gift shops are one-of-a-kind shopping lands. From history books to water animals, local venues supply hand-crafted and city specific pieces of jewelry, clothing, cookware, toys, ornaments and other trinkets.

Participating museums

 

Museum Replicas’ Black Friday Super Sale Offers 20 Percent Discount

Museum Replicas is offering its customers a Super Sale for Black Friday Weekend. Find 20 percent off on in-stock items on its website from Nov. 22-26, 2018.


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Museum Replicas is offering its customers an amazing sale for Black Friday. Starting from Nov. 22 through Nov. 26, there will be a 20 percent discount on in-stock items. Customers will also collect Reward Points for each purchase but for that, they have to be registered and logged in to the website. (There are other ways to get the points,

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