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WSIU Almanac 12.5.22

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Kevin Boucher

In Carbondale, The African American Museum of Southern Illinois hosts the 20th Annual Santa in the Park event at 2 events. On Monday, December 5th at Evergreen Park and Wednesday, December 7th at Attucks Park. Both events take place at 6pm offering hats, gloves and treats for kids. Call the museum or see their website for more information on the event.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Theater and Dance presents “Little Women, the Broadway Musical,” Dec. 8-11 at 7:30 p.m. except for on Sunday when a 2:00 matinee will be shown. (The opening night show will include an interpretive performance for the deaf. ) Tickets for all the productions are available by contacting the McLeod Theater Box Office or www.theateranddance.siu.edu

In Mt Vernon, The Jefferson County Historical Society will hold a Christmas Model Train and Nativity Set Exhibit in the Schweinfurth Museum at the Historical Village. The Exhibit will be open Saturday and Sundays through December 18th.

Saturday, December 10th 10am-4pm

Sunday, December 11th 1pm-4pm

Saturday, December 17th 10am-4pm

Sunday, December 18th 1pm-4pm

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