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Create comic book-inspired and football-themed crafts with Mercer Museum educators in this drop-in session.

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Gingerbread in the Log House

Family, Featured, Food Program

Join food historian Susan Plaisted in the Mercer Museum’s Log House for a family-friendly drop-in program. Learn how gingerbread evolved from a mixture of ginger and breadcrumbs to its present day form, including the cut-out gingerbread man. Savor gingerbread samples and enjoy the tastes of the holidays. Please note: This is an outdoor program, please dress warmly. 

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Join cartoonists from the National Cartoonists Society at this drop-in afternoon event celebrating the new Pigskin Peanuts exhibit and see how cartoons are drawn and leave with a token drawing of your very own.

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Delight in the sounds, scents and scenes of the holidays at the Mercer Museum’s traditional Holiday Open House featuring local musical performances, the burning of the greens and a visit with Santa in the Log House.

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Among the oldest artifacts in the Mercer Museum are a 2,000 year old whale oil lamp and Native American implements dating to 6,000-8,000 BC.
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