Morgan Library Winter Family Fair

Winter Family Fair at  the Morgan
Winter Family Fair at the Morgan
Sun Dec 11, 2022
2:00pm to 4:00pm ET
3-14
Free with museum admission

Celebrate the holiday season with the Morgan’s annual display of the original manuscript of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, along with crafts and activities themed to the library's current exhibitions.

Schedule

12pm:

The Little Prince film screening

2–3:45pm:

Christmas Present!
The Grand Falloons company entertains visitors in a lively celebration of A Christmas Carol with strolling characters Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, and the Ghost of Christmas Present, as Victorian-era performers delight with magic and music.

“Come in and know me better, man!”
Get into character, literally, as a figure from A Christmas Carol using the head-in-the-hole board mimicking John Leech’s famous illustrations.

Simply Divine
Feel completely “awe-some” crafting and wearing your own horned crown, the symbol of Mesopotamian divinity.

Felt with the Heart
Children can choose the costume of the Little Prince or the Fox and pose for family pictures in the historic parlor.

Luck of the Draw: Family Raffle
Sign up for a chance to win a copy of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Beautiful Blackbird by Ashley Bryan, or a pair of the Little Prince and the Fox stuffed toys.

2–3pm:

 Meet the Filmmaker: Mark Osborne
Mark Osborne, director of The Little Prince, Kung Fu Panda and many film and television shows, showcases the puppets from his animated film, The Little Prince.

3:15–3:30 and 3:30–3:45pm:

Ashley Bryan Family Storytime
Sit down and relax with a live storytime with picture books by Ashley Bryan.

3:45-4pm:

 Closing Carols and Raffle Drawing
The Grand Falloons close the afternoon with a rendition of classic holiday songs.

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
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