20TH ANNIVERSARY AT THE MUSEUM
The Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum will celebrate its 20th Anniversary on Saturday, June 13, 2015 with open house from 1:00 to 5:00.
Visitors will be welcomed by Leavenworth Dignitaries and Museum board members. Representatives from the Steinbach and Ulbricht workshops will be here to answer questions.
The Museum's new book "An Addendum to The Art & Character of Nutcrackers" will be introduced by the author, Arlene Wagner. Michael McIvor who created the beautiful artistic layouts will tell how the designs evolved and Mary Barthel of Germany will talk about the difficulties of identifying the various woods.
Nutcracker collectors are invited to meet at the museum at 10:00 a.m. with Corinne Braun and members of the Nutcracker and Folk Art Collectors Club.
NUTCRACKER DAY IN LEAVENWORTH
SATURDAY, JULY 11,
Yes, it is a day dedicated to the Nutcracker…with open house at the Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum, including free admission, a free poster to each family, and a chance to crack hazelnuts with a variety of different nutcrackers. You can learn about the history of nutcrackers by watching a 14 minute video, have your picture taken with our famous Karl, and tour the museum with the Nutcracker Lady. Go to www.nutcrackerday.com for more information.