The Kentucky Library & Museum in partnership with the WKU Theatre Department offered school day performances of International Holiday to area school children. Written by Bowling Green native Mary Hall Surface, the 40 minute production explores Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas in Mexico, and New Year’s in Japan traditions. During three performances 770 children and adults attended.
Daily Archives: November 16, 2007
Professor Nancy Baird gave an insightful presentation of the history of Christmas traditions. Where did the Christmas tree come from? Santaâ€™s red suit? How about the real story behind The Night before Christmas? Participants also had the opportunity to make their own Christmas ornaments.
The Kentucky Library& Museum participated in this year’s WKU Homecoming parade by carrying a banner promoting Christmas in Kentucky on Saturday, December 1st and distributing fliers to parade goers.