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Events

Scuba Santa

DECEMBER 4 AND 5 @ NOON – 1 PM NATIONAL MISSISSIPPI RIVER MUSEUM & AQUARIUM ( 350 E 3 RD ST ) Scuba Santa is back for another year at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium . On Dec . 4 and 5 , swing by and snag a picture with him in the Gulf of Mexico Aquarium .
Santa is taking a break from his workshop and will be in the aquarium from noon to 1 p . m . both days . The experience is included with general admission to the River Museum .
All activities will take place at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium , located in the Port of Dubuque . The River Museum will be open 10 a . m . to 5 p . m . both dates . Visit rivermuseum . com to purchase tickets or call 563-557-9545 for more information . •

Home for the Holidays

HOUSE TOURS : DECEMBER 4 , 5 , 11 , 12 , 18 , AND 19 @ NOON – 4 PM CANDLELIGHT TOURS : SATURDAYS : DECEMBER 4 AND 11 @ 6 AND 7 PM HOLIDAY TEA : SATURDAY , DECEMBER 4 @ 1 – 3 PM GINGERBREAD BAKING : SATURDAY , DECEMBER 11 @ 1 – 3 PM MATHIAS HAM HISTORIC SITE ( 2241 LINCOLN AVE ) The holiday season has arrived , and the Refreshments and crafts will be available Mathias Ham Historic Site is opening its as well . Admission is $ 7.50 for adults , $ 4 doors for plenty of old-fashioned holiday for children ages 3-17 , and members of events — inviting the community to reimagine , reengage , and reconnect after a & Aquarium receive free admission .
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year apart . Home for the Holidays features Tickets can be purchased at the door or specially curated tours highlighting holiday in advance at rivermuseum . com / events traditions of the Victorian era with weekly and on the Mathias Ham Historic crafts , entertainment , and special activities . Site ’ s Facebook page .
House Tours will be available from noon Candlelight Tours through the Ham to 4 p . m on Dec . 4 , 5 , 11 , 12 , 18 , and 19 . The House will be offered Saturday evenings Ham House will be decorated in period on Dec . 4 and 11 , at 6 and 7 p . m . each style , and costumed interpreters will share night . Tour the Ham House by candlelight holiday traditions of the Victorian era . while learning about the architectural and historical significance of the home . Admission is $ 10 for adults and $ 7 for children , with members of the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium receiving a discount . Tickets must be purchased in advance at rivermuseum . com / events or through the Facebook event on the Mathias Ham Historic Site ’ s Facebook page .
A tea break from the bustle of the holiday season will be held Dec . 4 from 1 to 3 p . m . An assortment of finger sandwiches , holiday treats , and a variety of teas ( or hot chocolate ) will be available . If dietary restrictions are noted ahead of time , staff will be able to accommodate those needs . Adult admission is $ 20 and children ’ s admission is $ 10 . To register , contact Victoria Cote , Historic Site Manager , at 563-557-9545 x218 .
Gingerbread baking is another interactive event taking place during Home for the Holidays . On Saturday , Dec . 11 from 1 to 3 p . m ., attendees of all ages can learn how to make gingerbread . Adult admission is $ 25 and children ’ s admission is $ 15 . Tickets can be purchased in advance at rivermuseum . com / events and on the Facebook event on the Mathias Ham Historic Site ’ s Facebook page .
For more information on all of these programs and activities , and for more registration details , visit rivermuseum . com / events or contact Victoria Cote , Historic Site Coordinator at 563-557-9545 x218 . •
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