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Holiday Cheers- Sugarplum Sweet Experience

Keep your family’s Nutcracker tradition going with a special morning of holiday magic and a sweet activity kit from your friends at IHS.

While you complete the two Nutcracker-themed crafts, you can enjoy sweet treats including hot cocoa, stickers and a candy cane. You can also chat with a ballerina and watch a virtual, on-demand dance lesson and performance from The Dance Refinery (Video available by Dec. 14)

$20| $15 members.

Kits can be picked up during special times at the Indiana Historical Society, including: December 11 from 4-8 p.m.; December 12 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; December 15 from 3-5 p.m.; December 19 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; and December 23 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Presented with support from the Dance Refinery and Lake City Bank 

Frequently Asked Questions

What age is this program best for?

We think that kids of all ages will enjoy this program, but it was designed with families ages 4 to 12 in mind.

What is included in my kit?

Kit includes two Nutcracker-themed crafts, hot cocoa, stickers, button and a candy cane. You can also chat with a ballerina and watch a virtual, on-demand dance lesson and performance from The Dance Refinery (Video available by Dec. 14).

Holiday Cheers tickets do not include admission to Festival of Trees at the Indiana Historical Society. If you’d like to visit the exhibition during operating hours, you will need to purchase an advanced admission ticket. 

How do I safely receive get my kit?

You have two options to get your kit, which you can select upon purchase:

  • Pick-up your kit in the Welcome Center at the Indiana Historical Society (450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis) on the following dates and times [Masks required in building]:
    • December 11 from 4-8 p.m.
    • December 12 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
    • December 15 from 3-5 p.m.
    • December 19 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
    • December 23 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m
  • Have your kit mailed for additional $10 per kit. Kits must be ordered by December 15.

What additional materials are needed to complete the program?

Nearly everything is included with your kit, but we will mark what isn’t included. You may need to provide your own scissors or find additional decorating materials from around your house.

Do I need one kit for each child in my family?

Each kit includes materials for one of each craft. Families can work alone or as a group, whichever works best. You may opt to purchase additional kits during registration.

Holiday Cheers: Sugarplum Sweet Experience

Dec 3, 2020 - Dec 22, 2020 12:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
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