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Glessner House Museum

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1800 South Prairie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616

December 2017

Adult Gingerbread Decorating Competition!

December 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm CST
Glessner House Museum, 1800 South Prairie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
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Show off your construction skills at our 2017 Gingerbread Architecture Competition! You don’t need to bring anything – just show up and create. We’ll supply materials and refreshments. You’ll have two hours to realize your confectionery architectural masterpiece. No experience with gingerbread construction? No problem. Unfamiliar construction technology has never stopped architects before! Prizes will be awarded for the top…

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December 2018

Children’s Gingerbread House Decorating Party @ Glessner House

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm CST
Glessner House Museum, 1800 South Prairie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
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Be Your Own Architect!  Come create a holiday masterpiece at Glessner House’s third annual Gingerbread House Decorating Party!  Create your own mini gingerbread house to take home.  All supplies are included.  We’ll have lots of helpers, so no previous decorating experience is necessary.  We’re offering two event times, 10:00-11:30am and 1:00-2:30pm. Select time at checkout. Advance registration is required as space and…

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Gingerbread Architecture Competition @ Glessner House

December 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Glessner House Museum, 1800 South Prairie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
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Assemble your team of friends and show off your construction skills at our 2018 Gingerbread Architecture Competition!  We’ll supply materials and refreshments, you can just show up and create your dream home (feel free to bring more supplies if you want, but everything must be edible).  You’ll have two hours to realize your confectionery architectural masterpiece.  No experience with graham…

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Christmas Candlelight Tours @ Glessner House

December 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CST
Glessner House Museum, 1800 South Prairie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
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These special 45-minute docent led tours will highlight Christmas customs and decorations of the late 19th century. The house will feature elaborate decorations of the period including a live tree decorated with period ornaments, toys and holiday crafts, and the dining table set for an eight-course Christmas feast. After the tour, enjoy light refreshments in the coach house.  Tours start…

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Christmas Candlelight Tours @ Glessner House

December 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CST
Glessner House Museum, 1800 South Prairie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
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These special 45-minute docent led tours will highlight Christmas customs and decorations of the late 19th century. The house will feature elaborate decorations of the period including a live tree decorated with period ornaments, toys and holiday crafts, and the dining table set for an eight-course Christmas feast. After the tour, enjoy light refreshments in the coach house.  Tours start…

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