THE NATIONAL HEISEY GLASS MUSEUM PRESENTS: A Holiday Open House
The National Heisey Glass Museum is pleased to announce its annual Holiday Open House, Saturday, December 11, 2010, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.Â Guests will enjoy free admission to the Museum and holiday entertainment, in addition to special entertainment especially for children.Â From 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., children can make special crafts and enjoy refreshments and a visit with Santa.Â This is a wonderful chance to see one of Newarkâ€™s hidden gems while getting into the holiday spirit with seasonal festivities.
Adults and children alike will find plenty of fun at the Heisey Holiday Open House.Â Seasonal music will be played and children can make reindeer or snowman ornaments from Heiseyâ€™s famous punch cups to present as gifts or to hang on the tree.Â Everyone will enjoy the extensive collection of Heisey glass, while getting the chance to learn more about the companyâ€™s history and contribution to Newarkâ€™s history.
The National Heisey Glass Museum was opened in 1974 to display and promote the study of the products of the A.H. Heisey & Company (1896-1957).Â Located in historic Veteransâ€™ Park, the Museumâ€™s main building, the King House, was built in 1831, and is one of Newarkâ€™s oldest buildings.Â The mission of the museum is to preserve, collect, and interpret Heisey glass, related materials, and information for the benefit of all who have an appreciation of fine glassware and wish to learn more about the A.H. Heisey & Company.
For additional information:
National Heisey Glass Museum
169 W. Church Street
Newark, OH 43055
(740) 345-2932, x. 3