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December 15, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Black Box Theatre
A new musical comedy by the Grammy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated composer and lyricist, Harry Connick, Jr.'s The Happy Elf tells the tale of Eubie the Elf, a lovable fellow who wants to spread Christmas joy throughout the town of Bluesville. Hoping to introduce a new generation of children to the joys of jazz, Connick has crafted a musical landscape against which Eubie's story unfolds.
The Happy Elf follows Eubie, the happiest elf at the North Pole. More than anything else, Eubie longs to be a part of Santa's sleigh team. Instead, he's stuck checking the naughty-or-nice lists. Then, one Christmas Eve, he sees something strange: in the whole town of Bluesville, not a single person has been nice. With a pinch of elfish magic and a magical whoosh, Eubie's off to Bluesville. But can he turn a whole town of naughty children nice in just one day?
December 15, 2018, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Black Box Theatre
December 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center
Owen the Outlaw has captured our owl and ferret! Can you help save them? Your team must beat the clock by solving puzzles and using clues to unlock both rooms to help the animals make a great escape! 12 person maximum per room, teams may be combined, select your starting room, A or B. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Recommended for ages 5 and older. For more information call Park Naturalist Diana Bliss at (913) 826-2807.
December 15, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events
Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.
December 15, 2018, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Lanesfield Historic Site
Experience a traditional 1904 old-fashioned Christmas! Write to Santa with pen and ink, make an ornament, and visit the gift shop for stocking stuffers.
Drop in between 1 pm and 5 pm - FREE
December 15, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events