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Old World Christmas Market 2015

December 5, 2015 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

e-Old_Market_Christmas_Market_logo[1]Experience the magic of the Christmas season at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library at the 6th annual Old World Christmas Market! Shop for specialty imports and handmade gifts by select artisans, stop for seasonal treats, see live music and dance performances, and enjoy free family activities all weekend long. Admission to museum exhibition galleries will also be free on December 5th and 6th! Bring the whole family for one of Cedar Rapids’ best-loved holiday events.  Old World Christmas Market is part of Deck the District, a neighborhood holiday celebration! Find out more about Deck the District here.

Take free trolley rides between the Sokol Park in Czech Village, NewBo City Market, and the Cherry Building!

Schedule of Events
Saturday, December 5
9:30am – 12:00pm (or until cookies are gone): 17th Annual Museum Guild Cookie Walk
10:00am – 5:00pm: Old World Christmas Market vendors open, Museum Store open
10:00am – 5:00pm: Museum galleries open with free admission for all, family holiday crafts, free face art by Lizzy’s Facepainting, woodworking demonstration by artist John Sandor, ornament personalization by Master Czech Folk Artist Marj Nejdl in the Museum Store
10:00am – 12:00pm: Silbertaler Musikanten (live music in the Skala Bartizal Library)
10:00am – 1:00pm: Free horse and wagon rides through Czech Village, beginning in front of the museum
12:00pm – 12:30pm: Světlušky Youth Ensemble performance (beginning in the Skala Bartizal Library)
12:45pm – 3:00pm: Svatý Mikuláš, Čert a Anděl  (St. Nicholas, the devil, and angel) greet children (Skala Bartizal Library)
1:00pm – 4:00pm: The Dean of Juggling (interactive juggling show in Jiruska Gallery)
3:15pm – 3:45pm: Czech Heritage Singers (Skala Bartizal Library)
2:00pm – 5:00pm: Free horse and wagon rides through Czech Village, beginning in front of the museum
Sunday, December 6
10:00am – 3:00pm: Old World Christmas Market vendors open, Museum Store open
10:00am – 3:00pm: Museum galleries open with free admission for all, family holiday crafts, balloon art by Papa Balloon, woodworking demonstration by artist John Sandor, ornament personalization by Master Czech Folk Artist Marj Nejdl in the Museum Store
10:00am – 10:45am: Cedar Rapids Suzuki Academy (Skala Bartizal Library)
11:00am – 12:00pm: Santa’s Saxes (live music in the Skala Bartizal Library)
12:00pm – 3:00pm: The Dean of Juggling (interactive juggling show in Jiruska Gallery)
1:00pm – 1:45pm: Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre Company presents She-roes, which includes two international tales with female heroes! (Skala Bartizal Library)
Event Sponsor:
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Media Sponsor:
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DECK THE DISTRICT TROLLEY SCHEDULE
Saturday, December 5

10:00am – Sokol Park (16th Ave SW in Czech Village, Cedar Rapids)
10:20am – NewBo City Market (1100 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids)
10:40am – The Cherry Building (329 10th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids)

11:00am – Sokol Park
11:20am – NewBo City Market
11:40am – The Cherry Building

12:00pm – Sokol Park
12:20pm – NewBo City Market
12:40pm – The Cherry Building

1:00pm – Sokol Park
1:20pm – NewBo City Market
1:40pm – The Cherry Building

2:00pm – Sokol Park
2:20pm – NewBo City Market
2:40pm – The Cherry Building

3:00pm – Sokol Park
3:20pm – NewBo City Market
3:40pm – The Cherry Building

4:00pm – Sokol Park
4:20pm – NewBo City Market
4:40pm – The Cherry Building

5:00pm – Arrives Sokol Park, circuit ends

Sunday, December 6
10:00am – Sokol Park
10:20am – NewBo City Market
10:40am – The Cherry Building

11:00am – Sokol Park
11:20am – NewBo City Market
11:40am – The Cherry Building

12:00pm – Sokol Park
12:20pm – NewBo City Market
12:40pm – The Cherry Building

1:00pm – Sokol Park
1:20pm – NewBo City Market
1:40pm – The Cherry Building

2:00pm – Sokol Park
2:20pm – NewBo City Market
2:40pm – The Cherry Building

3:00pm – Arrives Sokol Park, circuit ends

The free Deck the District trolley is provided by
the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, NewBo City Market, and The Cherry Building.

Details

Date:
December 5, 2015
Time:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Event Categories:
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Organizer

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
Phone:
319-362-8500
Email:
info@ncsml.org

Venue

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Phone:
319-362-8500 x 218
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