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Santa Visits The Museum of Flight for Wright Spirit

Date: 
12/20/2008

WHAT:
Remembering the Wright brothers first powered flight on Dec. 17, 1903, The Museum of Flight's annual Wright Spirit Holiday Celebration features aviation-themed family activities. Wright Spirit activities are free with Museum admission. Bring a toy to donate to Toys for Tots and drop it off in the Museum gift shop.
WHEN:            
Saturday, Dec. 20, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
 
WHERE:         
The Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle (Exit 158 off I-5)
 
COST:            
Museum admission: $14 for adults, $13 for seniors 65 and older, $10 for active military, $7.50 for youth 5 to 17 and free for children under 5. 
 
HIGHLIGHTS:
10 a.m.  | Santa Claus Arrival by Helicopter
Santa Claus will arrive by helicopter at 10 a.m. (weather permitting) to greet children until 2 p.m. in the Museum's Great Gallery.
 
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Holiday Concert Performances
Hear traditional and contemporary holiday melodies performed
by the Seattle Lutheran Bell Choir at 11 a.m., and the Boeing Employees Concert Band at 12:30 p.m.
 
11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. | Bank of America Weekend Family Workshop: Wright Flyers!
They are the most famous brothers in the history of aviation: Wilbur and Orville Wright, the inventors of the airplane. Visitors will learn how the Wright brothers solved the problem of controllable flight and will have the opportunity to make a model of one of their aircraft designs.
 
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Wright Spirit Scavenger Hunt
Explore the Great Gallery, Kids' Flight Zone and Space: Exploring The New Frontier exhibits to find the answers and to win a special prize!