Christmas with Aunt Ivy

Program Description:
Meet Santa Claus's sister, the Keeper of the Archives at the North Pole. Choose from 2 program options:


Aunt Ivy at the Christmas Brunch Benefit for the Geneva Lake
Museum at Gilbert's Historic Mansion.

Christmas Around the World:

Since time immemorial, people have made merry in the bleak midwinter. Aunt Ivy knows all the traditions from all around the world.
Do you know why we celebrate Christmas for 12 days?
Did you know mistletoe has a life span?
Why do Scandinavians include pigs and Germans use pickles in their decorations?
What does St. Nicholas have to do with a pawn shop?















Letters from Father Christmas by J.R.R. Tolkien:

Aunt Ivy reads a series of letters Professor Tolkien wrote to his children. Hear news of Father Christmas, North Polar Bear, the Polar Cubs, and Ilbereth the Elf.