Christmas Fair: 11/23-24

Join us on Black Friday & Super Saturday for our Christmas Fair!

If you’re looking something special, fun, and educational to do with the entire family during the holiday, come out to the Christmas Fair at the Frontier Culture Museum!

Plan to spend the entire day at the Museum!

Find unique holiday gifts from artisan craftspeople at our Artisan Fair. Learn about holiday traditions from costumed interpreters on the Museum’s many exhibits. Enjoy great food and entertainment on our Pavilion;

Dates & Times:

  • Friday, November 23:   9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 24:   9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Admission is FREE 

Pay-What-You-Will!  (donations gladly accepted), so bring the entire family!  The Museum will be open all day with plenty of activities to keep everyone busy.

Schedule of Christmas Fair Activities:

  • Artisan/Craft Fair  (Courtyard & Veranda)
  • Holiday-Themed Activities  (Museum Exhibits)
  • Food & Beverage Vendors  (Pavilion Food Court)
  • Seating for Eating  (Pavilion)
  • Caroling  (Courtyard – Times TBD)

Artisan Fair in the Courtyard:

Find that unique gift from one of the many Artisans at the Christmas Fair

Here’s a partial list of the wide variety of holiday and artisan craft vendors attending. Check out the links to their Facebook pages and websites to see what each artisan will be offering at the Christmas Fair.

Activities on Museum Exhibits

Holiday Decorations In Germany!

Black Friday November 23

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

  • West Africa:  Pounded Yam, Fufu
  • England:  Decorating the House/Holiday Traditions
  • Ireland:  Cooking Oat Cakes
  • Germany:  Cider PressBlackpowder Demonstrations

11:30 – 2:00 pm

  • Ganatastwi:  Tanning-Hidework
  • 1740s America:  Woodworking
  • 1820’s America:  Holiday Baking/Music
  • 1850s America: Games / Holiday Decorating
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Saturday November 24

Beer Brewing in England

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

  • West Africa: Cooking Akara (black bean fritters)
  • England:  Beer Brewing
  • Ireland:  Dyeing/Spinning
  • Germany:  Holiday Decorating
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1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

  • Ganatastwi:  Pottery, Dug-out Canoe
  • 1740s America:  Woodworking / Food Preservation
  • 1820’s America: Holiday Decorating & Traditions
  • 1850s America:  Foodways

Building a Dug-Out Canoe

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Food Vendors