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Throughout The Season

Enjoy performances by Chicagoland school groups on select weekdays from Monday, November 22, through, Friday, December 17. Check the school group performance schedule.

2004 Season’s Readings Series

Meet local authors during our 2004 “Season’s Readings” series. Authors will sign copies of their books outside of the Museum’s Holiday Shop every Sunday before Christmas during the run of Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light. Books may be purchased in the Museum’s Holiday Shop located in North Court.

Sunday, November 21
Sandy Gordon Action! Establishing Your Career in Film and Television Production

Sunday, November 28
Bob Ledermann Christmas On State Street: 1940’s and Beyond

Sunday, December 5
Arnie Bernstein Hollywood on Lake Michigan: 100 Years of Chicago and the Movies

Sunday, December 12
Jim Benes Chicago Christmas: One Hundred Years of
Chicago Christmas Memories

Sunday, December 19
Ted Okuda and The Golden Age of Chicago Children’s
Jack Mulqueen Television

Performance Schedule

All activities take place in the Holiday Stage area unless otherwise noted. Schedule subject to change.

11:00 am

12:15 pm

1:30 pm

2:45 pm

Nov. 20

Radio Disney Holiday Dance Party

Nordikids (Sweden)

Indian Catholic Association of America (India)

Nov. 21

Värblomman & Solstralens (Sweden)

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (Scotland)

Nov. 27

Moravian Cultural Society (Czech Republic)

Moravian Cultural Society (Czech Republic)

Slovenian Cultural Center (Slovenia)

Sacred Heart Kolo Tamburitza Ensemble (Croatia)

Nov. 28

Danish American Athletic Club (Denmark)

Flores de Mexico, Proyecto Latino and Spotlight Dancers - Linda's Dance Studio (Mexico)

Office of the Consul for Educational Affairs. Socrates School, Hellenic Cultural Center (Greece)

Dec. 4

Holy Cross Marimba Ensemble

Norwegian National League of Chicago (Norway)

Filipino American Dance Arts (Philippines)

Belizean Cultural Bearers (Belize)

Dec. 5

Alma Ecuatoriana (Ecuador)

Austrian Mixed Chorus (Austria)

Storyteller Denise Berry-Hanna, Celebration of Light - Hanukkah Tales

Dec. 11

Classic Act Choral Ensemble

Stars of the South Pacific (Hawaii)

Thistle and Heather Highland Dancers (Scotland)

Orpheus Greek Dance Troupe

Dec. 12

Hyde Park School of Ballet (11:00)

Bonnie Lindholm School of Dance

Ukrainian Dance Ensemble Hromovytsia (Ukraine)

Knights of Lithuania (Lithuania)

Dec. 18

La Fuerza Borinquen (Puerto Rico)

Society of the Danube-Swabians (Germany)

Robert Healy Elementary School Sponsored by the Chinese American Civic Council (China)

Hyde Park Youth Symphony

Dec. 19

Polish Youth Organization (Poland) (11:00)

Chicago Latvian Boy Scouts and Girl Guides and the Latvian School of Chicago (Latvia)

Colombian American Cultural Center (Colombia)

Mangalorean Konkan Christian Assocation (India)

Dec. 25





Dec. 26

Mama Sunshine, Karamu Ya Imani (Kwanzaa)

Figle, Polish Language School of Lombard (Poland)

Miorita (Romania)

Jan. 1

New Year's Day

No performances

No performances

No performances

Jan. 2

Armenian Youth Federation (Armenia)

Horoshky (Belarus)

Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral Church School (Serbia)