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Smithsonian Museums to Host 2013 Holiday Festival Dec. 7–8

The Smithsonian will host a free, two-day festival, Saturday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. 8, at the National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of Natural History and National Museum of American History (museums to open at 9:30 a.m. both days) and Smithsonian Castle (open at 8:30 a.m.).
Holiday Festival
The festival will include exclusive concerts by the U.S. Air Force’s Max Impact, Singing Sergeants and Silver Wings, seasonal films (Santa vs. the Snowman 3D [30 minutes] and The Polar Express 3D, a special 12-minute 3-D experience), puppet demonstrations, trunk shows, origami-ornament making, book signings, food and hours of additional family-friendly entertainment. For full details, visit the event Website