For immediate release November 24, 2010
Contact: Jeff Morgan, Jeff.Morgan@iowa.gov, (515) 281-3858
(COUNCIL BLUFFS) –The Western Historic Trails Center celebrates the season next month with “Holidays on the Trails,” a fun-filled event of shopping, crafts, music and more.
Shoppers will receive a 10 percent discount on books (except “Silent Hills Speak: A History of Council Bluffs, Iowa”) and a 15 percent discount on general merchandise (except beverages and snacks) at the Trails West Gift Shop.
In addition, WHTC will accept gently used books as a donation to support its ongoing educational outreach program. Books may be donated 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday at the WHTC, 3434 Richard Downing Avenue in Council Bluffs.
Holidays on the Trails is free and open to the public. Call 712-366-4900 for more information. The Holidays on the Trails three-day schedule follows:
Dec. 3, 2010
Friday Night Kick-Off
Dec. 4-5, 2010
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Western Historic Trails Center is operated by the State Historical Society of Iowa, a trustee of Iowa’s historical legacy and an advocate for understanding Iowa’s past. SHSI, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, identifies, records, collects, preserves, manages and provides access to Iowa’s historical resources. Its dual mission of preservation and education serves Iowans of all ages, conducts and stimulates research, disseminates information, and encourages and supports historical preservation and education efforts of others throughout the state. Please visit www.iowahistory.org or call 515-281-5111 for more information.