For immediate release November 9, 2011
Contact: Jeff Morgan, Jeff.Morgan@iowa.gov, (515) 281-3858
Breakfast, music and holiday stories at State Historical Building
DES MOINES – Enjoy the holiday season with breakfast, seasonal music and holiday stories next month at the State Historical Building.
The 6th Annual “Breakfast with Santa” will be 9-11 a.m. Dec. 10 and 17, 2011, at the State Historical Building, 600 E. Locust Street in Des Moines. Tickets are $15 for ages 12 to adult; $12 for ages 11 and younger, and free for children 2 and younger. Tickets may be purchased at www.midwestix.com or at the Iowa Museum Store at the State Historical Building. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. All tickets must be purchased in advance.
Families will enjoy the view from Café Baratta’s at the top of the State Historical Building. A full kid-friendly breakfast from Cafe Baratta's will be served and families can participate in “Sing-Along Santa Songs” with musician Frank Strong. Santa and Mrs. Claus will join the families and read holiday stories to children.
Those who wish to have their picture taken with Santa may do so in front of a holiday scene complete with a large, lighted tree and characteristic Gingerbread House. The Elves’ Workshop will be open for children, with accompanying adult, to make gifts for friends or family members. In the Younkers Tea Room tradition, children will receive a special gift when they leave.