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Season's Greetings Saturdays at the National Aviary

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Season’s Greetings Saturdays

November 25 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2023

Season’s Greeting Saturdays | November 25 & December 2, 9, 16, 23 | 11 am – 3 pm | Included with General Admission

Get your wish list and cameras ready… Santa and his penguin helpers are coming to the National Aviary! Saturdays before Christmas, visitors will have the opportunity to take photos with Santa AND a penguin, plus learn from an Aviary expert how their festive, tuxedoed feathers help them swim and what you can do to help save this Critically Endangered species! 

Bring your camera for a new twist on this fun holiday tradition. 

Schedule of Activities:

10 am – 4 pm: Giving Tree | Atrium 
11 am – 3 pm: Holiday Craft | Atrium
11 am – 3 pm: Letters to Santa | Atrium
11 am – 3 pm: Photos with Santa & Penguin | Atrium *Santa Break 12:30 – 1 pm
11:30 am: Story Time | Helen M. Schmidt FliteZone Theater 
2:20 pm: Bird Carols

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