Put on your favorite pajamas and join the staff and volunteers of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville on Saturday, Dec. 8, for a special holiday celebration,
Put on your favorite pajamas and join the staff and volunteers of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville on Saturday, Dec. 8, for a special holiday celebration, featuring a storytime reading of the beloved classic “The Polar Express” at 10:00 a.m. plus a showing of the Warner Brothers’ film “The Polar Express” at 1:00 p.m. Afterward, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and fun wintry activities to get you into the festive spirit.
Based on the novel by Chris Van Allsburg, the film “The Polar Express” revolves around Billy (Hayden McFarland) who longs to believe in Santa Claus but finds it quite difficult to do so. This all changes on Christmas Eve when a mysterious train visits Billy in the middle of the night, promising to take him and a group of other lucky children to the North Pole for a visit with Santa. The train’s conductor (Tom Hanks) along with the other passengers help turn Billy’s crisis of faith into a journey of self-discovery. This free, 100-minute film is rated G.
This program is in cooperation with Vineland Christmas.
Admission is free. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult over the age of 18. For more information, please contact the museum at 910-914-4185 or Whiteville@naturalsciences.org.
(Saturday) 10:00 am est
NC Museum of Natural Sciences Whiteville
415 S Madison St