PAnews.com, Port Arthur, Texas

December 7, 2012

Sleigh Bells Ring in downtown Port Arthur this Saturday


The Port Arthur News

PORT ARTHUR — Hearken back to holidays of old with homemade ornaments, jingle bells and carriage rides. The Museum of the Gulf Coast invites young and old to Sleigh Bells Ring! a Family Fun Day on Saturday, Dec. 8  from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This holiday event will feature a variety of family friendly activities including:

 • Horse-drawn carriage rides to the newly renovated Pompeiian Villa historic home where visitors can view the home’s extensive Santa Claus collection, enjoy hot chocolate in the courtyard, and take family photos in front of the elaborate Christmas tree

• Holiday crafts and hands-on activities including homemade ornaments, a scavenger hunt, Victorian dress-up, a Candy Cane dig, and “How Does Santa get down the Chimney?” experiment

• Film screenings of The Polar Express and The Nightmare Before Christmas

The cost is free for children ages 10 and under and $3 for all others.