All Aboard the Mayborn Express Opens December
Our special model train exhibit is back! With the help of the Central Texas Area Model Railroaders, our Anding
Traveling Exhibit Hall is filled to capacity with model railroad layouts of all shapes and sizes. A visit to see
All Aboard the Mayborn Express is a perfect way to start this holiday season. Bring your friends and
family to visit between December 5, 2009 and January 3, 2010.
Check out members of the Central Texas Area Model Railroaders hard at work assembling the train exhibit.
Christmas at the Mayborn Museum
It’s that time of year again! Visitors to the Mayborn Museum will notice something extra special as they walk in
the door during the holidays. As soon as visitors enter the museum our mammoth sized Christmas tree takes center
stage in the Sue Mayborn Grand Rotunda. Museum decorations will give our visitors the perfect setting for holiday
photo opportunities. Thanks to our volunteers and staff the entire museum is filled with Christmas spirit!
The Mayborn Museum Complex will be open throughout the holidays. We will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas and
New Year’s Day. The museum will be open New Year’s Eve until 5pm.
Free Sunday Program
Come spend the afternoon with us on the first Sunday of each month for free! Thanks to A1 Fire & Safety, admission is free for all visitors December 6, 2009. Many thanks to
last month’s sponsors, Atmos Energy, for helping continue our Free
Puppet Shows December 12th & 13th
"Santa's Magic Bells" is a lively tale about a set of magic bells that make Santa's sleigh and reindeer fly. When
helper elf Ringle Dingle is assigned to polish the bells he begins a series of misadventures involving the bells,
Santa's sleigh, and a collection of curious critters. Watch the fun as Ringle Dingle tries to help Santa prepare
Saturday, December 12th-2:45 pm and 3:45 pm
Sunday, December 13th-2:00 pm and 3:30 pm
Shows will be presented in the SBC Theater.
Children’s Group Kid Biz Performing December 19th
Local children’s performance group Kid Biz will present a singing and dancing show on December 19, 2009. The local
group focuses on improving children’s self esteem through singing. Their performance will be held in the SBC
Theater at 11:00AM and 1:30PM.
Stories of Christmas at the Mayborn Museum December 12th
Move Your Tale’s interactive storytelling is high energy and fun as children listen to a story and then actively
participate in a re-telling.
Story times are 10:30 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm presented in the Children's Corner.
Special Exhibits Continue
Baylor Homecoming Exhibit: Celebrating 100 Years of Homecoming (on display now
through February 14, 2010)
Louise Herrington School of Nursing: Celebrating a Century of Service (on
display now through April 18, 2010)
The Mayborn Museum store is a great place to shop for the holidays. Great gifts abound, and you will be sure to
find a perfect match for all on your list. Our store is bristling with beautiful ornaments, jewelry and holiday
themed gifts. Also be sure to check out our great train related gifts that are perfect for anyone inspired by our