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Holiday Open House
Vincenza Scarpaci
Petrified Wood

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Own your own piece of the Petrified Forest. A 15 million year old souvenir from Yakima. Now available in the Museum Store

Vincenza Scarpaci
The Journey of the Italians in America
by Vincenza Scarpaci by Pelican Publishing Company
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Holiday Open House & Victorian Christmas
Victorian Christmas
Celebrate the holiday season at the Yakima
Valley Museum.

Saturday, December 6, 2008
Come to the Museum Open House and enjoy performances in the Neon Garden.

  • 12:00pm Yakima Youth Symphony
  • 1:00pm Yakima Children's Choir
  • 2:00pm Melody Lane Singers
Sunday December 7, 2008
A Victorian Christmas

Step into the cozy atmosphere of the Gilbert House as we celebrate a Victorian Christmas. Guests entering the home will be transported back in time, through the sites, sounds, and smells of a Victorian home during the holiday season.

H. M. Gilbert Homeplace
1:00 - 4:00 pm
2109 West Yakima Avenue

Christmas Tree Candle Lighting
1:15, 2:15, 3:15 pm
Quilt Raffle Drawing
The Journey of the Italians in America
ScarpaciOn the evening of Monday, December 8, the Yakima Valley Museum and Yakima's Sons of Italy group will host professor and author Vincenza Scarpaci, who is touring her new book The Journey of Italians In America.  Scarpaci visited Yakima three years ago while gathering stories and images for her book, which includes some Yakima Valley Italian-Americans.

The talk begins at 7 P.M. and will be followed by a book-signing and refreshments.  Admission is free.
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