Christmas events on tap at school museum
The McCormick School Museum, 855 S. Martinson, will hold its Christmas open house the first weekend in December. Wichita school music groups will perform from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, with tours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Dec. 3 and 4, tours will be available from 2-5 p.m.
The holiday fun continues from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15 with a carol sing accompanied by pianist Tom Fleming. Admission to all events is free.
The museum has also launched its fundraising drive to cover utilities and other expenses of the museum. The 1890 school building, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, contains period school rooms, displays and a large archive of school district records. Donations can be mailed to: McCormick School Museum, Inc., P.O. Box 12881, Wichita, Kan., 67277