Hall of Fame to Host Holiday Celebration Saturday

Museum Visitors Will Enjoy Pathfinder Village Bell Choir; Free Admission after 1 p.m. with Donation of Two Non-Perishable Healthy Food Items or Unwrapped Toy

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The spirit of Cooperstown will be on full display this Saturday when Museum visitors and the National Baseball Hall of Fame team up for a day of holiday fun.

The Hall of Fame will host its Holiday Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 3, with family-friendly activities throughout the day in the Museum. Beginning at 1 p.m., all visitors will be given access to the Museum free of charge in exchange for a donation of two non-perishable healthy food items or an unwrapped toy.

All donations support Opportunities for Otsego and the Cooperstown Food Bank.

Events in the Museum on Saturday include:

1 p.m. - Holiday Craft Area (Learning Center, 1st Floor)
Visit our holiday craft area in the Learning Center and make your own baseball-themed Christmas tree. Deck your tree out to celebrate your favorite team.

2 p.m. – Holiday Performance: Pathfinder Village Bell Choir (Hall of Fame Plaque Gallery, 1st Floor)
Join us in the Hall of Fame Gallery for a holiday tradition at the National Baseball Hall of Fame: A special performance by the Pathfinder Village Bell Choir. Pathfinder Village is a community in Edmeston, N.Y., dedicated to serving individuals with Down syndrome.

3 p.m. – Rockin’ Around Cooperstown Ugly Sweater Run/Walk (Front Steps, Hall of Fame)
Join us on the front steps of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum as we cheer on runners and walkers as they kick off the start of a run through historic Cooperstown in their ugliest holiday sweaters. Sponsored by the Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce and the Clark Sports Center.

All activities, including a special appearance by Santa Claus, are included with Museum admission. For more information, please call 607-547-7200.