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Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House at the Smoky Hill Museum

Don’t miss this free family fun event at the Smoky Hill Museum on Saturday, December 4 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm! Timed tickets are required, so go to to get your tickets now.   

There is much to see and do. Snap a photo with Pioneer Santa and listen as he reads letters from the past. Make and take some simple crafts, PLUS there will be more crafts to take and make. Enjoy the music of violin and piano duo Denise Blem and Judy Weber. Pick up a delicious goodie bag.

Be sure to visit with Santa woodcarver Ken Miller, weaver Margaret Presley and candle maker Jessica Coulter. You might win a carving or a winter scarf. You need not be present to win.

Help those less fortunate. Bring a hat, mittens, gloves, socks or a winter scarf for our Share the Warmth box.

Can’t make it? Avoiding crowds? Get a take and make craft bag at the Museum, Saturday, December 11, while supplies last.

It is all happening at the Smoky Hill Museum at 211 West Iron Avenue.

The Smoky Hill Museum is a nationally accredited history museum in the heart of downtown Salina, Kansas. This FREE museum is open Tuesday-Friday 11-5 and Saturday 10-5. Visit the Museum Store for a wide variety of regional and Kansas products, local artwork and gifts for all ages.