History Museum of Western Virginia
One Market Square
Roanoke, VA 24011
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Roanoke City
Friday, November 28, 2014 - Sunday, December 21, 2014
Phone: (540) 342-5770

Saint Nicholas shares his stories, sings and interacts with children and adults while teaching lessons of love and sharing.


In a warm comfortable setting in the History Museum’s Library, Santa, dressed in his green shirt, suspenders, and lace-up boots, with his coat hanging on the rack by the fireplace mantel, welcomes visitors into a inviting atmosphere. The children sit on the floor getting to know Santa at their own pace. Visitors get to see Santa’s very own 200-year old sleigh. And there are other exciting surprises awaiting.


Santa teaches important lessons of love, sharing, history, and more as he tells stories, sings, plays guitar or piano, and interacts with the children through fun activities. The children experience being loved and appreciated as well as learn important lessons about kindness, helpfulness, responsibility, tolerance, and love. Children are encouraged to become active in helping to create peace on earth and good will towards all. Photographs are allowed during the program.

All Fantasyland figures were donated by a downtown Roanoke department store in the 1970s. Children love the elves in Santa’s workshop, the penguins and polar bears, characters from many countries, and the reindeer in their stalls.

Admission Fee: contact history museum for more details

Last Updated: 10/16/2014 10:50 AM
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