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HUNTINGTON, WV -

 

The Huntington Museum of Art offers its Holiday Open House from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 1.

Admission is free, but visitors are encouraged to bring cans of food to benefit the Huntington Area Food Bank and warm clothes for the Cridlin Food and Clothing Pantry.

The event features the Art on a Limb exhibit of trees with hand-painted palettes and ornaments designed by local artists, a visit from Santa, children's art activities, entertainment and refreshments.

Here is the entertainment schedule: Excerpts from "The Nutcracker" by Huntington Dance Theatre will be presented at 1 p.m.; Cabell Midland Collegium Musicum performs at 2 p.m.; Santa Claus arrives at 2:15 p.m.; and Wayne Elementary Honor Choir performs at 3 p.m.

Children's art activities will take place in the Education Gallery from 1 to 4 p.m. Local artists have created hand-painted palettes and ornaments to decorate trees throughout HMA as part of the exhibit which is on display through Jan. 5, 2014.

For information, visit http://www.hmoa.org or call 304-529-2701. The Huntington Museum of Art is fully accessible.