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Besser Museum Already Getting Into the Christmas Spirit

The Besser Museum will be closed to the public until November 19 as they install their Season of Light Exhibit.

They’re already thinking of Christmas and even started preparing back in July. “We start decorating and designing actually in July and august,” said Christine Witulski, executive director for the museum. “So, we have glitter and Christmas ribbons and everything in our lower level. It’s not too bad to stay in the Christmas spirit all year long.”

17 non–profits in the area are helping out, each having their own tree to decorate. “They each have a tree in our large gallery and they will be decorating their tree to tell a little bit about their mission, what they do, and what services they provide throughout the whole entire year,” Witulski said.

The museum expects area kids to be especially excited for when they’re open again. “We have a special field trip experience that starts December 1 and will go through December 20 before they get their Christmas break,” Witulski said. “To have the little kids come in and look at the villages and all the trees and pick out their favorites, it’s just a really special time for the Besser Museum and for the community.”

The Besser Museum will have a special opening day for their members on November 19 and will reopen for the general public the following day.