• Santa Visits The Museum of Flight for Wright Spirit

Santa Visits The Museum of Flight for Wright Spirit

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Remembering the Wright brothers first powered flight on Dec. 17, 1903, The Museum of Flight's annual Wright Spirit Holiday Celebration features aviation-themed family activities. Wright Spirit activities are free with Museum admission. Bring a toy to donate to Toys for Tots and drop it off in the Museum gift shop.
Saturday, Dec. 20, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle (Exit 158 off I-5)
Museum admission: $14 for adults, $13 for seniors 65 and older, $10 for active military, $7.50 for youth 5 to 17 and free for children under 5. 
10 a.m.  | Santa Claus Arrival by Helicopter
Santa Claus will arrive by helicopter at 10 a.m. (weather permitting) to greet children until 2 p.m. in the Museum's Great Gallery.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Holiday Concert Performances
Hear traditional and contemporary holiday melodies performed
by the Seattle Lutheran Bell Choir at 11 a.m., and the Boeing Employees Concert Band at 12:30 p.m.
11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. | Bank of America Weekend Family Workshop: Wright Flyers!
They are the most famous brothers in the history of aviation: Wilbur and Orville Wright, the inventors of the airplane. Visitors will learn how the Wright brothers solved the problem of controllable flight and will have the opportunity to make a model of one of their aircraft designs.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Wright Spirit Scavenger Hunt
Explore the Great Gallery, Kids' Flight Zone and Space: Exploring The New Frontier exhibits to find the answers and to win a special prize!