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November 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until December 1, 2018

Friday, November 30th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Saturday, December 1st, 9:00 to 11:00 am

We welcome Rankin/Bass Historian, Rick Goldshmidt to the museum’s indoor, Our Front Porch space. He’ll have copies for sale of his latest book, The Making of Santa Claus is Coming to Town and Daydreamer. You are invited to enjoy a conversation and learn about the work of this pivotal television production company known for creating classic holiday programs that used stop-motion style animation. While the Rankin / Bass name might not be familiar, most will remember the captivating 1960s and ‘70s television programs that featured well-known voices like Fred Astaire, and Burl Ives.

The programs will be held at the Western Illinois Museum located at 201 South Lafayette Street, one block south of Macomb’s Courthouse Square.  More information at 309.837.2750 or on the museum’s website


November 30, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Western Illinois Museum
201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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