Video: Homer for the Holidays
Homer for the Holidays.
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:35:22 +0000Homer for the HolidaysHomer for the Holidays.http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/7202028?cpt=8&wpid=2637WCIA>>matt: never been a better time for home for the holidays expo. are going to - - for the holidays. >> you can make these different ornaments. . everyone has branches. >>matt: we had a tradition in my family where we would make an ornament every year and add it to the tree. this is a great way to start your own tradition. >> they made a rudolph magnet. it's free from 2-4 at home orho lake. we can make animals in the forest. . not peanut butter anymore. >>heather: why not? >> because of all the allergies. >>heather: for the kids that have allergies. >>matt: these are great examples of things you can make as gifts. for the golf lover you guys have opportunities. >> we do. we have a pro shop that is completely shocked they are having their yellow tag sale now. the great array of clubs, shoes, apparel. anything your golfer can need. >>heather: golfing will soon be up and going. >>matt: when you're doing it with you guys, it's indoors all the timee. >> we have the simulators. >>heather: yet great gift ideas from the museum. >> we also have a museum store at the museum. we like to look at the museum store as an extension of the museum experience. we like to carry products and merchandise that generally reflect our museum's mission. since we are a cultural and natural history museum, we have items you can purchase that relate to that mission. >>heather:let's talk about how these relate to the mission. >>matt: i'm pretty sure i can guess that one . >> with a number of abraham lincoln related products. one of our exhibits in the basement of the museum is titled champaign county's abraham lincoln. he actually practiced law in this area for two decades. it's an awesome and beautiful exhibits. we carry products that feature abraham lincoln whether it's band-aids or a copy of his gettysburg address. >>matt: that's the historical and cultural part. then we have the natural part too. >> since we are part of the champaign county forest preserve district we have stuffed birds, stuffed animals andthings that relate to the more natural history . >>matt: when i first saw this, i was thinking, angry birds. this is not an angry cardinal at all. >>heather: no, so fun. that is open from now until i'm guessing - - >> until the end of the year. 1-5 every day. >>matt: and go see the exhibits while youare there . >>heather: something fun to do indoors. >> this is one of the crabs you can make at homehomer for the holidays. >>heather: they don't need to register for that. >> they don't. just come between 2-4. >>matt: there's a christmas tree recyclingcoming up . >> we will be doing it from the summer 26 through january 19 at lake of the woods, homer lake and - -. make sure you take off the ornaments and tensile and all that stuff off. unless the lake freezes over, most of them will be cut up into mulch. obviously ornaments and tensile aren't used for that. >>heather: i love that option. >> just drop it off. you don't have to