Mummy and Me Highlights Halloween at the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum

Mummy and Me

Mother and Son Event Promises Thrilling Evening!

Mummy and Me will be a special Mother and Son event at the Northeast Texas Children’s Museum.  The event will be held at the Children’s Museum on October 20 from 6:30 to 8:30. With a Patron Sponsorship by Oncor and  Family Sponsorships by Commerce Funeral Home and Commerce Veterinary Clinic,  the evening will include all the fun parts of Halloween.

A Haunted House with a Witch, a Haunted Ship with a Witch’s Brew, and a Hearse with Mummies will attract the braver young boys.  Boys who want to escape the witches will have plenty of other attractions throughout the Children’s Museum.  The many play areas in the Children’s Museum will be open for the visiting Halloween ghouls.  Crafts will include decorating small pumpkins and Halloween magnets. Mothers and Sons will participate in a Mummy Wrap and dance to the Monster Mash.  These activities will be judged and directed by Jim Ayers.

“Young boys and their mothers will have special haunting food including WitcheFingers, Witches Wands, Bat Chips, Coffin Dip, and Mummy Pizza.  Decorations in the Party Room will reflect the season of ghosts, witches, and goblins, ” said Brenda Estes, Food Chair for the event. “These should be treats that moms and sons will enjoy.”

Included in the ticket price of $35 is a costume for the young mummy or his mom.  Not included in the ticket price is the price of a photo by David Hambrick.  With activities that thrill and some that don’t , with mummy food and monster dances, the Mummy and Me event should be a time that each mother and son will remember.  Tickets can be purchased at the Children’s Museum or by calling 903-886-6055.

For more Halloween festivities in Texoma,  be sure to check out the Halloween Event Calendar.

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Halloween at the Sherman Museum

Sherman Museum

Sherman Museum Celebrate Halloween at the Sherman Museum

The Sherman Museum will celebrate “Halloween at the Museum” on Thursday, October 29 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The museum is offering FREE admission to visitors wearing costumes and a special $2.00 admission price to all others. Children must be accompanied by an adult to tour the museum. Candy will be passed out to Trick or Treaters during these hours.

The “Halloween at the Museum” event will give attendees a chance to see the newest exhibit, Texoma Time Traveler, Phase I. The exhibition is an exploration of events that have occurred in Texoma throughout time, specifically from pre-history through 1860. “We want to be a go-to place for families and hope that this after-hours event will give them a chance to come to the museum before heading out to Trick or Treat on Travis or to the Halloween Carnival,” noted Assistant Director, Alee McKinney.

The Sherman Museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Admission is: $5.00 for adults; $3.00 for seniors (Ages 60+); $2.00 for students (ages 6-18) and for those with a college ID; FREE for children 5 and under and FREE for museum members.

About The Sherman Museum The Sherman Museum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to collecting, preserving and interpreting objects of historical significance to Grayson County and the Greater North Texas Region. The museum was previously known as The Red River Historical Museum prior to a name change in March 2011. For more information about The Sherman Museum, visit us on the web at www.theshermanmuseum.org.

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