The annual holiday reception and band concert will be held at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Sunday, Dec. 1. The event is scheduled for 2 pm in the Visitors Center Auditorium and includes a performance by the Abilene Municipal Band.
Refreshments will be served following the band's performance. The program is free and open to the public.
Holiday decorations and lights will dress up the grounds and buildings, adding to the weekend of holiday magic in Abilene."
"Abilene is the place to be in December. The weekends offer something for all ages---shopping, homes tours, craft show, music, and Santa," states Glenda Purkis, director of the Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB). "Throughout the month there are great opportunities for dining, music and even professional theatre." For more information on additional holiday activities during the weekend, please visit the CVB web site at www.abilenekansas.org.
The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, a nonpartisan federal institution, is part of the Presidential Libraries network operated by the National Archives and Records Administration. Presidential Libraries promote understanding of the presidency and the American experience. We preserve and provide access to historical materials, support research, and create interactive programs and exhibits that educate and inspire.