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MSI Kicks Off The Holidays Early

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Nov 17, 2010 7:20PM

2010_11_17_MSI_holidays.jpg If you're planning on heading to the Museum of Science and Industry for the Jim Henson exhibition, you'll also be brought into the early holiday spirit with their annual "Christmas Around the World & Holidays of Light" exhibit. The centerpiece, a 45-foot tall tree in the Rotunda, is decorated with over 30,000 lights, 1,000 ornaments and surrounded by over 50 smaller trees decorated by volunteers to reflect Christmas traditions in other countries.

Throughout the holiday season, dancers and choral singers will also provide entertainment for the exhibit, with weekends reserved for ethnic song and dance performances.