Join us this holiday season for a variety of activities and events.
Here’s your calendar for all the fun!
Traditions: A Celebration of Heritage
Friday, November 23 – December 30
A holiday exhibit tradition offering fun for all ages with whimsically designed and decorated trees and original artworks by emerging West Virginia artists!
Holiday Planetarium Show!
Reason for the Season
Friday, November 23 – January 6
Join us for a global celebration in this Clay Center production. Explore the origins of the world’s holiday celebrations and traditions, many of which have their roots in the stars and stories of the nighttime sky.
It’s a Wonderful Weekend!
Saturdays, December 1, 8, 15, 22
Enjoy special activities and programs each Saturday, noon – 4 pm, during the month of December!
December 1: Global Greeting Cards
– Learn how to say happy holidays in different languages and make a card to share with someone this holiday season.
December 8: Paper Ornaments
– Get creative as we use paper and recyclable materials to create unique ornaments.
December 15: Big Candy Mountain
– Stop by and add a piece of candy to this interactive display.
December 22: Joyful Noise!
– Create a seasonal sound shaker and shake, rattle and roll your way into the holidays and New Year!
Holiday Break Activities
Wednesday – Saturday, December 26 – 29
Noon – 4 p.m.
Journey around the globe with this exciting series of hands-on crafts! Each day kids will be able to make a fun craft and learn something fascinating about a different culture.
Wednesday, December 26:
Canada: Maple Leaf Magnet
Thursday, December 27:
France: Stained Glass Window
Friday, December 28:
Holland: Paper Windmill
Saturday, December 29:
England: British Bobby
The Clay Center will follow its normal hours of operation with the following exception:
Clay Center box office will close at 3 pm on Monday December 24 and Monday, December 31. Box office will be closed on Tuesday, December 25th and Tuesday, January 1st.