Orange County Government, Florida
Claudine Tomlinson-Burney
(407) 836-8595 or claudine.tomlinson-burney@ocfl.net
Samil Baker
(407) 836-8596 or samil.baker@ocfl.net
01 December 2014

Orange County Regional History Center Hosts Holiday at Heritage Square

Thursday, December 4, 2014 6 to 9 p.m.

ORLANDO, Fla. –The Orange County Regional History Center will hold its annual Holiday at Heritage Square event Thursday, December 4, 2014. The entertainment line-up includes Clare and the Chocolate Nutcracker, Faith Assembly Church Choir, Grand Avenue and Hillcrest Elementary School choirs. Special appearances will be made by Santa, Kingston from Orlando City Soccer, C. More from My65 TV & WOFL TV FOX 35, and more. There will also be holiday crafts as well as refreshments for the kids, including, milk, cookies and hot apple cider.

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will “flip the switch” to light-up the square at 6:15 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy for Mayor Jacobs’ Holiday Heroes Toy Drive.

Holiday at Heritage Square was created as an affordable way for children and their families to ring-in the holiday season and light-up the heart of downtown Orlando. The event, which takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Orange County Regional History Center, is a free and festive celebration for the entire family. Call 407-836-7010 for information.

The Orange County Regional History Center, housed in a restored historic five-story 1927 county courthouse in downtown Orlando, showcases the vast collection of the Historical Society of Central Florida, Inc. The museum features four floors of permanent exhibitions and also presents nationally important limited-run exhibitions. The museum, a Smithsonian Institution affiliate, is accredited by the American Association of Museums. For more information, visit the History Center website or call 407-836-7010.

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The Orange County Regional History Center is financed in part by Orange County Government through the Family Services Department under Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners, The Historical Society of Central Florida, Inc., United Arts of Central Florida with funds from the United Arts Campaign and by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council.