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Snow Globe Opening Day

Snow Globe, now in its 9th year, returns during the Parade of Lights on Sat., Nov. 30 from 1 to 9 p.m. Experience the beauty of the Orpheum Theatre during the winter wonderland immersive event! Visit with Kris Kringle from 2-5 pm.

Snow Globe Saturdays continue on Dec. 7, 14, and 21. Visits with Kris Kringle return Dec. 21, 1-5 pm.

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Coronation Ball

Get tickets to the Coronation Ball on Sat., Dec. 16, 1-3 pm presented by the Youth Theatre (Champaign Park District). The event features special guests from "Frozen Jr." and winter activities.

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Noon Day Drop

Celebrate the New Year during our annual Noon Day Drop event on Tue., Dec. 31, 10:30 am - 1 pm. Participate in a balloon drop with over 4,000 balloons and music and entertainment from Crash Events.

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Family Membership Sale

Give the gift of a FAMILY MEMBERSHIP this holiday season! All December long, receive $10 off family memberships. Family memberships get free admission to the museum for the year and discounts on special events, educational programs, birthday parties, and the gift shop!

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Volunteer with us!

Volunteer for Snow Globe

Help us spread holiday cheer to families this year by volunteering for Snow Globe! Each day of Snow Globe, we rely on 12-15 volunteers to help run the event activities. Individual and family volunteers are welcome! Click the link below to sign-up for one or more shifts.

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Donate Today

Support the mission of the Orpheum Children's Science Museum so that we may continue our 20+ year mission of serving diverse children of all ages in the community!

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