Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Holiday Family Festival at NMAH

The Holiday Family Festival will be held on Dec. 5; 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. throughout the National Museum of American History located at 14th and Constitution Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Activities include:

  • Cookie Decorating

Saturday, Dec. 5; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Constitution Café, First Floor

Visitors can decorate cookies (available for purchase) outside the museum’s Constitution Café. Decorating materials will be provided.

· Book Signing: “Ace of Cakes: Inside the World of Charm City Cakes”

Saturday, Dec. 5; 1 – 3 p.m.

First Floor, Main Store

Food Network star and owner of Baltimore’s Charm City Cakes Duff Goldman will sign copies of his new book “Ace of Cake: Inside the World of Charm City Cakes.” The book discusses some of the bakery’s more unusual techniques and tools that shape their creations. He also offers a behind-the-scenes look at his Food Network show, shares customer stories and requests and reveals some of the bakery’s favorite cake facts and tips—along with a comprehensive episode guide and a cake montage featuring seven years’ worth of the bakery’s creations.

· Book Signing: “Holidays on Display”

Saturday, Dec. 5; 10 a.m. – noon

Second Floor, Mall Store

Author and curator Larry Bird will sign copies of “Holidays on Display,” a companion book to the new exhibition. “Holidays on Display” is a comprehensive overview of the art and industry of the holiday display.

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