Released November 29, 2016

Limberlost State Historic Site to host annual Santa at the Cabin


Contact: Curt Burnette, 260.368.7428, [email protected]

GENEVA, Ind. – The public is invited to the Limberlost State Historic Site on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for a day of holiday celebration and shopping at the Limberlost cabin.

“On this special day our visitors will not only be able to see the Christmas beauty of the cabin,” said Marla Laux, Limberlost State Historic Site tour guide and holiday coordinator.  “But also meet with Santa and Limber Jim as well as save money on their holiday purchases.”

Activities will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Santa will be in the cabin to hear children’s holiday wishes and the “songstress of the Limberlost”, Adrienne Provenzano, will perform holiday and original Limberlost songs. Limber Jim will tell stories about some of the Limberlost critters he saw while he was lost in the swamp, a children’s craft will be available and children who participate in the Outdoor Treasure Challenge will be able to select a prize from the Treasure Chest.

All items in the Limberlost Gift Shop will be reduced by at least 20 percent and free refreshments will be served. There will be an assortment of children’s books available including those always sold at the gift shop plus special holiday children’s books.

Visitors are encouraged to walk through the decorated Limberlost cabin, however, no guided tours will be given.

Activities and the cabin open house are free, but donations are encouraged and appreciated.

The program is sponsored by Berne Ready Mix.

For more information on this event, please contact Curt Burnette at 260.368.7428 or [email protected].

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Limberlost State Historic Site in Adams County and the Loblolly Marsh Wetland Preserve in Jay County are located near Geneva in northeastern Indiana. Part of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Limberlost admission is free for Indiana State Museum & Historic Site members. General admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $2 for children. The Historic Site is located at 200 E. 6th Street in Geneva, Ind., just off U.S. Highway 27.