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Limberlost State Historic Site to host family-friendly New Year's Eve

GENEVA, Indiana (Dec. 14, 2018) – Families are invited to a special New Year’s Eve celebration from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 31 at the Limberlost State Historic Site Visitor Center.

At the event, families will enjoy an early New Year’s balloon drop after a countdown to noon, followed by a singalong of “Auld Lang Syne.” Children can also take balloons home with them after the event. 

Before the balloon drop, attendees will make a personalized noisemaker. Throughout the event, families can try their hand at carnival-style games and win New Year’s-themed items and other prizes. Light refreshments will be provided.

Cost for the event is $4/adult members of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, $3/youth member ages 3-12, $5/adult non-member, $4/youth non-member ages 3-12, and free for children younger than age 3. Tickets are purchased at the door. 

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Limberlost State Historic Site is part of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites. The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites is located in White River State Park in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. It is Indiana’s museum for science, art and culture, offering a place where you can celebrate, investigate, remember, learn and take pride in Indiana’s story in the context of the broader world. Even the building is a showcase of the best Indiana has to offer in architecture, materials and sculpture. Easy and convenient parking is available in the attached underground garage. 

Posted by Kelsey Kotnik at 8:00 AM