September 2009 Newsletter

August 27th, 2009 by Ralphie

Help Shine A Light on A Christmas Story House!!!

Shine A Light

Please support A Christmas Story House and Museum by endorsing our nomination as a inspiring small business in the Shine A Light business sweepstakes.  We are proud to accept the nomination from a long time customer and friend, Melody Spangler.  You can read and endorse Melody’s nomination at shinealight.ivillage.com

The “Shine A Light,” campaign calls for people across the country to nominate and vote for their favorite small businesses that has distinguished itself through innovation, made a contribution to its community, or proven its merit through exceptional customer service.

The winning business will receive $100,000 in grant and marketing support from American Express and will be featured on MSNBC’s small business show, “Your Business.” And the people who nominate the three finalists will receive $3,000 AmEx gift cards.

Click here to endorse our nomination. We appreciate your support.

The 100,000th Visitor!!!
A Christmas Story House Image

A Christmas Story House and Museum welcomed its 100,000th visitor this Thursday.  Lee Stanton from Brunswick, Maine was the lucky visitor.  He made a special detour just to visit the House while traveling with his mom on their way to Kentucky.  As our 100,000th visitor Lee received a ” Major Award!” Leg Lamp and commemorative over-sized ticket with the number 100,000 on it, framed in a shadow box with an original piece of the House enclosed.   Since opening less than three years ago A Christmas Story House has performed 3 weddings and welcomed visitors from all fifty states and countries around the world.

Ralphie Cast for A Christmas Story The Musical.
Ralphie in The MusicalCongratulations to Zachary Carter Sayle of Hoover, Alabama has been cast as Ralphie for A Christmas Story The Musical.

Sayle — fresh off a national tour of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” – has been cast as Ralphie, the narrator and young star of the Christmas tale, at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre,. Before “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” Sayle starred as Ralphie in CenterStage Productions’ version of “A Christmas Story” in Birmingham. Sayle’s mother, Pam, runs Alabama Dance Academy in Hoover.

Zachary Carter Sayle

Deluxe Leg Lamps back in stock.
Deluxe Leg LampDeluxe Leg Lamps are back in stock.

The beautiful 50-inch Deluxe Leg Lamp is a near perfect replica of the leg lamp featured in A Christmas Story.  All of the quirky features are present in this leg lamp including the butt cheek, the chubby thigh and the knobby knee.  It also show cases a fringed gallery shade, a sexy thigh high fishnet stocking, and an elegant stiletto heel. This is our tallest model of leg lamp and the most accurate in style and size to A Christmas Story leg lamp.

We have also recently added a new packing option: the leg wooden crate.  This new crate option ships just the lamp in a wooden crate while shipping the shade in a separate box.  Its a nice upgrade from the cardboard box and an economical alternative to the full size crate.

Click here for more information or to place an order.

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