Archive for September, 2013

New 2013 Dept 56 Releases for A Christmas Story

September 23rd, 2013 by Ralphie

For 2013 Department 56 will release three brand new accessories and two new building!  Two of these releases are exclusive to A Christmas Story House: Ralphie’s Backyard Shed and Backyard Monkey Bars.  

All of these new Dept 56 items are available in our Gift Shop.

Ralphie Backyard shed

Ralphie’s Backyard Shed is available in our Gift Shop

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Backyard Monkey Bars is available in our Gift Shop

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Furnace Repair Shop is available in our Gift Shop

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Hohman Delivery Service is available in our Gift Shop

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Facing the Inevitable available in our Gift Shop


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A CHRISTMAS STORY HOUSE & MUSEUM NIGHT AT PROGRESSIVE FIELD

September 16th, 2013 by Ralphie

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Brian Jones, Owner of A Christmas Story House & Museum, to throw out first pitch wearing bunny suit.

CLEVELAND – September 16, 2013 –   In conjunction with the A Christmas Story 30th Anniversary Celebration, the Cleveland Indians are hosting A Christmas Story House & Museum night at Progressive Field.   The Cleveland Indians play their last home game of the regular season against the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 7:05pm.

Brian Jones, Owner of A Christmas Story House & Museum, has been invited to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.   While being watched by a stadium full of diehard A Christmas Story fans, Jones will attempt to throw a 99 mph fastball over home plate, wearing an exact reproduction of the Bunny Suit that Ralphie received from Aunt Clara.

Tickets can be purchased via a special link posted on www.AChristmasStoryHouse.com, using promotional code CHRISTMAS.  For each ticket purchased through the unique link/code, the Cleveland Indians will graciously donate $1 to the A Christmas Story House Neighborhood Restoration Project.

A Christmas Story House Neighborhood Restoration Project is a non-profit foundation established to restore and maintain the neighborhood surrounding A Christmas Story House & Museum for future generations to experience and enjoy. The foundation provides grants, both public and private, to projects that enhance and preserve the surrounding neighborhood.  A Christmas Story House Neighborhood Restoration Project works with and is assisted by Tremont West Development Corporation. Tremont West is a non-profit organization that works to serve over 9000 residents as well as over ninety small businesses with community building, neighborhood infrastructure improvements, home maintenance and repair and events planning and management.

For questions regarding the purchase of Cleveland Indians game tickets, please contact Emily Warnick at 216-420-4279 or email ewarnick@indians.com.

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CONTACT:
Angela Dickerson
216-255-6651
adickerson@achristmasstoryhouse.com

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A CHRISTMAS STORY HOUSE & MUSEUM HOSTS “MRS. PARKER’S LITTLE PIGGY LUNCHEON” FUNDRAISER

September 10th, 2013 by Ralphie

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A Christmas Story House & Museum hosts “Mrs. Parker’s Little Piggy Luncheon” fundraiser – Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 11:00am.

 CLEVELAND – September 10, 2013 –   In conjunction with the A Christmas Story 30th Anniversary Celebration and Convention, A Christmas Story House & Museum will be hosting “Mrs. Parker’s Little Piggy Luncheon” fundraiser on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 11:00am.  Luncheon will be in the beautiful Grand Ballroom at the historical Renaissance Hotel, on Public Square.  “Mrs. Parker’s Little Piggy Luncheon” is an exclusive opportunity to enjoy a traditional meatloaf, mashed potato and red cabbage meal, just like Mrs. Parker made, while dining with cast members from the A Christmas Story movie.

Entertainment while dining will be provided by the Cleveland Play House and Near West Theatre.  The Cleveland Play House will be hosting the A Christmas Story Play, November 29th – December 22nd at the Allen Theatre at PlayhouseSquare.  Also, making its debut in Cleveland, A Christmas Story, The Musical, playing at the Near West Theatre November 15th – December 8th.

Proceeds from the “Mrs. Parker’s Little Piggy Luncheon” fundraiser are to benefit the A Christmas Story House Neighborhood Restoration Project, a non-profit foundation established to restore and maintain the neighborhood surrounding A Christmas Story House & Museum for future generations to experience and enjoy.  The foundation provides grants, both public and private, to projects that enhance and preserve the surrounding neighborhood.   A Christmas Story House Neighborhood Restoration Project works with and is assisted by Tremont West Development Corporation.   Tremont West is a non-profit organization that works to serve over 9000 residents as well as over ninety small businesses with community building, neighborhood infrastructure improvements, home maintenance and repair and events planning and management.

Tickets for “Mrs. Parker’s Little Piggy Luncheon” went on sale September 1st and are currently discounted for a limited time only.   Seating is extremely limited to this memorable event and won’t be available for long.  Individual tickets and tables can be purchased at www.AChristmasStoryHouse.com.

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CONTACT:
Angela Dickerson
216-255-6651
adickerson@achristmasstoryhouse.com

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