Claudine Tomlinson-Burney
(407) 836-8595 or claudine.tomlinson-burney@ocfl.net
Samil Baker
(407) 836-8596 or samil.baker@ocfl.net

Orange County Regional History Center Hosts Holiday at Heritage Square

Thursday, December 4, 2014 6 to 9 p.m.

ORLANDO, Fla. –The Orange County Regional History Center will hold its annual Holiday at Heritage Square event Thursday, December 4, 2014. The entertainment line-up includes Clare and the Chocolate Nutcracker, Faith Assembly Church Choir, Grand Avenue and Hillcrest Elementary School choirs. Special appearances will be made by Santa, Kingston from Orlando City Soccer, C. More from My65 TV & WOFL TV FOX 35, and more. There will also be holiday crafts as well as refreshments for the kids, including, milk, cookies and hot apple cider.

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will “flip the switch” to light-up the square at 6:15 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy for Mayor Jacobs’ Holiday Heroes Toy Drive.

Holiday at Heritage Square was created as an affordable way for children and their families to ring-in the holiday season and light-up the heart of downtown Orlando. The event, which takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Orange County Regional History Center, is a free and festive celebration for the entire family. Call 407-836-7010 for information.

The Orange County Regional History Center, housed in a restored historic five-story 1927 county courthouse in downtown Orlando, showcases the vast collection of the Historical Society of Central Florida, Inc. The museum features four floors of permanent exhibitions and also presents nationally important limited-run exhibitions. The museum, a Smithsonian Institution affiliate, is accredited by the American Association of Museums. For more information, visit the History Center website or call 407-836-7010.

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, the nation’s second-largest convention center, and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners including the Mayor who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County Facebook and Twitter pages.

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