Children’s Wonderland

Your Go-To Event
by Mary Helen Darah

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One of the area’s most revered holiday traditions, Children’s Wonderland, will continue to thrill children of all ages when the doors open on the exhibit on Dec. 9. Children of all ages will be able to o-o-h and a-h-h to their hearts’ content over the array of classic exhibits that transform Tam-O-Shanter’s Sports & Exhibition Center into a virtual

‘Wonderland’ open through
Dec. 23 from 11 9 p.m. daily. Hours on Dec. 24 are from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

After viewing all of the exhibits, children can play a round of putt-putt golf, take a ride on the Wonderland Express train, write letters to Santa, make a Christmas craft and ornament, get a tattoo and spend time with Santa Claus.

Young visitors and their accompanying adults can shop for a variety of toys in the Learning Express Wonderland boutique and enjoy cookies from Sautter’s Market.

Admission is
$7 for adults
$4 for children and seniors.
Kid Zone charge is $5.

Children can also enjoy time with Santa in his workshop on Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $11, which includes admission to Children’s Wonderland. No reservations are required for the continental-style breakfast.

Sponsors include The Blade, ProMedica The Andersons, Learning Express, Sam’s Club, Sautter’s Food Center and Sylvania Recreation.

Volunteers are needed.

To help, call Kathy at 419/885-1167, ext. 3.