Whatcom, Skagit museums get decked out for Christmas

Several area museums are celebrating the holiday season with festive decorations to compliment their regular exhibits.

Special programs include a visit with Santa from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 29-30, and “Sing Along with Miss Joanne” from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Old City Hall is at 121 Prospect St., with regular admission reduced to only a suggested donation for the Old City Hall galleries during the holiday event. Details: 360-778-8930 and whatcommuseum.org.

217 Front St., Lynden

Skagit County Historical Museum is at 501 S. 4th St., La Conner. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults and teens, $10 for families, $4 for ages 6-12 and for 65 and older, and free for museum members and children 5 and younger. Details: 360-466-3365 and skagitcounty.net/Departments/HistoricalSociety/main.htm.