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Crèche Champagne Brunch

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


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Kick-off your holiday season in our Atrium Café with a special Italian-themed brunch. This is a fundraiser for restoration of the Geneva History Museum’s 18th-century Neapolitan Nativity. Hear unique stories behind this masterpiece, which was first displayed at The Little Traveler in the 1930s. Limited seats available.

$30 ticket includes brunch, a goody bag full of offers from Geneva shops and restaurants, and a special first seasonal viewing of the Créche at the Geneva History Museum that afternoon (113 S. Third Street).

Special Guest: Margaret Philbrik

After the the presentation, from 11am-noon, author Margaret Philbrick will join us in the Cafe to sign copies of her beloved Back to the Manger, featuring the very nativity you'll have just learned about from the Geneva History Museum historian. In this book, Margaret and her mother, Sarah Ellen McGreevy, retell their family's history with the crèche. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and make a wonderful gift.

Throughout Inga’s childhood, visiting an historic Neapolitan nativity scene each Christmas was a time-honored family tradition. One year, when Inga takes her own children to see it, she discovers that the creche is missing, Inga takes up the quest to find this Christmas treasure and restore a bit of holiday magic to the heart of the Christmas season.

What to Expect at the Event

The presentation, brunch, and book signing will take place in The Little Traveler's Atrium Cafe until noon. After that, you will be free to explore the store and downtown Geneva. Your Champagne Brunch ticket includes admission to a special afternoon viewing of the Creche at the Geneva History Museum, which is three blocks up the street from us at 113 S. Third Street.  

This event has a 48-hour cancellation policy. To receive a full refund, you must notify someone in our Gift Gallery of your cancellation at least 2 days prior to the event date. 

IF YOU PURCHASE TICKETS VIA OUR WEBSITE, YOU WILL RECEIVE 3 SEPARATE EMAILS FOR EACH TRANSACTION: The first will confirm your order; the second will be your tickets, the third will notify you when we've completed processing your order. YOU WILL ONLY BE CHARGED ONCE PER ORDER. 


November 14
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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