edited by Madelyn Miller, the TravelLady
It’s the day you’ve been waiting for! That special time of the holiday season when confectionaries take flight! Is it a fruit? Is it a cake? And what is the trajectory of this tantalizing treat?
Celebrate National Fruitcake Day at the Fruitcake Fandango, Monday, December 27, 2010 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1600 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107. All fruitcake festivities take place in the Innovation Studios and are included with exhibit admission. The day of fun-filled family activities include:
• Fruitcake Fling – Build a catapult and send some fruitcake flying (1:15 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 2:45 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.).
• Fruitcake Excavation – Dig in and dissect this delectable dessert (10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.).
• Fruitcake Facts –Chef Asdren Azemi with Ruffino’s Restaurant in Fort Worth shares fascinating fruitcake facts (2:00 p.m.).
In honor of the fruitcake, the museum is collecting donations all week for the Tarrant Area Food Bank. The week long Food Bank Food Drive takes place December 27, 2010 to January 3, 2011.
Bring a canned good, nonperishable, or other much-needed item and receive a discount coupon to Laser Nights, spectacular laser light shows set to timeless rock classics presented in 5.1 surround-sound stereo in the Noble Planetarium. Drop off your donation near the Membership Kiosk at the main entrance.
About The Museum
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Days. For more information about the Museum visit www.fortworthmuseum.org or call 817-255-9300.
Madelyn Miller never met a fruitcake she liked. So this event sounds like lots of fun to her. She would much rather fling one than eat one.