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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Stay in the 'Christmas Story' House This Christmas

Posted By on Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 12:30 PM

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Fans of the Christmas classic A Christmas Story have another chance to experience Christmas in the original house where the movie was filmed this year. Bidding begins Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. for a two-day and two-night stay that includes scheduled activities for four, as well as tickets to the Great Lakes Science Center.

Activities include film screenings and a large, FRA-GI-LE Major Award crate delivered to the front door. Winners will also receive a ton of complimentary swag, but bidding is not for the casual fan. Winning bids in years past have come in between $3,000 and $5,000. 

The best part (besides shooting a BB gun in the backyard)? All proceeds from the charity auction go toward A Christmas Story House Foundation, which provides grants to qualified residents for home restoration projects.

Whether you're serious about bidding, or just living vicariously, check out the schedule below:

  • 10am: Personal behind-the-scenes tour of A Christmas Story House & Museum
  • 12pm: Check into A Christmas Story House
  • Large FRA-GI-LE Major Award crate delivered to the front door of the house (yours to keep – crowbar provided to open!).
  • Go out to check the mail for Decoder pins delivered to mailbox (one for each guest and yours to keep)
  • Climb under the sink just like Randy!
  • 7pm: A Christmas Story House to watch A Christmas Story in the house it was filmed (30th Anniversary DVD is yours to keep; popcorn and sodas provided)
  • 9pm: Spend the night in A Christmas Story House sleeping in Ralphie and Randy’s bedroom!
  • 8am: Open presents in A Christmas Story House living room
  • Continental breakfast basket provided by A Christmas Story House
  • Presents included: 1 BB gun (behind the desk), a bunny suit, 4 A Christmas Story shirts. (Bring your own presents to unwrap as well.)
  • Shoot BB gun in the back yard. But, “Don’t Shoot Your Eye Out!!!”
  • 7pm: Watch A Christmas Story Documentaries and play A Christmas Story Monopoly and A Christmas Story The Party Game in the house the movie was filmed.
  • 9pm: Spend the night in A Christmas Story House sleeping in Ralphie and Randy’s bedroom!
  • 10am: Pack up your prized “Major Award” and other gifts, and check out of A Christmas Story House.
  • 10am to 5pm: Visit the Great Lakes Science Center with a 4 pack of tickets.

Visit the website for more details.

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