Events at the Nixon Library

The Nixon Library hosts many special events and lectures throughout the year.

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Event: Christmas Tree Lighting

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Welcome the Christmas Season at the

Ceremonial Christmas Tree Lighting


Join us on Monday, November 19, as we kick off the Christmas season with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library.

PLUS! Those in attendance will be the first to see the new special exhibit All Aboard, America! featuring three spectacular layouts of model trains whistling over bridges, through snow-capped mountains and stopping in miniature towns and cities.

This festive event will be a night of fun for all ages and is open to the public and free of charge. Please RSVP today to join the celebration!

Please CLICK HERE to reserve your spot.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Luncheon & Lecture – Season’s Greetings from the White House with Mary Evans Seeley

Mary Seeley
Mary Evans Seeley

Author of Seasons Greetings from the White House

December 5, 2018

11:00 AM Lecture

Noon Luncheon

Casual buffet luncheon in the magnificent White House East Room. Seating is first-come-first-served.

Following the luncheon, Mary will sign copies of her bestselling book Seasons Greetings from the White House, now in its eighth edition.

Mary Evans Seeley is a collector, historian, lecturer, author and publisher of two books about Christmas at the White House.

She and her husband, Ronald, have the most extensive collection of Presidential Christmas memorabilia in the country. Parts of The Seeley Collection have been on display at the White House on two occasions and have been on exhibit at ten Presidential Libraries (Nixon, Reagan, Eisenhower, Bush, Truman, Hoover, FDR, Carter, Johnson and Lincoln).

Encouraged by White House Curator, Rex Scouten to write “Season’s Greetings from the White House,” Mrs. Seeley has visited 12 Presidential libraries and birthplaces, met Presidents Reagan and Bush, interviewed Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, Nancy Reagan, Rosalyn Carter, and Betty Ford, received communications from Lady Bird Johnson, the Clinton White House and the First Ladies Office of MelaniaTrump White House, and talked with First Family children, including John Coolidge.

Her book, “Season’s Greetings from the White House” is now in its eighth edition. It tells the stories of Christmas at the White House from Calvin Coolidge through Donald J. Trump, documenting nearly a century of presidential Christmases.


Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Candlelight Evening Tour – December 5

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Candlelight Evening Tour – December 5

In the spirit of White House Christmas traditions past and present, the Nixon Library is opening its doors after hours for special Candlelight Evenings for three nights this December — Wednesday 5, 12, and 19th.

Included with admission, guests will:

  • Explore the special Christmas display, All-Aboard America! featuring three spectacular layouts of model trains whistling over bridges, through snow-capped mountains and stopping in miniature towns and cities.
  • Live musical entertainment by the Navy Band Southwest in the magnificent White House East Room *
  • Take photos with Santa Claus in President Nixon’s Oval Office! (digital photo included for print)
  • Delight in live music featuring Christmas classic in the magnificent White House East Room
  • Take photographs with the beautiful Pat Nixon White House Gingerbread House — custom-baked to look like President Nixon’s birthplace! Sponsored by the Cookie Element of Yorba Linda.
  • Write letters and sign holiday cards for military members serving overseas
  • Create festive Christmas ornaments to hang on your Christmas tree
  • Decorate sugar cookies and enjoy complimentary hot cocoa

PLUS: Discover the history of America’s 37th President in the Nixon Library’s award-winning presidential museum galleries.

These special events are a tribute to First Lady Pat Nixon, her legacy of opening the White House to the American people and her love of Christmas.

Please CLICK HERE to purchase admission tickets.

 

*Note: The concert by the Navy Band Southwest is FREE and open to the public, tickets are NOT required to watch this live performance. However, guest will need to purchase admission tickets to participate in all other aspects of the Candlelight Evening event.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

EVENT: Hometown Heroes Christmas Tree Dedication

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Hometown Heroes Christmas Tree Dedication

Saturday, Dec. 8th

10:00 AM


Free Event Admission

Join the families of Southern California’s military heroes at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum for the annual Hometown Heroes Christmas Tree Dedication on Saturday, December 8 at 10:00 AM.

More than 40 Gold Star families will be given personally inscribed ornaments honoring their family members who lost their lives in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Vietnam.

The program will feature performances by of the Band of the California Battalion.

Guests must click here register to attend.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Candlelight Evening Tour – December 12

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CANDLELIGHT EVENING TOUR – DECEMBER 12

In the spirit of White House Christmas traditions past and present, the Nixon Library is opening its doors after hours for special Candlelight Evenings for three nights this December — Wednesday 5, 12, and 19th.

Included with admission, guests will:

  • Explore the special Christmas display, All-Aboard America! featuring three spectacular layouts of model trains whistling over bridges, through snow-capped mountains and stopping in miniature towns and cities.
  • Live musical entertainment by the Golden State British Brass Band in the magnificent White House East Room
  • Take photos with Santa Claus in President Nixon’s Oval Office! (digital photo included for print)
  • Delight in live music featuring Christmas classic in the magnificent White House East Room
  • Take photographs with the beautiful Pat Nixon White House Gingerbread House — custom-baked to look like President Nixon’s birthplace! Sponsored by the Cookie Element of Yorba Linda.
  • Write letters and sign holiday cards for military members serving overseas
  • Create festive Christmas ornaments to hang on your Christmas tree
  • Decorate sugar cookies and enjoy complimentary hot cocoa

PLUS: Discover the history of America’s 37th President in the Nixon Library’s award-winning presidential museum galleries.

These special events are a tribute to First Lady Pat Nixon, her legacy of opening the White House to the American people and her love of Christmas.

Please CLICK HERE to purchase admission tickets.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Storytime with Mrs. Claus at the Nixon Library

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Join Mrs. Claus at the Richard Nixon Museum Store for a reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.

Guests will enjoy hot cocoa, gingerbread, and cookies. PLUS: Take photos in front of our special winter wonderland scene.

“Storytime with Mrs. Claus” is included with regular admission to the Nixon Library.

Purchase admission tickets to the Nixon Library here.

Children (4 and under): Free every day
Youth (5-11): $11
Active Military: Free
Retired Military: $15
High School and College Students w/ ID: $15
Seniors (62+): $17
Adults: $21

REGISTER HERE

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Storytime with Mrs. Claus at the Nixon Library

Storytime with Mrs Claus

Join Mrs. Claus at the Richard Nixon Museum Store for a reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.

Guests will enjoy hot cocoa, gingerbread, and cookies. PLUS: Take photos in front of our special winter wonderland scene.

“Storytime with Mrs. Claus” is included with regular admission to the Nixon Library.

Purchase admission tickets to the Nixon Library here.

Children (4 and under): Free every day
Youth (5-11): $11
Active Military: Free
Retired Military: $15
High School and College Students w/ ID: $15
Seniors (62+): $17
Adults: $21

REGISTER HERE

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Member Exclusive: Annual Holiday Party

Richard Nixon Foundation Member’s Holiday Party

Live Music — Drinks — Buffet


December 18, 2018

Time: 6:30 PM

All Members will be given 2 tickets at membership prices listed below based on current membership level:

Individual/Dual Membership – $50 Per Person

Friends/Family Membership – $40 Per Person

Sustainer/Peacemaker Membership – 2 Free Tickets

President’s Society – 2 Free Tickets

Upgrade to $250 and above and receive 4 Free Tickets

All members may purchase additional tickets for guests at $50.00 No Limit.

To RSVP and purchase additional tickets here.

Questions? Please contact Anne Brown at 714-364-1161 or anne@nixonfoundation.org

 

 

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Candlelight Evening Tour – December 19

Candlelight

CANDLELIGHT EVENING TOUR – DECEMBER 19

In the spirit of White House Christmas traditions past and present, the Nixon Library is opening its doors after hours for special Candlelight Evenings for three nights this December — Wednesday 5, 12, and 19th.

Included with admission, guests will:

  • Explore the special Christmas display, All-Aboard America! featuring three spectacular layouts of model trains whistling over bridges, through snow-capped mountains and stopping in miniature towns and cities.
  • Live musical entertainment by the Long Beach City College Evening Wind Symphony in the magnificent White House East Room
  • Take photos with Santa Claus in President Nixon’s Oval Office! (digital photo included for print)
  • Delight in live music featuring Christmas classic in the magnificent White House East Room
  • Take photographs with the beautiful Pat Nixon White House Gingerbread House — custom-baked to look like President Nixon’s birthplace! Sponsored by the Cookie Element of Yorba Linda.
  • Write letters and sign holiday cards for military members serving overseas
  • Create festive Christmas ornaments to hang on your Christmas tree
  • Decorate sugar cookies and enjoy complimentary hot cocoa

PLUS: Discover the history of America’s 37th President in the Nixon Library’s award-winning presidential museum galleries.

These special events are a tribute to First Lady Pat Nixon, her legacy of opening the White House to the American people and her love of Christmas.

Please CLICK HERE to purchase admission tickets.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

President Nixon’s Birthday Commemoration

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Free Admission to the Nixon Library

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

Commemorate the 106th birthday of America’s 37th President with special events at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Orange County, California.

Admission to the Nixon Library is free all day.

11 AM: Presidential Wreath Laying at the Memorial Sites of President and First Lady Nixon

Laying of a memorial wreath sent from President Donald Trump

Keynote remarks by Major General Robert F. Castellvi, Commanding General of the 1st Marine Division

Patriotic musical performances by the Navy Band Southwest Brass Quintet

Formal Presentation of the Colors