HONESDALE - Plans have been announced for the fun-filled 26th Annual Holiday Open House sponsored by Highlights for Children.

The Holiday Open House, which is open to the public and has become a tradition for many area families, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on

“For 26 years now, we’ve opened our doors to the community in the spirit of the holiday season,” says Highlights Editor in Chief Christine French Cully. “We’re delighted that our open house has become a cherished part of so many families’ holiday celebrations, and we look forward

The event features an array of activities, treats, entertainment, and the always-popular craft room where kids can make creations of all kinds with mounds of craft supplies.

The entertainment includes music, sing-alongs, and more. Face painting and the creation of balloon animals are planned. Children may choose a surprise from the giant grab bag under the Christmas tree, and everyone may register for a free drawing to win special gifts.

For information about the open house, call 570-253-1080. The editorial offices of Highlights®, Highlights High Five™, Highlights High Five Bilingüe™, and Highlights Hello™ magazines; Highlights Press; and Boyds Mills Press are located in Honesdale. 

Highlights for Children Magazine was founded in Honesdale in 1946 by the late Dr. Garry Cleveland Myers and his wife Caroline Clark Myers.