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Apperal, Arts, Books, Bow Ties, Children, Hats and Scarves, Holiday Gifts, Holiday Shopping, Jackie Kennedy, Jewelry, Nutcracker, Ornaments, The Kennedy Center, Wearable Art -

The first White House Christmas in 1961 started out pretty well, as 32-year-old Jackie Kennedy had hit her stride as First Lady. She introduced the tradition of Christmas Tree themes, replacing the tinsel and white lights of the Eisenhowers’ Silver Tree. Instead, she decorated the White House tree with ornaments from the Tchaikovsky ballet, The Nutcracker, including gingerbread cookies, tiny toys, sugarplum fairies and candy canes. Mrs. Kennedy reused these ornaments in 1962 for her children's theme tree. Set up in the North Entrance, this festive tree also featured brightly wrapped packages, candy canes, gingerbread cookies and straw ornaments made...

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Gift Guide, Holiday Shopping, The Kennedy Center -

The website for the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts now has a new, improved, easy-to-use on-line shopping experience! The Kennedy Center Gift Shops and the new on-line shopping site offer a carefully sourced, produced and curated selection of high-quality unique products. In the new on-line shop, you will find an ever-expanding offering of performance related products, unique jewelry, accessories and apparel, toys and games, high-quality gifts and collectibles, music CD’s and books, Kennedy-inspired gifts and unique branded merchandise inspired by and reflective of the Kennedy Center’s mission and creative arts. The mission of The Kennedy Center is to increase opportunities for...

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