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The Huntington Museum of Art offers its annual gift to the community with Holiday Open House from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 2. Admission is free, but visitors are encouraged to bring cans of food to benefit the Huntington Area Food Bank and warm clothes for the Cridlin Food and Clothing Pantry.

Holiday Open House features the Art on a Limb exhibit of trees with hand-painted palettes and ornaments designed by local artists, a visit from Santa, children's art activities, entertainment and refreshments.

Here is the entertainment schedule: Tri-State Youth Orchestra performs at 1 p.m.; excerpts from "The Nutcracker" by Huntington Dance Theatre will be presented at 1:30 p.m.; Cabell Midland Collegium Musicum performs at 2 p.m.; Santa Claus arrives at 2 p.m.; Sixteenth Street Baptist Choir performs at 2:30 p.m.; B'Nai Sholom Choir performs at 3 p.m.; Cabell Midland Choir performs at 3:30 p.m.; and the Wayne Elementary Select Ensemble performs at 4 p.m.

Children's art activities will take place in the Education Gallery from 1 to 4 p.m. HMA's docents and volunteers are in charge of refreshments.

Local artists have created hand-painted palettes and ornaments to decorate trees throughout HMA as part of the exhibit Art on a Limb, which is on view at HMA through Jan. 6, 2013.

For information, visit www.hmoa.org or call 304-529-2701.