The Sam Adams beer school is missed by many this year:
There is an interesting array of new merchandise, some includes the 40th WDW anniversary logo (some popular shirts are the same except for the new logo as well). There is also a Christmas throw and handbag that are part of the promotion where you buy merchandise (for usually around $40) and then purchase the promotional items at a very reasonable price. I am really looking forward to more 40th merchandise, I love the old logo and don't have much of anything left that I purchased in the 70's and 80's. The lifelike rat and duck in Mickey and Donald outfits are a little odd to me, though.
Big changes in Mousegear over the last week, with one area being opened up and another walled off: