Friday, November 14, 2008

Museum Celebrates a Colonial Christmas

Contact: Thomas Spagnol (252) 335-1453
Museum Celebrates a Colonial Christmas

(Elizabeth City, NC) On Saturday, December 6 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm everyone is invited to celebrate a Colonial Christmas at the Museum of the Albemarle! It’s the Museum of the Albemarle’s annual open house. Tour the Museum decorated for the holidays with a colonial theme. Kids can enjoy creative activities such as making beeswax candles and tin punch ornaments. Snack on gingerbread cookies and sip some hot cider. Music from the College of the Albemarle band is sure to help put you in the holiday spirit. Plus, be sure to catch the highlight of the day-a visit from Santa! This is a free event and is open to the public.

For more information, call 252-335-1453.

The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 South Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252)335-1453. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sunday, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Closed Mondays and State Holidays. Serving Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties, the museum is the northeast regional history museum of the North Carolina Division of State History Museums. Department of Cultural Resources, State of North Carolina. "Telling Our Stories".

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