Thursday, December 2, 2010

December 2010: Holiday Open House at MOA!

Contact: Thomas Spagnol (252) 335-1453

(Elizabeth City, NC) Experience the sights and sounds of the holidays during the Museum of the Albemarle’s Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 4th from 1:00 pm — 4:00 pm. This year’s theme is A Star-Spangled Christmas and complements the Jaycees Christmas parade and the Lighted Boat Christmas Parade. Special Holiday songs will be performed by area musicians. A patriotic themed Christmas Village will greet you when you step into the lobby. Patriotic themed decorations will adorn the main lobby tree. Junior Docents will lead several creative activities giving visitors the opportunity to make ornaments for their own tree. Holiday themed refreshments will be available. The highlight of the day for the children will be a special visit with “Santa.” Bring your camera as this is a photo opportunity you don’t want to miss. This holiday program is a free family program.

The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 South Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252) 335-1453. Find us on Facebook! Hours are Tuesday through 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 within the NC. Department of Cultural Resources, the state agency with the mission to enrich lives and communities and the vision to harness the state’s cultural resources to build North Carolina’s social, cultural and economic future. Information is available 24/7 at

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