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Historic Bath Celebrates Christmas Traditions December 9


The Historic Bath Christmas Open House Saturday, Dec. 9, will recall warm and relaxed Christmas celebrations. Holiday music, handmade crafts and cooking on the hearth will be highlights of the free program, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Take a break from the holiday mayhem and enjoy decorations and a celebration reminiscent of Christmases past. Apple cider and gingerbread will be shared.


10 a.m.                   Christmas craft in the visitor center


Noon                     Tours of the Palmer Marsh and Bonner House

                              Music performances by the Ad Hoc Players in the Palmer Marsh House

                              Violin performance by Dawn Pooser in the Bonner House

                              Cooking demonstration in the Bonner House kitchen

                              Apple press demonstration in the Bonner House


1 p.m. /3 p.m.        “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” reading


For additional information, please call (252) 923-3971.       

About Historic Bath State Historic Site
Historic Bath became North Carolina’s first town and was incorporated in 1705. It was the colony’s first port of entry and was home to North Carolina’s first public library. The Visitor Center is located at 207 Carteret St. The site is open Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday from 1.-5 p.m. For more information about special events, tours, weddings and parties, please call (252) 923-3971. Tickets are $2 for adults, $1 for students and apply separately for the Bonner and Palmer-Marsh Houses. Historic Bath is within the Division of State Historic Sites of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

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