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Historic Bath Celebrates Christmas Traditions December 9

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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.

Food Donations Part of Holiday Celebrations at the State Capitol and Museum of History

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The State Capitol invites visitors to share in the season of giving. In addition to enjoying the luminaries, holiday music, and Gov. Roy Cooper’s tree lighting, visitors are asked to contribute to the “School Pantries” program of the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle at the Dec. 6 event, 5 to 7:30 p.m. The drive is being held in support of First Lady Kristin Cooper’s efforts to bring attention to food insecurity across our state.

Christmas Open House and Foster’s Raid Exhibit Opening at the CSS Neuse

Friday, December 1, 2017

Make a stop at the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center on your visit to see the annual Christmas parade and beautiful lights in downtown Dec. 9. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. and afterwards visitors can enjoy cider and cookies in the museum. Experience a Victorian Christmas while making a craft with staff and see the opening of the Foster’s Raid exhibit. The exhibit requires admission; cookies and craft are free.

Reed Gold Mine Seeking World War I Artifacts

Thursday, November 30, 2017

From April 1- May 30, 2018, Reed Gold Mine will host a traveling World War I exhibit as part of the 100th anniversary statewide commemoration of the war. Here’s your chance to help reflect that history. Reed is seeking original period artifacts from 1914-1918 related to Cabarrus County towns and surrounding counties. The site will return all artifacts loaned.

Christmas Walk Event Cancellation

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Due to unforeseen circumstances Historic Bath’s “Walk Through Christmas’ Past” program has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The Christmas Open House Program will go on as scheduled on Saturday, Dec. 9.   

Winter in Wartime at Fort Dobbs

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The winter of 1755 was harsh and unforgiving. Fort Dobbs State Historic Site will offer a glimpse into the daily lives of French and Indian War soldiers in the winter of 1755, Saturday, Dec. 9.   Historic interpreters representing the garrison of Fort Dobbs will present scheduled musket and cannon firing demonstrations as well as on-going displays of life in a winter military camp, including open fire cooking.

Charles B. Aycock Christmas Tours and Celebrations

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

With a nip in the air and the holiday spirit warming our hearts, join the Christmas Candlelight tours at the Gov. Charles B. Aycock Birthplace State Historic Site Tuesday, Dec. 5 and Thursday, Dec. 7. Tours will be given from 6:30 p.m. Admission will be $2 for ages 5 and up. Children ages 4 and under are free.

Christmas in Halifax, A Town Wide Celebration

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Christmas traditions will be rekindled during Christmas in Halifax! Decorated homes and churches, living history, along with a lively Christmas parade will fuel a festive atmosphere for all Saturday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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