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Victorian Open House (FREE DAY)

Event Description

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. 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 crafts, watching a puppet show, and learning about the history of Santa Claus. Admission, cookies, cider, and crafts are free.

If you love making Christmas crafts and learning about past Christmas traditions, the CSS Neuse will have staff and volunteers waiting for you. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., learn about Victorian Christmas practices and make a Christmas craft to take home. Craft activities are free and open to all.