Celebrate Easter at Old Salem

Celebrate Easter at Old Salem

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2010-03-11

 

 
Contact:                                                                                                        
Lauren Werner
336-721-7329,
lwerner@oldsalem.org
 
 
Celebrate Easter Old-Salem Style
 
Winston-Salem, N.C.  Round up the family and head to Old Salem Museums & Gardens April 3, when an Easter Egg hunt, puppet shows, and egg decorating will combine to provide an entertaining and historic seasonal celebration.
On Saturday, April 3, children will be charmed by “Eggs of Marvel Mountain” starring local celebrity puppets, Olga and Granny Ninsky, as they turn an unfortunate mishap into a magical Easter surprise.  Performances are at 11:00 a.m., and 1p.m., in MESDA Auditorium, Frank L. Horton Museum Center.  Cost is $2, or free with an All-In-One ticket.
On Saturday, April 3, Easter-themed activities are planned from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. throughout the campus. Participate in an Easter Egg Hunt in the morning, enjoy a Sugar Cake Vesper; and get creative with etched or painted eggs.  All-In-One ticket required.
Old Salem will be closed on Sunday, April 4.
For more information, call the Old Salem Visitor Center at 336-721-7350, or visit www.oldsalem.org.
 
 
About Old Salem
Old Salem Museums & Gardens is one of America’s most comprehensive history attractions. Its three museums — the Historic Town of Salem, the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA)and The Toy Museum at Old Salem — engage visitors in an educational and memorable historical experience about those who lived and worked in the early South. The Web site address is www.oldsalem.org.
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Old Salem Museums & Gardens in the Fall

Old Salem Museums & Gardens in the Fall

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Moravian Culture in Winston-Salem, NC

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History comes to life in Winston-Salem, where some of the best-preserved colonial heritage sites in the country can be found. Members of the Moravian sect settled in the area in the mid-18th century.

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Winston-Salem is located in the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. It is easily accessible by car via Interstate 40, Business Interstate 40, Interstate 77, Interstate 85 and U.S. Highway 52. Scheduled air service is available through Piedmont Triad International Airport just 20 minutes east of Winston-Salem. Accommodations range from bed and breakfasts to luxury hotel rooms. For more information on Winston-Salem, call toll free 866.728.4200; go to www.visitwinstonsalem.com; or stop by the Winston-Salem Visitor Center, 200 Brookstown Avenue in the historic Brookstown Mill area just south of downtown Winston-Salem.

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