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K&Q Courthouse Museum to host Holiday Open House

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The King and Queen Courthouse Tavern Museum

The King and Queen Courthouse Tavern Museum will hold its 6th annual old-fashioned Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 2, from 2-5 p.m. at the museum at King and Queen Court House.

This year there will be a special storyteller on hand at the museum. There will be special holiday music and caroling to bring the spirit of the holidays to the neighborhood. Delicious Yuletide refreshments will be available for everyone to enjoy.

Outside the museum there will be donut and popcorn-ball making over an open fire. Brownie Bevan will provide pony-cart rides for the children. Santa Claus will be present.

The museum’s current exhibit features bottles from the collection of noted archeologist, Ivor Noel Hume, as well as bottles and bottle pieces from the archeological dig at Newington in King and Queen County. In connection with the exhibit, there will be hand-blown glassware from Jamestown Glasshouse for sale for that special Christmas gift!

The museum also has a new exhibit featuring the 1715 colonial sun dial of the upper church of the Anglican St. Stephen’s Parish in King and Queen County.  The sun dial has been restored and is on long-term loan from Immanuel Church at King and Queen Court House.

The museum will be festively decorated both inside and out for the holiday season. Everyone is invited, so bring the whole family for a great community event!

The King and Queen Courthouse Tavern Museum is at King and Queen Court House and is open every Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and every Sunday from 1-5 p.m. 

posted 11.14.2012

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