Fort Fisher to Celebrate the Season with 2014 Holiday Open House December 9th

By / Local Events / Wednesday, 26 November 2014 05:00

KURE BEACH — Fort Fisher State Historic Site will celebrate the upcoming holiday season by hosting its annual Holiday Open House on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the visitor’s center. Open House visitors will enjoy seasonal refreshments, decorations, and entertainment throughout the day, including an array of holiday musical selections by the Murray Middle School Jazz Band, under the direction of David Tyson. The event will also feature storyteller and musician John Golden, as well as Masonboro Parlor, a group of local musicians who offer a unique combination of dance and period music. Current members of the group include John Bennett, Carole Green, Susan Wilzer, and Mary Ruth Marshall. For this one day only, a special 25% discount will be offered on all museum shop merchandise, so visitors can stock up on gifts for the history enthusiast on their list.
Before the conclusion of the program, the Friends of Fort Fisher will announce the winner of the 2014 rifle raffle, at which a lucky ticket holder will win a reproduction Civil War Springfield Musket. Raffle tickets are available right up until announcement time, but you need not be present to win.  
Sponsored by the Friends of Fort Fisher and Fort Fisher Chapter 2325 of the UDC, the Holiday Open House is free and open to the public. Fort Fisher State Historic Site is located at 1610 Fort Fisher Blvd S, Kure Beach, N.C. 28449.  For more information, contact Paul Laird at 910-612-7067 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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