Wilkes Heritage Museum Christmas Flyer

The Christmas Open House at the Wilkes Heritage Museum will take place on Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WILKESBORO — The Wilkes Heritage Museum will hold its annual Christmas Open House on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The museum and Cleveland House will be decorated for the season. Cookies will be available as well as a Christmas card making station from the Wilkes County Stamp Club. Patrons are asked to maintain social distancing while touring the historic properties. Masks are optional.

Musical entertainment will be provided by Overmountain Trio at 11 a.m. and Fiddle-Dee-Dee at 1 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame Auditorium. Mary Bohlen and Eden Hamby will demonstrate Open Hearth Cooking at the Cleveland House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Museum Gift Shop will be open with great holiday gift giving ideas including a wide selection of books, pottery, CDs, baskets, and old-fashioned toys. Featured books for this season include Mary Bohlen’s “Heritage Cooking, Inspired by Rebecca Boone” and Michael Almond’s “The Tannery.”

There is no admission charged for the Christmas Open House on Dec. 4, however donations are greatly appreciated.

The Wilkes Heritage Museum is located at 100 East Main Street in downtown Wilkesboro. Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the rich history and heritage of Wilkes County for future generations through exhibits and special programs. All donations go towards the operational expenses for the organization. Regular museum hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, please call (336) 667-3171 or visit facebook @Wmuseum.

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