Happy Holidays from C2C!

We’ve begged for and borrowed the following pix to share holiday cheer (from various North Carolina cultural heritage institutions) with colleagues across the state and others in our national network too. Thanks for following us this year and enjoy your time away from the office. We’ll be back in touch in 2013!

AndyGriffithMuseumThis stunning nighttime scene of the grounds around the Andy Griffith Museum in Mount Airy reminds us of the celebrated North Carolinian’s memorials earlier this year.

RoanokeIFPManteoParadeA boat from the ship, The Elizabeth II, named the “Silver Chalice,” rolled in the Manteo Christmas Parade. The staff of Roanoke Island Festival Park was in high spirits as the event got underway on a beautiful Saturday morning, December 1st.

Palmer-Marsh HouseHistoricHalifaxAutumn fruits beautify traditional Christmas greenery at two of the Coastal Plain’s State Historic Sites, the Palmer Marsh House in Historic Bath (left) and at Historic Halifax (right).

BentonvilleBattlegroundThe tree at Bentonville Battleground’s recreated encampment is grounded in historical documentation of Confederate soldiers decorating their surroundings at Christmastime.

PoeHouseRed and green decorations brighten stately oak woodwork on the mantle and mirror in the sitting room at the 1897 Poe House, part of the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex in Fayetteville.

MaritimeMuseumBeaufortNautically themed ornaments distinguish this tree at the Maritime Museum in Beaufort.

HighPointMuseumThe “Happy Tones” singers from the Culler Senior Center performed at the High Point Museum’s 29th annual Holiday Open House.

WilkesHeritageMuseumPartyFestive decorations and plenty of good food added to the fun at the Wilkes Heritage Museum’s annual holiday open house (right).

CHBSantaCHBcraftA visit with Santa and a make & take ornament craft project made the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum’s event extra special.


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Posted on December 21, 2012, in historic sites, museums, public programs and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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