Thursday, November 17, 2011

By the light of the fire...learn about life 400 years ago

GUILFORD — The Henry Whitfield State Museum, 248 Old Whitfield St., will hold its annual Firelight Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2.
Visitors will gather around the fires experiencing what life was like 400 years ago.
There will be refreshments and the house will be open to tour.
Visitors are encouraged to bring donations of nonperishable food for the Guilford Food Bank; coins for UNICEF or new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots.
Regular admission fees apply and reservations are not required.
Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and college students, $5 for youth ages 6 to 17 and free to children 5 and younger.
The last tickets will be sold at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 203-453-2457 or visit www.cultureandtourism.org. Free parking is available.
Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed.

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