Thursday, July 9, 2009

Homeschool Days

Homeschool Days

September 16 & 18, 2009

Old Salem Museums & Gardens, Winston-Salem, NC

"Faith, Fellowship and Friends"

Please join us for our fall Homeschool Days. This event will focus on the faith and fellowship of the Moravians in Salem and how they worked together to establish a thriving community in the Backcountry of North Carolina.

Daily Activities:

Fire Drills - join in on the fun and learn how to fight fires the 19th century way!

Vierling House and Apothecary - hear how the doctor took care of the many visitors that came to Salem. Make a hand-sewn autograph book on the back porch.

Vierling Barn - learn to write a Bible verse with a quill pen.

Enjoy popular 19th c. children's games on the square.

Learn about the preparations for a Moravian Lovefeast for special Choir festivals, even sample a Lovefeast bun!

Sing with the Singing Sisters in the Saal and hear the beautiful pipe organ.

Paint a German Fraktur bookplate.

Learn to play a Cherokee Bean Game.

See quilting in progress at the Vogler House.

Puppet Shows for our younger visitors.

Learn about Salem while viewing "Salem Day" in the Gray Auditorium.

More activities and demonstrations throughout the day

Please call Sales Reservations at 1-800-441-5305 to make reservations.

Discounted Homeschool Ticket prices are $8.00 per child/adult with advance reservations and prepayment. Registration and payment must be made in advance for the discounted rate.

Reservations and payment can be made from July 6 until September 4, 2009.

Sorry, no refunds.

If space is available tickets may be purchased the day of the event at full admission price. Tickets sold on event day only at the Old Salem Visitor Center.

Reservations will be on a first come basis. Please phone in early as our spaces for this event fill quickly.