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Pre-registration for programs is requested if indicated. See page 35 for details, call 336-721-7350 or 800-441-5305 or visit www.oldsalem.org for more information.


9 Wednesday


PUPPET SHOW: A CHEESY TALE WITH A SHRED OF TRUTH See November 2


9 Wednesday


ORGAN RECITAL Join us as Grant Hellmers performs on the 1800 Tannenberg Organ. Noon. James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium in the Old Salem Visitor Center. FREE.


10 Thursday


MUSEUM CLASS: SLIP TRAIL POTTERY Join Old Salem’s master potter, Mike Fox, to decorate two slip-trailed plates. Your plates will be fired after the class and available for pick up on December 14. Ages 14 & up (anyone 16 or under must be accompanied by a pay- ing adult). 6–9 pm. Single Brothers’ Workshop. $35/$30 Friends of Old Salem. Pre-registration required, call 800-441-5305. Visit www.oldsalem. org/slip-trail-pottery-class.


10 Thursday


MUSEUM CLASS: PEWTER SPOON Participants will leave with one finished spoon and a second spoon casting to finish at home. Wear long pants and closed toe shoes as you will be working near a fire with molten pewter. Ages 14 & up (16 or under must be accompa- nied by a paying adult). 6–9 pm. Single Brothers’ Workshop. $40/$36 Friends of Old Salem. Pre-registration required, call 800-441-5305. Visit www. oldsalem.org/pewter-spoon-class.


11 Friday


PUPPET SHOW: A CHEESY TALE WITH A SHRED OF TRUTH See November 2


12 Saturday


OLD SALEM RETAIL CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE Please join us at our annual open house for a full day to start the holiday season featuring special music, food samplings, craftsmen, authors, storytelling, vendors, and shopping! 9:30 am–4:30 pm. Old Salem Visitor Center, Moravian Book & Gift, T.Bagge Merchant, and the Horton Center Museum Store. FREE. Visit www. oldsalem.org/retail-open-house.


Summer/Fall 2011 12 Saturday


SATURDAY SEMINAR: OUR SPIRITED ANCESTORS! Spend a day at MESDA exploring the customs, furniture, and ceramics associated with the art of liquid entertainment in the early South. Speakers include Daniel K. Ackermann, Associate Curator, MESDA; Dennis J. Pogue, Associate Director for Preservation, Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens; and Robert Hunter, Editor of Ceramics in America, Williamsburg, Virginia. 10 am–4:30 pm. Horton Museum Center. $65/$55 Friends of MESDA (includes all sessions, seminar materials, and lunch). Pre-registration required, call 336-721-7360 or email MESDAPrograms@oldsalem.org. Visit www.mesda.org for more information.


15 Saturday


MUSEUM CLASS: MORAVIAN CHRISTMAS SAMPLER Join us for a delightful evening of traditional Moravian Christmas activities. You will make your own hand-dipped beeswax candle, create beautifully decorated paste paper, and cut a Christmas sche- renschnitte (cut paper). Each of these activities has roots in the Christmas celebrations of early Salem. At the con- clusion of the class, enjoy warm gin- gerbread and spiced apple cider by the kitchen hearth. Ages 8 & up (anyone 16 or under must be accompanied by a paying adult). 6–9 pm. Single Brothers’ Workshop. $20/$18 Friends of Old Salem. Pre-registration is required by calling 800-441-5305. Visit www. oldsalem.org/christmas-museum-class for more information.


15 Saturday


MUSEUM CLASS: CHRISTMAS PYRAMID Participants will use basic hand skills to assemble and complete a traditionally styled wooden pyramid used in period Christmas decorating. Tools used may include handsaw, block plane, drill, screw- driver, sandpaper, etc. Participants should leave with a completed pyramid, ready for final painting or staining as they choose.


Finished pyramids will be sized to fit on a table for display. Ages 16 & up (prior woodworking experience help- ful but not required). 6–9 pm. Single Brothers’ Workshop. $95/$85 Friends of Old Salem. Pre-registration required by calling 800-441-5305. Visit www. oldsalem.org/christmas-museum-class for more information.


16 Wednesday


PUPPET SHOW: A CHEESY TALE WITH A SHRED OF TRUTH See November 2


16 Wednesday


ORGAN RECITAL Join us as Regina Pozzi performs on the 1800 Tannenberg Organ. Noon. James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium in the Old Salem Visitor Center. FREE.


17 Thursday


MUSEUM CLASS: SLIP TRAIL POTTERY See November 10.


17 Thursday


MUSEUM CLASS: PEWTER SPOON See November 10.


17 Thursday


GARDEN WORKSHOP: WINTER PREPARATIONS Prepare your yard and garden now for best results in the spring. Taught by Craig Mauney, Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Agent. Noon. Horton Museum Center. FREE. Bring your lunch; coffee and iced tea provided. Pre-registration is required by calling 336-721-7384.


18 Friday


PUPPET SHOW: A CHEESY TALE WITH A SHRED OF TRUTH See November 2


18–19 Friday and Saturday CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT TOURS: 18th CENTURY Experience Old Salem’s most popular guided tour for a candle- light Christmas. The evening will include music, games, food and drink, and interactions with costumed staff. Visit the Saal of the Single Brothers’ House and the Salem Tavern. Tours at 6:30, 7, 7:30, and 8 pm, reservations recom- mended. Check-in at the Herbst House (511 South Main Street). Adults: $20; children $15. Friends of


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