Celebrate a Colonial Christmas at the 18th-century Burgwin-Wright House in the heart of the historic district in Wilmington, NC. The Colonial Christmas is a two-day celebration at the Burgwin-Wright House with music, dancing, tours and demonstrations. The preserved 18th-century house will be beautifully decorated in the Christmas traditions of the 1700s with displays of artifacts and ornaments that were recovered from the tunnel that leads into the historic house. Sip hot Wassail punch while enjoying 18th-century music, entertainment and Colonial dancers. See a spinner and weaver demonstrate her craft, and sections of the old wooden floor, jail cells and dungeon that will be displayed.
Tour the beautifully-restored Burgwin-Wright House, built in 1770, the oldest museum house in Southeastern North Carolina. Experience the fine detail of the Georgian style architecture, the 18th and early 19th century furnishings and stories of the people who lived in this house. Explore the graceful gardens and orchard with plants and trees. This charming and historic home is an important example of a colonial gentleman's town residence. Colonial Christmas is a wonderful holiday event that celebrates the colonial history and spirit of Wilmington, North Carolina.
Tickets are only $10!