Please join us for the following special events produced by The Charlotte Museum of History!
The Charlotte Museum of History is open every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. We are happy to schedule a tour for you on days that we are not regularly open.
In addition to our regular public hours, please join us for the following special events!
Backcountry Beer Fest
Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Celebrate autumn at The Charlotte Museum of History’s Backcountry Beer Fest on Saturday, November 16 from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Enjoy a sampling of beers crafted by the Crafty Beer Guys. Step back in time and enjoy a sampling of syllabub in the log kitchen. Tour Mecklenburg County’s oldest house where tours will be offered hourly. The $10 public admission fee, $8 for members, includes tastings of two different colonial beers, two craft beers, and syllabub.
Candlelight Tour and Holiday Shopping
Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate a Colonial Christmas with decorations and candlelight. Enjoy cider and cookies in our gift shop, which will be open for your shopping pleasure.
Twelfth Night was the end of the Christmas season for the Backcountry settlers and celebrated with great revelry. Join with the Backcountry folk as they sing carols around the bonfires, toast the fruit trees, and play colonial games. Learn about the history of Twelfth Night and take a candlelight tour of the house. Enjoy cider and Twelfth Night cake in the log kitchen. Saturday, January 4, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Cost is $10 public admission fee and $8 for members; $5 age 6-12; and under 6 free
Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215
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