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Historic Bethabara Park

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2147 Bethabara Rd
Winston-Salem, 27106 United States

February 2019

British Occupation of Bethabara

February 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Historic Bethabara Park, 2147 Bethabara Rd
Winston-Salem, 27106 United States
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The British are coming! Join us for a weekend of living history at Historic Bethabara Park. Bring out the whole family to explore the park and meet re-enactors who can share the stories of the British Occupation of Wachovia in 1781. Keith the blacksmith will be here with his forge!

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May 2019

Bethabara Highland Games

May 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Historic Bethabara Park, 2147 Bethabara Rd
Winston-Salem, 27106 United States
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Free Admission! Celebrate the Scots-Irish contribution to Bethabara! Enjoy live music from Góilín and Wake the Parson, watch extreme heavy athletic competitions, eat authentic Scottish foods, participate in the battle axe competition, experience sheepdog demonstrations, listen to bagpipes, and shop from local craftsmen. 

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March 2021

18th Century Cooking Workshop

March 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Historic Bethabara Park, 2147 Bethabara Rd
Winston-Salem, 27106 United States
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Join our tour guides and go on a culinary journey to the 18th century! Learn how to make a simple meal using the ingredients the Moravians had available to them in 1750s North Carolina. The lesson will include open fire cooking and baking in our outdoor bake oven. $25. Reservations required with a limit of 20 people. Please contact 336-397-7586 or email frankb@cityofws.org We will follow the COVID-19 guidelines that are in place at the time of this event. Event…

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Opening Day

March 27 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Historic Bethabara Park, 2147 Bethabara Rd
Winston-Salem, 27106 United States
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Join us as we celebrate our opening of a new season at Bethabara! Bethabara tradespeople will be demonstrating in our reconstructed 1754 Village so you can learn more about woodworking, pottery, 18th century cooking, and more! We will follow the COVID-19 guidelines that are in place at the time of this event.

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Walk in the Park: Step Back in Time

March 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Historic Bethabara Park, 2147 Bethabara Rd
Winston-Salem, 27106 United States
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Celebrate National Walk in the Park Day with us! Guided tours will lead you through Bethabara's history, all the way up to God's Acre where you can view the gravestones of some of the first Moravians who built Bethabara. Reservations and masks required. Please call 336-397-7586 for more information.

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May 2021

Medicinal Garden Talk & Tour

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Historic Bethabara Park, 2147 Bethabara Rd
Winston-Salem, 27106 United States
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Join one of our expert gardeners for a discussion about the history of our Hortus Medicus, or medicinal garden. Learn about its design, its plants, and their uses before going on a tour of the garden in full bloom. Reservations and masks required. $10 per person. Please contact us at 336-397-7586 or frankb@cityofws.org. We will follow the COVID-19 guidelines that are in place at the time of this event. Event is subject to cancellation due to potential COVID-19 restrictions.

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July 2021

Young Apprentices Program

July 12 @ 9:30 am - July 16 @ 12:00 pm
Historic Bethabara Park, 2147 Bethabara Rd
Winston-Salem, 27106 United States
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Spend five days this summer learning from our blacksmith, potter, woodworker, and more. Ages 12-15. Advanced reservations required. Call 336-397-7587 or email dianao@cityofws.org to learn more. We will follow the COVID-19 guidelines that are in place at the time of this event. Event is subject to cancellation due to potential COVID-19 restrictions.

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Hands-on-History Day

July 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Historic Bethabara Park, 2147 Bethabara Rd
Winston-Salem, 27106 United States
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Explore Bethabara's history by speaking with skilled craftsmen practicing the trades found here in the 18th century. Chat with our blacksmith, woodworkers, and blue dyer, and take home a souvenir shirt dyed in indigo! Learn about the food available to the first settlers and sample some yourself. Become immersed in Bethabara's history as the sights and sounds that once filled the town come alive once more. We will follow the COVID-19 guidelines that are in place at the time of…

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