The Holiday Lantern Tours at Mordecai Historic Park, 1 Mimosa Street, Raleigh, are very popular and will sell out. They are on sale now. The ticket price is $5.
See how the holidays would have been celebrated in years past. These guided tours will take guests through the Mordecai House and grounds to watch vignettes of the Mordecai family, the enslaved people who once lived there and Civil War soldiers.
Advance registration is recommended. Tours will take place rain or shine. Tickets are nonrefundable.
For more information, please call 919-996-4364.
The tours take place Saturday, December 8th, 2018, every half hour, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
To purchase tickets, go to RecLink, and use “Advance Search” to search for “Mordecai.” Then you’ll see the list of available times.
Another holiday event at Mordecai Historic Park is the Mordecai Holidays Open House. This event is free, and you don’t need reservations.
It takes place Saturday, December 15th, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 4 a.m., and Sunday, December 16th, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Visit the Mordecai Holidays Open House and see how the home would have been decorated for the holidays in years past. Rooms will be decorated to represent colonial days through the WWII era.
You can tour the house at your leisure and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions.
You will also be able to participate in crafts, games, storytelling, and holiday photo opportunities around the park.