6th Annual Irish Museum Christmas Open House

6th Annual Irish Museum Christmas Open House

Newport
12-4:30pm
The Museum of Newport Irish History, 648 Thames Street. Visitors are invited to view the exhibits while enjoying Celtic holiday music, eggnog, and cookies. From 3:30-4:30pm there will be caroling by the Ancient Order of Hibernians Men Singers. Celtic-inspired bracelets and lapel pins will be available for sale throughout the Open House, with proceeds to benefit the Museum. Visitors to the Center will learn about Irish immigration to Newport County from the 1600s to the present, and of the many contributions made to our community by individuals of Irish descent. The exhibits include maps, photographs, video, and models, including a vintage lighted model of historic St. Mary's Church depicted at Christmas time. Free; donations accepted. newportirishhistory@gmail.com; newportirishhistory.org.