November 28th , 2012 9:16 am Leave a comment

Doak House Museum to host Christmas open house Dec. 8


Visitors can celebrate the holidays 19th century style at the Doak House Museum Saturday, Dec. 8, during its annual Christmas open house.

The museum on the Tusculum College campus (690 Erwin Hwy.) will be open from 5 -7 p.m.

Free tours will be given at the museum between 5 and 6 p.m. The museum, which was the early 19th century home of Tusculum College co-founder Rev. Samuel Witherspoon Doak, will be decorated for the holidays as it would have been during the 1800s.

Crafts and games for children will be featured during the open house along with a few surprises. Refreshments will be available.

Visitors will be able to explore the Doak House Gift Shop and browse through holiday goodies, period toys and other gift ideas. Special discounts will be given during the open house. Proceeds from sales in the gift shop support the museum’s events and programs.

For more information, call 636-8554 or email


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