Saturdays with St. Nicholas Returns to Old Salem


Image courtesy of Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Old Salem Museums & Gardens presents “Saturdays with St. Nicholas” on Nov. 26, Dec. 3, 10, and 17.  This holiday tradition includes lots of activities for the whole family. The fun begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. at the Old Salem Visitor Center located at 900 Old Salem Road in Old Salem.

In addition to enjoying the beautiful historic neighborhood adorned with traditional holiday decorations, visitors can take part in special programming and activities.

All Saturdays with St. Nicholas activities are included in the admission cost and will include opportunities to:

  • Meet St. Nicholas and have a souvenir photo with him taken by a professional photographer
  • Taste a holiday beverage and a treat from Winkler Bakery
  • Listen to a reading of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.
  • Join in singing Christmas carols with the Tannenberg Organ at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., and enjoy holiday music at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Enjoy holiday shopping

Tickets are $8 (ages 3 and up) and include all activities listed above, the souvenir photo with St. Nicholas and a holiday snack. Children 2 and younger enjoy free admission. Tickets are available for purchase online at or can be purchased on the day of the event at the Visitor Center. For more information call 336-721-7300 or email

About Old Salem
Old Salem Museums & Gardens is one of America’s most comprehensive history attractions. Its museums—the Historic Town of Salem, the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), and the Gardens at Old Salem—engage visitors in an educational and memorable historical experience about those who lived and worked in the early South. Old Salem Museums & Gardens is located at 600 South Main Street in Winston-Salem. For more information call 336-721-7300 or visit

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