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The Vanishing Holiday: Twelfth Night

The Vanishing Holiday: Twelfth Night

President James K. Polk State Historic Site
12031 Lancaster Hwy. Pineville, NC 28134
Phone: 704-889-7145
Ron Vinson, Executive Director of the Presbyterian Heritage Center in Montreat, NC, will discuss the origin and prominence of Twelfth Night from its medieval continental origins through Shakespeare’s 1602 play, to observances in Colonial Carolinas. Once the annual peak of parties, gift-giving and weddings, Twelfth Night was gradually absorbed and squeezed out during the 19th century. This presentation will also include illustrations, and an opportunity to hear medieval carols and colonial tunes about the celebration of Twelfth Night.
Information & Amenities
Admission:Free
Age Range:All Ages
Facility Amenities:ADA-compliant
General Information:Hours of Operation: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location:Pineville
Payment Methods:Cash Only
Type:Lecture, Seminar & Workshop
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