Scout Day


Begin your visit at the Old Salem Visitor Center (900 Old Salem Road) where you can enjoy a free orientation video and free parking.

Scout DaySaturday, October 14, 20179:30 am - 4:30 pm

All scouts are invited to gather their troop and join us for our festive Harvest Day activities for a discounted group rate!

Harvest Day activities include:

As part of our Harvest Day celebrations, be sure to join us for a celebration of African American foodways and culture! Enjoy food tastings of authentic African dishes, African American soul food and vegetable dishes prepared by community garden groups.   The NC Gourd Society will have a display of gourd varieties and crafted gourds, along with information on growing your own. The event will include African drumming, dancing, and hands-on activities such as okra painting, games and displays.

Troops can take advantage of discounted tickets by purchasing in advance. Tickets are $23 for adults; $11 for students (ages 4-18) and free for children three and under. Tickets may be purchased online (click blue button on the left side of this page) by October 10. 

Friends of Old Salem enjoy FREE admission.

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