Strawbery Banke: An American Celebration
The 17th “An American Celebration” is Strawbery Banke Museum’s salute to America and Independence Day. In addition to touring the historic houses and gardens, visitors are invited to welcome new citizens at the US Naturalization Ceremony at 11:00 am and participate in the Old-Fashioned Field Day from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Naturalization Ceremony, 11:00 am: Celebrate America by welcoming new citizens at the US Naturalization Ceremony. A Museum favorite, come feel reinvigorated by the joy and patriotism shared by those who make their own special day on their new nation’s birthday. Old-Fashioned Field Day, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Learn games played throughout the centuries as part of Strawbery Banke Museum’s Old-Fashioned Field Day. Visitors are invited to play a round of croquet, test their skill at marbles, have fun with hula hoops, and collect ribbons at 10 different games all over the museum grounds. In addition, be sure to participate in the Patriotic Parade around the museum grounds at 2 pm! Children are invited to decorate their bikes, wagons, or hats from 10:00 am until the parade starts. Bike parade presented with assistance from Exeter Hospital TICKET INFORMATION + PRICES: Admission is free all day on Thursday, July 4th thanks to support from Wilcox Industries Corp.!