Town of Windsor celebrating 250th anniversary

WINDSOR, NC (WITN) - The Town of Windsor is celebrating its 250th anniversary this year with a huge weekend celebration November 10-12.

There will be a reading of the town's proclamation, amusement rides, several museums open for tours.

Here's a look at the weekend schedule:

Saturday, November 10:
9:30am - Opening Ceremony at Windsor Town Hall,
Singing of the National Anthem and Reading of Proclamation

10:00am - Amusement Rides Open.
-Old Homes self-guided tour, sign up at the Hope House
-Vendors open
-Static display of Military Vehicles on King St.
-All museums will open: Russell's Back in the Day, Windsor Train Museum, Veterans Museum, Farmers and Craftsmans Museum

1:00pm - Carriage rides begin in front of Town Hall

6:00pm - Street Dance with the White Oak Band, on S. King St. across from Southern Bank

Sunday, November 11:
5pm - Choral Evensong with Schola Cantonum of the Diocese of East Carolina at St. Thomas Episcopal Church

Monday, November 12:
9am - Vendors and museums open, helicopter rides takeoff from Davis Park ($35)

10am - Old cars and military vehicles on display, King St.

1pm - Welcoming of dignitaries, comments from Miss North Carolina and retired military officers from Windsor

2:30pm - Parade

3:30pm - Cake-cutting and distribution

6pm - Fireworks at the river center

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