Goldsboro, NC Museum Offers Trick-or-Treating, Plus In-person Events in November

Wayne County Museum, Goldsboro, NC. Source: Wayne County Historical Society
Wayne County Museum, Goldsboro, NC. Source: Wayne County Historical Society

November events at the Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, North Carolina include a new exhibit, an opening night reception, and a presentation on Lebanon which will include Lebanese snacks. Check out the museum’s November schedule below.  In addition to the upcoming happenings, the museum will end October with trick-or-treating on Halloween.

The Wayne County Museum is located at 116 N William Street, Goldsboro, North Carolina — across from the downtown post office.

Museum hours:

  • Tuesday-Friday @ 11am-4pm
  • Saturdays @ 10am-6pm

The museum is closed Sundays and Mondays. Holiday closure November 26-27, 2020.

Visit the museum’s website at Follow the historical society’s Wayne County Museum page on Facebook for the latest updates.

Visitors are to wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines as set by the state.

Halloween Trick or Treating

Saturday, October 31, 2020 @ 11am-1pm

Halloween Trick or Treating at the Wayne County Museum! Kids in costumes will be treated to candy and prizes. Plus, there will be a “Spooky Scavenger Hunt” for kids inside the museum.

Winter Exhibit Opening Day

Saturday, November 7, 2020 @ 10am

Opening day of the new, Winter exhibit at the Wayne County Museum, entitled The Immigrant Experience in Wayne County. Exhibit Description: “Now is an important time to bring our community together, even as the country seems more divided than it has ever been. We want to celebrate all of the different waves of immigrants, both past and present, that have arrived here and how they have contributed to and influenced the City and County. We want to examine the cultural traditions, foods, clothing, holidays, and histories of these groups. We want to explore their motivation for leaving their home countries, their personal struggles in assimilating to local culture, and their success stories. Our hope is that a better understanding of others will help to strengthen our community relations.”

The exhibit is free and runs through February 6, 2021.

Winter Exhibit Opening Night Reception

Saturday, November 7, 2020 @ 5-7pm

The public is invited to a free, Opening Night Reception, to celebrate the new exhibit unveiling. International refreshments will be served.

Cultural Presentation on Lebanon

Saturday, November 21, 2020 @ 5-6:30pm

A special Lebanese Night will include featured presentations by Phil and Margaret Baddour. Come and learn more about Lebanese culture, the country of Lebanon, and the connections it has to Wayne County at this free, public event. Individually wrapped Lebanese refreshments will be served.



Exhibitions Note: This Saturday, October 24, 2020, 10am-6pm, is the very last day to view the museum’s exhibit, Whole Hog, a History of NC BBQ, before the exhibit closes.




Source:  Jennifer Kuykendall, Wayne County Museum

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