Thursday, July 28, 2016

Baseball Card Family Day Aug. 13 at MoDH


Baseball Card Family Day at MoDH, 2-5:30PM
The Museum of Durham History will host its first-ever Family Day at the Hub, 500 West Main Street downtown on Saturday, August 13th, from 2PM-5:30PM. This FREE event is a highlight of the two-part Baseball Cards exhibit currently on display at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park and the Museum.
Family Day visitors can step inside the Museum to view the final weeks of Durham and the Rise of the Baseball Card, which chronicles the history of baseball cards, a national phenomenon which started in Durham.
Outside, they can test their skill at the cornhole beanbag toss, enjoy storytelling and face painting, create a sidewalk art masterpiece, shoot the breeze with Wool E. Bull, sign up for a baseball-themed scavenger hunt and cool off in the water misting tent.
All guests will be able create a personalized baseball card for a unique souvenir in the TapSnap photo booth. There’ll be live music by Tea Cup Gin, a shaved ice stand, beverage tent and the popular Joe’s Diner hot dog truck will be on site for refreshments.
For those who are going to see the Bulls take on the Charlotte Knights at 6:30PM, they can just walk over to the ballpark's main concourse, where they'll find the other component and Scavenger Hunt answers of Durham and the Rise of the Baseball Card!

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