Ring in the Season at Folsom Tavern

November 30 – December 2

Celebrate the season in Colonial style at historic Folsom Tavern as the museum celebrates an exciting year with expanded educational and community-based programming. All events are part of the Town of Exeter’s Ring in the Season celebration. Tavern holiday design and decor by our friends at Willow.

Weekend Festivities

Friday, November 30

Tavern Tours, 10 am to 4 pm

Tour the decked halls of Folsom Tavern, as costumed guides will discuss its storied history. Shop special discounts in our pop-up gift shop as well!

Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children/students/seniors. Children under 6 free.

Holiday Celebration, 5 pm to 8 pm

Step back in time and experience the glow of Folsom Tavern (c.1775), which is professionally decorated this year for the season. Toast the holidays with light snacks and adult refreshments, try your hand at making Colonial holiday gifts, enjoy seasonal music, and visit our pop-up gift shop. You will want to place your bids in our silent auction, too, as we will have some incredible items, including some amazing kayaks with vests, paddles and more!

Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members, and $3 for non-member children. Not a member? Become one and skip the admission price, or bring three hygiene items (bathroom tissue, laundry detergent, dish detergent, shampoo, bar of soap, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrushes) that we will donate to Saint Vincent de Paul of Exeter.

Saturday, December 1

Tavern Tours, 10 am to 4 pm

Tour the decked halls of Folsom Tavern, as costumed guides will discuss its storied history. Shop special discounts in our pop-up gift shop as well!

Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children/students/seniors. Children under 6 free.

Sunday, December 2

Womenade of Greater Squamscott’s Exeter Area Holiday Home Tour, 1pm – 5pm

The Tavern is a featured stop on this year’s Holiday Home Tour. Guests will browse the first floor, hear about its storied history and shop our pop-up gift shop. Tickets required and can only be purchased through Womenade at https://www.exeterareaholidayhousetour.com/

Please note: The Ladd-Gilman House will close for the season on November 30 and the Tavern will close for the season on December 2