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House Tour & Scottish Exhibit
October 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Ayr Mount is a house museum offering guided tours that delve into family history, the enslaved community, plantation life, fine architecture, and museum quality furniture and decorative arts. On special view is a Scottish Connections Exhibit featuring Scottish artifacts, 18th and 19th century engravings of Scotland, immigration patterns, food, curiosities and a wee bit of fun facts. Of special interest is a ca.1930 Buchanan Child’s Dancer Ensemble on loan from the Scottish Tartans Museum and Heritage Center, Inc. in Franklin, NC. This sublime ensemble is in pristine condition and includes sporrans, jewelry, hose, doublet, waistcoat and other original pieces. This special exhibit can be viewed September 18 through October 20th during a regularly scheduled Guided House Tour.
During the Outlandish Festival (Ceilidh Ayr and Outlander Ayr) it can be seen by advance purchase only. You must also have tickets to Ceilidh Ayr or Outlander Ayr to take the house tour during the festival, please purchase the house tour for the day that you will be attending the festival.
This event is a part of Outlandish Hillsborough which encompasses a 2-day festival of Scottish history, the colonial history of North Carolina with ties to the Outlander series, music, food, Marketplace vendors – plus a whole lot of fun! Visit the website for more information: https://www.outlandishhillsborough.com