Field Trip: Old Salem Tour & Candle Tea

4 Oct 2017

Old Salem

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Old Salem Visitor's Center, 900 Old Salem Road, Winston-Salem, NC.

NOTE:  This is a 2-part field trip.  You can attend the Candle Tea portion OR the Old Salem Footsteps Through History tour OR both.  Please note registration deadline for Footsteps Through History is November 3.  Candle Tea tickets will continue to be sold while supply lasts. 

Old Salem

The Footsteps Through History tour is a self-guided town visit and includes admission to the doctor's house and medical museum, the potter's shop, the joinery (furniture making) and other town buildings and gardens.   It also includes an educational video on the history of Old Salem at the Visitors Center and admission to three self-guided galleries in the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) that feature ceramics, textiles and furniture. 

Old Salem Tour

Candle Tea   


Hosted by the Home Moravian Church of Winston-Salem, the Candle Tea is a Christmas tradition.  This abbreviated version includes a 40 minute tour of the Single Brothers house with special emphasis on the kitchen, candlemaking, the Nativity story, the Moravian putz (miniature replica of Old Salem), and a Moravian sugar cookie. 

Tours group size is strictly limited due to fire codes.  If you want to be with your friends, please have one person order all the tickets for your group. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated.  Every effort will be made to give you your preferred time.    

Register Now

Register Now! Registration for the Old Salem Footsteps Through History tour must be made by November 3 to insure the discounted admission price.  Tickets will be held at the NCHE desk in the Old Salem Visitors Center for pick up on December 5.    CANDLE TEA TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT. 

Prices: Old Salem Footsteps Through History Adult (out of high school):  $31.95

            Old Same Footsteps Through History Student (ages 4 and older):  $15.75

            Candle Tea (everyone ages 2 and older):  $1.75

You will receive an email confirming your reservations, with admission time, details, and further information. Tickets are transferable but non-refundable.