The Great Room at Newport’s Pacific Maritime Heritage Center will be the venue for an afternoon of music played on vintage instruments this Saturday, Dec. 2, when the Lincoln County Historical Society holds its annual holiday gathering.
Brent Bunker will be showing and playing his extensive collection of old and unusual musical instruments, including the ukalin, harp o lyre, tremoloa and Marxophone.
Festivities will take place around the cheery warmth of the fireplace and will include refreshments.
Guests can also check out the museum’s exhibits and enjoy the unmatched views of Newport’s Historic Bayfront.
Be sure to bring your Christmas shopping list; the Maritime Center gift shop will be offering a special holiday discount only available during this event. The shop stocks a range of maritime and history publications, as well as locally produced items.
The holiday gathering will run from 1 to 4 pm at 333 SE Bay Blvd. Parking is available at the top of the hill.
Admission is free for members and kids under 12, and $5 for non-members.
For more information, call 541-265-7509 or go to www.oregoncoasthistory.org.