Friends of Fort Griswold to hold third annual open house

Groton — The Friends of Fort Griswold group has announced that it will hold its annual open house and bonfire at the Monument House Museum, 300 Monument St., from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8.

The museum, the monument and the Ebenezer Avery House will be open during the event. Friends group member David Rose will lead talks about the fort at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The event also will include carol singing led by members of the Groton Congregational Church choir, old-fashioned games for kids and an appearance by Saxophone Santa, according to the news release.

"Join us around a roaring fire to sip hot beverages, enjoy tasty sweets and toast marshmallows," the news release states. "Do some shopping for great books, patches, and other Fort Griswold memorabilia."

In the event of rain, most activities will take place inside of the museum. More information is available by contacting info@fortgriswold.org.

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