Have you ever wondered what an evening dinner would have been like at Whalehead in the 1920s? On December 9th, join us for a Whalehead epicurean evening featuring a special Christmas candlelight tour of Mr. & Mrs. Edward Collings Knight Jr’s legendary winter retreat followed by a classical banquet reminiscent of 1920’s hunt club fare. The Whalehead Estate will light up for Christmas and invites guests to delight in a gourmet 7 course meal complemented by fine wines. Savor almost century old recipes from The Gun Club Cook Book featuring Corolla Clam Chowder on Historic Whalehead’s front porch as the original Steinway piano sets the tone for an unforgettable evening. For a complete menu, go to http://www.visitcurrituck.com/events/christmas-in-corolla-2-2017-12-02/. Dress in your festive hunting and roaring twenties inspired attire.
$125.00 per person
$225.00 per couple
R.S.V.P. by December 1st 2018, 252-453-9040 Ext: 228 Sierra Williams
Tours are limited so be sure to register in advance.
This evening fundraiser benefits the preservation of Whalehead, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This 21,000 sq. ft. mansion was built by wealthy waterfowl enthusiasts, Mr. Edward Collings Knight Jr. and his wife Marie Louise LeBel Bonat Knight as their private sporting paradise.