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Scavenger hunts at Roanoke Island Festival Park encourage site exploration

Roanoke Island Festival Park invites the public to participate in its parkwide scavenger hunt each Friday now through November 27.

Guests can pick up scavenger hunt information at the ticket sales venue and start exploring. Search for answers in American Indian Town, the Elizabeth II, Settlement Site and the Adventure Museum. After completing the scavenger hunt, participants can return to the ticket sales venue to check answers and receive 20% off purchases in the ticket sales store.

The scavenger hunt is included with the price of RIFP admission. The park is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information about the park, call 252-475-1500 or visit roanokeisland.com.

Roanoke Island Festival Park is a part of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR). Led by Secretary Susi Hamilton, NCDNCR’s mission is to improve the quality of life in the state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving history, conserving natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism and promoting economic development.

NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the N.C. Zoo, the nation’s first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, call 919-807-7300 or visit www.ncdcr.gov.

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