Are you looking for a unique historic setting for your private event?
The Moore County Historical Association is proud to offer our historic Shaw House-Museum and 1.20 acre property to host your next private event. Available for weddings, parties, card games, or corporate events, the museum provides you and your guests with an unforgettable experience as well as the opportunity to support the Historical Society’s educational programs and exhibitions.
What does the rental fee include?
The rental fee includes the use of the facility for 8 hours. Your rental time of 8 hours includes your setup and cleanup time.
Is the Shaw House grounds available for an outdoor wedding ceremony only?
Yes, the Shaw House is available for a wedding ceremony. This includes a complimentary wedding rehearsal prior to your event.
What hours is the Shaw House available for my event?
The Shaw House is available from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, seven days a week.
How many people can the Shaw House accommodate?
Inside the Shaw House, capacity is 75 guests standing up. Sit down dinner is 24 guests. Bridge or table games is four tables.
Do you have tables and chairs for a sit down dinner or bridge party? Is there a rental fee?
Do you have silverware and china? If so, is there a rental fee?
Yes, we have about ___ place settings. There is no additional fee.
I’m interested in having a luncheon and bridge game at the Shaw House. Is there anything special I need to know?
Do you allow alcohol at events?
Yes. However the renter must abide by beverage control laws and regulations. We will furnish you with the contact information for the appropriate licenses, permits and insurance certificates.
How late at night can our event last?
Events must conclude and be dispersed by 10:00 pm or by a mutually agreed upon time. There will be an additional fee for overtime. Please see our fee schedule.
Do you allow music at events?
Yes. Live and recorded amplified music is allowed, however renters must abide by the Town of Southern Pines noise ordinance. We can provide you with a copy of the ordinance.
Can we have docent-led tours during our event?
Yes, one or all three historic houses can be made available for viewing during the first hour of the event. A docent will attend each house in order to give information and answer questions. Please see our fee schedule for docent tours.
Do you offer member discounts on the rental fee?
Yes, we offer members a 10% discount. Not a member? Join and get a discount while helping to support our history!
Who do I contact to get more information or make a reservation?
Please call Sarah at (910) 692-2051 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org