12/03/11 171 W - + 1 - 3 REMINDER: Raleigh City Museum Programs Today, Saturday, Dec. 3

Visit the Raleigh City Museum this afternoon from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and learn about the disasters in Raleigh. Two programs will be conducted on fire and weather disasters in the Capitol City. An engine company will also be present, with their apparatus available for viewing.

Beginning at 1:30 p.m., active and retired members of the Raleigh Fire Department will speak about fighting some of the city’s biggest fires. At 2:00 p.m., historian Mike Legeros will talk about the history of disastrous fires in Raleigh.

At 3:00 p.m., Nate Johnson, WRAL meteorologist, will speak on the weather disasters of Raleigh and his experiences studying and tracking them. This program is free and informational for both adults and children.

The Raleigh City Museum is located in the Historic Briggs Building at 220 Fayetteville Street. The museum is open Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission to the museum and its programs is free.

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