Homeschool Friday: Steaming Ahead

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The Age of Steam travel was marked with new world records and tragedies. Travel back in time to the Cape Fear at the turn of the century to see what river travel looked like! The program is part of our Homeschool Friday series, lessons geared...

$7

Semper Paratus 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run

NC Maritime Museum at Southport 204 E. Moore St., Southport

Come celebrate National Maritime Day with the NC Maritime Museum at Southport! Take part in the 5K or 1 Mile Fun Run, then visit the museum to see “The Sea Shall Not Have Them,” focusing on the formation of the United States Coast Guard. Stick...

$10 – $40

Annual Maritime Day Celebration

NC Maritime Museum at Southport 204 E. Moore St., Southport

Hop on down to the Garrison Lawn for our annual celebration of everything maritime! From the fish swimming in the water, to the shrimper, to protectors of our waterways, and so much more, there is something for everyone at this free event. Crafts, activities, scavenger...

Free

Sensory Saturday: Jumping Jelly

Sensory Saturday programs are offered the first Saturday of every month from 9 a.m.–11 a.m. During this program, exhibit lights are dimmed, all audio turned off, and a special activity or craft will be offered. This program is geared for individuals and families with sensory...

Free

Salty Dog Saturday: Seaweed and Garlic Gnocchi

NC Maritime Museum at Southport 204 E. Moore St., Southport

Join the Maritime Museum for a short lecture on the history of seafood in the area, followed by a sampling of that week’s featured item. Classes held at the museum are BYOB, with cheese and crackers and veggies trays available. Not interested in BYOB? we...

$25

Salty Dog Summer Camp: Battle Buddy

Grab your Battle Buddy and learn about maritime tactics during World War II. Camp includes a visit to our beautiful Battleship North Carolina. Salty Dog Summer Camps, for ages 18 and up, offer a lecture, some hands-on learning, and community engagement. Classes will be capped at...

$15

Salty Dog Saturday: Crab Bruschetta

Join the Maritime Museum for a short lecture on the history of seafood in the area, followed by a sampling of that week’s featured item. Classes held at the museum are BYOB, with cheese and crackers and veggies trays available. Not interested in BYOB? we...

$25

Salty Dog Summer Camp: Turtle Tracks

NC Maritime Museum at Southport 204 E. Moore St., Southport

Get past the hard shells of these mammoth aquatic creatures to learn all about the ones who use our beaches for their nests. After a rundown of the basics, hop on the ferry and head to Bald Head Island Conservancy to learn with environmental champions....

$15