Sensory Saturday: Sand Art

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

Join the Museum for a calm start to your Saturday morning. The Sensory Saturday program is offered the first Saturday of each month and includes dimmed lights, no audio turned on, and a special activity or craft. It is geared for families and/or individuals with sensory...

Free

Salty Dog Saturday: Shrimp Dip

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

Join the Maritime Museum for a short lecture on the kinds of shrimp around the world versus locally and get some closely guarded secrets of the Sanderlin Shrimp Dip. Participants will be sent home with a recipe card! Classes are held at the museum and...

$22.50 – $25.00

World War II Living History

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

Go back in time with the museum, and experience the Cape Fear region during wartime. Learn how close to shore the enemy got and what precautions were taken for military members, as well as civilians. How did our region assist in the war effort? How...

Sensory Saturday: Oy! Oysters

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

Join the Museum for a calm start to your Saturday morning. The Sensory Saturday program is offered the first Saturday of each month and includes dimmed lights, no audio turned on, and a special activity or craft. It is geared for families and/or individuals with sensory...

Free

SUSTAINING+ MEMBERS ONLY: Scallop Cooking Class

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

Our Friends members at the Sustaining Member level and above plus one guest are invited to join us Oct. 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. to Shell-e-brate National Fried Scallop Day. Join the crew for a special, exclusive cooking class. Program is strictly 21 years...

Free

Third Tuesday: Wilkes & Liberty!: Coastal N.C. on the Eve of the Revolution

Southport Community Building 223 E. Bay Street, Southport, NC

Dig into the local rebellious history of Colonial North Carolina with Professor of Archaeology Dr. Charles Ewen. Hear firsthand how a tiny glass jewel with the phrase “Wilkes and Liberty 45” etched onto it took the world by storm in 2019. All Third Tuesday programs...

Free

Sensory Saturday: Pirate Flags

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

Join the Museum for a calm start to your Saturday morning. The Sensory Saturday program is offered the first Saturday of each month and includes dimmed lights, no audio turned on, and a special activity or craft. It is geared for families and/or individuals with sensory...

Free
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Third Tuesday: Charting in the Carolinas

Southport Community Building 223 E. Bay Street, Southport, NC

With hurricane season closing at the end of November, there isn’t a better time to see how NOAA handles the changes that hurricanes cause annually. Join Kyle Ward, navigation manager located in Charleston, S.C., as he discusses the history and future of nautical charting in...

Free

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Sensory Saturday: Frozen Snowflakes

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

Join the Museum for a calm start to your Saturday morning. The Sensory Saturday program is offered the first Saturday of each month and includes dimmed lights, no audio turned on, and a special activity or craft. It is geared for families and/or individuals with sensory...

Free

Historic Holidays

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

Get a taste of history and the holidays when you join us for Historic Holidays. The event includes a guided tour of the exhibit hall featuring museum staff in historical costume, holiday treats and holiday shopping in our gift shop. The program is free. However,...

Free

DEEP DIVE: Navigation Tools in the Age of Sail

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

Join us on Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to learn about “Navigation Tools in the Age of Sail.” The free drop-in program, which is designed for all ages, combines live interpretation, material culture displays and hands-on activities to help visitors understand how...

Sensory Saturday: Turt-ley in Love

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

Join the Museum for a calm start to your Saturday morning. The Sensory Saturday program is offered the first Saturday of each month and includes dimmed lights, no audio turned on, and an opportunity to create a special sea turtle craft. Museum volunteers will be...

Free