DEEP DIVE INTO HISTORY: “U.S. Merchant Marine in World War II”

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

Join John Moseley, manager of the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport, to mark the anniversary of Operation Drumbeat, the sinking of John D Gill, and the Liberty and Victory ships built at the North Carolina Ship Building Company during World War II. Of the...

Free

SKIPPER’S CREW: Skipper’s Naturalists

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

Designed for all ages, but specifically geared toward younger patrons, Skipper’s Crew features hands-on activities and crafts focusing on combining arts and history. Lights will be dimmed and interactives muted during the first two hours to provide a calmer environment for those with sensory sensitivities....

SKIPPER’S CREW: Mullet Over

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

Designed for all ages, but specifically geared toward younger patrons, Skipper’s Crew features hands-on activities and crafts focusing on combining arts and history. Lights will be dimmed and interactives muted during the first two hours to provide a calmer environment for those with sensory sensitivities....

DEEP DIVE INTO HISTORY

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

The free Deep Dive into History drop-in program, which is designed for all ages, combines live interpretation, material culture displays and hands-on activities to help visitors understand how seafarers of old explore the world. Registration is not required.  

Free

ANCHORS AWAY: Got the Blues?: Dyeing with Indigo

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

Get your hands on history! Anchors Away is geared toward families and all ages with hands-on activities that focus on a specific part of Lower Cape Fear and North Carolina history. These programs are drop-in style, and run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anchors...

SKIPPER’S CREW: Light It Up with Lighthouses

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

Designed for all ages, but specifically geared toward younger patrons, Skipper’s Crew features hands-on activities and crafts focusing on combining arts and history. Lights will be dimmed and interactives muted during the first two hours to provide a calmer environment for those with sensory sensitivities....

ANCHORS AWAY: Go the Distance: Map Reading and Orienteering

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

Get your hands on history! Anchors Away is geared toward families and all ages with hands-on activities that focus on a specific part of Lower Cape Fear and North Carolina history. These programs are drop-in style, and run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anchors...

ANCHORS AWAY: Declaring Independence

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

Get your hands on history! Anchors Away is geared toward families and all ages with hands-on activities that focus on a specific part of Lower Cape Fear and North Carolina history. These programs are drop-in style, and run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anchors...

SKIPPER’S CREW: Shell-abrate America!

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

Designed for all ages, but specifically geared toward younger patrons, Skipper’s Crew features hands-on activities and crafts focusing on combining arts and history. Lights will be dimmed and interactives muted during the first two hours to provide a calmer environment for those with sensory sensitivities....

ANCHORS AWAY: Wash It Up! Laundry in the Age of Sail

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

Get your hands on history! Anchors Away is geared toward families and all ages with hands-on activities that focus on a specific part of Lower Cape Fear and North Carolina history. These programs are drop-in style, and run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anchors...

DEEP DIVE INTO HISTORY: “Digging for the Past”

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

Join Madline Spencer of the North Carolina Underwater Archaeology Division based at Fort Fisher to find out about the tools of the trade of an archaeologist, how they preserve what they find, and how they help us understand the past. The program is part of...

Free

ANCHORS AWAY: Show Your Colors: Flags in History

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

Get your hands on history! Anchors Away is geared toward families and all ages with hands-on activities that focus on a specific part of Lower Cape Fear and North Carolina history. These programs are drop-in style, and run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anchors...