ANCHORS AWEIGH: 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 AWEIGH: 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 AWEIGH: 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 AWEIGH: 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...

THIRD TUESDAY: NC 250: It’s Not 1976 Again!

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

Join LeRae Umfleet for the presentation “NC 250: It’s Not 1976 Again!” The program is part of the museum’s Third Tuesday lecture series, which is held at the Southport Community Building, 223 E. Bay St. Lectures are geared for ages 16 years and older. Admission...

DEEP DIVE INTO HISTORY: “Rope Making”

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

Who knew that making rope was an art form? Join Tom Lacey and learn how this essential nautical tool has been made for centuries. You'll also have a chance to make a bit yourself using our rope machine. The program is part of the free...

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ANCHORS AWEIGH: 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...

SKIPPER’S CREW: Crafty Canoes

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 AWEIGH: Getting the Message Through: Cyphers and Codes

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...

THIRD TUESDAY: “Women in Whaling”

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

Join Christine Brin, associate education curator from the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort, on Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. for a presentation on the women who took part in the state’s historic whale fishery. The program is part of the museum’s Third Tuesday lecture...