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...

Free

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 Aweigh 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 Aweigh 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...

SKIPPER’S CREW: Totally Turtles

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....

THIRD TUESDAY: Federal Navy at Fort Fisher

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

Join Rod Gragg Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. to learn about the "Federal Navy at Fort Fisher." 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 open to the...

DEEP DIVE INTO HISTORY: Torpedoes of the American Civil War

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

Delve into the fascinating technology behind the development and use of torpedo technology during the American Civil War. It promises to be a blast! The free Deep Dive into History drop-in program, which is designed for all ages, combines live interpretation, material culture displays and...

Free

SKIPPER’S CREW: Spooky Sharks

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....

THIRD TUESDAY: TBA

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

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 open to the public and geared for ages 16 years and older. The program is free; donations are appreciated. Seating...

DEEP DIVE INTO HISTORY: 18th Century Blacksmithing

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

SKIPPER’S CREW: Let it Snow!

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....