SKIPPER’S CREW: Funny Bunny

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: “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

THIRD TUESDAY: “Charles Towne on the Cape Fear”

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

Join Jack Fryar on March 19 at noon for the presentation “Charles Towne on the Cape Fear.” 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...

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....

THIRD TUESDAY: “Rice Culture in the Cape Fear”

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

Join Jim McKee on April 16 at noon for the presentation “Rice Culture in the Cape Fear.” 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...

Free

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: “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

THIRD TUESDAY: “Silent Sentinels”

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

Join members of the North Carolina Military History Society on May 21 at noon for the presentation “Silent Sentinels.” 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...

Free

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...