Homeschool Friday: Sailor Superstitions

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

Where do superstitions come from and why are mariners tied to them so tightly? Sign up to enjoy a maritime twist on the coming spooky season. Homeschool programs are offered the last Friday of every month from 2 to 3 p.m. Classes are geared for...

$6.30 – $7

Fall into History: Collective Cape Fear

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

Hop aboard the museum van and ride up to Fayetteville to visit the Museum of the Cape Fear, eat lunch, and visit close-by sites and shops. Tickets include the trip from and return to Southport, lunch, and any admission fees. The trip departs from the...

$40
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Living History Weekend: World War I & Life-Saving Service

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

Join the crew for a free weekend of living history of the Cape Fear region in the early 1900s. Learn about those who protected mariners locally from storms and shipwrecks, and those who fought for our country. How did our region assist in the war...

Free
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Living History Weekend: World War I & Life-Saving Service

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

Join the crew for a free weekend of living history of the Cape Fear region in the early 1900s. Learn about those who protected mariners locally from storms and shipwrecks, and those who fought for our country. How did our region assist in the war...

Free

Salty Dog Saturday: Coconut Curry Scallops

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

Join the Maritime Museum for a short lecture on the history of seafood in the area, followed by a sampling of that week’s featured item. Classes held at the museum are BYOB, with cheese and crackers and veggies trays available. Not interested in BYOB? we...

$25

Salty Dog Summer Camp: Nautical Navigation

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

Spend your Saturday with our crew learning the basics of Nautical Navigation. From taking a sextant shot to reading nautical charts, get an overview of navigation aids and learn just how fearful the Cape Fear can be. Salty Dog Summer Camps, for ages 18 and...

$15

Salty Dog Saturday: Tangy Tuna

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

Join the Maritime Museum for a short lecture on the history of seafood in the area, followed by a sampling of that week’s featured item. Classes held at the museum are BYOB, with cheese and crackers and veggies trays available. Not interested in BYOB? we...

$25

Sensory Saturday: Shining Bright

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

Sensory Saturday Sensory Saturday programs are offered the first Saturday of every month from 9 a.m.–11 a.m. During this program, exhibit lights are dimmed, all audio turned off, and a special activity or craft will be offered. This program is geared for individuals and families...

Free

Salty Dog Summer Camp: Turtle Tracks

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

Get past the hard shells of these mammoth aquatic creatures to learn all about the ones who use our beaches for their nests. After a rundown of the basics, hop on the ferry and head to Bald Head Island Conservancy to learn with environmental champions....

$15

Salty Dog Saturday: Seaweed and Garlic Gnocchi

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

Join the Maritime Museum for a short lecture on the history of seafood in the area, followed by a sampling of that week’s featured item. Classes held at the museum are BYOB, with cheese and crackers and veggies trays available. Not interested in BYOB? we...

$25

Annual Maritime Day Celebration

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

Hop on down to the Garrison Lawn for our annual celebration of everything maritime! From the fish swimming in the water, to the shrimper, to protectors of our waterways, and so much more, there is something for everyone at this free event. Crafts, activities, scavenger...

Free

Semper Paratus 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run

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

Come celebrate National Maritime Day with the NC Maritime Museum at Southport! Take part in the 5K or 1 Mile Fun Run, then visit the museum to see “The Sea Shall Not Have Them,” focusing on the formation of the United States Coast Guard. Stick...

$10 – $40