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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
May 1 all-day
Cape Fear Museum on Mondays until Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
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Workshop: Electric Bling 7:00 pm
Workshop: Electric Bling
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Create jewelry that lights up! Make a felt pin, bracelet, or your own creation using conductive thread and LED lights. Felt, button batteries, conductive thread, LED lights, and basic materials ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Explore the world around us with hands-on activities, experiments and fun in Museum Park! Enjoy interactive story time, exploration stations and play related to a weekly theme. In event of ... Read More »
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Museum Explorers 11:00 am
Museum Explorers
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through interactive science investigations, hands-on exploration and unique artifacts. Our activities are designed to stimulate curiosity and ... Read More »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through interactive science investigations, hands-on exploration and unique artifacts. Our activities are designed to stimulate curiosity and ... Read More »
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Residents’ Free Day 1:00 pm
Residents’ Free Day
May 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
New Hanover County residents are admitted free to the Museum the first Sunday of every month.
Curiosity Carts 1:30 pm
Curiosity Carts
May 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Get your hands on history and science! Examine artifacts and science specimens. Gain insight into topics featured in museum exhibits. Carts are stationed in Museum galleries and feature short hands-on, ... Read More »
Public Reception for Williston Auditorium 2:00 pm
Public Reception for Williston Auditorium
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cape Fear Museum has added a new case of artifacts and images from the 1900s to 1970s to Williston Auditorium. The display highlights student life at Williston High School and ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
May 8 all-day
Cape Fear Museum on Mondays until Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
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Insiders Tour 10:00 am
Insiders Tour
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Curious about the Cape Fear? Explore the history, science and cultures of your hometown at Cape Fear Museum. Tour is free with admission and include a sneak peek behind the ... Read More »
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PreK Math and Science (Presented by New Hanover County Libraries) 10:00 am
PreK Math and Science (Presented by New Hanover County Libraries)
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Play, learn, and explore with your child. Math and science concepts will be introduced through interactive story times, hands on science experiments and exploration stations. This program is designed for ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Explore the world around us with hands-on activities, experiments and fun in Museum Park! Enjoy interactive story time, exploration stations and play related to a weekly theme. In event of ... Read More »
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Museum Explorers 11:00 am
Museum Explorers
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through interactive science investigations, hands-on exploration and unique artifacts. Our activities are designed to stimulate curiosity and ... Read More »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
May 13 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through interactive science investigations, hands-on exploration and unique artifacts. Our activities are designed to stimulate curiosity and ... Read More »
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Discovery Lab 2:30 pm
Discovery Lab
May 14 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Investigate, experiment, and explore! In the Discovery Lab, the whole family can drop-in for fun, quick experiments and hands-on investigations. Themes vary. Ideal for ages 5 and up. Adult participation ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
May 15 all-day
Cape Fear Museum on Mondays until Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Explore the world around us with hands-on activities, experiments and fun in Museum Park! Enjoy interactive story time, exploration stations and play related to a weekly theme. In event of ... Read More »
PNC Family Night: Back Yard Camp Out 6:00 pm
PNC Family Night: Back Yard Camp Out
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Explore the great outdoors and learn about the animals, plants, and bugs that live there. Find spring constellations, make shadow puppets, and play backyard games. Snack provided and families will ... Read More »
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Museum Explorers 11:00 am
Museum Explorers
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through interactive science investigations, hands-on exploration and unique artifacts. Our activities are designed to stimulate curiosity and ... Read More »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through interactive science investigations, hands-on exploration and unique artifacts. Our activities are designed to stimulate curiosity and ... Read More »
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From Downtown to Suburbia and Back Again 2:00 pm
From Downtown to Suburbia and Back Again
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunday, May 21, 2017 2PM FREE Join local architect Charles Boney, Jr. as he discusses how famous architects like Frank Lloyd Wright influenced Wilmington residents as they relocated to the ... Read More »
Discovery Lab 2:30 pm
Discovery Lab
May 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Investigate, experiment, and explore! In the Discovery Lab, the whole family can drop-in for fun, quick experiments and hands-on investigations. Themes vary. Ideal for ages 5 and up. Adult participation ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
May 22 all-day
Cape Fear Museum on Mondays until Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
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Carr Memorial Plaque Ceremony 10:00 am
Carr Memorial Plaque Ceremony
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Each year during National Preservation Month in May, the Plaque Committee of the Historic Wilmington Foundation (HWF) honors a property as the recipient of the James D. and Rosalie W. ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Explore the world around us with hands-on activities, experiments and fun in Museum Park! Enjoy interactive story time, exploration stations and play related to a weekly theme. In event of ... Read More »
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Museum Explorers 11:00 am
Museum Explorers
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through interactive science investigations, hands-on exploration and unique artifacts. Our activities are designed to stimulate curiosity and ... Read More »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
May 27 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through interactive science investigations, hands-on exploration and unique artifacts. Our activities are designed to stimulate curiosity and ... Read More »
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SkyQuest Film: The Little Star That Could 1:30 pm
SkyQuest Film: The Little Star That Could
May 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Follow Little Star, an average yellow star, as he searches for planets of his own to protect and warm. Along the way, he meets other stars, learns what makes each ... Read More »
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