Calendar

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Residents’ Free Day 1:00 pm
Residents’ Free Day
Sep 4 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
New Hanover County residents are admitted free to the Museum the first Sunday of every month.
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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)
Sep 8 @ 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: Making Music 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Making Music
Sep 9 @ 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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Family Science Saturday: Incredible Insects 10:00 am
Family Science Saturday: Incredible Insects
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Discover the incredible world of insects! Investigate how they communicate and what they build. Investigate the life cycle of a butterfly and a create fascinating firefly model to take home. ... Read More »
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Insiders Tour 10:00 am
Insiders Tour
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Curious about the Cape Fear? Explore the history, science and cultures of your hometown at Cape Fear Museum.  Take an Insider’s Tour the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10 ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Digging in Dirt 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Digging in Dirt
Sep 16 @ 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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NC Shell Show 9:00 am
NC Shell Show
Sep 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
North Carolina Shell Show, co-sponsored by the N.C. Shell Club and Cape Fear Museum, will feature hundreds of seashells – remnants of bivalves and gastropods alike – collected far and ... Read More »
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NC Shell Show 1:00 pm
NC Shell Show
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
North Carolina Shell Show, co-sponsored by the N.C. Shell Club and Cape Fear Museum, will feature hundreds of seashells – remnants of bivalves and gastropods alike – collected far and ... Read More »
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Film Screening: Blue Velvet 7:00 pm
Film Screening: Blue Velvet
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Thirty years ago, David Lynch’s cult classic Blue Velvet hit the screens. Revisit this Wilmington-filmed thriller. View the iconic severed ear in the Museum’s film exhibit, Starring Cape Fear! Then, ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: All About Autumn 10:00 am
Little Explorers: All About Autumn
Sep 23 @ 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 »
Cancelled – Morphing Monarchs 4:00 pm
Cancelled – Morphing Monarchs
Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
9/22/16 Cancelled Investigate butterflies in Cape Fear Museum Park! Discover the butterfly’s life cycle and migration patterns, hunt for chrysalises in the Park, and create a butterfly project to take ... Read More »
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Lift Every Voice Watch Party 9:30 am
Lift Every Voice Watch Party
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
On September 24, 2016, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture will open to the public in Washington DC. Share the moment with other community members in ... Read More »
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Museum Mashup
Museum Mashup
Sep 28 all-day
What’s a #MuseumMashup? A #MuseumMashup is, simply put, a day of shared experimentation, when museums and participants try something new and forget the fear of failure. We will be participating in ... Read More »
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Should We Engineer the Mosquito? 7:00 pm
Should We Engineer the Mosquito?
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Can engineered mosquitoes reduce the spread of malaria? Should we mess with biology? Join a lively discussion with local scientists and the community about the consequences of biology technology. Can ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Caterpillars to Butterflies! 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Caterpillars to Butterflies!
Sep 30 @ 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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