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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Mar 3 @ 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
Mar 4 @ 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
Mar 4 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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 »
Wilmington’s Alpha Kappa Alphas: Sisters in Service 2:00 pm
Wilmington’s Alpha Kappa Alphas: Sisters in Service
Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join Wilmington resident Cynthia Brown and members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated as she discusses the history and achievements of the organization and its local chapter, Alpha Psi Omega. For 85 years, the ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Mar 6 all-day
Cape Fear Museum on Mondays until Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
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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)
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 10 @ 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
Mar 11 @ 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
Mar 11 @ 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
Mar 12 @ 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
Mar 13 all-day
Cape Fear Museum on Mondays until Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
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Pi Day (3rd-5th grade) 9:00 am
Pi Day (3rd-5th grade)
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Students explore more than 15 different mathematics activity stations to solve real-world challenges. All activities are linked to the North Carolina Essential Standards. Pi Day will provide multiple activities for ... Read More »
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Pi Day (K-2nd grade) 9:00 am
Pi Day (K-2nd grade)
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Students explore more than 15 different mathematics activity stations to solve real-world challenges. All activities are linked to the North Carolina Essential Standards. Pi Day will provide multiple activities for ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Mar 17 @ 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
Mar 18 @ 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 »
SOLD OUT: Lego Robots: Two-Part Workshop 1:00 pm
SOLD OUT: Lego Robots: Two-Part Workshop
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SOLD OUT! Create a programmable robotic arm and bring its power under your control. Build your robot in the first workshop on Saturday, March 18, and continue with exciting challenges ... Read More »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
Mar 18 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 20 all-day
Cape Fear Museum on Mondays until Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
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Patio Party 5:00 pm
Patio Party
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Cape Fear Museum Associates to celebrate the opening of the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibit Pools, Patios and the Invention of the American Backyard. Enjoy retro cocktails, thrill of the ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Mar 24 @ 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
Mar 25 @ 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 »
SOLD OUT: Lego Robots: Two-Part Workshop 1:00 pm
SOLD OUT: Lego Robots: Two-Part Workshop
Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SOLD OUT! Create a programmable robotic arm and bring its power under your control. Build your robot in the first workshop on Saturday, March 18, and continue with exciting challenges ... Read More »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
Mar 25 @ 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: Moons: Worlds of Mystery 1:30 pm
SkyQuest Film: Moons: Worlds of Mystery
Mar 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Take a fascinating trip to the little worlds of our solar system! Narrated by Ed Helms. Adult participation required. Show times: 1:30 PM, 2:15 PM, 3 PM
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Mar 27 all-day
Cape Fear Museum on Mondays until Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
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National History Day: Regional Competition 8:30 am
National History Day: Regional Competition
Mar 29 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
In this regional competition, students in grades 6-12 move beyond the classroom to bring history to life. Based on in-depth research, student projects take the form of historical paper, documentary, ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Mar 31 @ 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 »
SOLD OUT! Lego We-Do Robots 2:00 pm
SOLD OUT! Lego We-Do Robots
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SOLD OUT! Families of young engineers and scientists will work together and bring LEGO to life. Use kid friendly programming tools to build and program your first robot. Space is ... Read More »
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