Calendar

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Residents’ Free Day 1:00 pm
Residents’ Free Day
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 1 @ 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 »
Getting to Know NHC: Past and Future 2:30 pm
Getting to Know NHC: Past and Future
Oct 1 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
If you don’t know where you have been, it makes it more difficult to know where you are going.  Join Cape Fear Museum Historian Jan Davidson and Rebekah Roth with ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Oct 2 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
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 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. Ideal for ages 5 and up. Adult participation is required. ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Oct 9 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
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
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NC Shell Show 9:00 am
NC Shell Show
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
View the largest gathering of shell collections in the state and some of the world’s most beautiful, unusual and rare shells!  Learn how to start a collection and shop for ... Read More »
Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
Oct 14 @ 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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NC Shell Show 1:00 pm
NC Shell Show
Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The North Carolina Shell Show features hundreds of seashells collected by N.C. Shell Club members and other exhibitors, plus arts-and-crafts exhibits in more than 20 categories, from North Carolina collections ... Read More »
Discovery Lab 2:30 pm
Discovery Lab
Oct 15 @ 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. Ideal for ages 5 and up. Adult participation is required. ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Oct 16 all-day
Cape Fear Museum on Mondays until Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
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Museum After Dark: Forensics 6:30 pm
Museum After Dark: Forensics
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Step into the shoes of crime scene investigators! Examine bloodstains, lift latent prints, and microscopically compare hair, fibers, and other materials. Explore impression and toolmark evidence. Find out how bugs ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
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NC Fossil Fair 9:00 am
NC Fossil Fair
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Organized by the North Carolina Fossil Club, the Fossil Fair is an annual gathering of fossil enthusiasts who share their passion and knowledge of paleontology with the public. Some to ... Read More »
Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
Oct 21 @ 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
Oct 22 @ 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. Ideal for ages 5 and up. Adult participation is required. ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Oct 23 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
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Lego Mindstorm Robots 1:00 pm
Lego Mindstorm Robots
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Get creative with a LEGO MINDSTORM® robot. Work with Museum educators to build and program a simple robot or use your imagination to create a more complex one. Appropriate for ... Read More »
Museum Explorers 2:00 pm
Museum Explorers
Oct 28 @ 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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Planetarium Films: Solar Quest and Losing the Dark 1:30 pm
Planetarium Films: Solar Quest and Losing the Dark
Oct 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Show times: 1:30 PM, 2:15 PM, 3 PM Join CFM for two full dome shorts!  See how we are “Living with a Star” in Solar Quest.  Learn about the biggest ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Oct 30 all-day
Cape Fear Museum on Mondays until Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
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