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Girl Scout Workshop: Space Science Explorers 9:00 am
Girl Scout Workshop: Space Science Explorers
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Explore the night sky and discover the wonders of astronomy with hands-on activities and planetarium programs. Scouts will complete the requirements for their “Space Science” badge. ... Read More »
Science Cycle: Fit for Fun 9:00 am
Science Cycle: Fit for Fun
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Imagine your delight and surprise when you encounter Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle along Wilmington’s Riverwalk, Carolina Beach Boardwalk, Halyburton Park, Hugh MacRae Park, festivals, parades and more. This mobile program will ... Read More »
Little Explorers: Native Americans 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Native Americans
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends 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 to 6 and ... Read More »
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North Carolina Fossil Fair 2019 9:00 am
North Carolina Fossil Fair 2019
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
North Carolina Fossil Fair 2019 @ Cape Fear Museum
CLICK HERE TO BUY ADMISSION TICKET! Organized by the North Carolina Fossil Club, the Fossil Fair is an annual gathering of fossil enthusiasts who share their passion and knowledge of ... Read More »
Little Explorers – no program today 10:00 am
Little Explorers – no program today
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am
There will be no Little Explorers program today due to Fossil Fair event.
Project Wet NC: Educator Training 10:00 am
Project Wet NC: Educator Training
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Have fun learning about water education and curriculum activities offered by the renowned Project WET. Perfect for environmental educators, K-12 teachers or anyone who works with children. To see more ... Read More »
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Residents’ Free Day 1:00 pm
Residents’ Free Day
Nov 3 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
New Hanover County residents are admitted free to the Museum the first Sunday of every month.
Sunday Talk: Answering the Call-A Story of Everyday Valor 2:30 pm
Sunday Talk: Answering the Call-A Story of Everyday Valor
Nov 3 @ 2:30 pm
Sunday Talk: Answering the Call-A Story of Everyday Valor @ Cape Fear Museum
History can teach us about World War II, but few accounts have the extraordinary impact of veterans’ real-life stories. Hear from World War II veterans whose stories are included in ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Nov 4 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays and most major holidays.
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What’s Brewing in Science: Sea Turtle Conservation 6:00 pm
What’s Brewing in Science: Sea Turtle Conservation
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm
What's Brewing in Science: Sea Turtle Conservation @ Waterline Brewing Co.
Learn what a night out on turtle patrol consists of – from finding a nesting female to collecting data. Join Paul Hillbrand, Sea Turtle Program Coordinator for Bald Head Island ... Read More »
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Preschool Pop-Up Science: America’s First Peoples 10:00 am
Preschool Pop-Up Science: America’s First Peoples
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am
Meet new friends in your community for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time and learn new things related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Game On 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Game On
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends 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 to 6 and ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Game On 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Game On
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends 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 to 6 and ... Read More »
Planetarium Adventures: We Choose Space 2:00 pm
Planetarium Adventures: We Choose Space
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm
Astronauts Scott Parazinsky, Tom Jones, Gene Cernan, and veteran space reporter Walter Cronkite are your tour guides on this adventure to the International Space Station and to the past and ... Read More »
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Film Screening: The Red Cape 2:30 pm
Film Screening: The Red Cape
Nov 10 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Join the Black Leadership Caucus for a screening of the film, The Red Cape. It is the first-ever dramatic film about the 1898 Wilmington Massacre and Coup. Experience this forgotten ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Nov 11 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays and most major holidays.
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CFM Advisory Board Meeting 4:00 pm
CFM Advisory Board Meeting
Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm
The Cape Fear Museum Advisory Board meets in the Williston Auditorium every other month on the third Wednesday at 4 PM.
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Preschool Pop-Up Science: Snoopy in Space 10:00 am
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Snoopy in Space
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am
Meet new friends in your community for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time and learn new things related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Snoopy in Space 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Snoopy in Space
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends 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 to 6 and ... Read More »
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To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA Exhibit Opening 9:00 am
To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA Exhibit Opening
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Just before the first man landed on the moon, Charlie Brown and Snoopy soared through space with NASA’s Apollo 10 mission in May 1969. The exhibition To the Moon: Snoopy ... Read More »
Little Explorers: Snoopy in Space 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Snoopy in Space
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends 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 to 6 and ... Read More »
Discovery Lab: Cape Fear Indians 2:00 pm
Discovery Lab: Cape Fear Indians
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through hands-on exploration and fun science labs. Ideal for ages 5 and up and adult participation is ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Nov 18 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays and most major holidays.
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Preschool Pop-Up Science: Turkey Time 10:00 am
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Turkey Time
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am
Meet new friends in your community for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time and learn new things related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Turkey Day 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Turkey Day
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends 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 to 6 and ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Turkey Day 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Turkey Day
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends 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 to 6 and ... Read More »
Planetarium Adventures: Earthquake-Evidence of a Restless Planet 2:00 pm
Planetarium Adventures: Earthquake-Evidence of a Restless Planet
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm
Prepare to be moved! Take a breathtaking tour of our ever-active planet. Fly to sites of historic earthquakes and envision a future made safer from seismic events. Narrated by Benjamin ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Nov 25 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays and most major holidays.
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Nov 28 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays and most major holidays.
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Little Explorers: no program today 10:00 am
Little Explorers: no program today
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am
There will be no Little Explorers program today due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Little Explorers: Native Americans 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Native Americans
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends 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 to 6 and ... Read More »
Discovery Lab: How Big is a Dinosaur? 11:30 am
Discovery Lab: How Big is a Dinosaur?
Nov 30 @ 11:30 am
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through hands-on exploration and fun science labs. Ideal for ages 5 and up and adult participation is ... Read More »
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: Triumph of the Vertebrates 2:00 pm
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: Triumph of the Vertebrates
Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
David Attenborough’s Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates From the Seas to the Skies Hundreds of millions of years before mammals roamed the planet, a worm-like creature known as ... Read More »
Documentary Film Screening: A Boy Named Charlie Brown 3:30 pm
Documentary Film Screening: A Boy Named Charlie Brown
Nov 30 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
A Boy Named Charlie Brown is an unreleased 1963 documentary produced by Lee Mendelson focusing on Charles Schulz and his comic strip, Peanuts. Once upon a time, a documentary filmmaker named Lee Mendelson ... Read More »
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