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Museum of Coastal Carolina

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21 East Second Street
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
910-579-1016

May  24- September 2, 2019:
Open Mon-Thurs 10:00-7:00
Friday 
10:00-5:00
Saturday 10:00-1:30
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Upcoming Museum Events

Jul
23
Tue
3:30 pm Reef Explorer with Gyotaku Fish ... @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Reef Explorer with Gyotaku Fish ... @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Reef Explorer with Gyotaku Fish Printing @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Learn about the sea creatures featured in the Museum’s Ocean Reef diorama, then create a unique Gyotaku fish print to take home.
6:00 pm Sand Bar Lecture Series: Living ...
Sand Bar Lecture Series: Living ...
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sand Bar Lecture Series: Living in the Future's Past (Movie)
Join us for a showing of “Living in the Future’s Past” where you can explore our changing world and the environmental challenges we face today.
Jul
24
Wed
11:00 am Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Help Museum docents feed sea stars, horseshoe crabs, and other live critters in the Museum’s Touch Tank.
3:00 pm OIB Fire & Rescue @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
OIB Fire & Rescue @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
OIB Fire & Rescue @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Climb inside a real firetruck! Firefighters from OIB Fire & Rescue will have some hands-on activities for kids. This event is cancelled if the weather is bad or the firefighters are called to respond to[...]
3:30 pm All Hands on Deck @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
All Hands on Deck @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
All Hands on Deck @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Kids will enjoy learning about the creatures that live in the ocean in this fun, interactive program.
6:00 pm Dolphins and Porpoises @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Dolphins and Porpoises @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dolphins and Porpoises @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Was that a porpoise or a dolphin you saw swimming in the ocean? This event will show you how to identify them.
Jul
25
Thu
11:00 am Shell Sleuths @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Shell Sleuths @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shell Sleuths @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Learn about the marine animals that not only created the shell you found on the beach, but also lived in it.
3:30 pm Shark Hunt @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Shark Hunt @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Shark Hunt @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Many shark species swim off NC’s coast. Check out the shark jaws in the Museum’s Changing Tides Gallery. Learn even more about sharks in this program.
6:00 pm Snakes Alive! @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Snakes Alive! @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Snakes Alive! @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
NC has 6 venomous snakes. Can you identify them? Come to this fascinating program and learn more about snakes. A live feeding precedes the program.
Jul
26
Fri
11:00 am Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Help Museum docents feed sea stars, horseshoe crabs, and other live critters in the Museum’s Touch Tank.

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“Hand to Sea” by Local Artist Carrie Zink

 

WIN A CUSTOM CLUB CAR!

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Ingram Planetarium

Ingram Planetarium Sunset Beach NC

7625 High Market Street
Sunset Beach, NC 28468
910-575-0033
 
May 24 – September 2, 2019:
Doors open 10:30 Monday -Thursday
12:30 Friday, and 10:30 Saturday
Plan to arrive at least 15 min.
before show is scheduled to begin.
DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS,
NO LATE ADMITTANCE
ONCE SHOW BEGINS.
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Upcoming Planetarium Events

Jul
23
Tue
1:00 pm Earth, Moon and Sun @ Ingram Planetarium
Earth, Moon and Sun @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Earth, Moon and Sun @ Ingram Planetarium
Join witty Coyote (adapted from Native American oral traditions) in a fast-paced show that explores lunar phases and eclipses and also examines how humans learn through space exploration.  
2:00 pm NEW! The Sun — Our Living Star @ Ingram Planetarium
NEW! The Sun — Our Living Star @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NEW! The Sun -- Our Living Star @ Ingram Planetarium
Learn about the sun, Earth’s nearest star and the source of the energy that drives Earth’s wind, weather and life.
3:00 pm Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Immerse yourself in ancient Mayan culture and astronomy.
4:00 pm The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
This is a live planetarium show in which you will explore stargazing and be able to identify the stars, planets, and constellations that appear in the night sky.
7:00 pm Laser Music Show: 80’s Night @ Ingram Planetarium
Laser Music Show: 80’s Night @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Laser Music Show: 80's Night @ Ingram Planetarium
Join this sensory experience as live lighting and laser effects accompany classic hits heard through the area’s best sound system.
8:00 pm Laser Music Show: Led Zeppelin @ Ingram Planetarium
Laser Music Show: Led Zeppelin @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Laser Music Show: Led Zeppelin @ Ingram Planetarium
Join this sensory experience as live lighting and laser effects accompany classic hits heard through the area’s best sound system.
Jul
24
Wed
11:00 am Kaluoka’hina: The Enchanted Reef @ Ingram Planetarium
Kaluoka’hina: The Enchanted Reef @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kaluoka'hina: The Enchanted Reef @ Ingram Planetarium
Back by popular demand! This animated program is fun for all members of the family.
12:00 pm NEW! Apollo 11: Man’s First Step... @ Ingram Planetarium
NEW! Apollo 11: Man’s First Step... @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
NEW! Apollo 11: Man's First Step On The Moon @ Ingram Planetarium
Experience one of the most memorable moments in history as the astronauts of Apollo 11 land on the Moon for the first time.
1:00 pm Earth, Moon and Sun @ Ingram Planetarium
Earth, Moon and Sun @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Earth, Moon and Sun @ Ingram Planetarium
Join witty Coyote (adapted from Native American oral traditions) in a fast-paced show that explores lunar phases and eclipses and also examines how humans learn through space exploration.  
2:00 pm NEW! The Sun — Our Living Star @ Ingram Planetarium
NEW! The Sun — Our Living Star @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NEW! The Sun -- Our Living Star @ Ingram Planetarium
Learn about the sun, Earth’s nearest star and the source of the energy that drives Earth’s wind, weather and life.
3:00 pm Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Immerse yourself in ancient Mayan culture and astronomy.

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