Museum Family Programs

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Museum of Coastal Carolina
SUMMER PROGRAMS
May 23 through September 1, 2014

MONDAY

11:00 Touch Tank Feeding
3:30 Odyssey of the Sea Turtle
6:00 Family Pirate Games (includes craft for kids)

TUESDAY
11:00 Movie
3:30 Megabites! All About Sharks
6:00 Sandbar Lecture Seriesco-sponsored by OIB Surf & Java
July 29 — Sea Biscuit Shelter & Migrating Waterbirds — Guest speaker: Mary Ellen Rogers
August 5 — Sharks! — Guest speaker: Andy Gould
August 12 — Marine Mammals of Southern California — Guest speaker: Dean Gomersall

WEDNESDAY
11;00 Touch Tank Feeding
3:00 Ocean Isle Fire & Rescue Program (if available & weather permitting)
3:30 Who Are You Swimming With? (includes craft for kids)
6:00 Beachy Bingo

THURSDAY
11:00 Movie
3:30 Ocean Reef Explorer (includes craft for kids)
6:00 Snakes Alive! (may be live feeding prior to program)

FRIDAY
11:00 Touch Tank Feeding

The Ocean Isle Property Owners Association sponsors free summer concerts in the Museum of Coastal Carolina’s parking lot on Fridays from 6:30-8:00. Bring a chair and a cooler and sit back and enjoy the music!

 

Museum of Coastal Carolina
FALL PROGRAMS
September 4, 2014 – January 3, 2015
Open Thursday, Friday, & Saturday from 10:00-4:00

THURSDAY

11:00 Educational Movie

FRIDAY

10:30 Story Time & Puppet Theater for Preschoolers

11:00 Touch Tank Feeding

SATURDAY — 11:00

Sept. 6 — Fire & Hammer Blacksmithing

Sept. 13 — Green Swamp Preservation Walk

Sept. 20 — Ocean Isle Beach Shore Walk

Sept. 27 — Fin Fun with Dolphins (includes a craft for kids)

Oct. 4 — Sea Turtles & You

Oct. 11 — Gems & Gemology

Oct. 18 & 19 — The museum will be open during Oyster Fest with Halloween decor and Snakes Alive! Admission: $6 per person, age 2 & under — free

Oct. 25 — OIB Ghosts: History of the Island

Nov. 1 — Where Have All the Bees Gone?

Nov. 8 — Establishing a Bird Friendly Habitat (includes a craft for kids)

Nov. 15 — The Culture of Death: Women and Mourning in the Lower Cape Fear

Nov. 22 — Sea Creature Recycled Art Show (submit recycled art by Nov. 14)

Nov. 29 — Super Saturday Crafts & Activities (includes a craft for kids)

Dec. 6 — Tracks in the Sand

Dec. 13 — Scout Day (half-price admission for all scouts in uniform)

Dec. 27 — Monsters of the Deep blue Sea (includes a craft for kids)

Jan. 3 — Blockade Running

SPECIAL EVENTS

Sept. 4 — Coastal Gallery Grand Opening — The Way We Were — The oil paintings and prints of V. Ryan (Bunny) Lauzon — Meet the artist on Sept. 4 from noon until 1:00.

Oct. 30 — Spooky Night at the Museum — 5:30 to 7:30 — Featuring Balloon Man and Snakes Alive! — Kids & adults: Wear your favorite costumes, bring a trick or treat bag, and collect goodies provided by local businesses. Admission: $6 per person, age 2 & under — free

Nov. 28 — Beer and Brats Fundraiser — 5:00 to 8:00 — Due to popular demand, we are holding our second annual beer and brats fundraiser on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Socialize with friends and neighbors while supporting the museum and planetarium and enjoying great brats, beer or soda, and french fries. Admission: $25 adults, $15 children 12 & under