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Museum of Coastal Carolina

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

Sept. 5 – Dec. 28, 2019:
Open Thurs., Fri., Sat. 10:00-3:00
Closed Nov. 28
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Upcoming Museum Events

Oct
24
Thu
11:00 am Senior Science @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Senior Science @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Senior Science @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Challenge yourself to build a marble out of Legos. Use chemistry to understand the science behind dyes. Build bird feeders and home decor items with seashells and driftwood. These are just some of the activities[...]
Oct
25
Fri
11:00 am Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Oct 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
At 11:00 on Fridays, help museum docents feed the live animals in the museum’s popular Touch Tank.
Oct
26
Sat
all-day Trunk or Treat @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Trunk or Treat @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Oct 26 all-day
Trunk or Treat @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Kids are invited to tour the museum wearing their favorite Halloween costumes. They can collect goodies from tables in the museum’s galleries; each table will be hosted by a local business.
11:00 am Budding Scientists @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Budding Scientists @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Budding Scientists @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Kimberly Belfer, the museum’s education coordinator, has some fun planned for young explorers who like to dig in the dirt and use their imaginations when playing with rocks, twigs, and sticks. In these programs, kids[...]
Oct
31
Thu
11:00 am Senior Science @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Senior Science @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Oct 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Senior Science @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Challenge yourself to build a marble out of Legos. Use chemistry to understand the science behind dyes. Build bird feeders and home decor items with seashells and driftwood. These are just some of the activities[...]
Nov
1
Fri
11:00 am Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Nov 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
At 11:00 on Fridays, help museum docents feed the live animals in the museum’s popular Touch Tank.
Nov
2
Sat
11:00 am Into the Unknown — Plankton @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Into the Unknown — Plankton @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Into the Unknown -- Plankton @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
In this program, museum educator Kimberly Belfer will introduce you to animals and plants that are so tiny, we have to use a microscope to see them. Using a water sample from a local waterway,[...]
Nov
7
Thu
11:00 am Senior Science @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Senior Science @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Nov 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Senior Science @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Challenge yourself to build a marble out of Legos. Use chemistry to understand the science behind dyes. Build bird feeders and home decor items with seashells and driftwood. These are just some of the activities[...]
Nov
8
Fri
11:00 am Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Nov 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
At 11:00 on Fridays, help museum docents feed the live animals in the museum’s popular Touch Tank.
Nov
9
Sat
11:00 am Bird Walk @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Bird Walk @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Nov 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bird Walk @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
This is not to be missed: a bird walk with local birding expert Kurt Hugelmeyer. Kurt has been an active birder for over 50 years. He will begin his program with a slide show highlighting[...]

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From Nov. 21 through Dec. 14, the museum galleries feature holiday trees decorated by local non-profit organizations. The Grand Opening is on Holiday Night at the Museum on Nov. 29 from 5:00 to 8:00. This is a special fundraising event that includes holiday elves, a tree for children to decorate, holiday stories for children, food from the Dawg Wagon, Makai beer, wine, soft drinks, and live music provided by Opportunity Rocks. Pre-sale tickets are available on Oct. 1 for $30 (alcoholic) and $15 (non-alcoholic). Tickets at the door on the night of the event are $35 and $20.

 

Coastal Gallery now presents
“Timeless Moments” by Local Artist
V. Ryan (“Bunny”) Lauzon

 

SAVE THIS DATE!

April 25, 2020 is the date of our 2020 Wine Fest fundraiser.

 

 

Next Sandbar Lecture: Nov. 12 at 6 PM


Capt. Jacob Frick of the Ocean Isle Fishing Center discusses salt water fishing in the Ocean Isle Beach area. Capt. Frick has over 10 years experience saltwater fishing in the backwater surrounding Ocean Isle Beach.

 

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Ingram Planetarium

Ingram Planetarium Sunset Beach NC

7625 High Market Street
Sunset Beach, NC 28468
910-575-0033
 
Sept. 5 – Dec. 28, 2019:
Doors open Thurs. & Fri. at 11:30
Doors open Sat. at 10:30
Closed Nov. 28
Plan to arrive at least 15 min.
before show is scheduled to begin.
DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS,
NO LATE ADMITTANCE
ONCE SHOW BEGINS.
Directions
Map

Upcoming Planetarium Events

Oct
24
Thu
12:00 pm The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
Get a live look at the sky tonight! Explore the planets, constellations, and other celestial events visible in the Carolina night sky.
1:00 pm Accidental Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Accidental Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Accidental Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Follow the animated adventures of Cy, Annie, and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space! Explore the Earth, Sun, and Moon with a wise-cracking spaceship computer. See an asteroid crash[...]
2:00 pm Cosmic Colors (NEW!) @ Ingram Planetarium
Cosmic Colors (NEW!) @ Ingram Planetarium
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cosmic Colors (NEW!) @ Ingram Planetarium
Why is the sky blue? Why is Mars red? Take a wondrous journey across the entire electromagnetic spectrum and discover the many reasons for color. Take a tour within a plant leaf and journey inside[...]
3:00 pm Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Oct 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Learn about the wonders of Maya science, cosmology and myth as you are taken back in time to the jungles of Mexico and the cities and temples of the ancient Maya. See how Maya scholars[...]
Oct
25
Fri
12:00 pm The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
Get a live look at the sky tonight! Explore the planets, constellations, and other celestial events visible in the Carolina night sky.
1:00 pm Accidental Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Accidental Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Accidental Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Follow the animated adventures of Cy, Annie, and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space! Explore the Earth, Sun, and Moon with a wise-cracking spaceship computer. See an asteroid crash[...]
2:00 pm Cosmic Colors (NEW!) @ Ingram Planetarium
Cosmic Colors (NEW!) @ Ingram Planetarium
Oct 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cosmic Colors (NEW!) @ Ingram Planetarium
Why is the sky blue? Why is Mars red? Take a wondrous journey across the entire electromagnetic spectrum and discover the many reasons for color. Take a tour within a plant leaf and journey inside[...]
3:00 pm Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Learn about the wonders of Maya science, cosmology and myth as you are taken back in time to the jungles of Mexico and the cities and temples of the ancient Maya. See how Maya scholars[...]
Oct
26
Sat
11:00 am Dinosaur Passage to Pangaea @ Ingram Planetarium
Dinosaur Passage to Pangaea @ Ingram Planetarium
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dinosaur Passage to Pangaea @ Ingram Planetarium
When two children embark on a Geology field trip, they are thrown into a fantastic voyage where they witness incredible geological wonders and learn the mysterious process that shaped our present-day continents.
12:00 pm The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
Get a live look at the sky tonight! Explore the planets, constellations, and other celestial events visible in the Carolina night sky.
1:00 pm Accidental Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Accidental Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Accidental Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Follow the animated adventures of Cy, Annie, and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space! Explore the Earth, Sun, and Moon with a wise-cracking spaceship computer. See an asteroid crash[...]

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