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Museum of Coastal Carolina

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21 East Second Street
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
910-579-1016
 
Jan. 3 – May 16, 2020:
Open Fri. & Sat. 10 am-3 pm
Additional open days Apr. 13-15
Closed Apr. 25 during the day
Directions
Map
 

Upcoming Museum Events

Jan
18
Sat
11:00 am Carnivorous Plants @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Carnivorous Plants @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Carnivorous Plants @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
This program examines different types of carnivorous plants and discusses what makes a plant carnivorous. There are 20 species of carnivorous plants in North Carolina. Learn about the threats these plants face and what the[...]
Jan
24
Fri
11:00 am Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Help Museum docents feed the live animals in the Touch Tank.
Jan
25
Sat
11:00 am Budding Scientists — Amazing Ani... @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Budding Scientists — Amazing Ani... @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Budding Scientists -- Amazing Animals: Reptiles @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Matthew Bookout has been fascinated by reptiles for most of his life. He shares his lifelong passion for reptiles by bringing some of his live animals with him to his programs at the museum. Matthew[...]
Jan
31
Fri
11:00 am Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Help Museum docents feed the live animals in the Touch Tank.
Feb
1
Sat
11:00 am Shark Hunt! @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Shark Hunt! @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shark Hunt! @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Learn all about sharks! Topics include local shark species, basic shark anatomy, and shark smarts. See life-size replicas of sharks in the museum’s Ocean Reef Gallery. Dig in the museum’s fossil pit for shark teeth[...]
Feb
4
Tue
6:00 pm Archaeology of Brunswick Town Fo... @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Archaeology of Brunswick Town Fo... @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Archaeology of Brunswick Town Fort Anderson @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Site manager Jim McKee will discuss the archeological ruins of this historic colonial port that was burned in the Revolutionary War and rebuilt during the Civil War.
Feb
7
Fri
11:00 am Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Feb 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Help Museum docents feed the live animals in the Touch Tank.
Feb
8
Sat
11:00 am Fossil Identification Day @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Fossil Identification Day @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fossil Identification Day @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Did you ever find something you thought might be a fossil? Bring it to the museum and have it identified by a paleontologist! Cynthia Crane, Executive Director of the Aurora Fossil Museum Foundation, Inc., will[...]
Feb
14
Fri
11:00 am Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Feb 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Help Museum docents feed the live animals in the Touch Tank.
Feb
15
Sat
11:00 am The Great Backyard Bird Count @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
The Great Backyard Bird Count @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Great Backyard Bird Count @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Learn more about this amazing annual event — why and how it is done and how you and your family can participate in it. Longtime museum volunteer Kurt Hugelmeyer will explain the rules of the[...]

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Wine Dinner & Benefit Feb. 24

2020 Wine Fest set for April 25

2020 Wine Fest will be at 6:30 pm April 25. The event also includes an annual Art Contest, with artists submitting original art incorporating wine and the Roaring 20s theme. This year’s art winner is Terri Ballangee, who also won two years ago.

Wine Fest 2020 Reservation Form

Wine Fest 2020 Sponsorship Form

Wine Fest 2020 Auction Donor Form

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

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Ingram Planetarium

Ingram Planetarium Sunset Beach NC

7625 High Market Street
Sunset Beach, NC 28468
910-575-0033
 
Jan. 3 – May 16, 2020:
Doors open 11:30 Fri.
Doors open 10:30 Sat.
Additional open days Apr. 13-15
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

Jan
18
Sat
11:00 am Accidental Astronauts @ Ingram Planetarium
Accidental Astronauts @ Ingram Planetarium
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Accidental Astronauts @ Ingram Planetarium
Journey to the farthest reaches of space or discover the stars you’ll see in your own backyard in our immersive theater. All Sky Theater shows include a LIVE star show!
12:00 pm The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
Discover the stars you’ll see in your own backyard in our LIVE star show!
1:00 pm From Earth to the Universe @ Ingram Planetarium
From Earth to the Universe @ Ingram Planetarium
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
From Earth to the Universe @ Ingram Planetarium
Journey to the farthest reaches of space or discover the stars you’ll see in your own backyard in our immersive theater. All Sky Theater shows include a LIVE star show!
2:00 pm Dynamic Earth @ Ingram Planetarium
Dynamic Earth @ Ingram Planetarium
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dynamic Earth @ Ingram Planetarium
Journey to the farthest reaches of space or discover the stars you’ll see in your own backyard in our immersive theater. All Sky Theater shows include a LIVE star show!
3:00 pm Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Jan 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Journey to the farthest reaches of space or discover the stars you’ll see in your own backyard in our immersive theater. All Sky Theater shows include a LIVE star show!
Jan
24
Fri
12:00 pm The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
Discover the stars you’ll see in your own backyard in our LIVE star show!
1:00 pm From Earth to the Universe @ Ingram Planetarium
From Earth to the Universe @ Ingram Planetarium
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
From Earth to the Universe @ Ingram Planetarium
Journey to the farthest reaches of space or discover the stars you’ll see in your own backyard in our immersive theater. All Sky Theater shows include a LIVE star show!
2:00 pm Dynamic Earth @ Ingram Planetarium
Dynamic Earth @ Ingram Planetarium
Jan 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dynamic Earth @ Ingram Planetarium
Journey to the farthest reaches of space or discover the stars you’ll see in your own backyard in our immersive theater. All Sky Theater shows include a LIVE star show!
3:00 pm Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Journey to the farthest reaches of space or discover the stars you’ll see in your own backyard in our immersive theater. All Sky Theater shows include a LIVE star show!
Jan
25
Sat
11:00 am Accidental Astronauts @ Ingram Planetarium
Accidental Astronauts @ Ingram Planetarium
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Accidental Astronauts @ Ingram Planetarium
Journey to the farthest reaches of space or discover the stars you’ll see in your own backyard in our immersive theater. All Sky Theater shows include a LIVE star show!
12:00 pm The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
Discover the stars you’ll see in your own backyard in our LIVE star show!