Press Releases

Ask the Experts! Conservation Assistance Day at the NC Museum of History

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Four times a year the NC Museum of History’s conservators spend a day with the public giving them advice on how to care for, preserve and protect precious family heirlooms—including wedding dresses, clocks, instruments, great-great-grandpa’s Civil War flag and sword, granddad’s WWII uniform, jewelry and Grammy’s quilts.

N.C. Aquarium Holds Fairy Day March 11

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Wands, wings and magical things come together Saturday, March 11 at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. Fairies, elves, imps, gnomes, wizards, sea monsters, storybook creatures and other mythical characters are invited to a magical day of imagination and education for the day themed “Forest Fairies to Sea Serpents.”

“Quill Out” at the CSS Civil War Interpretive Center February 18

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

A craft that is fun, easy and inexpensive that the whole family can enjoy is coming to the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center. The center will host a quilling workshop Saturday, Feb. 18, from noon to 2 p.m. Registration is $10 per person and required by Feb. 15. All supplies are included.

Fort Dobbs Construction Taking Shape

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

For more than a decade, the non-profit Friends of Fort Dobbs organization has persevered in its efforts to rebuild a French and Indian War fort in Iredell County. These efforts now have taken a dramatic step forward.

Volunteers Needed for Oyster Reef Habitat Project

Monday, February 6, 2017

The North Carolina Coastal Federation and the North Carolina Aquarium invite community members and volunteers to help bag oyster shells for the first Volunteer Service Corps project of 2017. The bags of recycled oysters will become habitats for marine animals and help protect shorelines from erosion.

February Programs at the N.C. Museum of History

Sunday, February 5, 2017

As February approaches, the N.C. Museum of History continues to celebrate Black History Month after our successful Annual African American Cultural Celebration in January! For February, we really do have something for everyone, and best of all? Most of the programs are FREE.

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