Kayak the Salt Marsh

Gallants Channel 293 West Beaufort Road, Beaufort, NC

Join Associate Curator Benjamin Wunderly for basic kayak instruction and safety lessons on shore followed by a relaxing paddle through a salt marsh. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must know how to swim; some kayak experience is recommended. Cost is $35...

$22.50 – $35.00

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Fall First Fridays

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

Join us this fall for the inaugural "First Friday" art events. During the months of September, October and November, we will host artists at the Port of Call Museum Store with a reception and presentation of their work. The receptions are free and open to...

Free

Candlemaking demonstration

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

Candlemaker Becky Hemby, one of our Port of Call Museum Store's featured artists for September, will host a candle-making demonstration Sept. 3rd at 11 a.m. in the museum auditorium. Admission is free, and registration is not required.

Free

Hiking and History on Shackleford Banks

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

Experience Outer Banks history and wildlife with a guided hike on Shackleford Banks, part of the Cape Lookout National Seashore. Participants will take a ferry to an undeveloped barrier island. This field trip requires hiking through sandy terrain for long distances. $30. Under 18 must...

$27.00 – $30.00

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

Explore the art of boat building from start to finish during a two-day, hands-on course at the North Carolina Maritime Museum’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The course begins with the design and lofting of boats and moves on to the setup, steam bending and...

$162.00 – $180.00

Kayak the Salt Marsh

Gallants Channel 293 West Beaufort Road, Beaufort, NC

Join Associate Curator Benjamin Wunderly for basic kayak instruction and safety lessons on shore followed by a relaxing paddle through a salt marsh. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must know how to swim; some kayak experience is recommended. Cost is $35...

$22.50 – $35.00

Art in the Park

Randolph Johnson Park 1017 Pine St., Beaufort, NC

Join  the Town of Beaufort, the National Park Service and the museum from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 15 at Randolph Johnson Park for Art in the Park. Museum staff will lead a gyotaku fish printing station, where children can design T-shirts using the traditional...

Free

Why Sharks Matter: The Science of Saving Sharks

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

Sharks are some of the most fascinating, ecologically important, threatened, and misunderstood animals on Earth. Join award-winning marine biologist Dr. David Shiffman in the museum auditorium for a free presentation on how—and why—we should protect these mysterious, misunderstood guardians of the ocean. Copies of his...

Free

Exploring Coastal Habitats

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

Join Associate Education Curator Benjamin Wunderly to discover the various plants and animals of the salt marsh and tidal flats at the Rachel Carson Reserve. The guided hike will take you through the different habitats found on Town Marsh and Bird Shoal. Cost is $20....

$18.00 – $20.00
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Carolina Maritime Model Society Meeting

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC

The Carolina Maritime Model Society exists to promote the production of high-quality ship models and encourage members and the public to participate in a craft that is as old as shipbuilding itself. The group will meet in the museum auditorium. Meetings are open to the...

Free

Kayak the Salt Marsh

Gallants Channel 293 West Beaufort Road, Beaufort, NC

Join Associate Curator Benjamin Wunderly for basic kayak instruction and safety lessons on shore followed by a relaxing paddle through a salt marsh. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must know how to swim; some kayak experience is recommended. Cost is $35...

$22.50 – $35.00

Maritime Heritage Series: Would You Like a Tums?

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort 315 Front St., Beaufort, NC
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Acid-Base chemistry is fundamental to understanding archaeological conservation, both in terms of why some things deteriorate while others are preserved when buried in the ground, and in terms of why conservators choose the materials and treatments that they do. Join museum conservator Michelle Crepeau as...

Free

Registration and Refund Policy:

Registration costs, less a 10% fee, are refunded when the Museum receives cancellation notice at least two weeks before the start of a program.  There is no refund within two weeks of the start of a program.  The Museum reserves the right to cancel any program that does not meet the minimum participant requirement up to one week before the program is scheduled.  In the event of cancellation due to low enrollment, participants who have submitted a fee will receive a full refund.  If a program is canceled due to inclement weather and unable to be rescheduled for another date, the participants will receive a full refund.