Jul
22
Mon
Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 28 @ 12:45 pm

Behind the Scenes: The Aquarium at a Glance | 12pm – 12:45pm
Visit food preparation and animal holding areas to get an overhead view of the Living Shipwreck. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores

Jul
23
Tue
Behind the Scenes: Birds @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Behind the Scenes: Birds | 1pm – 2pm
Meet a few of our avian ambassadors while learning what it takes to be a bird trainer. See how enrichment is prepared for our birds and spend time behind the scenes with our Aquarium Staff learning what it’s like to care for our feathered friends. Takes place on Tuesdays. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack @ NC Aquarium
Jul 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack | 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Visit food preparation and animal holding areas then help feed the fish in the Living Shipwreck, while viewing shark feeding by our animal care staff. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores

Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 7pm – 9pm
Visit the Aquarium “after hours” to learn about our sea turtle conservation efforts. Explore behind the scenes areas while getting up close and personal with our sea turtle ambassadors before you stroll the nighttime beach looking for sea turtle nests in the sand. Ages 5 and up. $20. For more details, 252-247-4003 or  www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.

Jul
24
Wed
16th Annual Storytelling Festival @ Crystal Coast Civic Center
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

16th Annual Storytelling Festival with Science Tellers | 10am & 2pm
We are so pleased to offer you the line-up for our 16th Annual Storytelling Festival. We will again have performances on four Wednesday mornings in July at 10am at the Crystal Coast Civic Center, Morehead City, and also four afternoon shows at 2pm at the Bethlehem Methodist Church, corner of Bogue Loop Rd. and Rt. 24 in Bogue. Science and storytelling were accidentally mixed. Here is what happened. Storytelling and Exciting science experiments come together into an unprecedented theatrical experience. We are generously supported by the Friends of the Bogue Banks Public Library, the Friends of the Carteret County Public Library and the Friends of the Western Carteret Public Library, without which these programs would not be possible. We deeply appreciate their considerations for our Storytelling Festival. Stories are for school aged kids. For more details, 252-247-4660

Evening Gun @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon
Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Meet in the fort to watch a 19th century cannon be loaded and fired in the military tradition of the “Evening Gun.” US Coast Guard Base Fort Macon will provide the cannon crew.

Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 25 @ 9:00 am

Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 6pm – 9am
Roll out your sleeping bag by the Living Shipwreck as sharks, eels and fishes swim just inches away. Snacks, pizza dinner, breakfast, programs and Aquarium tour are included. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores

Jul
25
Thu
Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 8am – 11am
Learn to catch the big ones from the surf with hands-on instruction. Equipment, bait and licensing requirements are covered. Ages 10 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or  www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores

Natural Side of Fort Macon @ Fort Macon Visitors Center
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Meet at the Visitors Center lobby for a leisurely hike exploring the natural side of Fort Macon.  The hike will cover both the walking trail and the beach.

Jr. Ranger Day at Fort Macon @ Fort Macon
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Jr. Ranger Day at Fort Macon | 1pm – 4:30pm
Sign your kids up to work with a Park Ranger at Fort Macon to earn their Jr. Ranger Patch. This event is for children age 6-12 who must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited call the park office in advance to register. For more details, 252-726-3775 or  www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.

Jul
22
Mon
Behind the Scenes: Aquarium at a Glance @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 28 @ 12:45 pm

Behind the Scenes: The Aquarium at a Glance | 12pm – 12:45pm
Visit food preparation and animal holding areas to get an overhead view of the Living Shipwreck. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores

Jul
23
Tue
Behind the Scenes: Birds @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Behind the Scenes: Birds | 1pm – 2pm
Meet a few of our avian ambassadors while learning what it takes to be a bird trainer. See how enrichment is prepared for our birds and spend time behind the scenes with our Aquarium Staff learning what it’s like to care for our feathered friends. Takes place on Tuesdays. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack @ NC Aquarium
Jul 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Behind the Scenes: Shark Snack | 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Visit food preparation and animal holding areas then help feed the fish in the Living Shipwreck, while viewing shark feeding by our animal care staff. Ages 5 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores

Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sea Turtle Trek @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 7pm – 9pm
Visit the Aquarium “after hours” to learn about our sea turtle conservation efforts. Explore behind the scenes areas while getting up close and personal with our sea turtle ambassadors before you stroll the nighttime beach looking for sea turtle nests in the sand. Ages 5 and up. $20. For more details, 252-247-4003 or  www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.

Jul
24
Wed
16th Annual Storytelling Festival @ Crystal Coast Civic Center
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

16th Annual Storytelling Festival with Science Tellers | 10am & 2pm
We are so pleased to offer you the line-up for our 16th Annual Storytelling Festival. We will again have performances on four Wednesday mornings in July at 10am at the Crystal Coast Civic Center, Morehead City, and also four afternoon shows at 2pm at the Bethlehem Methodist Church, corner of Bogue Loop Rd. and Rt. 24 in Bogue. Science and storytelling were accidentally mixed. Here is what happened. Storytelling and Exciting science experiments come together into an unprecedented theatrical experience. We are generously supported by the Friends of the Bogue Banks Public Library, the Friends of the Carteret County Public Library and the Friends of the Western Carteret Public Library, without which these programs would not be possible. We deeply appreciate their considerations for our Storytelling Festival. Stories are for school aged kids. For more details, 252-247-4660

Evening Gun @ Fort Macon @ Fort Macon
Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Meet in the fort to watch a 19th century cannon be loaded and fired in the military tradition of the “Evening Gun.” US Coast Guard Base Fort Macon will provide the cannon crew.

Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS @ NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 25 @ 9:00 am

Sleep with the Fishes @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 6pm – 9am
Roll out your sleeping bag by the Living Shipwreck as sharks, eels and fishes swim just inches away. Snacks, pizza dinner, breakfast, programs and Aquarium tour are included. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores

Jul
25
Thu
Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Fishing Fanatics @ NC Aquarium at PKS | 8am – 11am
Learn to catch the big ones from the surf with hands-on instruction. Equipment, bait and licensing requirements are covered. Ages 10 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or  www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores

Natural Side of Fort Macon @ Fort Macon Visitors Center
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Meet at the Visitors Center lobby for a leisurely hike exploring the natural side of Fort Macon.  The hike will cover both the walking trail and the beach.

Jr. Ranger Day at Fort Macon @ Fort Macon
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Jr. Ranger Day at Fort Macon | 1pm – 4:30pm
Sign your kids up to work with a Park Ranger at Fort Macon to earn their Jr. Ranger Patch. This event is for children age 6-12 who must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited call the park office in advance to register. For more details, 252-726-3775 or  www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park.