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
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.
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.
Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department is now offering recreational, open play corn-hole. Corn-hole will take place on Wednesday evenings beginning March 28th from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department (1600 Fisher Street, Morehead City, NC, 28557). To play, you must have an Annual Pass or a Daily Pass ($5). Please Call Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department at 252-726-5083 ext. 2 for more details. Cornhole Flyer 2018
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.
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.
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 | 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.
Sounds Seafood: Catching Crabs and Clams | 1pm – 3pm
Learn the art of harvesting crabs and clams, and the importance of conserving coastal habitats. Ages 8 and up. For more details, 252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.