Night at the Museum
July 28, 2012
Cape Fear Museum
814 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
$3.00 to $6.00
Cape Fear Museum in Wilmington, NC presents Night at the Museum, a fun-filled summer evening exploring the Lower Cape Fear region after dark. Highlights: Examine patterns in the night sky and make your own glow-in-the-dark constellation; Where do reptiles and amphibians sleep? Find out and meet live critters from the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher’s Bedtime for Wildlife program; What do snakes and tree frogs do at nighttime? Learn their habits as you explore an exciting collection of live creatures from the North Carolina Herpetology Society; How does sound travel? UNCW’s Watson School of Education CESTEM will help you experiment and discover the principles of sound; Area expert “Dr. Rocks” and his team from Cape Fear Community College’s Geology Department showcase rocks, gems, and local fossils; Summertime brings sea turtles to the coast to lay their eggs. Learn about these protected marine reptiles and their connection to local beaches with Wrightsville Beach and Pleasure Island Sea Turtle Projects; Think bats are creepy and scary? Discover the vital role they play in our ecosystem with Dr. Webster of the UNCW Biology Department; Tired? Settle down for a cozy read with bedtime stories from New Hanover Public Library. HOURS: 6-10pm.
Phone: (910) 798-4362
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