Programs & Events
December 2013 Programs
A Victorian Holiday
Saturday, December 7, 1 – 3 p.m.
Did you know that having a spider in your Christmas Tree is good luck? Since Prince Albert first brought a Christmas tree into the palace, the Victorian era has been steeped in Germanic holiday traditions. Join the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport for a festive afternoon filled with activities for all ages. Make creative and unconventional ornaments while enjoying eggnog and cookies. Afterward, in the exhibit hall, learn about our Gilded Age Shipwreck, The City of Houston, and how a storm almost ruined Christmas! Appropriate for all ages; $3.00/person. Call the Museum at (910) 457-0003 to register. 204 E. Moore St. Southport, NC 28461.
January 2014 Programs
"The Wilmington, Brunswick & Southern Rail Road," Third Tuesday Evening Adult Program,
January 21, 7-9:00 p.m.
Join the NC Maritime Museum at Southport as we welcome Mark Koenig, Wilmington Railroad Museum Executive Director, to discuss The Wilmington, Brunswick, and Southern Railroad (WB&S). The "Willing But Slow," as some World War I soldiers called it, may have arrived too late for Smithville's 1880s building boom, but the 30-mile stretch of rail provided passenger and cargo transport from Wilmington and Navassa through Brunswick County. Learn how this private endeavor came into being and connected the county until 1941.
The program will be held at the Old Southport Visitor Center, located at 113 West Moore Street, Southport. Program is free, call the Museum at (910)457-0003 to register.