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March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Conservation Wednesdays: Blackbeard’s Ship, QAR | 9am – 3pm
Have you ever wondered what happens to the artifacts from the Blackbeard’s
Queen Anne’s Revenge once they are recovered from the bottom of the
ocean? The NC Maritime Museum will host a conservator from the Queen
Anne’s Revenge conservation lab in Greenville. Conservators will be available
every Wednesday to answer questions about the processes required to
conserve the thousands of artifacts that have been recovered from the Queen
Anne’s Revenge site. Free. For more details, 252-728-7317 or
Musket Firing Demonstration | 10am – 11am
Meet in the fort to learn about a Civil War era musket’s history, loading
procedures and firing. For more details, 252-726-3775 or www.ncparks.gov/
Behind the Scenes: The Aquarium at a Glance | 12pm – 12:45pm
Visit food preparation areas, animal holding areas and labs, and get an
overhead view of the Living Shipwreck. Ages 5 and up. Admission is $12. This
program is available on Sundays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. For more details,
252-247-4003 or www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores.
Brown Bag Gam: Whales off North Carolina | 12pm – 1pm
Pack a lunch for the Brown Bag Gam during your lunch hour and join Museum
Natural Science Curator Keith Rittmaster for an informal discussion on the
many species of whales that travel near our shores. Keith will reveal his
studies on the conservation of these endangered marine animals. Free. Walkins
welcome. For more details, 252-728-7317 or


March 22, 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm