2nd Saturdays


Civil War Medicine and Surgery Display at CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center Aug. 9

KINSTON, NC July 28, 2014 – CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center will present “Civil War Surgery & Medicine” examining medicine and surgery at home and on the battlefield during the Civil War. The origins of modern triage practices can be traced back to the difficult choices made on the battlefield. […]


Music and Crafts Celebrated at Historic Edenton

EDENTON, NC August 1, 2013 – The Albemarle Sounds barbershop quartet will perform and artisans will showcase locally produced jewelry, artwork and more at Historic Edenton’s Music and Crafts Celebration Aug. 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is the season’s final 2nd Saturdays program in the series organized by the […]


“Mine Games: Torpedo Warfare in the Cape Fear” at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson August 10

WINNABOW, NC July 31, 2013 – “Infernal Machines” were introduced into warfare by Confederate forces during the Civil War. A program on this innovation, which we now call torpedoes, will be presented at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site Aug. 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free program “Mine […]


Historic Halifax Celebrates Heritage Crafts on August 10

HALIFAX, NC July 27, 2013 — Historic Halifax State Historic Site will showcase the Roanoke Valley’s heritage crafts on Aug. 10th, in the final of the 2nd Saturdays programs organized by the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources this summer. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy various activities throughout the […]


Duke Homestead Junior Interpreters Breathe Life into History

DURHAM, NC July 17, 2013 – While some students busy themselves studying history, others try to capture it. Currently a group of 15 students, age eight to 18, are in the Duke Homestead State Historic Site Junior Interpreter Program. In addition to learning about regional North Carolina history, the students […]


2nd Saturdays: Sports in the Albemarle

Elizabeth City, NC June 30, 2013 – The Museum of the Albemarle in conjunction with the Albemarle Voices for Diverse Culture (AVDC) will host a free program, 2nd Saturdays: Sports in the Albemarle on July 13, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.  Opening ceremony with greetings from Elizabeth City […]


“Fishing Frolic” at Mountain Gateway Museum on June 8

OLD FORT, NC June 5, 2013 — The skill and joy of fly fishing will be on display on Saturday, June 8 at for the 2nd Saturdays “Fishing Frolic” program at Mountain Gateway Museum. Members of Trout Unlimited will demonstrate casting, fly tying and other tricks for fishermen and wannabees on […]


2nd Saturdays at Tryon Palace – A Great Day Trip or Vacation Stop

Tryon Palace will provide a great destination for families on the go this summer with its final “2nd Saturdays” summer program of 2012 on Aug. 11. The theme at Tryon Palace in New Bern, North Carolina is “The Athens of North Carolina.”  In the…


2nd Saturdays event at NC Maritime Museum at Southport – UPDATED

SOUTHPORT – The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport showcases authentic North Carolina culture and heritage on Saturday, Aug. 11, in this year’s popular summer series “2nd Saturdays.” The theme for the final 2nd Saturdays event for 2012 is “Original Inhabitants of the Cape Feare.” Discover Southport’s “locals” from prehistoric […]