Second 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. […]


“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 […]


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 […]


Civil War to World War II August Programming Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

WILMINGTON, NC – Learn how different ships named NORTH CAROLINA had an important role from the Civil War to World War II aboard the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA by interacting in the family fun and exciting events planned for August, 2012. Battleship 101 2nd Saturdays Programs Saturday, August 11, 2012 10:00 […]


2nd Saturdays Fun August 11 at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

HATTERAS ISLAND – The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum will showcase authentic North Carolina culture and heritage on Saturday, Aug. 11, in the third installment of the popular summer program “2nd Saturdays.” The Museum presents “Fishing” as the theme for the final 2nd Saturdays event for 2012, from 10 a.m. […]


Carol Trotman Presents Free Workshop at Roanoke Island Festival Park

MANTEO – Outer Banks watercolorist, Carol Trotman will offer a free workshop–“Twenty Ways to Create a Successful Composition”–on Saturday, August 11, from 1-3 p.m. in the Meeting Room at Roanoke Island Festival Park.. The eve…


“They Fought Like Demons” Examines Women in the Civil War

KINSTON – They were no shrinking violets, the women who took up arms to join the fray during the Civil War. “They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers of the American Civil War” will be presented on Aug. 11 in this summer’s final 2nd Saturdays program for the CSS Neuse/Caswell Memorial. […]


SECCA Attendance Up 25% from January – June 2012 over the last year

WINSTON-SALEM – SECCA is getting its groove back. More and more people from the community are visiting SECCA’s ever changing exhibits and bringing friends with them. The result is a spike in attendance of 25 per cent increase in visitors between January and the end of June compared with the same time […]