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Apr
25
Fri
Days at the Docks Festival @ Under the Holden Beach Bridge
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm

Days at the Docks FestivalStarted in the 1980s, the Springtime festival called “Day at the Docks” has over 30 arts and crafts vendors and a dozen food vendors set up for two days of fun.  In addition to the food and crafts, enjoy live music & entertainment, a horseshoe tournament and the world famous “Bopple Race”. There’s lots of activities for the entire family to enjoy!

Animal Adventures Story Time & Puppet Playtime for Preschoolers @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Child_200x200Bring your preschoolers to an interactive story time featuring stories about marine animals found off of the NC coast. Then bring your children to the Museum’s Touch Tank where they can help docents feed live animals.

Undiscovered Worlds @ Ingram Planetarium
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

PlanetsThe discovery of exoplanets — the hundreds of planets that orbit the stars beyond our own Sun — brings us one step closer to the possibility of finding an Earth-like world and causes us to redefine our understanding of planets and the solar system.

 

Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Astronaut_200x200Learn what it takes to become an astronaut. See the perils that astronauts face. Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut. Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, from floating around the International Space Station to maneuvering through microscopic regions of the human body.

 

Dynamic Earth @ Ingram Planetarium
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

EarthDynamic Earth explores the inner workings of Earth’s climate system. This cutting-edge production follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere. Ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into volcanoes. Narrated by Liam Neeson.

 

Seven Wonders @ Ingram Planetarium
Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

imagesExperience the seven wonders of the ancient world as well as seven cosmic wonders.

Apr
26
Sat
Days at the Docks Festival @ Under the Holden Beach Bridge
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm

Days at the Docks FestivalStarted in the 1980s, the Springtime festival called “Day at the Docks” has over 30 arts and crafts vendors and a dozen food vendors set up for two days of fun.  In addition to the food and crafts, enjoy live music & entertainment, a horseshoe tournament and the world famous “Bopple Race”. There’s lots of activities for the entire family to enjoy!

Carnivorous Plants @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

VFT_ne1Guest speaker Mark Todd has been active in the conservation of carnivorous plants for over 10 years. He is a founding board member and currently serves as the Conservation Director of the North America Sarracenia Conservancy. Mr. Todd has extensive knowledge of Venus Flytraps as well as 20 other species of carnivorous plants.

Undiscovered Worlds @ Ingram Planetarium
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

PlanetsThe discovery of exoplanets — the hundreds of planets that orbit the stars beyond our own Sun — brings us one step closer to the possibility of finding an Earth-like world and causes us to redefine our understanding of planets and the solar system.

 

Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Astronaut_200x200Learn what it takes to become an astronaut. See the perils that astronauts face. Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut. Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, from floating around the International Space Station to maneuvering through microscopic regions of the human body.