WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Cape Fear Museum is opening its doors after hours to give people a look at life after dark in the Lower Cape Fear region.
The event will take place Saturday, July 28 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
As per a news release, the museum will offer the following events:
- Examine patterns in the night sky and make your own glow-in-the-dark constellation.
- Where do reptiles and amphibians sleep? Find out and meet live critters from the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher’s “Bedtime for Wildlife” program.
- What do snakes and tree frogs do at night? Learn their habits as you explore an exciting collection of live creatures from the North Carolina Herpetology Society.
- How does sound travel? UNCW’s Watson School of Education CESTEM will help you experiment and discover the principles of sound.
- Area expert “Dr. Rocks” and his team from Cape Fear Community College’s Geology Department will showcase rocks, gems, and local fossils. Take home a little piece of the world beneath you!
- Summertime brings sea turtles to the coast to lay their eggs. Learn about these protected marine reptiles and their connection to local beaches with Wrightsville Beach and Pleasure Island sea turtle projects.
- Think bats are creepy and scary? Discover the vital role they play in our ecosystem with Dr. Webster of the UNCW Biology Department.
- Settle down for a cozy read with bedtime stories from New Hanover Public Library.
Fuzzy Peach will also be on-site with a frozen yogurt bar. Cups are $3.50 each.
Admission to the museum is $3 for members and $6 for non-members.
For more information about the Cape Fear Museum, click here.
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