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Cape Fear Museum News: December Programs

• Learning Center - In the Learning Center on Saturdays, the whole family can conduct experiments, explore artifacts, play fun games, and create exciting tools and toys to take home. Parental participation is required.
• December – Explore the Civil War - Dates: Saturday, December 8, 15, 22, 29 from 1-4 PM for all ages. Fee: Free for members or with Museum admission. What was life like in the 1860s?  Investigate the contents of a Civil War soldier’s haversack and consider how the items compare to things you use daily.  Use a cipher disk to create and crack secret codes.  Make your own flag and play a Civil War-era game.  
Cape Fear Skies
3-2-1-Blast off! Cape Fear Skies offers your family a realistic planetarium experience the third Sunday of each month. Venture into outer space as you hear mythical tales and explore stars, planets, and more.  Parental participation is required.
• December - Earth, Moon, and Sun - Date: Sunday, December 16, Times:  1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 PM for all ages. Fee: Free for members or with Museum admission. Venture into our portable planetarium and investigate how Earth, the moon, and the sun work together. Observe eclipses, moon phases, and more.
Adult Programs
Grown-up Game Night - Date: Friday, December 7 from 7-10:00 PM. Fee: $5 for members; $7 for non-members. Take a break from holiday shopping and get your game on! Choose from classics or brand new games. Admission includes access to great games (instructions if needed!), snacks, drinks, and a visit to the Museum’s galleries.