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December

Time for Tots: First in Flight

Tuesday, December 2 or 9, 10–11 a.m.
Ages 3–5 (with adult)
$3 per child; $1 for museum members
To register, click here. For information, call 919-807-7979.

Learn about the Wright brothers’ plane and other famous flying machines, then make a paper plane or helicopter to fly at home.

History Corner: Starring North Carolina!

Wednesday, December 3, 10–11 a.m.
Ages 6–9 (with adult)
$3 per child; $1 for museum members
This class is full. For information, call 919-807-7988.

Visit Starring North Carolina! and learn about our state’s role in making movies and TV programs.

History Hunters: Behind the Scenes at the Movies

Wednesday, December 3, 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Ages 10–13
$3 per child; $1 for museum members
This class is full. For information, call 919-807-7988.

What is a dolly grip, or a gaffer? Learn about filmmaking, and meet some folks who help make the magic.

Storytime in the Gallery

Thursday, December 4, 10–10:30 a.m.
Ages 3 and up (with adult)

Meet a staff member at the information desk and follow your guide to one of the museum galleries. There, you can look around and listen to a history-related story.

Members’ Family Holiday Party

Sunday, December 7, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
$35 per member, $45 nonmembers; $10 per child, ages 7–18; free, children under 6

The North Carolina Museum of History Associates host the annual family holiday party for museum members, with activities and delights for all ages! For more information ncmuseumassoc.com.

Time for Tots: First in Flight

Tuesday, December 9, 10–11 a.m.
Ages 3–5 (with adult)
$3 per child; $1 for museum members
To register, click here. For information, call 919-807-7979.

Learn about the Wright brothers’ plane and other famous flying machines, then make a paper plane or helicopter to fly at home.


History à la Carte: Stewards of the Sandhills

Wednesday, December 10, noon–1 p.m.
Bring your lunch; beverages provided.

Linda Carnes-McNaughton, Curator and Historical Archaeologist, Cultural Resources Program, Fort Bragg

Carnes-McNaughton will discussion settlement the Sandhills from pre-history up to the Fort Bragg purchase of 1918. She will also describe the post’s cultural resources program, its objectives, and its long-term stewardship goals and partnerships.


Storytime in the Gallery

Thursday, December 11, 10–10:30 a.m.
Ages 3 and up (with adult)

Meet a staff member at the information desk and follow your guide to one of the museum galleries. There, you can look around and listen to a history-related story.

Capitol Tree Lighting

Thursday, December 11, 5–7:30 p.m.

Bring the family to the annual tree-lighting ceremony at 6:30 p.m. on the Capitol grounds. Seasonal music and hands-on fun will highlight this evening at the museum. Museum and Museum Shop open until 7:30 p.m. From 5 to 7:30 p.m., get half-price admission to the new exhibit Starring North Carolina!


Starring North Carolina! Film Series: Iron Man 3

Friday, December 12, 6 p.m.
$5 per person; $4 for museum members

Bryan Simmons, Memorabilia Collector

Much of Iron Man 3 was filmed at EUE/Screen Gems Studios and around Wilmington. In addition, the headquarters of SAS Institute and Epic Games Inc., both in Cary, served as the headquarters of Stark Industries. The film also shot on and above Oak Island, near Kenansville, and in Rose Hill. See if you can find any landmarks you recognize.  (MPAA rating: PG-13), run time: 130 min.


Make It, Take It: Holiday Ornament

Saturday, December 13, 1–3 p.m. (drop-in program)

Learn about Tar Heel holiday traditions, and make a Victorian-style ornament to take home.


Nixon, Blevins, & Gage: Picking on Christmas

Sunday, December 14, 3 p.m.

Finger-picking guitarist Larry Nixon, cross-picking and flat-picking guitarist David Blevins, and bassist Steve Gage perform acoustic music that combines traditional sounds with folk, religious, and country. Canned food donations will be accepted for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.

Presented with PineCone and support from the North Carolina Museum of History Associates and Williams Mullen.


Storytime in the Gallery

Thursday, December 18, 10–10:30 a.m.
Ages 3 and up (with adult)

Meet a staff member at the information desk and follow your guide to one of the museum galleries. There, you can look around and listen to a history-related story.

First Night Raleigh: Out of This World

Wednesday, December 31
2–6 p.m. (children’s celebration)
6 p.m. (exhibits close)
7–11 p.m. (events in Daniels Auditorium)
First Night button required for entry—buy yours in the Museum Shop. For more information, call Artsplosure at 919-832-8699 or visit FirstNightRaleigh.com.

Journey to the land of imagination with Artsplosure’s New Year’s Eve celebration and the museum’s film exhibit, Starring North Carolina!  Buy one exhibit admission and get one free, with your First Night button—until 6 p.m., when the exhibit closes.


Save the Date!

14th Annual African American Cultural Celebration

Saturday, January 31, 2015
10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
FREE!
For information, call Emily Grant at 919-807-7979.

We’re a week early, but come and help us kick off Black History Month!

Events

Music of the Carolinas: Ben Payton and the Blues
Start Date/Time: Sunday, February 09, 2014 3:00 PM
End Date/Time: Sunday, February 09, 2014 4:00 PM
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
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Music of the Carolinas: Ben Payton and the Blues

Sunday, February 9

3–4 p.m.

Ben Payton spent his teen years in Chicago, where he fell into the city’s vibrant blues and soul scene. He has performed with artists including improvisational musician Bobby Rush and jazz pianist Randy Weston. Presented with PineCone, and support from the North Carolina Museum of History Associates, Williams Mullen, and Harry’s Guitar Shop of Raleigh. 

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