Thanksgiving Weekend Events


  • Saturday, Nov 30, 2019

LOCATION: Cape Fear Museum - 814 Market St

THANKSGIVING WEEKEND EVENTS Saturday, November 30, 2019 Free for members or included with general admission 11:30 AM: Discovery Lab: How Big is a Dinosaur? Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through hands-on exploration and fun science labs. Ideal for ages 5 and up and adult participation is required. 2 PM Film: David Attenborough’s Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates Hundreds of millions of years before mammals roamed the planet, a worm-like creature known as Myllokunmingia swam the Cambrian seas. Scientists believe it to be the world’s first vertebrate and the forefather of many backboned creatures we see in every environment on the planet today. Join host David Attenborough as he explores the ancient origins of the very first vertebrates. He’ll investigate the key advances they developed over 500 million years to help them master the seas, colonize the land and take to the skies (46 min). To view a short trailer of the film, click here. 3:30 PM Film: A Boy Named Charlie Brown A Boy Named Charlie Brown is an unreleased 1963 documentary produced by Lee Mendelson focusing on Charles Schulz and his comic strip, Peanuts. Once upon a time, a documentary filmmaker named Lee Mendelson produced a film about baseball legend Willie Mays entitled A Man Named Mays. After producing a documentary about the world's greatest baseball player, Mendelson decided to do a film about the world's worst baseball player, Charlie Brown (26 min).