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July Events at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

July 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

One event on July 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on July 11, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on July 16, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on July 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on July 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on July 25, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 11:00 am

The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras village is hosting a wave of events in July, which includes a range of free programs for kids and adults alike.

Upcoming events for the month of July include the following.

Endangered Community: The Independent Waterman Project
July 2, 2 p.m.

Join Hatteras photographer Daniel Pullen at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum for a discussion of his photo series Endangered Community: The Independent Waterman Project. No reservations are needed for the free program, which is part of the Salty Dawgs Lecture Series.

Maritime Crafts for Kids
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.– noon

Enjoy creating crafts with a coastal twist at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras. All supplies are provided and all ages welcome to take part in this free program.

Painting Canvas-backed Decoys
Fridays, noon to 4 p.m.

Sam Green will demonstrate painting canvas-backed decoys at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras. Purchase raffle tickets to win a handcrafted decoy.

A Pirate’s Life
July 9, 2 p.m.

Join Chris Suttle at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum for a discussion on pirates. No reservations are needed for the free program, which is part of the Salty Dawgs Lecture Series.

Crafting Sailor’s Valentines
July 11, 10:30 a.m.–noon

Create your own Sailor’s Valentine using shells and discover the history of the maritime art at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras. All supplies are furnished, and all ages are welcome to take part in this free program.

“Project Nutmeg: How the Outer Banks Almost Wasn’t”
July 16, 2 p.m.

Join Stuart Parks at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras for his talk on “Project Nutmeg: How the Outer Banks Almost Wasn’t.” No reservations are needed for the free program, which is part of the Salty Dawgs Lecture Series.

Documenting Disaster: Weather Dictates the Way of Island Life – Hurricane Talk Series
July 18, 11–11:45 a.m.

Local photographer Daniel Pullen talks about what goes into documenting nor’easters and hurricanes and how these weather events tell the story of the power of nature and strength of coastal communities that live in their wake and aftermath.

Sea Shanties and Songs of the Sea
July 23, 2 p.m.

Join JR Shanty Co. at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras for some sea shanties. No reservations are needed for the free program, which is part of the Salty Dawgs Lecture Series.

Book Talk and Signing: Summer Heat
July 25 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Join author, sailor and former police major David Hope July 25 as he shares highlights of a harrowing sailing adventure from the Outer Banks to the Bahamas on his 37-foot sailboat Summer Heat during a free program at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras. He will also be available to sign his new book, “Summer Heat,” following the talk.

Maritime Folk Songs
July 30, 2 p.m.

Join Josh Nonnenmocher at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras for some maritime folk songs. No reservations are needed for the free program, which is part of the Salty Dawgs Lecture Series.

 

About the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras is named in honor of thousands of shipwrecks that sank off North Carolina’s coast. The museum is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of the state’s coastal culture and maritime history, which includes these shipwrecks, this repository of history. The vessels are the centerpiece of rich relationships to piracy, war, (Revolutionary, Civil and World Wars I and II), lifesaving, commerce and coastal living. It is filled with related artifacts, which include remnants of the earliest known shipwreck found in North Carolina waters, dating to 1650, objects from the USS Monitor, the Queen Anne’s Revenge, and the USS Huron. For more information on the museum, visit www.graveyardoftheatlantic.com.

The North Carolina Maritime Museum system is comprised of the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras, the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort and the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport. All three museums are part of the Division of State History Museums in the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

 

Details

Date:
July 18
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm