Ocean Isle Beach, NC – The Museum of Coastal Carolina continues its popular Sandbar Lecture Series this fall with four new 6:00 PM programs.
On October 8, Cathy Thomas Altman presents The History and Haunting of Hickory Hall. Cathy’s great grandfather, Samuel Hemingway Thomas, purchased the Hickory Hall house and 1,000 acres of land in Calabash, NC in 1888. The house is considered one of the oldest in Brunswick County and is reportedly haunted by the ghosts of slaves. Cathy will tell you why the house was called Hickory Hall and she will discuss reported hauntings of the house.
On November 12, Jacob Frick from the Ocean Isle Fishing Center presents What Kind of Fish is That, Mister? Jacob will talk about the kinds of fish that you are likely to catch in this area as well as rules and regulations regarding fishing.
On December 3, Ronnie Bryant and Doug Fritchey present Online Safety – Can It Be So? They will delve into the safety aspects of using cell phones, opening emails from unknown senders, using social media judiciously, avoiding scams, and more.
The Museum of Coastal Carolina is located at 21 East Second Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC. From September 5 to December 28, the museum will be open on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (closed November 28). Admission to the museum is free for members. Admission is free for active duty military and disabled veterans plus up to one
guest (must include military ID cardholder). Non-member all-day admission is $9.50 for adults, $8.50 for seniors (62+), $7.50 for children (3-12), and free for age 2 and under.
For more information, call 910-579-1016 or visit www.MuseumPlanetarium.org.