Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 11/27/2014 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 11/29/2014 - 10:30am

Raven Rock Hike

Workshop or Trip We will hike the 5 mile Campbell Creek Trail in this exploration of Raven Rock State Park along the Cape Fear River in Harnett County. 12/03/2014 - 9:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 12/04/2014 - 10:30am

Meet the Expert

Event Gabriela Hogue, the Collections Manager of Fishes, will be working on the final step in the curatorial process for a fish skeleton. She will be talking about fish specimen preservation, long term maintenance, and the ways in which specimens are utilized. 12/04/2014 - 6:00pm

Insect Pinning for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip This beginner's class will cover the basics of insect collecting and the methods of pinning different types of insects from beetles to butterflies! 12/04/2014 - 6:00pm

Insect Pinning for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip This beginner's class will cover the basics of insect collecting and the methods of pinning different types of insects from beetles to butterflies! 12/04/2014 - 6:00pm

Holiday Treat – The Chemistry of Perfume

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us as we explore the science of scent and create our own solid-perfume take-home gift! 12/04/2014 - 6:30pm

Holiday Treat – The Chemistry of Perfume

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us as we explore the science of scent and create our own solid-perfume take-home gift! 12/04/2014 - 6:30pm

The World’s Largest Dinosaurs Lecture Series: Paul Brinkman

Science Talks Join us for the first installment of the series: "What's the Big Deal About the World's Largest Dinosaurs?" and learn about the history of America's fascination with sauropods and dinosaurs in general. 12/04/2014 - 7:00pm

Getting Started in Astro-Imaging

Workshop or Trip Covering the basic areas of getting started in Astro-Imaging, this class is targeted to adults of any age with a interest in learning more about astronomy. 12/04/2014 - 7:00pm

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 12/04/2014 - 7:00pm

Educator Trek: Winter on Grandfather Mountain

Workshop or Trip Join educators from the Museum and Grandfather Mountain as we explore the importance of winter. 12/05/2014 - 3:45pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 12/06/2014 - 10:30am

Science Saturday: What Rock Have You Been Under?

Science Talks We present data examining the occurrence of a species of two-lined salamander that has not yet been recorded in North Carolina. 12/06/2014 - 11:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 12/11/2014 - 10:30am

Governor's Tree Lighting

Event Meet the animals, enjoy special programming, and warm up with some hot chocolate! 12/11/2014 - 5:00pm

Primitive Candle Making

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Bring home a collection of your own primitive light sources just in time for the holidays! 12/11/2014 - 6:30pm

Primitive Candle Making

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Bring home a collection of your own primitive light sources just in time for the holidays! 12/11/2014 - 6:30pm

Programming and Electronics with the Raspberry Pi

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants in this class will use the Raspberry Pi, a credit card size computer, and Python to animate an 8x8 LED light matrix. 12/11/2014 - 6:30pm

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