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Children’s Monthly Programs

These free programs occur monthly at the museum and are made possible through the generosity of Sandy and Kathy Griffin. Each program is 45 minutes long. We read a book or tell a story, have an activity, and then a light snack. Most children who attend are 4-9 years old, but we welcome all children to the program. All programs …

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Lifeguards of Wrightsville Beach: A Legacy of Service

Lifeguards of Wrightsville Beach: A Legacy of Service 2017 Lifeguard Reunion and Dedication of Wrightsville Beach Lifeguard Memorial  Saturday, September 16, 3-5:30 PM  Wrightsville Beach Museum 305 West Salisbury St, Wrightsville Beach, NC

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Updated Book on Wrightsville Beach

  October 1 – Book Signing and Book Launch for 10th Anniversary Edition of Luminous Island with Ray McAllister. New, enlarged edition. Special book launch pricing. Author will give a short illustrated talk and sign books. 4-5:30 pm at the museum. Get them at this event before they are anywhere else! This event is open to the public. Come and …

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Wrightsville Beach Paint Out!

 The 2017 Wrightsville Beach Plein Air will be October 26-28! Artists from near and far participate in our plein air events, showcasing some of their visions of Wrightsville Beach and its marshes by putting them to canvas. Artwork is freshly created over a couple of days and sold while the paint is drying! Starting October 26 come out to watch an …

Annual Meeting at the NEW Wrightsville Beach Brewery!!

Wrightsville Beach Museum of History – annual meeting   Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Wrightsville Beach Brewery 6 PM Join us at the newly-opened Wrightsville Beach Brewery, 6201 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, on Tuesday, January 31 at 6PM for Wrightsville Beach Museum’s Annual Meeting.   You can grab a brew and some food while you find out what the museum accomplished last year …

Free Children’s Christmas program on Wednesday!

You all  had such a good time last month making cookie turkeys, so come to our Wednesday, December 14 afternoon class  at 3PM and we will have another adventure together, and this time it’s all about Christmas.  Hear a traditional Christmas story,  make an ornament for your tree, and have a special snack all at our little museum.  Call to register!

Wrightsville Beach Museum open house

The Wrightsville Beach Museum of History’s annual Holiday Open House is Sunday, December 4,  from 2–4 p.m. It is time to get ready for Christmas!   Wrightsville Beach Museum Sunday, December 4, 2016, 2-4 PM        Open House   Browse the new Lumina exhibit, take a picture with our life-sized cutouts of a 1920s beach couple, and pick up our new …