History For Lunch Upcoming Dates




At the Movies! Upcoming Dates

The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Thursday, June 29, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sing (2016)
Thursday, July 27, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.





Sprouting Scientists and Hands-On Historians: Summer Camp with Port Discover and Museum of the Albemarle

Ages 5–8:  June 26–June 28
Ages 9–14: June 29–June 30
8:30 a.m.–noon

Call Port Discover at 252-338-6117 for additional offerings.
Campers will discover some of what made up a soldier’s life during World War I and learn how the home front supported the war effort.



Happy Birthday, MOA! 

Saturday, July 8, 10 a.m.– 2 p.m.

The museum invites children to take part in its 50th birthday celebration by attending a birthday party and entering a chalk-drawing contest.  Chalk drawing event is from 10 a.m. to noon.  At 1 p.m. bring the family to the birthday party and enjoy cake pops, games, and hand-on activities. Winners of the chalk drawing contest will be announced at 2 p.m.  


Monday, July 10, 5 p.m.

The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame (NCSHOF), in partnership with the North Carolina Trainers’ Association (NCATA), and Sentara Orthopedic Sports Medicine Specialists are having a ribbon cutting and reception for the “Athletic Trainers and Sports Medicine Display” at Museum of the Albemarle on Monday, July 10th, 2017 beginning at 5:00 pm


Operation: Kids Discover World War I

Thursday, July 13, 10 a.m.– 2 p.m.

Step back in time to see the United States enter the Great War in 1917.  You’ll discover information about the life of a soldier, learn the purpose of a victory garden, and view posters that boosted support for the war.  You’ll also view the exhibit Tar Heels in the Trenches and hear a few songs from the era.
Preregistration requested for groups of 10 or more.  


Children’s Theater: The Legend of Sir Captain Curri C. Tuck

Thursday, July 20, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Based on the children’s book by James Butz, this seafaring tale for all ages follows a daring privateer and his crew as they denounce violence and bullying during the Golden Age of Piracy. Preregistration requested for groups of 10 or more. 


Prayer Flag Workshop with Kelly Cameron

Saturday, November 11 at 10 AM - 1 PM

Join us at MOA, as artist, Kelly Cameron hosts this unusual and inspirational workshop!

Not your usual Tibetan Prayer Flag, these Prayer Flags are simply intended tp be banners of hope and peace. They're a visual voice, symbolic of our hopes, dreams, concerns, prayers, wishes, and good thoughts. They are meant to spread goodwill and compassion, uplifting all, as they blow in the wind. Kelly will guide and assist you, as you make your own.

Fabrics, lace, trim, buttons, and more will be used to make a ne of a kind Prayer Flag. It's approximate size will be up to 9" 12", using your own inspirational word or thought. Make one or more as time allows.

Feel free to bring your own sentimental embellishments or use items provided.

In this three (3) hour workshop, Kelly will be demonstrating using fabric glue, so if you want hand stitched letters or words, please prepare them ahead of time. Otherwise, all materials will be provided.

Workshop Supply Fee is $35.00

Please make checks payable to: 
Attention: Prayer Flag Workshop
501 South Water Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Please call (252) 335-1453 for additional information.


Designer’s Workshop: Fabric Collage Christmas Cards with Kelly Cameron

Saturday, November 18, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Craft unique collage Christmas cards using fabric, accents, and 3-D embellishment. Participants will create a minimum of four cards as time and inspiration allow. Lunch is included in the fee.

Groups may schedule this workshop on an alternate day.


For any Home School Groups, Learning or Childcare Centers interested in bringing your groups for visits or tours, please call Lori Meads at 252-331-4054 to schedule.

About Our Programs 

  • All of our programs are free unless otherwise noted.

  • "Tot Time" program participants must be between 3 and 5 years old and accompanied by an adult.

Please check our Facebook page or call the Museum at (252) 335-1453 for more details.