Port Brunswick Day
October 21 & 22
Living historians, dressed in 18th century attire, will demonstrate what life was once like in this early port town on the lower Cape Fear. Visitors will have the opportunity to try their hand at the militia drill, take a turn in the stocks and pillory, dip their own beeswax candle, and much, much more! Free and fun for all ages!
2nd Annual Great Pumpkin Blowout
Date: November 4
$10 & Bring your own Pumpkin
Has that jack-o-lantern on your front porch outlived his usefulness? Dispose of him in a unique and rather explosive way implementing the same technology used to detonate Civil War era torpedoes! $10 fee and BYOP (Bring your own pumpkin).
An 18th Century Christmas
Join us this holiday season at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site from 1:00pm to 5:30 pm on Sunday, December 11, as we explore how the American colonists celebrated Christmas. Costumed interpreters will provide guided tours of St. Philips Anglican Church on the hour. During the program, you can enjoy Colonial refreshments in the Visitor Center, participate in traditional games, or try your hand at Moravian paper stars and other 18th century crafts. The highlight of the evening will be an authentic period candlelit service in the ruins of St. Philips Anglican Church. The service will begin at 5:00pm and will conclude by 5:30pm.
Road to Revolution: The 252nd Anniversary of the Stamp Act Resistance
February 17 & 18
Join us and learn how the events that occurred in the Colonial Cape Fear helped sow the seeds of discontent and pave the way for the American Revolution. Detailed information and schedule TBA!