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The Museum of the Albemarle starts the summer off with the opening of "Are We 
There Yet," on April 19, 2024. 

The North Carolina Museum of History announces the unveiling of Julius Peppers’ 2003 National Football Conference (NFC) Championship ring. It will be displayed in the museum’s lobby starting Tuesday, April 23.

The Civil War surrender at the Bennett farmhouse sealed the fate of slavery in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida.

Unique and beautiful, the North Carolina Aquariums at Fort Fisher and on Roanoke Island and Jennette’s Pier are showcasing children’s artwork curated from “Este es mi México 2023” or “This is My Mexico 2023” through April 28.

Lake Norman and Eno River state parks will host inaugural “Poetry in the Park,” events on April 20 and April 27, respectively, the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation announced.

North Carolina will launch its commemoration of America’s 250th birthday with the captivating "Halifax Resolves Days: Prelude to Revolution" event in Halifax, N.C., April 12-14.

The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro was nominated for “Best Zoo” in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards for 2024. As the world’s largest natural habitat zoo, the North Carolina Zoo spans over 2,800 acres and cares for over 1,700 animals.

A new exhibit has been installed in the visitor center at Fort Dobbs State Historic Site.

On Thursday evening, April 11, 2024, at 6:00 p.m., the Museum of the Albemarle and Elizabeth City State University, will host the Max Roach Centennial Celebration Jazz Festival opening night reception with special guest Elizabeth City native, A. B. Spellman.

First appearing approximately 230 million years ago, the hearty crocodilians — alligators, crocodiles, caimans and gharials — have survived nearly every earthly scenario. They have outlived dinosaurs, ice ages, mass extinctions and more, yet they have changed very little over time.