Although an hour drive from Greenville to the Aurora Fossil Museum you will travel 28 million years back in time. George Powell is a local amateur paleontologist, and will be leading this trip. On this trip, you will see fossil remains of creatures that lived in Eastern North Carolina including: whales, walrus, seals, sharks, stingrays, and fish.
The Ava Gardner Museum in Smithfield highlights the actresses 50 year career. This self guided tour will take you through over 5,000 square feet of costumes, movie posters, photographs, and accessories from Ava's many homes.
The Johnson County Beer, Wine and Shine Trail is the first of it's kind in North Carolina. On this trip, we will be given a guided tour and tasting at the Hinnant Family Vineyards, Broadslab Distillery, and Double Barley Brewing.
The Lifelong Learning Program Special Events Committee with support from members of the Program Committee and Advisory Council, is excited to host this fall's special event, the Lifelong Learning Program Chili Cook Off.
Fort Macon, nearly surrounded by water on the tip of Bogue Banks, was constructed after shore erosion overcame Fort Hampton in 1826. This five sided brick and stone fort has served as protection for both union and confederate troops, a coaling station for navy ships, and a federal prison.
The Lifelong Learning program is excited to once again host its bi-annual kickoff where attendees will have the chance to meet Lifelong Learning Instructors, Office of Continuing Studies Staff, partnering programs and many more. The catalog will be available for pickup, and attendees will have the opportunity to register for upcoming courses, special events and trips. Refreshments will be available. Seating is limited, so please register in advance.