The Smithsonian Museum on Main Street’s Traveling Exhibition Hometown Teams will be at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center on Harkers Island from July 25 – September 7 (2015).
This exhibition brings together sports history and community spirit from America to the local host community where local athletes, parents, sportswriters, historians and fans gather their stories and share their own “hometown teams” with all who participate. It is being sponsored by the North Carolina Humanities Council and the Smithsonian Institution.
CORE SOUND’s HOMETOWN EXHIBITION EVENTS INCLUDE:
|Sat, July 25||Ribbon Cutting at 11 – Recognizing Special Guests|
|Fish Fry & Chicken Dinner 11:30 -2 – Time to Visit|
|Opening Ceremonies at 2 – Honoring Players – Past/Present|
Community Night Celebrations – Tuesday Evenings
|July 28||“Ol’ Timers and Proud of It” – Local sports history|
|August 4||Basketball – including ECHS – 2015 1A State Championship|
|August 11||SURF’s UP! Surfing history in Cart Co|
|August 18||A Game and a League of Their Own: Girls’ Sports|
|August 25||Bands, Boosters, Fans. Cheerleaders; The Crowd!|
|September 1||Generations of State Champs from Across Carteret County|
Saturday, Aug 1 – Core Sound Night at the MHC Marlins
Saturday, Aug 22 – Core Sound Night at the Durham Bulls (Chartered bus)
At the Museum through September 7:
An online exhibit of sports history, statistics, newspaper clippings, high school yearbooks and photographs of teams, games and heroes from across Carteret County and beyond.
Oral histories from players, coaches and fans posted online and accessible throughout the exhibition and displays of uniforms, photographs and scrapbooks for teams throughout Carteret County’s history
Hall of Fame commemoration; outstanding athletes in all sports, professional careers, hometown heroes! This first year’s class induction will be held at the close of the Hometown Teams exhibition, Sat., Sept 5, honoring those men and women whose contributions have spanned generations