Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm
Grand Opening and 150th Commemorative Program at the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center.
The opening ceremony, ribbon cutting, and unveiling of exhibits will commence at 10:00 a.m. The festivities will be followed by a 150th commemorative program "We are prepared to blow our gallant little boat to pieces" focusing on the anniversary of the Battle of Wyse Fork and final days of the CSS Neuse. There will be fun for the whole family with lectures, living history demonstrations, displays about military and civilian life, battlefield tour of Wyse Fork, and live music. Admission is free, and open to the public.