Event Schedule 2012-2013
Upcoming Events At Moores Creek National Battlefield
May 25, 2013
Come view the movie "The Patriot" as you have never seen it before. The park historian will discuss the accuracy of this movie and how it relates to the battle at Moores Creek Bridge. This film is rated 'R' for strong war violence. The historian chat begins at 8:00 p.m. with the movie following at 8:30 p.m. The film has a run time of 165 minutes. Bring your lawn chairs and snacks (alcohol is prohibited). FREE ADMISSION
May 27, 2013
Join Moores Creek National Battlefield as we witness a once-in-a-lifetime event as over 70 immigrants realize a lifelong dream by being sworn-in as American citizens. The 30-minute ceremony will take place in Patriots Hall, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Holmes Chicken & Seafood will be on-site selling home style meals.
Living History Programs
May 27, 2013
Experience colonial North Carolina in the footsteps of those who fought for freedom. Stroll through colonial encampments and see live weaponry demonstrations held on the battlefield from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Here is a detailed schedule of events for this weekend. Please call with any questions. (910) 283-5591
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Monday, May 27, 2013
Something For Everyone
When planning an outing to Moores Creek, be sure to pack a picnic. Feel free to take advantage of our charcoal grills, picnic tables, and pavilion. The family pet can also enjoy the trials and picnic area while on a leash. The picnic area is open year round and is a great way to enjoy a beautiful North Carolina day.
Junior Ranger Program:
Have the kids become official Junior Rangers while visiting Moores Creek. Our Junior Ranger program is suited for all ages. After completion of the work book, kids will be sworn in and receive their official Ranger badge and patch.
Want to know a little more about the history of the park? Ask a Ranger for a guided tour. Pending staff availability, park Rangers are available to give tours seven days a week with all tours being free of charge.
Planning Your Next Big Event
From business meetings to wedding receptions, Patriots Hall could be just what you're looking for. We provide tables and chairs with room to fit up to 200 people. Park Rangers are available to give interpretive tours and programs ranging from pine forest restoration to historical weapons. We have programs for all ages. Please contact a Ranger for details.
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Did You Know?
Moores Creek National Battlefield has the oldest continually serving Friends group in the National Park System. They are the Moores Creek Battleground Association and were established in 1899.