Back to School ROCKS!

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. –Time sure flies when you’re having fun!  It won’t be long before school begins.  To help get everyone in the school spirit the Museum of the Albemarle is hosting Back to School ROCKS! on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. 

Stop by the Museum of the Albemarle at some point during the identified day and paint a rock that represents your school spirit, a quick message of encouragement for the approaching school year, or favorite college You can place your rock at a place of your choice or the Museum staff can find a proper place for the rock to be found.  All rocks, paint supplies, and coating materials will be provided, you just show up!

About the Museum of the Albemarle
The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 S. Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252) 335-1453. Find us on Facebook! Hours are Mondaythrough Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Sundays and State Holidays. Serving Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington Counties, the museum is the northeast regional history museum of the North Carolina Division of State History
Museums within the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources, the state agency with the mission to enrich lives and communities and the vision to harness the state’s cultural resources to build North Carolina’s social, cultural and economic future. Information is available 24/7 at   

About the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Led by Secretary Susi Hamilton, NCDNCR's mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.

NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the N.C.  Zoo, the nation's first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, please call (919) 807-7300 or visit

Release: Immediate                                                                                                                 Contact:  Lori Meads
Date:   August 15, 2017                                                                                                             Phone:  252-335-1453
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