Get up close and personal with Civil War era shells and weapons at the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center's "Hands on History: Civil War Weapons" program. The event, Saturday, Aug. 12th, 10am-4pm, is the last of the site's "Hands on History" series. Visitors will have a unique opportunity to touch. Visitors can also participate in a "cartridge rolling" activity. Admission is $5 and special rates for senior/active military, students, ages 2 and under are free.