April 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Spring is the right time to be at Island Farm! Join in for the Farm’s annual Homeschool Day, where families and students will have the opportunity to learn together through a variety of hands-on activities that draw off of mid-19th century life on the Outer Banks.
Homeschool Day will take place on Wednesday, April 19 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Island Farm. Students receive a $2 discount on the Farm’s entrance fee for the day. Admission to the site for all other visitors is $10, and those aged 0-3 years old may enter for free.
This year’s theme, “All Work and No Play” will focus on everyday work required on an 1850s farm on Roanoke Island. Activities will include candlemaking, yaupon tea making, musket firing demonstrations, hearth cooking, wagon rides, and blacksmithing with the Manteo Blacksmith.
A living history farmstead, Island Farm is a tangible glimpse into coastal history, and the realities of life on Roanoke Island in the mid-1800’s. For the 2023 season, Island Farm will be open through November, Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., where programming and activities will vary throughout the season. Admission to the site is $10, and children 3 and under are admitted for free. The site is located at 1140 N US Highway 64, north of Manteo on Roanoke Island.