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Sheep Shearing & Opening Day (Island Farm)

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

Roanoke Island, NC – Spring is on the way, and it’s time to shear the sheep! On Saturday, March 23, Island Farm will host its annual sheep shearing day, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Admission is $10, and children 3 and under are admitted for free. This event will also mark the start of ... Read more

Free Climb Day (Currituck Beach Lighthouse)

Currrituck Beach Lighthouse 1101 Corolla Village Road, Corolla, NC, United States

Outer Banks Conservationists and the Currituck Beach Lighthouse invite you to climb for free on the first day of our 2024 Season! Join us any time 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. A public, active aid to navigation, the Currituck Beach Lighthouse was built in 1875 to fill the last remaining "dark space" on the East coast. ... Read more

Homeschool Day (Island Farm)

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

Roanoke Island, NC - 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 ... Read more

Tater Day (Island Farm)

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

Gather at Island Farm on Wednesday, June 12 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to be a part of all aspects of the harvest and cooking of a quintessential staple crop: the Irish potato! Visitors will join historic interpreters to dig potatoes from the Farm's gardens, and if gardening isn't your bag - run to ... Read more

Independence Day (Island Farm)

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

Celebrate Independence Day, 1850’s style with Island Farm! On Thursday, July 4, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., the Farm will host visitors to celebrate the holiday. Attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the Farm's grassy lawn, and continue celebrations of the nation's birth with musket-fire, traditional games, and a ... Read more

Event Series Garden to Hearth

Garden to Hearth (Island Farm)

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo, United States

On Tuesday, November 26, and Wednesday, November 27, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Island Farm will host its annual Garden to Hearth event to celebrate the fall season and the Thanksgiving holiday. Visitors will learn the various ways that Roanoke Island families prepared for the winter months on Roanoke Island in the 1850s. Join ... Read more