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Event Series Rag Doll Crafting

Rag Doll Crafting

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

Get creative with cotton crafting and learn to make your very own, mid-19th century rag doll on the back porch of the historic Island Farm homeplace. Historic interpreters will guide all ages through historic doll-making; all created dolls are for visitors to keep. This program is included with the cost of admission to Island Farm.

Event Series Corn Husk Doll Crafting

Corn Husk Doll Crafting

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

In the mid-1800’s Roanoke Island children still had dolls and toys like we do today - they just looked a little different. Join us at the Farm, on the back porch of the historic homeplace and our historic interpreters will teach the process of making a corn husk doll. This is a hands-on program and ... Read more

Event Series Coffee & Tea in the 19th Century

Coffee & Tea in the 19th Century

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

Through this program, historic interpreters will explain the aspects of caffeination in the 19th century with yaupon tea and coffee, and how these drinks were sourced and prepared on Roanoke Island. This program is ongoing during open hours and is included with the price of admission. The only endemic caffeinated plant in the United States ... Read more

Visit with a Banker Pony

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

Island Farm has two Corolla wild horses (otherwise known as “banker ponies”) living on-site. Join us to learn more about these incredible ponies, and how they fit into early life on the Outer Banks. Rainbow and Grace will be on the Farm during this program, where historic interpreters will explain the pony’s story and their ... Read more

Event Series Rag Doll Crafting

Rag Doll Crafting

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

Get creative with cotton crafting and learn to make your very own, mid-19th century rag doll on the back porch of the historic Island Farm homeplace. Historic interpreters will guide all ages through historic doll-making; all created dolls are for visitors to keep. This program is included with the cost of admission to Island Farm.

Currituck Beach Lighthouse Free Climb Day & 148th Birthday Celebration

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

Outer Banks Conservationists and the Currituck Beach Lighthouse invite you to celebrate the tower that in 1875 lit the East Coast's last dark space! Still a public, active aid to navigation the beacon has not only guided thousands of Atlantic-faring ships to safety but is also an architectural delight, both inside and out! Please come climb ... 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

Opening Day (Island Farm) for the 2024 Season

On Tuesday, March 26th, Island Farm will open for its 2024 season! On opening day, visitors can expect a warm welcome to spring with self-guided house tours, cooking demonstrations, and of course – plenty of farm animals to see. Younger guests will find a large offering of toys and games, including everything from hoop and ... Read more

Sheep Shearing (Island Farm) NEW RESCHEDULED DATE

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 30 (rescheduled from March 23 due to rain), 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. During ... 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 history together through a variety of hands-on activities that draw off of mid-19th century life on the Outer Banks. Homeschool Day will take ... Read more