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Event Series 13th Annual Pumpkin Patch

13th Annual Pumpkin Patch (Island Farm)

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

Bring your friends and family to celebrate the arrival of fall at Island Farm! On the first four Saturdays in October, Island Farm will host its 12th annual Pumpkin Patch event. There will be no shortage of fun memories to be made, with a diverse array of fall games and activities offered. This event will ... Read more

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

Event Series Wash Day

Wash Day

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

Chores have never been so much fun! Meet us at the farm every Wednesday to witness the 19th century equivalent of a soak, rinse and spin cycle. Visitors can watch or assist with this day-long laundry process, while learning time-tested cleaning tips from a costumed interpreter.

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