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Corn Husk Doll Crafting

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

In the mid-1800s 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 interpreters will teach you the process of making your very own corn husk doll for you to take ... Read more

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Wash Day

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

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. This program is included with general admission to Island ... Read more

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Homeplace Tour

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

Tour the Etheridge home, the oldest restored homes on Roanoke Island. Your guide will peel back the layers of history and also share more recent knowledge of the restoration efforts to open the farm to the public. How did this family of eight live under one roof and go about their daily lives? Included with ... Read more

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Homespun Fun

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

Learn how early islanders turned sheep's wool into clothing with this hands-on lesson! Participating farm-goers will card and spin wool into personal bracelet keepsakes, while learning about the farm’s sheep and fabric making tools. Included with the price of admission to Island Farm.

Tater Day – Wednesday, June 15

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

A day dedicated to the 'tater! Gather at Island Farm on Wednesday, June 15 (anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 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 Irish potatoes from the Farm's gardens, and ... Read more

Fermentation Basics (Sauerkraut) – Saturday, June 25

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

Roanoke Island, NC - Making your own sauerkraut is easy! Join local fermentation expert, Owen Sullivan (of Hay Point Live Culture Foods) at Island Farm for a workshop focused on mastering the lacto-fermentation process! In this workshop, the focus will be making sauerkraut. The workshop will take place on Saturday, June 25, outside of the ... Read more

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Gardening with Gabe

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

Every Friday from 9-11 a.m., visitors can tour Island Farm’s gardens and ask Farmer Gabe questions about all things agriculture. The farm’s gardens are cultivated by hand, using mostly 19th century crops and practices. Gabe will field questions, show techniques and educate visitors about sustainable farming practices.

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Visit With a Banker Pony

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

Island Farm is lucky enough to have two Corolla wild horses living on-site. Join us every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 - 11 a.m. to pet a Corolla wild horse up-close, and to learn more about these incredible “banker ponies” and how they fit into early life on the Outer Banks. Rainbow, one of the ... Read more

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Corn Husk Doll Crafting

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

In the mid-1800s 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 interpreters will teach you the process of making your very own corn husk doll for you to take ... Read more

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Wash Day

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

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. This program is included with general admission to Island ... Read more