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Corn Husks in the Courtyard

Dare County Arts Council 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, NC, United States

Dare County Arts Council and Island Farm are teaming up to provide a truly unique courtyard demonstration. On Thursday, May 26th from 11 am - 2 pm, David Russell will be demonstrating how to weave ...

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 historicIsland Farm homeplace. Historic interpreters will guide all ages through historic doll-making; all ...

Compost Friday

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

Farm Steward Gabe Maready will show visitors the ins and outs of composting. Basic information will be covered in addition to information specific to animal and plant compost. The cost of this event is included ...

Event Series Corn Husk Doll Crafting

Corn Husk Doll Crafting

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

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, ...

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 ...

Event Series Homeplace Tour

Homeplace Tour

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

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 ...

Event Series Homespun Fun

Homespun Fun

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

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 ...

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 historicIsland Farm homeplace. Historic interpreters will guide all ages through historic doll-making; all ...

Event Series Corn Husk Doll Crafting

Corn Husk Doll Crafting

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

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, ...