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Visit With a Banker Pony

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

Wash Day

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 Farm.

Homeplace Tour

Tour the Etheridge home, one of the oldest restored homes on the 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? … Read more

Visit With a Banker Pony

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

Homespun Fun

Sheep Wool into Clothing

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.

Visit With a Banker Pony

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

Wash Day

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 Farm.

Homeplace Tour

Tour the Etheridge home, one of the oldest restored homes on the 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? … Read more

Visit With a Banker Pony

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

Homespun Fun

Sheep Wool into Clothing

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.