Events Archive

Events

Black History Month at Poplar Grove

Laundry Hanging & Hog Killing Time, Smoke House, 1934 During the month of February, school groups and private tours are available for those interested in discovering more about the history of the Gullah Geechee culture that transcended enslavement, including the various roles,  skills and talents in the management and production of peanuts here at Poplar Grove.  Advanced booking required.  Contact Felicia Greene at 910.686.9518 x106.
February 1 - February 29

Saturday Tours 2020

Winter BedroomPoplar Grove resumes tours in February 2020. During the months of February and November, we are open only on Saturdays for guided tours of the Manor House at 10 AM, 11 AM, and Noon, which is the last tour of the day. Please give yourself plenty of time to visit the exhibits, artist studios and outbuildings prior to the last tour. Poplar Grove closes at 1:00 p.m. during pre- and post-season hours of operation. School groups are privately scheduled during the week.
February 1 - February 29

Mardis Gras Bash

Calling all revelers, boas, beads & bowties!  Report to the porches for a Mardis Gras Bash from 8 PM - Midnight. Food trucks on site, dj spinning tunes up & out into the ether, beer and wine bar, and a signature cocktail. This is a 21+ event.
February 22

Open for Daily Tours

Poplar Grove will be open to the public Monday through Saturday for daily tours under low-season hours of operation. Tours begin at 10:00 a.m. The last tour of the day is at noon, so please arrive in plenty of time to explore the exhibits, artist studios, and outbuildings prior to the last tour of the day. Poplar Grove closes at 1 p.m.
March 2 - March 31

Mid-Season Daily Tours

Poplar Grove will be open to the public Monday through Saturday for daily tours under mid-season hours of operation. Tours begin at 10:00 a.m. The last tour of the day is at 2 p.m., so please arrive in plenty of time to explore the exhibits, artist studios, and outbuildings prior to the last tour of the day. Poplar Grove closes at 3 p.m.
April 1 - May 31

Farmers’ Market Opening Day

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe 2020 market season is rescheduled for Wednesday, April 29.  Market hours are from 8:00AM to 1:00PM, and operates every Wednesday from April through September. The grounds of Poplar Grove will be open to the public. Come check out the Blacksmith Shop and visit our Basket Gallery, or visit the stables for a small fee. Bring the whole family and a few friends too!
April 29

Herb & Garden Fair

Spring shopping at its best!  Rescheduled to kick off the beginning of May, the grounds at Poplar Grove will be full of vendors selling annuals, perennials, shrubs, native plants, vegetable starts, herbs, container gardens and other types of plant material. Saturday 9-5 PM and Sunday 10-4 PM. Admission is $5 for adults; children 12 & under free. All proceeds benefit our conservation efforts.
May 2 - May 3

Full Moon Paranormal Tour

On the evening of the full moon, join us on a guided tour through the Manor House for possible paranormal activities. Deceased members of the Foy family household still make their presence known in particular rooms of the house, and there are lots of stories to share of how they have introduced themselves over the years. The former tenant farmers are no less evident than the trees silhouetting the night sky. Tickets $15. Tour times are at 8 pm; a 9 pm tour will be added, if necessary. Advanced reservations required, and can be booked online. No refunds. Call Felicia Greene at 910-686-9518 x 103 for more information.
May 7

New Moon Paranormal Tour

On the evening of the new moon, join us on a guided tour through the Manor House for possible paranormal activities. Deceased members of the Foy family household still make their presence known in particular rooms of the house, and there are lots of stories to share of how they have introduced themselves over the years. The former tenant farmers are no less evident than the trees silhouetting the night sky. Tickets $15. Tour times are at 8 pm; a 9 pm tour will be added, if necessary. Advanced reservations required, and can be booked online. No refunds. Call Felicia Greene at 910-686-9518 x 103 for more information.
May 22

High Season Daily Tours

Poplar Grove will be open to the public Monday through Saturday for daily tours under high-season hours of operation. Tours begin at 9:30 a.m. The last tour of the day is at 3:30 p.m., so please arrive in plenty of time to explore the exhibits, artist studios, and outbuildings prior to the last tour of the day. Poplar Grove closes at 4:30 p.m.
June 1 - August 31

Full Moon Paranormal Tour

On the evening of the full moon, join us on a guided tour through the Manor House for possible paranormal activities. Deceased members of the Foy family household still make their presence known in particular rooms of the house, and there are lots of stories to share of how they have introduced themselves over the years. The former tenant farmers are no less evident than the trees silhouetting the night sky.  Tickets $15. Tour times are at 8 pm; a 9 pm tour will be added, if necessary. Advanced reservations required, and can be booked online. No refunds. Call Felicia Greene at 910-686-9518 x 103 for more information.
June 5

New Moon Paranormal Tour

On the evening of the new moon, join us on a guided tour through the Manor House for possible paranormal activities. Deceased members of the Foy family household still make their presence known in particular rooms of the house, and there are lots of stories to share of how they have introduced themselves over the years. The former tenant farmers are no less evident than the trees silhouetting the night sky.  Tickets $15. Tour times are at 8 pm; a 9 pm tour will be added, if necessary. Advanced reservations required, and can be booked online. No refunds. Call Felicia Greene at 910-686-9518 x 103 for more information.
June 20

Late Night Paranormal Tour

On the evening of the new moon, join us for an exclusive late night experience. From 10 PM-2 AM tour through the Manor House for possible paranormal activities. Deceased members of the Foy family household still make their presence known in particular rooms of the house, and there are lots of stories to share of how they have introduced themselves over the years. The former tenant farmers are no less evident than the trees silhouetting the night sky.  Tickets $75. Spaces limited to 20 persons, split into groups of two. Advanced reservations required, and can be booked online. No refunds. Call Felicia Greene at 910-686-9518 x 103 for more information.
June 20 - June 21

Ocean City Jazz Festival

The 11th annual Ocean City Jazz Festival at Topsail Beach is a vehicle to promote and celebrate the history of the Ocean City Community and features nationally recognized jazz artists making it a perfect venue and destination for the summer. The Ocean City community, a historical site on the Jacksonville-Onslow County African-American Trail, was founded in 1949. The community was the only place African-Americans could purchase coastal property in North Carolina at the time. Visit http://www.oceancityjazzfest.com/ for more information!
July 3 - July 5

Full Moon Paranormal Tour

On the evening of the full moon, join us on a guided tour through the Manor House for possible paranormal activities. Deceased members of the Foy family household still make their presence known in particular rooms of the house, and there are lots of stories to share of how they have introduced themselves over the years. The former tenant farmers are no less evident than the trees silhouetting the night sky.  Tickets $15. Tour times are at 8 pm; a 9 pm tour will be added, if necessary. Advanced reservations required, and can be booked online. No refunds. Call Felicia Greene at 910-686-9518 x 103 for more information.
July 5

New Moon Paranormal Tour

On the evening of the new moon, join us on a guided tour through the Manor House for possible paranormal activities. Deceased members of the Foy family household still make their presence known in particular rooms of the house, and there are lots of stories to share of how they have introduced themselves over the years. The former tenant farmers are no less evident than the trees silhouetting the night sky.  Tickets $15. Tour times are at 8 pm; a 9 pm tour will be added, if necessary. Advanced reservations required, and can be booked online. No refunds. Call Felicia Greene at 910-686-9518 x 103 for more information.
July 20

Food Truck Round-Up

Join us on the front lawn on Saturday, July 25, from 4-8 pm. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Folkstone Stringband will be playing on the front porch of the Manor House, and 10+ participating Food Trucks as well as a Beer & Wine Garden.
July 25

Full Moon Paranormal Tour

On the evening of the full moon, join us on a guided tour through the Manor House for possible paranormal activities. Deceased members of the Foy family household still make their presence known in particular rooms of the house, and there are lots of stories to share of how they have introduced themselves over the years. The former tenant farmers are no less evident than the trees silhouetting the night sky. Tickets $15. Tour times are at 8 pm; a 9 pm tour will be added, if necessary. Advanced reservations required, and can be booked online. No refunds. Call Felicia Greene at 910-686-9518 x 103 for more information.
August 3

New Moon Paranormal Tour

On the evening of the new moon, join us on a guided tour through the Manor House for possible paranormal activities. Deceased members of the Foy family household still make their presence known in particular rooms of the house, and there are lots of stories to share of how they have introduced themselves over the years. The former tenant farmers are no less evident than the trees silhouetting the night sky.  Tickets $15. Tour times are at 8 pm; a 9 pm tour will be added, if necessary. Advanced reservations required, and can be booked online. No refunds. Call Felicia Greene at 910-686-9518 x 103 for more information.
August 18

Full Moon Paranormal Tour

On the evening of the full moon, join us on a guided tour through the Manor House for possible paranormal activities. Deceased members of the Foy family household still make their presence known in particular rooms of the house, and there are lots of stories to share of how they have introduced themselves over the years. The former tenant farmers are no less evident than the trees silhouetting the night sky. Tickets $15. Tour times are at 8 pm; a 9 pm tour will be added, if necessary. Advanced reservations required, and can be booked online. No refunds. Call Felicia Greene at 910-686-9518 x 103 for more information.
September 2

Kentucky Derby Party

Join us on Saturday, September, from 4-8 pm for the rescheduled majesty and thrill of the Kentucky Derby to raise money for The Stables’ Equine Foster Program. Admission is $5 with live music, televised races, and ladies, wear your hats - the bigger, the better! Food Trucks on site as well as a Beer & Wine Garden & signature Mint Juleps. No coolers, but do bring your blankets and chairs.
September 5

New Moon Paranormal Tour

On the evening of the new moon, join us on a guided tour through the Manor House for possible paranormal activities. Deceased members of the Foy family household still make their presence known in particular rooms of the house, and there are lots of stories to share of how they have introduced themselves over the years. The former tenant farmers are no less evident than the trees silhouetting the night sky.  Tickets $15. Tour times are at 8 pm; a 9 pm tour will be added, if necessary. Advanced reservations required, and can be booked online. No refunds. Call Felicia Greene at 910-686-9518 x 103 for more information.
September 17

Summer Harvest Festival

Come out and celebrate the end of summer. 90+ heritage arts and crafts will be on display on Saturday from 9-5 PM and Sunday from 10-4 PM. There will be vintage carnival games for the kids and young at heart, wagon rides, live music and a beer tent. $5 admission.    
September 19 - September 20

Full Moon Paranormal Tour

On the evening of the full moon, join us on a guided tour through the Manor House for possible paranormal activities. Deceased members of the Foy family household still make their presence known in particular rooms of the house, and there are lots of stories to share of how they have introduced themselves over the years. The former tenant farmers are no less evident than the trees silhouetting the night sky.  Tickets $15. Tour times are at 8 pm; a 9 pm tour will be added, if necessary. Advanced reservations required, and can be booked online. No refunds. Call Felicia Greene at 910-686-9518 x 103 for more information.
October 1

October Paranormal Tours

creepy-items-from-past23October Paranormal Ghost Tours in the Gullah Geechee & Southern Gothic traditions. The Manor House and grounds are haunted by 5 generations of the Foy Family Household. Come find out why! Advanced reservations required. Tours of the Manor House on the hour @ 7pm, 8pm, & 9pm.
October 2 - October 3

October Paranormal Tours

halloween witch 19thOctober Paranormal Ghost Tours in the Gullah Geechee & Southern Gothic traditions. The Manor House and grounds are haunted by 5 generations of the Foy Family Household. Come find out why! Advanced reservations required. Tours of the Manor House on the hour @ 7pm, 8pm, & 9pm.
October 9 - October 10

October Paranormal Tours

victorianOctober Paranormal Ghost Tours in the Gullah Geechee & Southern Gothic traditions. The Manor House and grounds are haunted by 5 generations of the Foy Family Household. Come find out why! Advanced reservations required. Tours of the Manor House on the hour @ 7pm, 8pm, & 9pm.
October 16 - October 17

October Paranormal Tours

masquerading adultsOctober Paranormal Ghost Tours in the Gullah Geechee & Southern Gothic traditions. The Manor House and grounds are haunted by 5 generations of the Foy Family Household. Come find out why! Advanced reservations required. Tours of the Manor House on the hour @ 7pm, 8pm, & 9pm.
October 23 - October 24

Broomsticks & Brews Food Truck Bash

A fall Sunday afternoon outdoors with a little Broomsticks, Brews, and Food Trucks!  Bring your best costumed self & why not the kids for a little Halloween Round Up from 3-7 PM. It's October & we want to celebrate Halloween, OctoberFest-style. So bring out the odd little duckies in the family personality, don your costumes & hang with us as there will be activities for all ages to enjoy!!
October 24 - October 25

October Paranormal Tour

Paranormal Ghost Tours on All Hallows Eve in the Gullah Geechee & Southern Gothic traditions. The Manor House and grounds are haunted by 5 generations of the Foy Family Household. Come find out why! Advanced reservations required. Tours of the Manor House on the hour @ 7pm, 8pm, & 9pm.
October 31

Late Night Paranormal Tour

On the evening of All Hallows Eve, join us for an exclusive late night experience. From 10 PM-2 AM tour through the Manor House for possible paranormal activities. Deceased members of the Foy family household still make their presence known in particular rooms of the house, and there are lots of stories to share of how they have introduced themselves over the years. The former tenant farmers are no less evident than the trees silhouetting the night sky.  Tickets $75. Spaces limited to 20 persons, split into groups of two. Advanced reservations required, and can be booked online. No refunds. Call Felicia Greene at 910-686-9518 x 103 for more information.
October 31 - November 1

Christmas Candlelight Tours

candles twilight eveningEnjoy an evening of candlelight through the Manor House with the entire family. The Manor House will be lovingly adorned with live greenery, fresh cut flowers, fruits, mantle pieces, and will include 10 ft. and 12 ft live trees on the main floor as well as trees in each of the four bedrooms upstairs. Advanced reservations required. Tours on the half hour: Friday and Saturday at 5 & 5:30 PM, 6 & 6:30 PM, 7 & 7:30 PM, and 8 & 8:30 PM. Sunday at 5 & 5:30 PM, and 6 & 6:30 PM.
December 11 - December 13

A Merry Little Christmas Festival

berry christmas bluebirdsThe front lawns of the Manor House will be spectacularly lit and bursting with food trucks, concessions, arts, crafts and gift vendors. Children can write letters to Santa and walk up the front steps to visit with Santa on the front porch, so bring your blankets & your good cheer for this illuminating experience. $5.00 admission for guests 2 years and older.
December 12 - December 13