Events Archive

Events

Poker at Poplar

A fund-raising poker tournament in support of the Stables. More information coming soon!
January 28

Black History Month at Poplar Grove

Laundry Hanging & Hog Killing Time, Smoke House, 1934 During the month of February, 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 Caroline Lewis, Executive Director, at caroline@poplargrove.org for more information.
February 1 - February 28

North Carolina Rice Festival

THE NORTH CAROLINA RICE FESTIVAL will attract families, history enthusiasts, educators, tourists and residents alike to the Leland, North Carolina (Brunswick County), area to learn about and celebrate the region’s rich and diverse cultural history of rice farming. The Board of Directors of the North Carolina Rice Festival, Inc. (NCRFI) is dedicated to supporting efforts to preserve and promote the history and culture of our area, both within and beyond the planned Festivals.  
March 2 - March 4

Daily Tours March

Poplar Grove will be open Saturdays in March for daily tours. Guided tours are based upon volunteer availability and begin at 10:00 a.m., 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. The last tour of the day is at 1 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 2 p.m. 
March 4 - March 25

Herb & Garden Fair

Spring shopping at its best! 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.
April 1 - April 2

Daily Tours Spring Season

Poplar Grove begins its daily tour schedule Wednesdays-Saturdays at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. The site closes at 2:30 p.m.
April 5 - May 27

Farmers’ Market Opening Day

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe 2023 market season begins!  Market hours are from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and operates every Wednesday from April 12, 2023 through September 27, 2023.
April 12

Daily Tours Summer Season

Poplar Grove expands its Wednesday through Saturday daily tour schedule during the summer season. Tours begin at 1o:00 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Since the last tour of the day is at 2:00 p.m., please arrive in plenty of time to explore the exhibits, artist studios, and outbuildings prior to the 2 p.m. tour. The grounds of Poplar Grove closes at 3:30 p.m.  
May 31 - August 27

Ocean City Jazz Festival

Mark your calendars for the first weekend of July for the return of the Ocean City Jazz Festival at North Topsail Beach!
June 30 - July 2

Daily Tours September

Poplar Grove will be open to the public Wednesday through Saturday for daily tours under limited hours of operation at 10:00 a.m., 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. The last tour of the day is at 1 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 2:30 p.m. 
August 30 - September 30

October Paranormal Tours

October Paranormal Ghost Tours. 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 @ 6 pm & 8 pm.
October 6

October Paranormal Tours

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October 13

October Paranormal Tours

halloween witch 19thOctober Paranormal Ghost Tours. 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 @ 6 pm & 8 pm.
October 20

October Paranormal Tours

victorianOctober Paranormal Ghost Tours. 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 @ 6 pm & 8 pm.
October 27

GooseBumps in the Grove

Bring the kids for a little Halloween weekend fun! This daytime event includes trick or treating for the goblins, princesses, superheroes, and barnyard friends, so bring out the family for vendors, food trucks, carnival games, and a daytime haunted manor house. $5.00 admission, for kids of all ages, 2+ and up.
October 28 - October 29

All Is Bright Opening Weekend

Patriot Illumination presents a holiday of lights from 5-9 PM! Join us Thanksgiving Weekend & bring the whole family. Tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Tickets $10  each, or purchase a $35 Family Package to include 2 Adults & 2 Children. Food trucks, concessions, libations, photo ops, Santa's Workshop and a peek through the decorated main floor of the manor house.
November 24 - November 26

All Is Bright

Patriot Illumination presents a holiday of lights from 5-9 PM Thursday-Saturday. Visit Santa on Friday and Saturday from 5-8:30 PM. Tickets $10 each, or purchase a $35 Family Package to include 2 Adults & 2 Children. Food trucks, concessions, libations, photo ops, Santa's Workshop and a peek through the decorated main floor of the manor house.
November 30 - December 2

All Is Bright

Patriot Illumination presents a holiday of lights from 5-9 PM Thursday-Saturday. Visit Santa on Friday and Saturday from 5-8:30 PM. Tickets $10 each, or purchase a $35 Family Package to include 2 Adults & 2 Children. Food trucks, concessions, libations, photo ops, Santa's Workshop and a peek through the decorated main floor of the manor house.
December 7 - December 9

All Is Bright

Patriot Illumination presents a holiday of lights from 5-9 PM Thursday-Saturday. Visit Santa on Friday and Saturday from 5-8:30 PM. Tickets $10 each, or purchase a $35 Family Package to include 2 Adults & 2 Children. Food trucks, concessions, libations, photo ops, Santa's Workshop and a peek through the decorated main floor of the manor house.
December 14 - December 16

All Is Bright

Patriot Illumination presents a holiday of lights from 5-9 PM Thursday-Saturday. Visit Santa on Friday and Saturday from 5-8:30 PM. Tickets on sale now, or buy tickets at the door. Tickets $10 each, or purchase a $35 Family Package to include 2 Adults & 2 Children. Food trucks, concessions, libations, photo ops, Santa's Workshop and a peek through the decorated main floor of the manor house.
December 21 - December 23

All Is Bright Last Weekend

Patriot Illumination presents a holiday of lights from 5-9 PM! Thursday - Saturday. Tickets $10 each, or purchase a $35 Family Package to include 2 Adults & 2 Children. Food trucks, concessions, libations, photo ops, and a walk through the decorated main floor of the manor house.
December 28 - December 30