Events Archive

Events

Saturday Tours 2018

Winter BedroomPoplar Grove will be reopen to the public on Saturday, January 13, 2018 under low-season hours of operation. During the months of January and February, we are open only on Saturdays for guided tours of the Manor House beginning at 9:30 a.m. The last tour of the day is at 2:30 p.m. Please give yourself plenty of time to visit the exhibits, artist studios and outbuildings prior to the last tour. Poplar Grove closes at 3:30 p.m. during low-season hours of operation.
January 13 - February 24

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 Foy household slaves, including their various roles and more interestingly where their skills and talents intersected with Gullah Geechee traditions.  Advanced booking required.  Contact Felicia Greene at 910.686.9518 x106.
February 1 - February 28

Open for Daily Tours

manor house circa 1898 slidePoplar Grove will be open to the public Monday through Saturday for daily tours under mid-season hours of operation. Tours begin at 9:30 a.m. The last tour of the day is at 2:30 p.m., so please arrive in plenty of time to explore the exhibits, artist studios, and outbuildings. Poplar Grove closes at 3:30 p.m.
March 1

Herb & Garden Fair

Poplar TulipSpring 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. Admission is $5 for adults; children 12 & under free. All proceeds benefit our conservation efforts.
April 7 - April 8

Farmers’ Market Opening Day

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe 2018 market season opens on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.  Market hours are from 8:00AM to 1:00PM, and operates every Wednesday through October. 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 18

Cape Fear BBQ Festival

grill flamesThe Cape Fear BBQ Festival will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018, from 10 AM - 6 PM. Hosted and organized by Cape Fear Wildlife Expo, festivities include BBQ Cook-off, arts & crafts vendors, live music, and more! $5 admission; kids 12 & under free.  
May 12

Roots of Love Yoga Festival

An annual benefit event for Roots of Recovery that brings together the very best world-class yoga instructors, wellness experts and healthy living guides in a celebration of the spirit of the island. This historic site serves as a perfect backdrop for an all-levels yoga festival, interactive workshops, and children’s activities. Highlights include international teachers, live world music, local vendor market, food court, henna tattooing, and much more! $20 all-day pass, 9 AM to 9 PM. Children under 13 are free and welcome to attend kids’ classes.
May 19

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 28

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 12

Food Truck Round Up

Join us on the front lawn on Saturday, July 21, from 3-8 pm to raise money for The Stables’ Equine Rescue Program. 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 and Concessions as well as 30+ arts and crafts vendors will be gracing the front lawn carriage pathway.
July 21

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 27

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 10

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 26

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 9

Summer Harvest Festival

eggplant flowerBefore the autumn equinox, the September harvest of sweet potatoes and peanuts was a community celebration. Join us for this 2-day event sampling the natural resources and heritage arts that southeastern North Carolina has to offer. There will be a wide variety of activities for the whole family to enjoy!    
September 15 - September 16

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 24

Paranormal Ghost 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 5 - October 6

Paranormal Ghost 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 12 - October 13

Paranormal Ghost 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 19 - October 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 24

Paranormal Ghost 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 26 - October 27

Candlelight Tours

christmas girl profileEnjoy an evening of candlelight through the Manor House with the entire family. Advanced reservations required. Tours on the hour: Friday and Saturday at 5 PM, 6 PM, 7 PM, and 8 PM. Includes admission to our outdoor festivities - an intimate opportunity to linger with your family around our lighted grounds, or roast marshmallows at the camp fire.
December 7 - December 8

Merry Little Christmas Festival

christmassnowboyvintage-graphicsfairy1Between 5-8 pm Friday, noon-8 pm Saturday, and noon - 5 pm Sunday, the grounds will be bursting with arts, crafts and gift vendors, spectacularly lit with a Santa's Workshop for children both naughty and nice, a mailbox for posting those letters to Santa, outdoor Christmas movie favorites for the entire family to enjoy, as well as food trucks and concessions, so bring your blankets & your good cheer for this illuminating experience. $5.00 admission for guests 2 and older.
December 7 - December 9

Candlelight Tours

candles twilight eveningEnjoy an evening of candlelight through the Manor House with the entire family. Advanced reservations required. Tours on the hour: Friday and Saturday at 5 PM, 6 PM, 7 PM, and 8 PM. Includes admission to our outdoor festivities, an intimate opportunity to linger with your family around our lighted grounds, or roast marshmallows by the camp fire.
December 14 - December 15

Merry Little Christmas Festival

berry christmas bluebirdsBetween 5-8 pm Friday, noon-8 pm Saturday, and noon - 5 pm Sunday, the grounds will be bursting with arts, crafts and gift vendors, spectacularly lit with a Santa's Workshop for children both naughty and nice, a mailbox for posting those letters to Santa, outdoor Christmas movie favorites for the entire family to enjoy, as well as food trucks and concessions, so bring your blankets & your good cheer for this illuminating experience. $5.00 admission for guests 2 and older.
December 14 - December 16