Events Archive

Events

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 4 - March 5

Daily Tours Open for Season

Poplar Grove will open Wednesday, March 16, 2022, Wednesday - Saturday for daily tours. Guided tours are based upon volunteer availability and begin at 10:00 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Designated self-guided tours are at noon. 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 16 - May 28

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 2 - April 3

Spring Season Daily Tours

Poplar Grove will be open to the public Wednesday through Saturday for daily tours. Guided tours begin at 10:00 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Self-guided tours are at noon. 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. in the Spring.
April 6 - May 28

Farmers’ Market Opening Day

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe 2022 market season begins!  Market hours are from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and operates every Wednesday from April 13, 2022 through September 28, 2022.
April 13

Summer Season Daily Tours

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. Self-guided  tours are scheduled at noon. 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 p.m.  
June 1 - August 31

Basket-Making Class

Thursdays in June from 9:30-1:30 p.m. Contact missjimmie@basketryonline.com for more information. Must reserve at least 72 hours in advance of class. $30 fee for each class session.
June 2

Basket-Making Class

Thursdays in June from 9:30-1:30 p.m. Contact missjimmie@basketryonline.com for more information. Must reserve at least 72 hours in advance of class. $30 fee for each class session.
June 9

Basket-Making Class

Thursdays in June from 9:30-1:30 p.m. Contact missjimmie@basketryonline.com for more information. Must reserve at least 72 hours in advance of class. $30 fee for each class session.
June 16

Basket-Making Class

Thursdays in June from 9:30-1:30 p.m. Contact missjimmie@basketryonline.com for more information. Must reserve at least 72 hours in advance of class. $30 fee for each class session.
June 23

Basket-Making Class

Thursdays in June from 9:30-1:30 p.m. Contact missjimmie@basketryonline.com for more information. Must reserve at least 72 hours in advance of class. $30 fee for each class session.
June 30

Ocean City Jazz Festival

Mark your calendars for July 1-3, 2022 for the return of the Ocean City Jazz Festival at North Topsail Beach!!!
July 1 - July 3

Fall Season Daily Tours

Poplar Grove will be open to the public Wednesday through Saturday for daily tours under fall 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.  NO daily tours during the weekend of Halloween. 
September 1 - October 27

October Farmer & Artisan Market

The first 4 Saturdays in October, Poplar Grove is hosting a special Farmer & Artisan Market from 9 a.m - 2 p.m. Get the family out, walk the trails, and browse the front lawn for home and hearth to warm your spirit. 
October 1 - October 22

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 @ 7 pm, 8 pm & 9 pm.
October 7

October Paranormal Tours

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October 14

October Paranormal Tours

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October 21

October Paranormal Tours

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October 28

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 29 - October 30