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 27

Fridays In March

Poplar Grove will be open on Fridays in March 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. 
March 5 - March 19

Herb & Garden Market

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.
March 27 - March 28

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.
March 31 - May 29

Farmers’ Market Opening Day

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe 2021 market season begins!  Market hours are from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and operates every Wednesday from April 14, 2021 through September 29, 2021.
April 14

Public Meeting Pender County Parks & Recreation

Pender County Parks & Rec is seeking feedback! Come share your vision for Parks & Recreation activities in Pender County. All meetings are floating. Drop in and share your thoughts any time between 4:30-7:30 p.m. The 1st public meeting is at Poplar Grove. Please enter at Poplar Grove's main entrance for parking & follow signs to the barn space for information and dialogue.
April 27

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 2 - August 28

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 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 @ 8pm & 9pm.
October 1

October Farmer & Artisan Market

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. Special event hours and admission price the weekend of Halloween.
October 2 - October 31

October Paranormal Tours

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October 8

October Paranormal Tours

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October 15

October Paranormal Tours

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October 22

October Paranormal Tours

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October 29

Halloween Festival

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 30 - October 31