Events Archive

Events

Saturday Tours 2018

Winter BedroomPoplar Grove will be reopen to the public on Saturday, January 6, 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 6

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

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 southeastern North Carolina has to offer with a wide variety of activities for the whole family to enjoy - including all things peanutty!    
September 15 - September 16

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

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

A Merry Little Christmas Festival

christmassnowboyvintage-graphicsfairy1The grounds will be 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, and arts, crafts & gift vendors as well as food trucks, 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

A Merry Little Christmas Festival

berry christmas bluebirdsThe grounds will be 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, and arts, crafts & gift vendors as well as food trucks, so bring your blankets & your good cheer for this illuminating experience. $5.00 admission for guests 2 and older.
December 14 - December 16