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Attendance FAQ Sheet

2014 Attendance FAQ Sheet

 # of Visitors
  • 6,000+ visitors toured the Manor House, Outbuildings & Studios*
  • 18,000+ visitors shopped at the Farmers’ Market
  • 2,200+ K-4 students experienced one of four School Program options*
  • 3,500+ garden enthusiasts attended our 2-day Herb & Garden Fair
  • 200+ guests attended 6 lectures
  • 100+ guests celebrated during our exclusive 4-hour Kentucky Derby Party*
  • 1,500+ antique car buffs came out to our 1-day Classy-Chassis Car Show
  • 10,000+ people dared to participate in our 6-evening Halloween Festival*
  • 1,000+ holiday shoppers browsed our 1-day Christmas Open House + Arts & Crafts Show
  • 1,500+ music fans attended our 7-evening Grooves in the Grove concert series

*Visitors who paid a fee

 # of Volunteers

 Daily, Weekly, Monthly Volunteers

  • 40+ cared for over 90 farm animals in the Animal Sanctuary
  • 5+ weekly set-up the Farmers’ Market, assisting 40+ farmers and artisans vendors
  • 10+ acted as docents & heritage arts crafters, offering extensive knowledge of 19th century Foy household history & tradition

 Festival Volunteers

  • 15+ Herb & Garden Fair
  • 10+ Kentucky Derby Party
  • 15+ Classy-Chassis Car Show
  • 190+ Halloween Festival, including Topsail High Students, Parents & Teachers
  • 15+ Christmas Open House + Arts & Crafts Show
  • 10+ Grooves in the Grove concert series
 # of Events Hosted
  • 40 Weddings (averaging 200+ guests per wedding)
  • 18 Studio & Heritage Art Classes
  • 12 Summer Camp Sessions
  • 6 Lectures (Free)
  • 6 Festivals (included above; 1 of 6 Visitor Fee; 4 of 6 Vendor Fee; 1 of 6 Sponsored)
  • 5 Corporate & Non-profit events (averaging 350+ guests; 4 of 5 rental fee)
  • 8 Birthday Parties
  • 4 Weekly Artisan Groups (Woodcarvers, Quilters & Painters)
  • 3 Over-Night Groups
  • 2 Volunteer Celebrations
  • 2 5K Run/Walks (Registration Fee)
  • 1 Weekly Farmers’ Market, April-November (Vendor Fee)