Historic Latta Plantation, at 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, is a circa 1800 plantation and living history site featuring guided home tours, farm animals, events and more.
Throughout the year Historic Latta Plantation presents many events for the community. You can find them all on their Facebook page.
Here are a few free or inexpensive upcoming events:
Make sure to follow the links to double check information and to look for updates.
Saturday, February 9th, 2019
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This is the First Annual Seed Swap. If you have some extra seeds, bring some to swap with other gardeners in our community. Each participant will receive at least one free packet of seeds and a Jiffy Pot! A representative from the Mecklenburg County Master Gardner’s Association will be on site to offer advice and answer your gardening questions. While you’re here, stay to make your own garden journal and enter our raffle to win prizes.
Victorian Valentine Homeschool Day
Thursday, February 14th, 2019
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Learn about 19th century valentine traditions as you explore the circa Latta house and grounds. Demonstrations and activities will include baking in the kitchen, English country dancing, fan language, making valentines with quill pens, and more. Admission is $6 per person, ages 4 and under, and members, free.
Harriet Tubman: The Love in That Cabin
Friday, February 15th, 2019
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m
Experience spirited performing storyteller Carol Evans as she portrays moments from Harriet Tubman’s life in this moving Histo-Drama about her life and work with the Underground Railroad. Light refreshments will be served. This event is FREE and open to the public, but please RSVP to secure your seat at 704-875-2312.
Monthly Fiber Circle
Thursday, March 7th, 2019 (1st Friday of month)
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Meet with other fiber enthusiasts. People ho like to knit, crochet, and do other crafts involving yarns, threads and needles can gather and meet each other. Any level of ability is welcome.
Monthly Cooking Guild
First Monday of the month (scheduled through April, 2019)
Meet with other cooking enthusiasts for discussions and activities focused on hearth cooking: how to research old recipes and read them; hearth cooking techniques and the utensils, pots and pans used; how to build the right fire for the types of food to be cooked; and the differences between types of wood. Meetings are the first Monday of the month and are free and open to the public.