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FloydFest 19 Voyage Home

Welcome to FloydFest 19~Wild! We love you, and we can’t wait to see you again.

Their mission is to be the best music festival experience of their time; to sell a limited quantity of tickets to the highest-quality event experience, bar none, celebrating music, art and life in an intimate, visually stunning environment.

Mushpa + Mensa loves it! See you there

LIVE & LOCAL SPRING FEST 2019!

Live & Local Spring Fest is produced by Artsplosure in partnership with Live It Up! Hillsborough Street. This spring celebration is your chance to join your community in celebrating the unique art, music, food and beer of North Carolina. Come out to Hillsborough Street on April 14th for an afternoon of performances on the Main Stage, a Kid’s Zone with performances and craft activities for the youngest members of our community, as well as a food truck rodeo and craft beers from our friends at Raleigh Brewing.

Mushpa + Mensa see you there!

FloydFest 18~Wild

Welcome to FloydFest 18~Wild! We love you, and we can’t wait to see you again.

Their mission is to be the best music festival experience of their time; to sell a limited quantity of tickets to the highest-quality event experience, bar none, celebrating music, art and life in an intimate, visually stunning environment.

Mushpa + Mensa loves it! See you there

26th Annual St. Nicholas Greek Festival

Hello Wilmington!!! Ready for another Greek Festival?  We are!!! Mushpa + Mensa is always ready for delicious Greek food, beer and wine, uplifting Greek music, talented Greek dancers, amazing vendors, fascinating church tours and so much more.  😀 Mushpa + Mensa will see you there May 18th & 19th 11am – 10pm and May 20th 11am – 6pm

One Time Admission For Entire Weekend $3

Proceeds from the festival benefit the church and local charities.  This year St. Nicholas Greek Festival are partnering with Good Shepherd Center and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to them.

No Pets Please.

26th Annual St. Nicholas Greek Festival

St Nicholas Greek Festival

Hello Wilmington!!! Ready for another Greek Festival?  We are!!! Mushpa + Mensa is always ready for delicious Greek food, beer and wine, uplifting Greek music, talented Greek dancers, amazing vendors, fascinating church tours and so much more.  😀 Mushpa + Mensa will see you there May 18th & 19th 11am – 10pm and May 20th 11am – 6pm

One Time Admission For Entire Weekend $3

Proceeds from the festival benefit the church and local charities.  This year St. Nicholas Greek Festival are partnering with Good Shepherd Center and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to them.

No Pets Please.

Carolina Strawberry Festival

Wallace Strawberry Festival

In 2011, the Town of Wallace, lead by a core group of leaders, brought the “Strawberry Festival” back to Wallace after 50 years. Each year, the Carolina Strawberry Festival has grown bigger and better. Even better now that we’ll be there! ;] Here is the festival map.

The 2018 Strawberry Festival will be held on Saturday, May 12th from 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM.

We will see you there surround by delicious strawberries. :]

Poplar Grove Fabulous Farmer’s Market

Farmers' MarketMushpa + Mensa is super excited to be back at Poplar Grove. One of our all time favorite gigs! Come see us and all the other amazing vendors at an awesome place. We will be facing painting as well, which not to brag we are pretty fantastical at. :] Food trucks, music, fun!

The Farmers’ Market at Poplar Grove was established to provide a retail outlet for local growers and producers to sell their goods directly to consumers. The market strives to promote local farmers & the use of local products, educate consumers on conservation practices, and provide the local community an opportunity to get to know their farmer, their baker, their artisan maker!

One of the special qualities of a Farmers’ Market is the interaction with the farmers growing and producing fresh produce, landscaping & bedding plants, or meeting herbalists growing herbs and mixing scented salves and oils, bakers creating homemade cookies and desserts, and artisans making handmade soaps, cutting boards, jewelry, and accessories for home, hearth and garden.

Within the Gullah Geechee Corridor, the grounds and outbuildings of Poplar Grove are open and free to the public on market day. Located on Highway 17 and easily accessible from the I-140 Bypass, there is plenty of free parking, picnic tables, and a playground.  Visit The Stables, Basket Gallery, Gift Shop, and exhibits with information on blacksmithing, peanuts, weaving and slavery.  Adjacent, and operated independently from Poplar Grove, is the Abbey Nature Preserve, with trails open and free to the public year-round.

For market updates, possible changes to the market schedule and information about weekly market products, please visit our Facebook page: Facebook/FarmersMarketPoplarGrove.

Poplar Grove Fabulous Farmer’s Market

Farmers' MarketMushpa + Mensa is super excited to be back at Poplar Grove. One of our all time favorite gigs! Come see us and all the other amazing vendors at an awesome place. We will be facing painting as well, which not to brag we are pretty fantastical at. :] Food trucks, music, fun!

The Farmers’ Market at Poplar Grove was established to provide a retail outlet for local growers and producers to sell their goods directly to consumers. The market strives to promote local farmers & the use of local products, educate consumers on conservation practices, and provide the local community an opportunity to get to know their farmer, their baker, their artisan maker!

One of the special qualities of a Farmers’ Market is the interaction with the farmers growing and producing fresh produce, landscaping & bedding plants, or meeting herbalists growing herbs and mixing scented salves and oils, bakers creating homemade cookies and desserts, and artisans making handmade soaps, cutting boards, jewelry, and accessories for home, hearth and garden.

Within the Gullah Geechee Corridor, the grounds and outbuildings of Poplar Grove are open and free to the public on market day. Located on Highway 17 and easily accessible from the I-140 Bypass, there is plenty of free parking, picnic tables, and a playground.  Visit The Stables, Basket Gallery, Gift Shop, and exhibits with information on blacksmithing, peanuts, weaving and slavery.  Adjacent, and operated independently from Poplar Grove, is the Abbey Nature Preserve, with trails open and free to the public year-round.

For market updates, possible changes to the market schedule and information about weekly market products, please visit our Facebook page: Facebook/FarmersMarketPoplarGrove.

Live & Local: Spring Fest on Hillsborough Street

Live & Local Spring Fest is presented by Artsplosure in partnership with Live It Up! Hillsborough Street. This spring celebration is your chance to join your community in celebrating the unique art, music, food and beer of North Carolina. Come out to Hillsborough Street on April 14th for an afternoon of performances on the Main Stage, a Kid’s Zone with performances and craft activities for the youngest members of our community, as well as a food truck rodeo and craft beers from our friends at Raleigh Brewing. We’ll see you there!

26th Annual Herb & Garden Fair

HerbGardenFairPoster2018Mushpa + Mensa is super excited about Spring and doing the 26th Annual Herb & Garden Fair.

The grounds of Poplar Grove will be filled with a wonderful  selection of locally grown plants of all types – herbs, perennials, annuals, hanging baskets, shrubs, native plants, vegetable starts and houseplants, plus garden art & accessories, herbal & all-natural products, artisan crafts & local foods.

Meet your farmer, your planter, your herbalist, your master gardener and artisan-maker by previewing the 2018 Vendor List Herb and Garden.

There is a $5.00 admission fee; kids 12 & under are free. Included in your admission price is live music by artist and musician, Mark Herbert from Broccoli Brother Circus and singer/songwriter Ann Meadows in the Gazebo; Kid’s Activities for the little ones, and free classes & nature trail walks (come see what is in bloom!) for young and young-at-heart throughout the two-day event.

Learn from your neighbors and some of the community’s best local historians, herbalists, and basket-makers! Our State magazine will be on site to distribute their special April Heirloom issue. 

We will be raffling off a fabulous grill from Lowe’s at Porter’s Neck.  There will be hamburgers, hotdogs, wraps, smoothies, and baked goods available for purchase, including Poor Piggy’s, Southern Concessions, Lil Johnnie’s Crab Shack, That’s a Wrap and Quesadillas,  and Kona Ice.

For the kids, The Stables at Poplar Grove will be open for self-guided tours (closed toes shoes required) throughout the day for $5.00 a person (young and old) as well as animal Meet & Greets on the back lawn. 

Self-guided house tours will be offered at a discounted rate of $7.00, though you are welcome to sit on our porches and visit our Gift Shop and Slavery Exhibit in the basement of the Manor House for free. The blacksmith shop will also be fired up, so be sure to follow the billowing smoke & peek inside.

Several participating vendors at this year’s Fair will also be kicking off our Farmers’ Market Opening Day on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 8AM-1PM, so this will not be the only time to introduce yourself.

Special guests, Pender County Master Gardeners and Pender County Tourism, will be on site with Information Booths.

2018 SCHEDULE OF CLASSES

Classes held in the barn. Look for the double doors!

Saturday, April 7

10 AM

“Simple Soap Making”

Kirsten Billingsley: Mermaids & Moon

11 AM

“Make Your Own Pencil Basket”

Kids 8-12 years old; Capacity 6 in Basket Gallery

&

“Herb Gardening in Southeastern North Carolina”

Meg Shelton: Shelton Herb Farm

Noon

“Keeping Your Garden – Alive”

Tim Matthews: NC Cooperative Extension

1 PM

“How to Use Essential Oils in the Garden”

Bethany Moore: DoTerra Essential Oils

2 PM

“Why We Should Create an Oasis in Our Backyard”

Duane Truscott: My Garden Plants Company

3 PM

“Herbal Medicine Making in Your  Own Kitchen”

Kathryn Waple: NC Nature Connect

 

Sunday, April 8

11 AM

“Nature Walk through the Abbey Nature Preserve”

Duane Truscott: My Garden Plants Company

Noon

 “Make Your Own Pencil Basket”

Kids 8-12 years old; Capacity 6 in Basket Gallery

&

“Making Garden Wire Art”

Cathy McInville: Conway Studios

1 PM

“How Herbal Teas Offer Healing & Instrumental Infusions”

Lee O’Neil: Radical Roots Farm

2 PM

“How to Use Essential Oils in the Garden”

Bethany Moore: DoTerra Essential Oils

Your $5 admission fee supports Poplar Grove, a non-profit 501(c)3 Public Charity, dedicated to conservation, education and preservation. 

Thank you for your support!