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October Fun at Historic Latta Plantation (Huntersville, NC)

Check out and see all the events happening at Historic Latta Plantation for October, 2008
Lot's to see, do, and experience ~ Fun for Everyone!! 

Halloween Fright Festival

Starting October 10th, 2008, Every Friday & Saturday From 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM

Here are the dates:

October 10th - October 11th
October 17th - October 18th
October 24th - October 25th
October 31st - November 1st

Latta Plantation Nature Preserve
6201 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC


Mark your calendars for another fun event for our area. Latta Plantation Nature Preserve is offering Halloween Fright Festival including a Haunted Hay Ride! It's fun for the kids, young, and old.... The Haunted Hay Ride is $8.00 each. Pony Rides, Pony Express is $4.00 for each. Pick out your pumpkin from their Pumpkin Patch. And for the BRAVE . . . a SKIN CRAWLING!


Here are some other events happening at Latta Plantation Nature Preserve for October:

27th Annual Folklife Festival and Craft Show
October 11-12, 2008 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Interpreters will demonstrate the folk ways of the past across the plantation.  Demonstrations will include open-hearth cooking, blacksmithing, gun smithing, woodworking, spinning, dyeing, weaving, and much more! Visitors can also do their Christmas shopping early as they visit many period and modern craft vendors selling baskets, pottery, jewelry, lace, gourds, Uncle Scott's Root Beer, yarn crafts, and much more!  Enjoy live music and eat a hot lunch with the food vendor!  Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors (62+) and students, ages 5 and under free.

Celtic Music Night Fundraiser
October 11th, 2008 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

Bring a chair or blanket and listen to live Celtic music by the carriage barn, brought to you by 'The Celtic Folkers.'  Purchase a hot meal from the food vendor, shop at the silent auction, win raffle prizes, and more!  All proceeds benefit the Capital Campaign.  Tickets are $12 per person.

Ghost Tales in the Dark
October 17-18, 2008 at 8:00 PM

Have you ever wondered if Latta is haunted?  Walk the house and grounds by lantern light.  Your guide will share real experiences by staff members and volunteers, ghost hunters, and more.  This will be a unique opportunity to tour the plantation at night in small groups.  Admission is $12 per person.  RSVP Required!  Call 704-875-2312, ext. 302 to register!

October 24-25, 2008 (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

Take an explosive walk around the plantation at night!  Don't get left behind as you experience ghostly battles between soldiers, ghouls in the haunted plantation house, slave cabin, and garden. You never know what grisly scenes you may come across as you tour the grounds and woods!  Watch out for things that go bump in the night!  Admission is $7 per person, ages 5 and under are free (but not recommended for ages 5 and under).

Weekends are full in October at Historic Latta Plantation!

Logo image courtesy of Historic Latta Plantation.

About the author:

Teresa Harris is a Lake Norman Residential Real Estate Broker who can assist you with the purchase and/or sale of real estate in Lake Norman and surrounding counties. Please visit for your relocation and/or your local needs.

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Comment balloon 4 commentsTeresa Harris • October 08 2008 09:35AM


Hi Teresa, I have heard about Latta Plantation for years but have never been there. Shame on me. Thanks for the info. God bless,

Posted by No Longer Active in Staging. No Longer Staging almost 11 years ago

Hey lady!  This looks awesome! I love places like this and have taken my kids to some events like this. I think it's relaxing and fun!

Posted by LaNita Cates (REMAX of Joliet) almost 11 years ago

Cheryl: Yes, they have a lot of events year around. I guess it helps with their operating costs. I bet your little buddy would like some of the events too. Have a Great Weekend!! 

Posted by Teresa Harris, Denver . Lake Norman . Charlotte (Lake Real Estate, LLC) almost 11 years ago

LaNita: Yes, this place is pretty awesome year around. One event they have in the summer for children is a summer camp where the children re-enact the Civil War. Have a Great Weekend!!

Posted by Teresa Harris, Denver . Lake Norman . Charlotte (Lake Real Estate, LLC) almost 11 years ago