Virginia Dare's 430th Birthday (2017)
The Elizabethan Gardens
In honor of the 430th birthday of the first English child born in the Virginia Dare Statue
new world on August 18, 1587, regular admission to The Elizabethan Gardens is reduced. Special celebratory general admission: $4.30 (youth and children are free) all day. For more information, call 252-473-3234.
Dare-inspired activities for August 18. The following events are scheduled in and around The Gardens for August 18:
9:00am Virginia Dare Birthday Plant Clearance, 30% off Plant Sale (9:00am-1:00pm)
9:00-10:00am Ask Our Gardner – on staff consultant to answer garden questions
10:00am Children’s Program
11:00am Children’s Program
12:00pm-1:00pm A Southern Picnic Lunch of fried chicken, $9 per person. Tickets available to the first 150 guests.
1:00pm Ice Cream and Cake
For more information on the day’s activities, call The Gardens 252-473-3234 or visit elizabethangardens.org.