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Island Farm holds Draped in Black, a nighttime tour

 

Island Farm is holding its popular “Draped in Black” event again Saturday night, November 7. During a nighttime tour of the farm, which was also held Friday, visitors will explore the mourning rituals of early island families on the Outer Banks.

Costumed interpreters will lead guests around Island Farm and into the historic homestead by candlelight, telling stories of the farm’s former residents and explaining ways of Victorian mourning. The guided tour ends in the over-200 year old Island Farm cemetery, complete with spooky stories of the farm’s descendants.

The event takes place between 6 and

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