School groups are on site daily during the school year. When large groups are on site, visitors may be asked to join those groups in lieu of a guided house tour. During the months of September-May the first Guided House Tour will usually begin at 1:00, on weekdays. For more information on tour times, please see the Plan Your Visit page of our website or call ahead at 704-875-2312 (please note we are closed all Mondays throughout the year).
Ghost Walk Haunted Trail October 23-24, 2015 (7pm-10pm)
The Latta grounds are transformed into a gloomy haunted sight as visitors wind through the dark forest, dart through the terrifying barn, and hesitantly enter the haunted house. If you are up for a good scare, then this is for you! Not suggested for children under 10. Admission $10.00 Per-Person, all tickets sold at the event.
All Hallows Eve Family Day October 31, 2015 (10am-2pm)
Enjoy a celebration of all things Halloween at this fun Family Day. Children will be able to take part in many activities including: Trick-or-Treating, Kids Games, Pumpkin Painting, Face Painting, Story Telling, Kids Crafts, learning the History of Halloween, and Costume Contests! Dress like your favorite Historical Character for a chance to win a special prize! Admission: $8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students, FREE for children 5 & under.
Folk Life Festival November 7, 2015 (10am-4pm)
Local vendors specializing in handcrafts including pottery, jewelry, preserves, paintings, and wood crafts will be available for browsing. Living history demonstrations including book binding, woodworking, cooking and an open house tour will be ongoing throughout each day. Children will also enjoy games and farm animal displays. Food vendors and the Olde Mecklenburg Brewery will be serving. Admission: $5 Adults, $4 Seniors/Students, Children 5 & Under are Free.
One Hundred Years of Christmas November 27-28, 2015 (10am-4pm)
Celebrating Christmas 1768-1868 with clothed interpreters from the Federalist through the Victorian eras. The Latta Home, Cooks Kitchen, Alexander Cabin, and Yeoman Cabins will be transformed with period Christmas decor. Family activities,live music, tours, demonstrations, and farm animal visits everyone will enjoy! Admission: $8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students, Children 5 and Under are free!
Candlelight Christmas December 5, 2015 (6pm-9pm)
Enjoy a beautiful stroll among the candlelit property and buildings that make up Latta Plantation. See first person dressed interpreters as they celebrate Nancy Latta’s holiday wedding. Enjoy caroling, refreshments, and an 1800’s inspired Live Nativity Scene. This unique and timeless event the entire family is sure to enjoy! Admission: $8 Adults, $7 Seniors/Students, FREE for children 5 & under.