Home school days are catered to students and include a vast variety of lectures, hands-on-learning, and more.
This events featured topics of focus will be Colonial Charlotte. Students will interactively learn Charlotte's role in the American Revolution, including the signing of the Mec-Dec (Mecklenburg County Declaration of Independence). Other activities include: Meeting a Yeoman farmer in his cabin to see how he and his family made things they needed from the land. Watch sheep shearing live. See open-hearth cooking demonstrations. Meet historians who will share the history of Queen Charlotte, the cities namesake. Students will be able to participate in gold-panning (did you know North Carolina had the FIRST gold rush?) and even play dress-up for the camera while wearing colonial clothing. Patriots will also be mustered into the Army while participating in a mock drill with a wooden musket in-tow.
Pack a picnic and dress for outdoor play. Ongoing demos throughout the day.
- 10:30/11:30/12:30/1:30 Reading of the Mec-Dec/Revolutionary war Battle
- 11:00/ 12:00/1:00 Sheep Shearing Demonstration
- All other activities are ongoing to enjoy throughout the day
Admission: $6 per-person (children 4 and under FREE) Tickets sold at the door- no reservations needed. Cash or Credit.
Admission: $6 per-person, children FOUR and under are FREE