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).
Revolutionary War Reenactment September 5th & 6th *Labor Day Weekend
The annual American Revolutionary War Battle Reenactment will include The Battle of Charlotte and The Battle of the Bees.This event will celebrate and educate on Charlottetowns Spirit of Independence(1780). Come out and experience the American Revolution as it came through Charlotte! Each day there will be a battle reenactment at 2:00 pm along with a number of timed and ongoing demos and talks including weapons demos, artillery demos, uniform talks, cooking demos, life in the Army, drill, and much more. Enjoy BBQ from Appalachian Smoke and grab a brew from Olde Mecklenburg Brewery. Special Event Admission: Adults $8/ Seniors & Students $7/ Children 5 and under are Free!
Friends & Family Reunion Fundraiser Saturday, September 19th, 2015 (5pm-8:00pm)
Family, Friends, Members, and Volunteers are invited to join Historic Latta at the first ever Friends & Family Reunion. This event will offer an opportunity for folks to enjoy an evening of live music from CarO'lina Jazzgrass, BBQ Pork & Chicken with sides catered by Lancaster's,an auction, and a time to fellowship. The Latta Home will be open from 5:00pm-6:00pm before dinner is served. Guest are encouraged to bring photo albums and mementos of Latta place to put on display. Tickets are limited; please call 704-875-2312 or drop by the offices for ticketing assistance. All tickets and RSVP's are due no later than September 10th. Fundraiser Admission: $20 Adult Admission (18 years and up) $40 Family Admission (Parents and children under the age of 18 only) $100 Patron Sponsor Admission (Special recognition & seating)
Rags to Riches Homeschool Day Thursday, September 24th (10am-2pm)
Homeschoolers will enjoy their morning learning of how people in the 19th century earned a living, transforming them from Rags to Riches. This event will take children station to station starting with nothing but a skill and teach them how to barter and trade their talents up for better things. In the events scenario, all children will originally begin as a poor farmer and eventually end up a wealthy plantation owner. Kids will stop by the Farmers Cabin, The Carriage Barn, The Latta House, Kitchen and more. Demonstrations, dressed interpreters, and the farm animals will be on display throughout the event. Admission: $6 Per-person, Children 4 & Under are FREE
Ghost Walk Haunted Trail October 23-24, 2015 (7pm-10pm)
The Latta grounds are transformed into a gloomy haunted sight as visitors wined 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 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.