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  • Real Scots Wear Plaid Day

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    Join us Saturday, July 17 for Real Scots Wear Plaid Day from 1-5:00 PM at Whippoorwill Academy and Village. There will be a Scottish sweet breads and scones contest. All entries are due by Noon on July 17th. The remaining entries will be cut into small pieces […]
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  • Poetry Reading

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    On Saturday, June 19th, the village will be open for self-guided tours from 1-5pm. From 5-7pm, there will be a poetry reading from published poets, teenagers, and anyone who wants to participate. There will also be wine tasting at this event. Bring a comfortable chair and enjoy […]
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  • Memorial Weekend Flag Retirement

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    Come and honor those who served our country this Memorial Day Weekend. There will be a flag retirement ceremony at Whippoorwill Academy and Village in Ferguson, NC on May 29, 2021 beginning at 7pm. This event is open to the public and visitors may bring a photo […]
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  • Opening Day 2021

    Time to get out of the house, stretch your legs, and learn something new. We will be having our first open day on April 17th from 1-5:00. We will be celebrating the opening of our new book/pottery and music cabin at the visitor center.
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  • Chance Meeting

    You never know what happens when you stop to help strangers. I saw some cars pulled in at the Tom Dooley grave entrance and stopped to see if that is what they were looking for since it since it is not marked. I was on my way […]
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  • Edith’s Barn Music Festival

      Join us for a fantastic day of music. We are delighted to present some of the area’s most talented musicians. Proceeds go to building the barn that Edith Marie Carter envisioned as the completing piece of Whippoorwill Village The Harris Brothers            […]
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  • Merlefest RV Parking

    During Merlefest there will be spaces available for self-contained RV’s with hard shell exteriors only. The Village parking field will be open from noon Wednesday, April 24th until 10 a.m. on Monday, April 29th. There are NO hook-ups, just a beautiful view of the mountains. There will […]
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  • Fine Art, Poetry, and Wine Tasting

    We will have an evening of fine art, poetry and wine tasting. Featured poets will be:  Bud Caywood, Kendal Finley Privette, Doug McHargue and possibly others. Wine tasting will be provided by the Six Water Pots Winery. The event begins at 5:00 and goes through 7:30 p.m. […]
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  • Finley Photography Exhibit

    Cam & Tate Finley Photo Exhibit
    The Smokehouse Gallery at Whippoorwill Academy and Village is proud to announce the photography exhibit of Cam and Tate Finley, father and son. The Finleys are from North Wilkesboro, N.C. and are generational scouts. Their profound love of nature can be seen in their photographs. The remote […]
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11928 NC Hwy 268 W Ferguson,
NC 28624

Mailing Address:
PO Box 458 Ferguson,
NC 28624


Phone: (336) 973-3237


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