Celebrate the 432nd Birthday of Virginia Dare on Saturday, August 17th. That night, the character of Virginia Dare is played by several lucky babies who auditioned for the part. It is one of The Lost Colony production’s most cherished long-standing traditions and there are hundreds of Baby Virginia Dare alumni that have starred in the show on that night. Many locals boost generations of Baby Virginia Dares in their families!
Prior to the show, there will be Birthday Festivities in celebration of the first English Child born in America on Roanoke Island. Come early to take photos with cast members and participate in fun activities. There will be cake served during intermission to all attending children.
Virginia Dare Day and Night is proudly sponsored by
Auditions for the role of Baby Virginia Dare this year will be on Saturday, July 20th, at 10 AM. The casting is open to all cheerful boys and girls that are less than 15 pounds. All Virginia Dare babies must be available for several hours on the evening of August 18th for pre-show preparation and for The Lost Colony performance. All selected Virginia Dare babies will be introduced from the stage prior to the performance at 7:45 PM.
For more information, call 252.473.2127.