August events in Edenton, North Carolina, and Chowan County.

The events are listed chronologically by the last day the event will be held. Please make sure to look at the whole list to see if an event is going on during the time you plan to visit.


Friday, August 4, 2017

16th Annual Shrimp by the Bay

Shrimp, fish and the many fixings that go along. A Silent Auction with some great items. Dinner will be served from 6:30 - 8:00 pm and entertainment will take place from 6:30 - 10:00 pm.

This event is sponsored by the Edenton-Chowan Chamber of Commerce!

6:30-10:00 PM

Wharf Landing Pier



Tuesday, August 1 - 16, 2017

Edenton Steamers 2017 Play Offs

Coastal Plain League Playing wooden bat throughout the summer at Historic Hicks Field for wonderful family entertainment. The season will end mid-August with playoffs. You can access the full schedule from the website.

7 pm

Historic Hicks Field

General Admission - $5/18 & Under - $3/Kids 5 & Under - FREE



Sunday, August 20, 2017

"Music by the Bay at the Penelope Barker House"

The Barker House Lawn alongside picturesque Edenton Bay will be the setting for monthly music concerts every 3rd Sunday afternoon from May through October. The musical groups will perform a variety of music: Jazz, Gospel, Americana, Blues, Bluegrass and Classic Rock and Roll. Student groups from area schools will also be invited to perform.

Featured Performers: Fueston Brothers

These events are FREE to attend so "bring your own chairs and picnics", first-come to get a spot on the lawn, so come early and make a day of it.

4:00 - 6:00 pm

The Barker House Lawn




Saturday, August 5,12,19,26, 2017

Edenton Farmer's Market

Fresh Vegetables, Meats, Flowers and Homemade Treats - every Saturday throughout the growing season on the corner of Granville Street and Virginia Road on the Agriculture Building Lawn.

8 am - 12 noon

Corner of Granville Street and Virginia Road



Saturday, August 26-27, 2017

Star 45 National Championship Regatta

One-Design Class of Model Yachts - for more information

please email Rick Furgusen

9 am - 5 pm

Penelope Barker House Welcome Center Lawn