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December 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, December 4 -5, 2015

Christmas Extravaganza and Flotilla

Kick off the joyous holiday season with a wonderful annual event in Historic Downtown Edenton to include Tree Lighting and Flotilla - 5:30 pm and for the first- time, an Artificial Ice Skating Rink on Friday, from 4-9 pm and Saturday, December 5th 10 am - 2 pm. This event is sponsored by Destination Downtown Edenton.

Time:Fri. Skating 4 - 9 pm/Tree Lighting & Flotilla 5:30 pm/Sat - Skating 10 am - 2 pm
Place:South Broad Street at the monument
Phone:252-333-0655
Email:jennifer.harriss@edenton.nc.gov
Website:mainstreetedenton.com

 

Friday & Saturday, December 4-5, 2015

Rocky Hock Opry Christmas Concert

Enjoy the sounds of this special season.

Time:7 pm
Place:Swain Auditorium
Fee:$10
Phone:252-340-3438

 

Sunday, December 6, 2015

The Albemarle Chorale Annual Christmas Concert

Come enjoy a concert performed by The Albemarle Chorale.

Time:4:00pm
Place:Edenton United Methodist Church - Virginia Road
Phone:Christine Scalfani 252-221-8057
Email:mtsclafani2@gmail.com

 

Friday & Saturday, December 11-12, 2015

Confection Perfection

Stop by the Arts Council Gallery for Confections that are a very special treat while on the Annual Christmas Candlelight Tour. This event is part of the annual Christmas Candlelight Tour.

Time:1-5pm
Place:Chowan Arts Council 504 South Broad Street
Phone:252-482-8005
Email:contactchowarts@gmail.com
Website:www.chowanarts.com

 

Friday & Saturday, December 11-12, 2015

Annual Wassail Bowl at the Cupola House

The Cupola House is decorated with period decorations for the season. Wassail is served along with some tasty treats and entertainment throughout the weekend. This event is part of the 34th annual Christmas Candlelight Tour

Time:1-5pm
Place:Cupola House: 408 South Broad Street
Phone:252-482-2637
Email:edenton@ncdcr.gov
Website:cupolahouse.org

 

Friday & Saturday, December 11 - 12, 2015

Groaning Board at the Iredell House

The Iredell House is decorated for the season with period decorations and foods that make the table heavily laden with treats to enjoy. This event is part of the 34th annual Candlelight Christmas Tour.

Time:1-5 pm
Place:Iredell House
Phone:252-482-2637
Email:edenton@ncdcr.gov
Website:www.edenton.nchistoricsites.org

 

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Edenton-Chowan Annual Christmas Parade

Come and enjoy the floats, boats, horses and holiday cheer!

Time:10:00 am
Place:North and South Broad Street
Phone:252-482-3400
Email:win.dale@edenton.nc.gov
Website:www.edentonchamber.org

 

Friday, December 11-12, 2015

Reading of Polar Express

Start a Family Tradition: The Chowan Arts Council's Reading of the Polar Express will begin at 5 pm on Friday and there will be books and a bell available for purchase.

Saturday at 5 pm will be the reading of Dickens by Phil McMullen.

Time:5 pm
Place:Chowan Arts Council
Fee:$5/family
Phone:252-482-8005
Email:chowarts@gmail.com
Website:www.chowanarts.com

 

Friday & Saturday, December 11-12, 2015

34th Annual Christmas Candlelight Tour

Enjoy a Colonial Christmas with natural decorations in beautiful private homes. Many weekend activities accompany the tour making the weekend visit a holiday wonder.

This tour is sponsored by the Edenton Historical Commission with tour headquarters at the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center.

For more details see our special Candlelight Tour Page.

Time:4 - 8 pm
Place:Penelope Barker House
Fee:$25 in advance/$30 days of - Groups of 10 or more $20 per person
Phone:252-482-7800
Email:info@ehcnc.org
Website:www.ehcnc.org

 

December 1 - 30, 2015

Holiday Tours of Historic Edenton

Tuesdays through Saturdays in December: Enjoy festive holiday tours of Historic Edenton and learn about traditions and Christmases pasts. Variety of tour options available Tuesday – Saturday allow you to pick and choose the holiday experience that works best for you. Visit the 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse along the waterfront of Edenton Bay and experience the keeper’s solemn Christmas; tour the 1800 James Iredell and 1758 Cupola Houses along with the historic 1767 Chowan County Courthouse. Learn how families spent the holidays in colonial and early 19th century Edenton. Admissions: $3.50 per house or $10.00 for a complete tour. Call 252-482-2637 for more details and tour times and options.

Time:Tuesdays - Saturdays 9 am - 5 pm
Place:Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center
Fee:$3.50 per house or $10.00 for a complete tour
Phone:252-482-2637
Email:edenton@ncdcr.gov
Website:www.edenton.nchistoricsites.org