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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 5, 2014

Destination Downtown Tree Lighting Ceremony

Kick off the joyous holiday season with a wonderful annual event in Historic Downtown Edenton. Special visit from Santa, Caroling with the Albemarle Sounds, children's train rides, goodies and of course the lighting of the Town Tree. Come join us for the festivities and visit our local merchants for all of your gift giving and holiday needs.

Time:5:30pm
Place:South Broad Street at the monument
Phone:252-333-0655
Email:jennifer.harriss@edenton.nc.gov
Website:mainstreetedenton.com

 

Friday & Saturday, December 5-6, 2014

Rocky Hock Opry Performance

The Christmas Concert that is enjoyed by everyone.

Time:7:00 pm
Place:Swain Auditorium
Fee:$10
Phone:252-340-3438

 

Friday & Saturday, December 5-6, 2014

Rocky Hock Opry Christmas Concert

Enjoy the sounds of this special season.

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

 

Monday, December 8, 2014

Harry S. Rosenblatt Memorial Speakers' Series

A Speakers' Series in Harry S. Rosenblatt's memory will take place the 2nd Monday of April - December. For more information on the topics, please call the Shepard-Pruden Library.

Time:5:30 - 6 pm Refreshments; 6 - 7 pm Speaker
Place:Shepard-Pruden Library
Phone:252-482-4112

 

Friday, December 12, 2013

Historic Edenton Caroling in the Courthouse

Join us for community Christmas Caroling in the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse with refreshments afterward.

Time:6:00 pm
Place:1767 Chowan County Courthouse - E King Street
Fee:Free
Phone:252-482-2637
Email:edenton@ncdcr.gov
Website:www.edenton.nchistoricsites.org

 

Friday & Saturday, December 12-13, 2013

Confection Perfection

Stop by for Confections and Russian Tea while on the Annual Christmas Candlelight Tour. Join them on Facebook.

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 12-13, 2014

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.

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

 

Friday & Saturday, December 12-13, 2014

Holiday Repast

Enjoy holiday refreshments at the Candlelight Tour Headquarters during the event.

Time:1-5pm
Place:Barker House
Phone:252-482-7800
Email:info@ehcnc.org
Website:ehcnc.org

 

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Edenton-Chowan Annual Christmas Parade

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

Time:11am
Place:North and South Broad Street
Phone:252-482-3400
Email:win.dale@edenton.nc.gov
Website:www.edentonchamber.org

 

Friday & Saturday, December 12-13, 2014

33rd 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.

Time:4 - 8 pm
Place: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

 

Friday & Saturday, December 12-13, 2014

Annual Groaning Board

So many treats the table 'groans' along with entertainment

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

 

Friday, December 5, 2014

Chowan Arts Council Gallery Opening

The art of Paul Blankenship, a quintessential old world artist. Paul makes his own ink and paints, and uses solid wood frames. His work is quite detailed and done in layers, each of which control the details of the images final beauty. A wonderful investment for your art collection.

Time:5:30 pm
Place:Chowan Arts Council
Phone:252-482-8005
Website:www.chowanarts.com