April 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.
Saturday, April 7, 2018
In Celebration of Chowan County's 350th Anniversary, the Old North State Fishing Festival now in its 3rd year will take place on Saturday , April 7th at Pembroke Marina Fishing Center. This event is coordinated by the American Legion Post 40 members and invites anyone interested in volunteering with a boat for taking wounded warriors out fishing or to help with hands-on needs throughout the planning and operation process to contact E C Toppin or Fred Morrow.
6 am until
Pembroke Marina and Fishing Center
Tuesday, April 3-17, 2018
In celebration of Chowan County's 3500th Anniversary, "Our Risen Savior" will be the Eastern Show.
For Schedule and Ticket Information contact rockyhockplayhouse.com
Call for Schedule
Nixon's Catering Facility 749 Virginia Rd
Call for Ticket Prices
Friday, April 20, 2018
As we celebrate Chowan County's 350th Anniversary you will find a Family-Friendly Street Dance on South Broad with dancing to The Catalinas as they celebrate their 60th anniversary of musical entertainment.
This great event is sponsored by Destination Downtown Edenton and will Celebrate NC Beer Month with including the offering of NC Craft Beers.
7::00 - 10:00 pm
South Broad Street
Friday & Saturday, April 20-21, 2018
As we celebrate the 350th Anniversary of Chowan County, make plans to attend Easels in the Gardens with Art, Music, and Garden Party to benefit the 1758 Cupola House, a National Historic Landmark. Tours will be offered of fine gardens lush with beautiful spring blooms while noteworthy artists paint interpretations of these horticultural gems en plein air.
Garden Party on Saturday, April 21st from 5 - 7 pm in the Cupola House Gardens
Tickets are available after January 15th at the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center 252-482-7800 or online ehcnc.org
Contacts for this event are: Clara Stage 336-486-1896 email@example.com and Anne Ellis 252-331-9494 firstname.lastname@example.org
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cupola House Headquarters
$30 in advance/$35 days of event
Friday & Saturday, April 20-21, 2018
In Celebration of Chowan County's 350th Anniversary, Spring Singing at its Best will take place at John A. Holmes Auditorium.
John A. Holmes High School Auditorium
Saturday, April 21, 2018
In celebration of Chowan County's 350th Anniversary, Historic Edenton with its 18th Century Historic Buildings, Tree Lined Streets and Friendly Faces becomes the footprint for this year's event. Register at RunTheEast.com prior to the event.
The day of the event, registration takes place at the Historic Edenton State Historic Site, 108 North Broad Street.
The race is the primary funder for multiple yearly $1,000 scholarships for Holmes seniors as well as literacy and character enhancement programs at Chowan Elementary and middle schools. Detailed information and on-line registration at runtheeast.com.
Discount registration for Educators and First Responders Race day registration begins at 7:30 am at the Edenton State Historic site on North Broad Street, Paul Metzger is the contact.
7:30 am registration/9 am run/walk
Historic Edenton State Historic Site
Friday, April 6,13,20,27, 2018
Historic Edenton State Historic Sites will host students and adults interested in learning more about science and how it has and continues to play a role in our history.
Call Historic Edenton State Historic Sites at 252-482-2637 to learn the times of the tours on the Friday's listed above.
9 am - 5 pm HESHS Open
Historic Edenton State Historic Site - 108 North Broad Street
Saturday, April 7 and 28, 2018
In Celebration of NC Beer Month - and the 350th Anniversary of Chowan County, the annual Taverns & Trolley Tour will be a little different this year. Tickets will be sold from the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center. The Trolley will depart at 3:30 pm on Saturday, April 7th and Saturday, April 28th . A single trolley run, limited to 22 adults (age 21 & up).
A brief, narrated tour includes historical taverns and local highlights of Edenton; thereafter making a stop at Edenton Trading Company for a craft beer tasting. Back aboard the trolley for additional touring before the second craft beer sampling stop at Waterman's Bar & Grill.
Following the Tour, you're on your own to revisit your favorite 'watering hole' for additional tasting and refreshments; or you may want to make reservations at one of Edenton's fine dining establishments. It's NC Beer Month!
Penelope Barker House for ticket foot of S. Broad for Trolley boarding
$15.00 plus tax
252-482-2637 or 252-482-7800
April 1-30, 2018
Celebrate NC Beer Month and the 350th Anniversary of Chowan County with touring, a selection of NC Craft Beers and events that feature food and beverages special to NC.
NC Hometown Flavors come to 309 Bistro & Spirits offering a selection of NC Brews during the month of April featuring Natty Green's Southern Pale Yale from Greensboro; Open Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 2 pm and 5 - 9 pm; 309 South Broad Street; 252-482-0997
Edenton Bay Trading Company Courtyard will feature NC Craft Beers from Mystery Brewing, Duck Rabbit, Rail House, Lone Rider, Aviator and Weeping Radish breweries; Open Monday and Tuesday 10 am - 6 pm; Wednesday and Thursday 10 am - 8 pm; Friday 10 am - 9 pm Toast to the Weekend starts at 6 pm; Sangria Saturday 10 am - 10 pm with Vinyl Night starting at 7 pm and Sunday 12 noon - 5 pm, 407 South Broad Street; 252-482-4045
Celebrating NC Beer Month and Earth Day at Waterman's Grill with a selection of beer from Mother Earth Brewing Co. in Kinston, NC in addition to their Highland Brewery Beers. Be good to your Mother! Earth Day is April 22nd! Open Monday - Saturday 4:30 pm until; 427 South Broad Street; 252-482-7733
The 51 House offers Hoppyum Draft out of Winston Salem; Open Tuesday - Thursday 4:40 - 9 pm; Friday - Saturday 4:40 - 10 pm; Sunday 10:30 am - 2:30 pm and 4:40 - 9 pm; 105 Wharf Landing; 252-482-2500
The Table Restaurant is busy working on some Custom Brews along with ordering up some special brews in Celebration; Open for Dinner every evening. A Sunday Jazz Brunch 11 am - 2:30 pm. Dinner Sun - Thurs 5 til 9:00 pm; Fri. and Sat. til 10 pm: 103 Albemarle Street; 252-482-3641
Thursday, April 5-30, 2018
In celebration of Chowan County's 350th Anniversary, our talented artists in Bertie County will exhibit their artwork throughout the month in the CAC Gallery.
Stay Tuned for the time and exact date of the Opening Reception.
11 am - 4 pm daily
Chowan Arts Council Gallery
Friday & Saturday, April 12-13, 2019
Private homes and plantations along with five public buildings which are each more than 100 years old open to tour. Many special features include carriage rides, and history reenactments
Mark your calendar - stay tuned for more info
For more info and photos of past tours, go to the Edenton Pilgrimage website.
Penelope Barker House Welcome Center