June 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, June 2, 2018
Whether you grew up on a farm or have just wondered what it was like to grow up on one, you won't want to miss this year's Heritage Farm Fest. Step back in time as you wander through the Heritage Village. Watch as skilled artisans perform the trades of a bygone era. Learn about Blacksmithing, shingle making and notorious moonshiners. Sample wonderful heritage foods. Witness teams of mighty draft horses move effortlessly by the hands and voices of their driver's. Go back to simpler times as you see and hear the antique tractors and equipment in action. The day will be filled with old-fashioned, family friendly fun.
8:30 am - 9:50 am Registration of Tractors, Animals and Heritage Demonstrators
10:00 am - Downtown Edenton Parade begins at the John A. Holmes High School
11:15 am - Parade returns to John A. Holmes High School for the Opening Ceremony
11 am - 4 pm - Main Events
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
John A. Holmes High School
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center celebrates its 50th along with Chowan County celebrating its 350th - all about ANNIVERSARIES in Edenton during 2018 - enjoy all of the celebrations taking place.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center, we will be offering a *one time only* special, behind-the-scenes tour on June 9, 2018. Tour will include access to spaces that are not open to the public, including the secret spaces in and below the James Iredell House and access to the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse attic and bell cupola.
The tour will also cover how we manage, store, and maintain our historical collections and common issues of and solutions to maintaining historic sites.
Attendees of this tour will need to be comfortable with bending, standing, climbing stairs, tight spaces, and having fun! Tour tickets are $5.00 and limited to 15 people per tour. Call Andrew at 252-482-2637 or email him at Andrew.Cole@ncdcr.gov for more information or to reserve your spot today. Tour is appx. 1 hour.
9 am - 5 pm
Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center - 108 N Broad Street
Friday, June 1-16, 2018
Between 1900 and 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright visited the Outer Banks of North Carolina four times. They experienced a wild and wonderful land on the cusp of momentous change. The Wright brothers' experiments directly impacted the region and the people that lived there. This traveling exhibit features images and words that capture that brief time just before the dawn of a modern age, when man learned to fly. Open at the Historic Sites' Visitor Center 108 N. Broad Street, Edenton, NC, Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-5pm.
9 am - 5 pm
Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center 108 N Broad Street
Thursday, June 7-30, 2018
In celebration of the 350th Anniversary of Chowan County, the Chowan Arts Council will feature artwork by College of the Albemarle's talented artists.
Stay tuned for the date and time of the Opening Reception.
Chowan Arts Council Gallery
Friday, June 1-30, 2018
Coastal Plain League Baseball at Historic Hicks Field with our very own Edenton Steamers. For a full schedule and ticket information, visit the Edenton Steamers website.
Historic Hicks Field