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.


Friday, June 2, 2017

Italian Summer Cooking Class at The Cotton Gin Inn

An Intimate Hands-On Experience to include a CGI logo apron and the food you prepare.

-Vegetable Risotto

-Chicken Milanese with Balsamic Greens and Pickled Shallots

-Berries in Zabaglione

6:00 pm

The Cotton Gin Inn






Saturday, June 3, 2017

Collins Tournament Trail

Bayside Marina & Grill on Pembroke Creek will be hosting

Sun up

Bayside Marina and Grill




Saturday, June 3, 2017

2nd Annual Car Show

Unanimity Lodge #7 will host their 2nd Annual Car show at John A. Holmes School. A $20 registration fee for each entry with proceeds split between the Masonic Home for Children and Whitestone. If you have a show car and would like to participate, please contact Rick Howard.

Registration 8 am

John A. Holmes Parking Lot

$20 Entry




Saturday, June 3, 2017

Paddle, Pedal, Plod

3rd Edenton Sprint Triathlon through the historic district and Hayes Plantation. Individual registration through April 1st $50 and Team (3 person) through April 1st $75 with late registration and day of race additional $10. Funds to benefit the Devine Intervention Cancer Fund sponsored by the Chowan Edenton Optimist Club.

3k Kayak; 20k Biking; 5k running/walk

8:30 am

Queen Anne Park

$50 Individual/3 Man Team $75/add $10 per after April 1st





Friday & Saturday, June 2-3, 2017

19th Annual Edenton Music and Water Festival

Thank you to this year's Sponsors: Albemarle Bank; Regulator Marine; Vidant Health; ElectriCities and Kitty Hawk Kites

Friday evening will begin with a Guided Sunset Paddle 6:30 - 7:00 pm launching time from Queen Anne Park. There are kayaks and canoes available from the Town Dock by advance reservation along with bringing your own for participation. Jupiter Jones Band from 7 - 10 pm for listening and dancing under the stars and a Beverage Garden all at the foot of South Broad along the water.

Saturday, a new addition will be a Wooden Boat Exhibit with handmade boats made by many of our local artisans, entertainment beyond compare both on the waterfront stage and along Broad with roving musicians as well as many more activities for children off and on the water.

Free Boat Rides, Food and Beverage Vendors/Arts and Crafts Vendors/Educational Vendors- something for everyone

For more info go to the Festival Page.

Applications and Forms

Become a Sponsor!

Water Activities Registration

Commercial Vendor Forms

Educational Vendor Form

Commercial Food Vendor Form

Wooden Boat Exhibit Registration Form

6:30 - 10 pm Friday and 10 am - 5 pm Saturday

Colonial Park - Edenton Bay

Free and Open to the Public




Saturday, June 3, 2017

Heritage Farm Fest

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 - many made by our Farmers Market Vendors. 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





Friday, June 9, 2016

Sushi Cooking Class at The Cotton Gin Inn

An Intimate Hands-On Experience. Classes include a CGI logo apron and the food you prepare.

-Miso soup

-Sushi Rice

-Nigiri and Maki


6 pm

The Cotton Gin Inn






Saturday, June 10, 2017

Fishing Derby

The Edenton National Fishing Hatchery and the Chowan-Edenton Optimist Club invite you to join them for a great morning of fishing.

Please bring your own poles and bait but if you can't don't worry they will be provided!

Kids Only (14 or Younger) KEEP WHAT YOU CATCH and Fish cleaning is available on site.

7 am - 1 pm

Edenton National Fish Hatchery

252-4824118 Ex 23


Sunday, June 18, 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.

Come Celebrate Father's Day: Russell Bootright performing

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

Barker House Lawn






Friday, June 23, 2017

Crepes - Cooking Classes at The Cotton Gin Inn

An Intimate Hands-On Experience. Classes include a CGI logo apron and the food you prepare.

-Chive and Saffron Crepes with Asparagus and Prosciutto

-Buckwheat Crepes with Spinach Mushroom, Chicken and Brie

-Gateau de Crepes

6:00 pm

The Cotton Gin Inn






Saturday, June 24, 2017

Becoming - Woman's Collage Workshop

Come explore your inner self & create a wonderful collage to take home.

Taught by Margi Wynn and Denise Wynn

9 am - 2:30 pm

Chowan Arts Council

$60 Members/Non Members $65





Saturday, June 3,10,17,24, 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, Saturday

Corner of Granville and Virginia Rd on Saturday




Tuesday, June 2017

Edenton Steamers

Coastal Plain League Playing wooden bat throughout the summer at Historic Hicks Field for wonderful family entertainment. On Saturday, June 3rd, the players will be on the waterfront at the Edenton Music and Water Festival to sign autographs. That evening they will have a home game against Peninsula with Fireworks following the game.

The season will end around August 6th with playoffs to follow. You can access the full schedule from the edentonsteamers.com website.


Historic Hicks Field




Tuesday, June 13 - 7/23, 2017

World War I Traveling Exhibit

The WW I exhibit will be at the Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center Tuesdays - Saturdays.

Categories Featured:

North Carolina Prepares for War; North Carolina WWI Soldiers; North Carolina Homefront; Trenches and Tanks; Coastal Warfare; A World Changed; Caskets to the Ceiling

9 am - 5 pm

Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center