September 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, September 7, 2018

Friday Night Before the Lights

Meet the Team, Retail Promotions, ACES cheerleaders, Face Painting and more.........Destination Downtown Edenton invites you to join them before the John A. Holmes Football Team heads out on the field for a pep rally send-off.


Downtown Edenton



Saturday, September 16-22, 2018

U S Constitution Week

Constitution Week is a commemoration of America's most important document. It is celebrated annually during the week of September 16 - 22.

The United States Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain their liberties, freedoms and inalienable rights.

Programs will take place in the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse and the Joseph Hewes Monument throughout the week as we celebrate the 350th Anniversary of Chowan County.

Stay tuned as the programs develop and become available for participation.

Come Ring the Historic Courthouse Bell!

Programs: Saturday 11 am/Sunday 6 pm

Chowan County Courthouse for Programs/Exhibit Historic Edenton Visitor Center



Monday, September 24, 2018

Cupola House Speakers' Series

the featured presenter is Judge Tom Newbern: "Furniture and Architecture of North Carolina's Roanoke River Basin".

5 pm Reception/5:30 pm Speaker

Shepard-Pruden Library 2nd floor




Tuesday, September 25, 2018

72nd Chowan County Regional Fair

"Celebrating 350 Years of Regional Growth" is this year's fair theme as Chowan County Celebrates their 350th Anniversary. During this celebratory year, the Fair will highlight Chowan's Heritage through exhibits, activities, amusement rides and entertainment with great food at the American Legion Fairgrounds! The Fair will run Tuesday, September 25 - Saturday, September 29. To purchase tickets in advance: send check or money order to: Chowan County Regional Fair, P.O. Box 390, Edenton, NC 27932

American Legion Fairgrounds

252-482-5642 / 252-482-4057


Saturday, September 29, 2018

Live Your Dash 8K

This beautiful race is located in the prettiest town of North Carolina. Our course will take you through our Historic Hayes Plantation where you will get to run off-road through the fields on our gentle and flat dirt roads. Be sure to join us for our after party where we will have live music and some of the best BBQ you will ever eat!

Hosted by the George and Alex Memorial Foundation

The registration link is below and follow on FB

8 - 11 am

Elizabeth Vann Moore Park - East Water Street



Sunday, September 30, 2018

Cupola House Celebrates 100th

Join the Cupola House Association as they celebrate their 100th Anniversary Membership Appreciation Event in the 1758 Cupola House Gardens. This is a Members Only event, but all are cordially invited to join our Association to be included in this wonderful celebration. Membership information can be found on Colonial displays, speakers and a North Carolina Pig Pickin' are just a few of the planned activities.

All of this taking place during Chowan County's 350th Anniversary help make 2018 a great year for celebrations.


Cupola House Gardens


Saturday, September 1, 2018

Queen Anne's Revenge September 1 - 30

To commemorate the 300th anniversary of Blackbeard's adventures along the North Carolina coast, the place where he was ultimately brought to justice, the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is showcasing a traveling exhibit that includes artifacts representing weaponry, nautical tools and personal items recovered from his wrecked flagship the Queen Annes Revenge (QAR). 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