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.


Wednesday, September 26, 2018

12th Annual Armchair Traveler Series: Destination Chowan County

In Celebration of Chowan County's 350th Anniversary, the 12th Annual Armchair Traveler Series will highlight significant areas of Chowan's Heritage.

Armchair Traveler Series: Book Talk: "The Pursuit of the Dorothie: The Lost Colony Ship"

A decayed, copper-bottom, oceangoing ship was discovered on the headwaters of Bennett's Creek, on the edge of the Great Dismal Swamp. Join author Lucy Daniels in a discussion about this historic novel researched by Donald Paul Upchurch. Noon at the Shepard-Pruden Memorial Library, Second Floor Meeting Room. Free Program.


Shepard-Pruden Library



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



Saturday, September 22,29, 2018

Edenton Farmer's Market

Fresh Vegetables, Meats, Flowers and Homemade Treats - every Saturday and Wednesday's 3 - 6 pm until daylight savings throughout the growing season.

8 am - 12 noon, Saturday

Edenton Farmer's Market Building, 200 S Broad Street



Thursday, September 20, 2018

Edenton Through Photographs

Join the Chowan Arts Council as they feature Edenton Through Photography during Chowan County's 350th Anniversary

Have photos you would like to submit for this show. Drop off up to three of your favorite photos of Edenton through the years. the more artists the merrier. Drop off begins the day after Labor Day! Please bring framed photos between the hours of 11-4 pm Monday - Friday or call 252-482-8005 to arrange another time.

This amazing exhibit opening is to be determined. The Gallery is open 11 am - 4 pm daily

11 am - 4:00 pm daily

Chowan Arts Council 504 South Broad 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.

3:00 pm

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 Anne's 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