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 & Saturday, September 14-15, 2018

Pirate Encampment Colonial Living History Weekend

In celebration of the 350th Anniversary of Chowan County - join the pirates as they spend the weekend in the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse Green. Activities for all ages, with Pirate Tales and also a Pirate raid on Edenton will be on tap throughout the weekend.

Pirates will set up on Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15th with the firing the cannon and much interpretation. Enjoy!

9 am - 5 pm

1767 Chowan County Courthouse Green



Sunday, September 16, 2018

"Music by the Bay at the Penelope Barker House"

In Celebration of Chowan County's 350th Anniversary, 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.

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




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



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 1-29, 2018

"Queen Ann's Revenge"

In Celebration of Chowan County's 350th Anniversary, Historic Edenton State Historic Site will host NC Cultural and Natural Resources Traveling Exhibit of "Queen Ann's Revenge" in the Visitor Center

This exhibit is free and open to the public and will be on display through September 2018

9 am - 5 pm Tues - Sat

Historic Edenton State Historic Sites - 108 N Broad Street



Sunday, September 30, 2018

Cupola House Celebrates 100th

Join the Cupola House Association as they celebrate their 100th anniversary and Membership Brunch in the 1758 Cupola House Gardens. This wonderful celebration takes place during Chowan County's 350th Anniversary making 2018 a great year for celebrations.


Cupola House Gardens