October 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.


Monday, October 23, 2017

NC Grand Lodge of Masons

In celebration of the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse 250th Anniversary, the North Carolina Grand Lodge of Masons invites you to the Dedicaton of a Commemorative Plaque at the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse.

4:30 pm: The Grand Master, Gene Cobb will arrive via the Periauger, a replica 1700's sailboat, to the town dock.

5:30 pm: Grand Master Cobb will dedicate the plaque with a Masonic ceremony.

4:30 at the Town Dock to process to the courthouse and 5:30 for dedication

Town Dock and 1767 Chowan County Courthouse




Saturday, October 21-25, 2017

243rd Edenton Tea Party

Visit the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center; learn more about the 51 courageous women of Edenton who told the King "No!"

10 am - 5 pm

Penelope Barker House Welcome Center





Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Relive the Signing of The 51 Ladies

Relive the Signing of The 51 Ladies led by Penelope Barker with Entertainment, Cocktails and Light Fare

5:30 - 8:30 pm

The 51 House - 108 Wharf Landing Drive

$30 per person




Friday, October 27, 2017

Taste of Edenton

Please join the Edenton Historical Commission for this year's Taste of Edenton. Regional culinary tasting from 16 regional culinary vendors and Music by Bobby Plough and Friends on the Penelope Barker House Lawn.

Bring a chair and enjoy!

6:00 pm

Barker House Lawn - 505 South Broad






Saturday, October 14,21,28, 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

Corner of Granville Street and Virginia Road




Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Fall Cruiser Rally

Complimentary 2-night dockage. Guided Walking and Trolley Tours available from the Penelope Barker Welcome Center and Historic Edenton State Historic Site for a fee. Historic downtown walkability, dining, shopping, arts council, and a shuttle service to the grocery store or wash house if needed. You are able to reserve your slip by calling the Edenton Town Dock @ 252-482-2832/252-337-4488 or online at www.townofedenton.com.

Please use Channel 16 to hail us and we look forward to your visit. Edenton is part of the Albemarle Loop off the ICW

9 am - 5 pm

Edenton Harbor in Colonial Park

252-482-2832 or 252-337-4488




Tuesday, October 1-31, 2017

On-and-Off the Water Play and Stay Packages

Relax; Romance; Escape; Tours - off and on the water coupled with Dining and Shopping away from the hustle and bustle nestled on the Albemarle Sound can make for Perfect Get-a-Ways this time of year

All The Time

Edenton NC





Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Halloween Party

Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. Entertainment by DJ Mixin' Mike

5 - 9 pm

The 51 House - 108 Wharf Landing Drive




Thursday, October 5, 2017

Towers of Faith by d. boyle

Join the Chowan Arts Council for the Opening Reception of this outstanding exhibit. The exhibit will be featured in the Gallery throughout the month of October.

5:30 PM and Daily 11 am - 4 pm

Chowan Arts Council - 504 S Broad Street





Wednesday, October 31, 2017

Safe Trick or Treating

Safe Trick or Treating with Destination Downtown Edenton

5:30 PM

South Broad Street