March 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, March 9-10, 2018

350th Anniversary Heritage Planting Demonstration

In Celebration of Chowan County's 350th Anniversary, Edenton Chowan School Students will experience how fields were cultivated and planted years ago. This same "Step Back in Time" demonstration will take place on Saturday for the public.

The NC Workhorse and Mule Association will be with us to demonstrate.

East Coast Equipment will have tractors on display from the very early years right up to now for everyone to see.

10 am -

508 Church Street Extended across from East Coast Equipment



Saturday, March 17, 2018

Special Olympics 5K/Polar Plunge

Support Chowan County's Special Olympics by participating in the 5K fundraiser for this very worthwhile program.

Join in celebration of Chowan County's 350th Anniversary year.

9 am Registration

Colonial Park - 510 South Broad Street

$35 for 5K plus Plunge/5K - $25/Plunge - $25/Pee Wee Plunge $10


Monday, March 26, 2018

Cupola House Speakers' Series

Judge Terrance W. Boyle will launch the series. He served as the chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina from October 1997 to October 2004. The title of his presentation is "Edenton and the Formation of the American Republic".

5 - 5:30 pm for Reception/Speaker 5:30 pm

Shepard-Pruden Memorial Library 2nd floor

Free for Cupola House Members - $10 for non-members



Friday, March 2-30, 2018

Susan and Ashlee Birkhead Artwork

In celebration of Chowan County's 350th Anniversary, the Chowan Arts Council is pleased to announce that Artist, Teacher Susan Birkhead and her daughter, Ashlee will have their artwork on display in the gallery throughout the month of March.

Opening Reception on Friday, March 2nd at 5:30 pm in the CAC Gallery for this exceptional exhibit.

Opening Reception 5:30 pm - 11 am - 4 pm Daily

Chowan Arts Council - 504 South Broad Street



Saturday, March 31, 2018

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

In cooperation with Unanimity Masonic Lodge, 215 E Water Street, "Breakfast with the Easter Bunny", including pancakes, sausage, milk and orange juice from 8 am - 9 am at the lodge.

Following breakfast, an Easter egg Drop/hunt will take place on the 1767 Courthouse Green. Special sections will be designated for children ages 2-4, 5-8, and 8 & up to retrieve candy filled eggs. The egg hunt will be from 9:30 - 10:30 am. The Easter Bunny will be on the Green for free photo opportunities. Children's crafts and games will be offered and Spring chicks and Easter ducklings will also be on display.

Tickets: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny $2/person; Easter Drop, crafts & games $2/child; Hay Ride $2/child and all 3 activities as a package $5/child - $2/adult.

8 am - 12 noon

Masonic Lodge and 1767 Courthouse Green

$2 per activity or $5 for package



Saturday, March 24, 2018

Rocky Hock Playhouse Easter Show

"Our Risen Savior" is the Easter production with the lunch buffet @ Nixon's Catering Banquet Facility. This feature will run through April 17th.

Contact the Rocky Hock Playhouse for performance times and ticket information.

Call for Schedule

Nixon's Catering Facility - 749 Virginia Road

Call for Ticket Prices



Saturday, March 10, 24, 2018

Edenton Farmer's Market

Fresh Vegetables, Meats, Cheeses, Flowers and Homemade Treats - every 2nd and 4th Saturday throughout January, February and March in their new building RAIN or SHINE.

9am - 12 noon

200 N Broad Street