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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.


Monday, March 9, 2015

Harry Rosenblatt Memorial Speakers' Series

"Leopold Unger the artist and his paintings"

Speakers: Beth Taylor is the Regent for the local chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution. Sambo Dixon is an attorney in Edenton. He is on numerous boards of organizations that help to preserve our history. A few of them are the National Trust for Historic Preservation, National Trust Council, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, and North Carolina Historical Commission.

Time:5:30 pm Refreshments/6:00 pm Speakers
Place:Shepard-Pruden Library


Tuesday - Saturday, March 3 -31, 2015

Women's History Trolley Tours

In honor of Women's History Month, this special trolley tour will share the history of Edenton with an emphasis on the women who lived and impacted the town and beyond. Hear about the courageous women of the 1774 Edenton Tea Party, the story of escaped slave Harriet Jacobs who shared her experiences with the world, and the many other voices of Edenton women who all played their parts in history. Tours depart from Historic Edenton Visitor Center.

Time:3:30 pm
Place:Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center
Fee:$10 adults, $2 children


Saturday, March 21, 2015

Rocky Hock Playhouse

At the Foot of the Cross by Gloria Emmerich. This play will run through April. Lunch buffet @ Nixon's Catering Banquet Facility

Time:Call for Schedule
Place:Nixon's Catering Facility - 749 Virginia Road
Fee:Call for Ticket Prices


Friday, March 27, 2015

The Art of Barbara Wachter

Barbara is an artist with remarkable talent from Charlottesville VA. Her work really draws you in. Whether it is a snowy winter path that just makes you want to put on a coat and wander to the end to see what lies there, or a mother and child that evokes warm memories of your own years as a young parent, you will truly make a connection via her paintings.

Time:5:30 pm
Place:Chowan Arts Council