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.


Saturday, October 7, 2017

42nd annual Peanut Festival and Battle of the Bands

John A. Holmes High School, parade at 11am, food and arts and crafts vendors, starting at noon, with the band competition later in the day. 252-482-8426.

If your organization wants to be in the parade, download the parade application.

If you want to be a arts and crafts vendor, download the vendor application.

Parade 11 am/Festival all day

John A. Holmes




Saturday, October 7, 2017

Edenton Peanut 5K Run or Walk

Run/Walk through Historic Hayes Plantation with registration in Queen Anne Park. Awards for all ages with timing and scoring by Run the East, with shoe chips-results posted at www.runtheeast.com. Register online at the Run The East website and make checks payable to: John A. Holmes High School. The fee includes entry, race t-shirt, race day snacks.

7:30 am Registration/Walk/Run 9 am

Queen Anne park

$25 in advance by 9/17/$30 Race Day/JAH or CMS athletes is $15





Friday, October 27, 2017

Taste of Edenton

Please join the Edenton Historical Commission for this year's Taste of Edenton. Regional culinary tasting and Music s on the Penelope Barker House Lawn.

Bring a chair and enjoy!

6:00 pm

Barker House Lawn - 505 South Broad






Saturday, October 7,14,21,28, 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