Here are the upcoming October events in Edenton and Chowan County, North Carolina.
Saturday, October 5, 2013
38th Annual Peanut Festival and Battle of the Bands
The 300th Anniversary Celebration of the Peanut Festival and Battle of the Bands will be taking place at John A. Holmes High School. Organizers are getting ready for an exceptional year with good food, activities and a parade to delight all ages.
|Time:||noon - until|
|Place:||John A. Holmes High School Campus|
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Edenton Peanut Run 5K
Lace up your running or walking shoes and join the Edenton-Chowan Recreation Department as they sponsor this year's Peanut Run through Hayes Plantation
|Time:||8 am registration/9 am run/walk|
|Place:||Queen Anne Park - East Water Street|
Saturday, October 19, 2013
300th Anniversary Wings Over Edenton
Join us for what we trust will be the most beautiful day of the year, continuing a year-long celebration of our town's 300th birthday, for the fly-in, drive-in day at EDE, Northeastern Regional Airport. Plenty of good food, good entertainment, old airplanes, old cars, and old pilots, and maybe even a few bold pilots.
There will be free airplane rides for youngsters, parahcutes, ag-plane demos, military fly-bys, home-built beauties, crafts, radio-controlled aircraft aerobatics, and more.
|Time:||10 am - 4 pm|
|Place:||Northeast Regional Airport, Soundside Road|
Friday & Saturday, October 25-26, 2013
Penelope Pagett Barker and Women in American Politics
The role of women in Colonial, pre-Revolutionary political life will be explored as part of the Elizabeth Vann Moore Symposium Series celebrating Edenton's 300th Anniversary. Friday evening will begin the weekend with a play about Penelope and her organized efforts of women referred to as "The Edenton Ladies Tea Party" followed by the Symposium on Saturday.
Make checks payable to: Edenton Historical Commission and mail to: Edenton Historical Commission, 505 South Broad Street, Edenton, NC 27932
|Time:||7 pm for play Fri/10 am Symposium Sat|
|Place:||1767 Chowan County Courthouse|
|Fee:||$25 adults/$12 students|
month , October 1-31, 2013
Civil War Living History Days
4th grade students offers hands-on experiences with games, chores and domestic skills of Colonial Era with an opportunity to make and take home their own handiwork
|Time:||9 am - 5 pm|
|Place:||Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center|
|Fee:||Small Supply Fee|
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Safe Trick or Treating
Businesses along Broad Street within the Historic District hand out candy to children dressed for the occasion
|Place:||South Broad Street|