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.

(If you prefer to also see community events (such as Town Council Meetings), as well as the featured events below, go to this page.)


Friday - Saturday, October  30-31, 2020


Open Studio Weekends - Sound Shore Pottery

Sound Shore Pottery is hosting open studio weekends on Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm throughout the month of October. There is an array of over 500 pots on display for sale. The Potter will be making and decorating pieces as well as answering visitors’ questions. Since most fall craft shows have been canceled, this is a perfect opportunity to show in a relaxing environment.  


10 am - 4 pm

1222 Sound Shore Drive 


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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Old Historic Jail Tours

The Edenton Historical Commission is offering 30 minute tours with an overview of the Old Jailer's House, Stocks, and inside the Jail. Saturdays only through November. Purchase tickets at the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center.  No more than 6 participants per tour and wearing of masks is required.

11:30 AM; 12:30 PM; 1:30 PM; 2:30 PM

505 S Broad Street

$5.00 per person for ages 4 and over/ages 3 and under are free



Sunday, October 31, 2021

Safe Trick Or Treating

Destination Downtown Edenton invites the little ones, dressed in their Halloween Finest to join them and our Downtown Merchants 

5:30 pm

S Broad Street




Friday, October 1 - Saturday, October 2, 2021
75th Chowan County Regional Fair continues

The Fair highlight Chowan's Heritage through exhibits, activities, amusement rides and entertainment with great food on the American Legion Fairgrounds! Stay tuned for details. To purchase tickets in advance: send check or money order to: Chowan County Regional Fair, P.O. Box 390, Edenton, NC 27932

American Legion Fairgrounds

252-482-5642 / 252-482-4057