Weekend at a Glance     -       
            Friday - Sunday, February 19 - 21, 2021

We understand that this may not be a time for travel but keep us in mind -  as we focus on what we can do to enjoy Edenton and Chowan County!  

Sweet Escapes - Celebrate Valentine's Day all month long

Sweet Escapes

Any time is a great time to plan an Edenton getaway on the Albemarle sound. With a collection of cozy bed-and-breakfast inns, this small Southern town is ideal for a weekend trip to celebrate the season of love. To peruse inn offerings and special packages, click below:


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Retail Central and ART

Downtown shopping has a wonderful mix of gifts, features for the home, and boutique style clothing.  The winter sales are taking place along with new features for spring coming on line.

The King Street Market Place and the Chowan Arts Council have beautiful pieces of art from local, regional and state artists at their Historic District locations.

Destination Downtown Edenton
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Taylor Theater 

We are so excited to have our movie theater open and featuring first-run movies. Two First-Run Movies this weekend are:  Footloose with Kevin Bacon and Grease with John Travolta and Olivia Newton John.

Operating with COVID Guidelines keeping everyone safe. The link below will lead you to the various opportunities all with social distancing and safety measures with the Best Popcorn Ever....

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Local Restaurants are open with all safety precautions - also offering  Exceptional Take-Out and  Gift Cards for future use - please call in advance to confirm hours

Stop by before or after your Shopping and Touring Excursions to pick up your take-out order or eat inside as well.  As soon as spring arrives, it is always great to enjoy your delicious meal at the park.  The links below will lead you to the various restaurants and their cuisine for your dining pleasure:

Edenton Bay Trading Co also hosts Sangria Saturdays and Vinyl Night on Saturday evening inside and on the patio when weather permits - call for reservation with social distancing - 252-482-4045.

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Saturday, February 20, 2021
Edenton Farmers Market 

The Best Selections for your Winter Menus can be found at the Market - Fresh and Locally Grown. Micro greens are something we can all grow and use.....  Masks will be worn by vendors and they ask that we wear ours also as we practice 6 ft distancing.

Edenton Farmers Market

200 North Broad Street
8 - 12 noon        
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History Imagined but so Much Better - Self-guided Museum Trail Walking Tour; Board the Trolley; Check out the Historic Buildings or  Take a Guided Walking Tour - A great way to get out and about with Social Distancing and learn more about our significant historic contributions....

Begin your Self-guided Museum Trail Tour at the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center, 505 S Broad St -
they are open to visitors and residents.  Inside you will find a wonderful gift shop that also features online purchases in case you return home and wish you had picked up the perfect gift.

Trolley Tours:

Weekdays-Saturday 10:30 am, 12:00 pm, 2:30 pm - Not provided on Tuesdays

Sunday 11:30 am, 1:00 pm (Seasonal April - October)

Penelope Barker House Welcome Center        - Open 10 am - 5 pm daily/Closed Tuesdays 
252-482-7800 - Great Gift Shop - Call and Reserve your Trolley Tour with Masks and Social Distancing

istoric Edenton State Historic                             - The Visitor Center is open following COVID Criteria 9 am - 5 pm Tues - Sat; Guided Tours Walking Tours are available 10 am and 2 pm/ 252-482-2637                        Walking Tour Costs:    $5 adults/$3 children - Tues - Sat

Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center
open year round, Tuesday-Saturday  9 am – 5 pm. Closed State Holidays.
Scheduled Guided Tours offered at 10am, 12pm, & 2pm
For group reservations, rental inquiries & educational programming, please call.
We accept cash or check ONLY

 All Sites Tour, inclusive of:
Iredell House and dependencies
1767 Chowan County Courthouse
1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse
St. Paul's Episcopal Church & historical cemetery
COST: $5.00 per adult, $2.50 per child (ages 3-15)

 Individual Site Tours
Iredell House and dependencies
1767 Chowan County Courthouse
1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse
St. Paul's Episcopal Church & historical cemetery
COST: $2.50 per adult, $1.50 per child (ages 3-15); per Site

Additional Tours
Cupola House Tour (10 am – 4 pm) by reservation
COST: $5.00 per adult, $2.50 per child

Harriet Jacobs Tour
COST: $2.50 per adult, $1.50 per child
            Fridays & Saturdays throughout February & March at 1 pm
Year round by reservation.

February - Black History Tours Friday and Saturdays at 1 pm - call for reservation 252-482-2637

1758 Cupola House Tours Sunday noon - 3 pm beginning the end of March 
otton Mill Museum Tours Saturday 11 - 2 pm/Sunday 12 - 3 pm year round

Edenton Town Harbor Office is Open to the public 
                  Free Two Day Boat Slip - Kayak Rentals

Sail or Cruise into the South’s Prettiest Small Town. Breakwater, boat slips with electric hookup, and restroom and shower facility. Enjoy the 2-night complimentary stay.
Wi-Fi available at the park.

Outdoor enthusiasts can also rent canoes, kayaks and paddle boards at the harbor daily. 
Paddle our Creeks  and Ponds throughout our town and County: 
Paddling Trails

One person in kayak per hour: $5
Two people in kayak per hour: $7
Per hour: $10
All Day (one person in canoe): $35
All Day (two people in canoe): $45
Kayak or Canoe: $20

Must be returned by 10 am if not returned by 10 am a charge of $10 per hour will be applied.

Sailors and Cruisers — check out the Albemarle Loop Features for getting off the ICW and enjoying the Inner Banks Harbor Towns for planning purposes.

Edenton Harbor Park Assistant available 8 am - 5 pm

252-482-2832 or 252-337-4488

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Edenton National Fish Hatchery - US Fish and Wildlife 

The Aquarium is currently closed but the trails are open for exploring nature at its finest for all ages.  Chowan County has many trails along our creeks that can be found for outdoor recreation and fishing.  May find some white perch, yellow perch, large mouth bass or who knows but fun to try 7 am - 3 pm.
Fishing the Sound, River and Creeks is another great way to enjoy all Weekends.  Also part of the Charles Kuralt Trail.

 Sonia Mumford
Edenton National Fish Hatchery
1104 W Queen Street 
Sonia Mumford 
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The Links at Mulberry Hill - Waterfront Course
    Schedule a Tee Time or Hit a Few - one-man carts can work well
    Call ahead in case of inclement weather

18-hole, semi-private golf course located along the beautiful Albemarle Sound. Open daily. Driving range on-site. Snack bar and pro shop open 8am-6:30pm/daylight savings time 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Cart rental available. Pool is open for summer enjoyment and the Tennis Courts are ready.  

Linda Parrish

Sound Shore Drive
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