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April 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.


Friday, April 21, 2017

Boogie on Broad with The Embers

Family-Friendly Street Dance on South Broad with dancing to The Embers, The Heart and Soul of Beach Music at it s best. This great event is sponsored by Destination Downtown Edenton and will Celebrate NC Beer Month with including the offering of NC Craft Beers.

Time:7::00 - 10:00 pm
Place:South Broad Street


Friday & Saturday, April 21-22, 2017

Historic Edenton Pilgrimage Tour of Homes and Countryside

16 Private homes and plantations along with five public buildings which are each more than 100 years old open to tour. Many special features include celebration of the 250th birthday of the Historic Chowan County Courthouse, carriage rides, history reenactments, and displays highlighting table decorations for holidays throughout the year.

Also available: boat tours, luncheons, and on Friday evening Destination Downtown Edenton presents Boogie on Broad, a family friendly street dance with The Embers.

For more info and photos of past tours, go to the Edenton Pilgrimage website.

Tickets available January 1st. $30 in advance (includes sales tax) $35 day of event. Groups of ten or more $25 each.

Place:Penelope Barker House Welcome Center
Fee:$30 in advance/$35 day of /Groups of ten or more $25 each


Saturday, April 22, 2017

7th Annual Edenton-Chowan Kiwanis 5K Race/Walk

Historic Edenton with its 18th Century Historic Buildings, Tree Lined Streets and Friendly Faces becomes the footprint for this year's event. Registration takes place at the Historic Edenton State Historic Site, 108 North Broad Street. A scholarship for an aspiring college student becomes a reality with funds raised.

Time:7:30 am registration/9 am run/walk
Place:Historic Edenton State Historic Site