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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 1, 2016

Friday Night Music at the Edenton Coffee House

Adam Nixon - Acoustic Blues, Folk, Vintage Country, Americana

Time:7 - 9 pm
Place:Edenton Coffee House
Fee:No Cover Charge, Musicians Play for Tips


Monday, April 11, 2016

Harry Rosenblatt Memorial Speakers' Series

Dana Evans, executive director of The Museum of the Shanandoah Valley. Her talk will be entitled. "Julian Wood Glass, Jr.: Collector of 18th and 19th century American and English Furniture". She will speak briefly about the museum.

Time:5:30 pm Refreshments/6:00 pm Speaker
Place:Shepard-Pruden Library


Friday, April 15, 2016

Boogie on Broad with Band of OZ

Family-Friendly Street Dance on South Broad with dancing to Raleigh, NC's Band of OZ - 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 15 & 16, 2016

Easels in the Gardens

Art, Music, Workshops, and Garden Party to benefit the 1758 Cupola House, a National Historic Landmark. Tours will be offered of fine gardens lush with beautiful spring blooms while noteworthy artists paint interpretations of these horticultural gems en plein air.

Celebrate at a Garden Party, Enjoy Strolling Musicians, Learn from workshops: Floral Design, Gardening, and Outdoor Entertaining, Children's plein air painting corner.

Find out more about this event ...

Time:1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Place:Cupola House Headquarters
Fee:$25 in advance/$30 day of for adults - ticket good for both days


Friday & Saturday, April 22-23, 2016

Rocky Hock Opry Spring Concert

Spring Singing at its Best!

Place:Swain Auditorium


Saturday, April 23, 2016

6th Annual Edenton-Chowan Kiwanis 5K

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.

Timing and Scoring: by East Carolina Road Racing, with shoe chips. Results will be posted online at www.ecrr.us.

Pre-Registration to 4/12/16: $20 to guarantee a T-Shirt. after 4/12 - $25

For more information: Contact Paul Metzger at 252-370-0829

Time:7:30 am registration/9 am run/walk
Place:Historic Edenton State Historic Site
Fee:$20 before 4/12/16; $25 thereafter/ under 18 $15 and $17 after 4/12/16


Sunday, April 24, 2016

Albemarle Chorale Spring Concert

Enjoy and outstanding performance with wonderful selections.

Time:4 pm
Place:Swain Auditorium
Email: mtsclafani2@gmail.com


Thursday, April 21, 2016

People's Choice Opening Reception

The three winning artists from our November contest are the featured artists in the gallery this month. Christine Henninger, Donna Sneed and Burton Jones will exhibit their most recent works. Join us, chat with the artists and enjoy some tasty treats as well as the lovely art.

Time:5:30 pm Reception Exhibit to run through the month
Place:Chowan Arts Council Gallery


Friday & Saturday, April 21-22, 2017

Save the Date: Historic Edenton Pilgrimage Tour of Homes and Countryside

Guests tour 12-15 of Edenton's finest private homes, all at least 100 years old, hosted by docents in period costume. This event has been a North Carolina tradition since 1949, presented biennially. Horse-drawn carriage rides, concerts, lectures, exhibits, special meals, and much more will be a part of the festivities. The public historic sites are open with special events at no charge.

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

More information and pricing will be available at a later date.