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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 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 and on porches too!

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.

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


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.

Time:7:30 am registration/9 am run/walk
Place:Historic Edenton State Historic Site
Fee:Fee to be charged


Friday & Saturday, April 21-22, 2017

Historic Edenton Pilgrimage 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.