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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 & 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.



Saturday, April 22, 2017

7th 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