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|
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.
|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!
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.
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.