July 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.


Wednesday, July 4, 2018

July 4th Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Please join the Daughters of the American Revolution in the Reading of the Declaration of Independence at the Joseph Hewes Monument. This event has received the National Award as the Best Independence Day Celebration by the National Society in Washington DC.

A short biographical sketch of Hewes, the singing of the Star Spangled Banner, a prayer and wreath laying ceremony by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The American Legion Post 40 Color Guard will present the colors.

Conversation with Joseph Hewes following the ceremony. (Joseph Hewes was an Edenton resident and signer of the Declaration of Independence.)

Celebrating 350th Anniversary of Chowan County!


1767 Chowan County Green - East Water Street





Wednesday, July 4, 2018

39th Annual July 4th Celebration

Celebrating Chowan County's 350th and the 39th Anniversary of Edenton Chowan County's Fireworks is sure to make memories for everyone during this special year. A few highlights on tap are DJ Cowboy Adam Evans of Edenton, Arts and Crafts from local and regional vendors, Delicious Treats, Entertainment and more ending with a Fabulous 4th of July Fireworks display over the water around 9 pm.

Vendors, please contact Kirk Devine at 252-325-3234


Edenton Harbor

252-548-2912 - Vendor info: 252-325-3234



Saturday, July 28, 2018

The Original Rhondels

Enjoy dancing and listening to the Original Rhondels performing at the American Legion Post 40 in Edenton.

This event is sponsored by the Ladies Association of The Links At Mulberry Hill.

7 - 10 pm

American Legion Post 40 - W Queen Street

$25 in advance and $30 at the door



Monday, July 30, 2018

Cupola House Speakers' Series

Kathleen Gleditsch title of her presentation is "The Collins Family from 1785 to 1870"

5 - 5:30 pm for Reception/Speaker 5:30 pm

Shepard-Pruden Memorial Library 2nd floor





Monday, July 2-31, 2018

NC Digs! July 2 - 31

The exhibit, called 'NC Digs', highlights five different types of archaeological sites - Native American, battlefield, plantation, trash pit, and industrial - that are found cross the State. The exhibit includes interpretive panels explaining each site type and techniques and methods used for excavating and analyzing materials from these different types of sites. There are artifacts on display as well as various tools used by archaeologists. Open at the Historic Sites' Visitor Center 108 N. Broad Street, Edenton, NC, Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-5pm.

9 am - 5 pm

Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center, 108 N Broad Street





Sunday, July 1 - 31, 2018

Edenton Steamers 2018 Season

Coastal Plain League Playing wooden bat throughout the summer at Historic Hicks Field for wonderful family entertainment. The season will end mid-August with playoffs. You can access the full schedule from the www.edentonsteamers.com website.

7 pm

Historic Hicks Field

General Admission - $5/18 & Under - $3/Kids 5 & Under - FREE