September 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, September 14-15, 2018

Pirate Encampment Colonial Living History Weekend

In celebration of the 350th Anniversary of Chowan County - join the pirates as they spend the weekend in the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse Green. Activities for all ages, with Pirate Tales and also a Pirate raid on Edenton will be on tap throughout the weekend.

Pirates will set up on Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15th with the firing the cannon and much interpretation. Enjoy!

9 am - 5 pm

1767 Chowan County Courthouse Green



Saturday, September 16-22, 2018

U S Constitution Week

Constitution Week is a commemoration of America's most important document. It is celebrated annually during the week of September 16 - 22.

The United States Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain their liberties, freedoms and inalienable rights.

Programs will take place in the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse and the Joseph Hewes Monument throughout the week as we celebrate the 350th Anniversary of Chowan County.

Stay tuned as the programs develop and become available for participation.

Come Ring the Historic Courthouse Bell!

Programs: Saturday 11 am/Sunday 6 pm

Chowan County Courthouse for Programs/Exhibit Historic Edenton Visitor Center



Tuesday, September 25, 2018

72nd Chowan County Regional Fair

"Celebrating 350 Years of Regional Growth" is this year's fair theme as Chowan County Celebrates their 350th Anniversary. During this celebratory year, the Fair will highlight Chowan's Heritage through exhibits, activities, amusement rides and entertainment with great food at the American Legion Fairgrounds! The Fair will run Tuesday, September 25 - Saturday, September 29. To purchase tickets in advance: send check or money order to: Chowan County Regional Fair, P.O. Box 390, Edenton, NC 27932

American Legion Fairgrounds

252-482-5642 / 252-482-4057


Saturday, September 29, 2018

Live Your Dash 8K

This beautiful race is located in the prettiest town of North Carolina. Our course will take you through our Historic Hayes Plantation where you will get to run off-road through the fields on our gentle and flat dirt roads. Be sure to join us for our after party where we will have live music and some of the best BBQ you will ever eat!

Hosted by the George and Alex Memorial Foundation

The registration link is below and follow on FB

8 - 11 am

Elizabeth Vann Moore Park - East Water Street



Sunday, September 30, 2018

Cupola House Celebrates 100th

Join the Cupola House Association as they celebrate their 100th anniversary and Membership Brunch in the 1758 Cupola House Gardens. This wonderful celebration takes place during Chowan County's 350th Anniversary making 2018 a great year for celebrations.


Cupola House Gardens


Saturday, September 1, 2018

Queen Anne's Revenge September 1 - 30

To commemorate the 300th anniversary of Blackbeard's adventures along the North Carolina coast, the place where he was ultimately brought to justice, the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is showcasing a traveling exhibit that includes artifacts representing weaponry, nautical tools and personal items recovered from his wrecked flagship the Queen Annes Revenge (QAR). 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