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February 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.


Monday, February 9, 2015

Harry Rosenblatt Memorial Speakers' Series

The Rehabilitation of the Hotel Hinton

Speaker: Bob Howsare, Director of Acquisitions and Development for Saga Construction and Development

Saga Construction and Development is located in Kill Devil Hills, NC. This past year Saga received the overall award at the 2014 Parade of Homes in Pine Island Reserve's.

Time:5:30 pm Refreshments/6:00 Speaker
Place:Shepard-Pruden Library


Wednesday, February 11-12, 2015

'Alla Prima' Workshop by Fen Rascoe

2 full days of very talented inspiration and encouragement as you grow your art skills. The workshop will take place on the College of the Albemarle Edenton campus. Call for more information, list of suplies and to register.

Place:College of the Albemarle Edenton Campus


Saturday, February 14, 2015

Historically Fit: Yoga in the Courthouse

At this special monthly yoga class, you can improve your flexibility and strength in a beautiful historic and unique setting! The class is designed for all levels - even beginners - and is led by several local Edenton yoga instructors. Traveling and don't have your yoga mat? Not a problem. There will be extra mats available on a first come, first serve basis. After you are refreshed and relaxed, improve your mind as well, and take a guided tour of the building and learn its rich history!

Time:10 am
Place:1767 Chowan County Courthouse
Fee:Free admission


Saturday, February 14, 2015

Valentine's Antique and Art Auction

A wonderful evening sponsored by the Edenton Historical Commission with Cocktails, Buffet and Auction.

Time:6 pm cocktails, 7 pm buffet, 8 pm auction
Place:Pembroke Hall 121 W. King Street


Tuesday - Saturday, February 3-28, 2015

Harriet Jacobs Walking Tours

Hear the amazing tale of Harriet Jacobs, a woman born into slavery in Edenton, who escaped to become a well-known abolitionist and author. As documented in her 1861 autobiography, , this walking tour shares her story and takes you through downtown Edenton to see many of the sites mentioned in her book. Tours include entry into St. Paul's church and the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse. self-guided Harriet Jacob Tour Maps of Edenton are also available at the ticket desk for $1. Group Tours or a Step-on Guide for a bus tour, are available with advance booking.

Time:3 pm
Place:Historic Edenton State Historic Site
Fee:$5 for adults; $2.50 for youth, children under 12 free


Friday, February 26, 2015

5 County Student Art Exhibit

Area students will participate in this featured event showcasing artistic talents and selected pieces will be on display for judging. There are monetary prizes for the art departments that enter the winning pieces and to the young artists. This year's show is sponsored by Dr. Benjamin Speller. The opening reception is free and open to the public.

Time:5:30 pm
Place:Chowan Arts Council Gallery