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February

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.

 

Friday & Saturday, February 3-26, 2017

Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, the Harriet Jacobs' tour includes added emphasis on local Black personalities which will include Jonathan Overton (1752-`853) who fought in the Continental Army, Joseph and Robert Price, who were noteworthy members of the 'free-blacks', reverent Simeon N. Griffith (1885-1983) an early civil rights pioneer, D. F. Walker a longtime educator and high school principal among others. Tours depart from the Historic Edenton State Historic Site, Visitor Center, 108 N Broad Street. Individual Group Tours arranged by appointment Tuesdays through Saturday throughout the month of February.

Time:Fridays and Saturdays 10 am and 2 pm
Place:Historic Edenton State Historic Site
Fee:$5 for Adults (age 13 and up); $2.50 Child (ages 3-12)
Phone:252-482-2637
Email:edenton@ncdcr.gov
Website:www.edenton.nchistoricsites.org

 

Saturday, February 11, 25, 2017

Indoor Farmers Market

The indoor market will be held on the 2nd and 4h Saturday in the large meeting room in the Agriculture Building. Six vendors each week will bring organic winter vegetablies, baked goods, seafood, local meats, dairy products including brown eggs, spaces and herbs, local honey and homemade soap.

Time:9 am - noon
Place:Agriculture Building - corner of Granville Street and Virginia road
Phone:252-209-4792
Email:janetmac44@yahoo.com

 

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Celebrate Black History Month

Harriet Jacobs and Molly Horniblow: A Discussion and Performance with Laurel Sneed

Time:1:00
Place:1767 Historic Chowan County Courthouse

 

Tuesday, February 1, 2017

"Find Your Network to Freedom Site Passport"

The United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service has provided the "Passport" stamp as part of the "Find Your Network to Freedom Site Passport" program. The Network to Freedom (NTF) website includes a list of the NTF locations, including the 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse where visitors can get their NTF "Passport" brochure stamped.

The Edenton waterfront has been designated by the National Park Service as a "Network to Freedom" Site as part of the historic Maritime Underground Railroad network for freedom slaves. This celebration will be throughout 2017 and the cancellation stamp is located at the 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse. Harriet Jacob's escape will be shared

This program will take place throughout 2017

Time:10 am - 4 pm
Place:1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse - 7 Dock Street
Fee:Nominal Fee
Phone:252-482-2637
Email:edenton@ncdcr.gov
Website:www.nps.gov/ugrr

 

Friday, February 1-28, 2017

Edenton Cotton Mill Village Model

The Edenton Cotton Mill Village Model created by Carolina Piedmont Division of the National Railroad Association is featured at Historic Edenton State Historic Site, Visitor Center until April 2017.

This amazing model has been constructed mostly of donated materials by volunteers and Edenton is so pleased to welcome it home. The model has been donated to the Edenton Cotton Mill Museum of History and is very excited to share with the public through such displays. The Edenton Cotton Mill Village is interpreted during the Trolley Tours. Additional interpretation on the historic Mill and Village will be made available while the model is exhibited at the Visitor Center.

Time:9 am - 5 pm - Tuesday - Saturday
Place:Historic Edenton State Historic Site, Visitor Center
Fee:No Fee
Phone:252-482-2637
Email:edenton@ncdcr.gov

 

February 2-28, 2017

Wine and Dine in Historic Edenton

Celebrate Valentine's Day all month long at the Hampton Inn. This Wine and Dine Package includes cozy overnight accommodations, bottle of wine, $50 Gift Certificate to the 51 House and 2 complimentary tickets for Edenton's Historic Trolley Tour.

You can book this package by going online below.

Place:Hampton Inn Edenton
Phone:252-482-3500
Email:katrina.barnes@hilton.com
Website:www.hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/north-carolina/hampton-inn-edenton-EDNNCHX/index.html

 

Friday, February 3-28, 2017

Celebrate Valentine's Day Everyday

During the month of February at the Granville Queen Inn celebrate Valentine's everyday.

Your lovely suite awaits you with all the comforts of home. Enjoy a three-course breakfast each morning to start your day in our well appointed dining room or our light filled and elegant plantation porch. Park at the Inn and you are a short walk to the shops, restaurants, historic sites and the many treasures of Historic Edenton.

Everyday is a special day at the Granville Queen Inn.

Place:Granville Queen Inn - 108 S Granville Street
Phone:866-482-8534
Email:stay@granvillequeen.com
Website:www.granvillequeen.com