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)|
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|
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Celebrate Black History Month
Harriet Jacobs and Molly Horniblow: A Discussion and Performance with Laurel Sneed
|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|
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|
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|
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|