June

June 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.

 

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Heritage Farm Fest

Whether you grew up on a farm or have just wondered what it was like to grow up on one, you won't want to miss this year's Heritage Farm Fest.  Step back in time as you wander through the Heritage Village. Watch as skilled artisans perform the trades of a bygone era. Learn about Blacksmithing, shingle making and notorious moonshiners. Sample wonderful heritage foods. Witness teams of mighty draft horses move effortlessly by the hands and voices of their driver's. Go back to simpler times as you see and hear the antique tractors and equipment in action. The day will be filled with old-fashioned, family friendly fun.

8:30 am - 9:50 am Registration of Tractors, Animals and Heritage Demonstrators
10:00 am - Downtown Edenton Parade begins at the John A. Holmes High School
11:15 am - Parade returns to John A. Holmes High School for the Opening Ceremony
11 am - 4 pm - Main Events

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

John A. Holmes High School

252-333-5540

josephgoodwin@gmail.com

www.facebook.com/heritage.association1

 

Saturday, June 15, 2019

African American Walking Tour

The guided tour will focus on African American Life in Edenton starting in the days before emancipation and ending during the quest for civil rights. The tour will also focus on prominent black leaders, businessmen, and educators from both Edenton and the surrounding Albemarle region. this program is expected to last around an hour and will cost $2.50 per person. Currently this program is limited to seven individuals.

Groups larger than seven who wish to attend this program should call the site's visitor center so proper arrangements can be made.

3:00 pm

Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center - 108 N Broad St

$2.50 per person

252-482-2637

erica.smith@ncdcr.gov

 

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Paddle, Pedal, and Plod Triathlon

This is the sixth annual Chowan-Edenton Optimist Club Edenton sprint triathlon, Paddle, Pedal and Plod. This race benefits the Devine Cancer Fund.   The race is unique in that individual and team participants will Kayak 3K, Pedal 20 K, and Run 5K.  The race will start at 8:30 am with the kayak leg from Queen Anne Park in downtown Edenton.  The course will be set that morning depending on weather and wave conditions.  The course will be within Edenton harbor the site of a Civil War naval battle.  The participants will return to the park and the bike portion will begin.  The course is overwhelmingly flat and will include in town and rural traffic patterns.  The course will take you through beautiful downtown historic Edenton to the spectacular farms and plantations of nearby Chowan County and will end back at Queen Anne Park.  The final running leg will be through Hayes Plantation, a spectacular antebellum plantation that is still a working farm.  You will loop back to the park for the finish.  The fastest time for this race was one hour and 10 minutes. 

This is the sixth annual Chowan-Edenton Optimist Club Edenton sprint triathlon, Paddle, Pedal and Plod.  

Event details and schedule

 Pre-registration the evening before at Waterman's Grill, 427 S Broad St. 4pm to 7:00 pm.  Onsite registration from 6 am to 7:30 am 6-22-19  at Queen Anne Park.  A limited number of Kayaks can be rented in advance from the Parks and Recreation Department 252-482-8595.  Life jackets are required for the Kayak portion and helmets for the Ride.  The race will begin at 8:30 and awards to follow afterward. 

   8:30 am
   Link to Sign up  

 

 

Monday, June 24, 2019

Cupola House Speakers Series

Philip McMullan, The History of the Newbold-White House
The Newbold-White House is a historic house in Perquimans County.  The brick House was built in 1730 by Abraham Sanders, a Quaker who purchased the property in 1926.  His plantation on the Perquimans river produced corn, cotton, wheat, flax, indigo, tobacco, rice, and wood products. 

   5:00 - 5:30 pm Refreshments/5:30 pm Lecture
   Shepard-Pruden Library
   Free and Open to the Public

 

Saturday, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2019

Edenton Farmer's Market

Indoor and Outdoor Market every Saturday and during spring, summer and fall months also available on Wednesday afternoon from 3 - 6 pm.  Locally grown produce. 

   Saturday 8 am - noon/Wednesday 3 - 6 pm
   200 N Broad Street