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.

(If you prefer to also see community events (such as Town Council Meetings), as well as the featured events below, go to this page.)

 

 June  - 2021

Penelope Barker House Welcome Center 

Learn about the leader of the Edenton Tea Party, explore the book and gift shop and enjoy the furniture exhibit on the 2nd floor.  The Outdoor Museum Trail begins here with 15 sites for a great self-guided tour.

Trolley Tour Tickets can be purchased and takes place 10:30 am;  11:30 am; 1:30 pm; 2:00 pm
and on Sundays 11:30 and 1:00 pm.  

   10 am - 5 pm Daily / closed Tuesdays
   252-482-7800 
   Learn More

 

Tuesdays - Saturdays, June - 2021 

Historic Edenton State Historic Site

The Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center is open with walking tours at 10 am and 2 pm as well as visiting with COVID procedures in place for keeping everyone safe.  1767 Chowan County Courthouse; 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse; 1800 James Iredell House and Dependencies. The Visitor Center is open 9 am - 5 pm.
 
All Sites Tour, inclusive of:
Iredell House and dependencies
1767 Chowan County Courthouse
1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse
St. Paul's Episcopal Church & historical cemetery
COST: $5.00 per adult, $2.50 per child (ages 3-15)

 Individual Site Tours
Iredell House and dependencies
1767 Chowan County Courthouse
1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse
St. Paul's Episcopal Church & historical cemetery
COST: $2.50 per adult, $1.50 per child (ages 3-15); per Site

Additional Tours
Cupola House Tour (10 am – 4 pm) by reservation/Cupola House is open Sundays 12 - 3 pm and the gardens are beautiful
COST: $5.00 per adult, $2.50 per child         

Harriet Jacobs Tour
COST: $2.50 per adult, $1.50 per child
Fridays & Saturdays throughout February & March at 1 pm
Year round by reservation.

1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse, call for a tour 252-482-2637
10 am – 4 pm;  Tuesday – Saturday (April thru December)

Historic Edenton State Historic Site
108 North Broad Street   
Telephone: 252-482-2637   Fax: 252-482-3499
Email: edenton@ncdcr.gov 9 am - 5 pm
Learn More

 

     9 am - 5 pm
      108 N Broad Street
      252-482-2637

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 June, 2021 

Cupola House Sunday Visits

The Cupola House is open Sundays 12 - 3 pm and the gardens are open Tues - Sat 9 am - 4 pm -
beautiful especially this time of year.

   noon - 3 pm
  Cupola House

 

 June 4, 2021 

Edenton Steamers - Kicks-Off the Home Season and runs through early August

Please join the Edenton Steamers at Historic Hicks Field for Family Fun throughout the summer season.

   7:00 pm
   252-482-4080 
   Edenton Steamers

 

Saturday, June  5, 12, 19, 26, 2021

Edenton Farmers Market

Please join us every Saturday for the weekly farmers market, held indoors in the Farmer's Market Building as well as outdoors. Local farmers and artisans will be on site with a wide variety of items for sale, including organic fruits & vegetables, meat, eggs, honey, baked goods, arts & crafts and a whole lot more! Seasonally, the market is held on Wednesdays from 3 - 6 pm also.

   8:00 - noon
   200 N Broad Street
   252-209-4792 

 

POSTPONED - DATE TBA 

Roaring 20's @ the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center

Join the Edenton Historical Commission inside the house and out on the lawn overlooking Edenton Bay as you celebrate the Roaring 20s together.  

"We are exited to offer tickets to our upcoming fundraiser: Penelope’s Prohibition Party! On June 19th, please join us on the lawn at the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center to celebrate the end of “Coronabition”!


We will have Covid-friendly prepackaged hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, a jazz band, and a murder mystery! This is sure to be an fun filled event with a gorgeous setting. In case of rain, the party will be moved into the house and onto the porches. To purchase tickets, call us at 252-482-7800.

POSTPONED- DATE TBA
  252-482-7800
  Call to purchase tickets

 

Saturday, June 4, 2022

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 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 Blacksmiths, Shingle Making, and Notorious Moonshiners.  Sample wonderful heritage foods.  Witness teams of mighty draft horses as they move effortlessly by hands and voices of their drivers.  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 - 9:50 am - Registration of Tractors, Animals and Heritage Demonstrations
   10:00 am - Downtown Edenton Parade begins at John A. Holmes High School
   11:15 am - Parade returns to John A. Holmes High School Campus
   11:00 am - 4 pm Main Events
   josephgoodwin@gmail.com
   252-333-5540