September 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.


September Featured Exhibit @ The Arts Council

Earthworks - A Pottery and Clay Exhibition

Opening Reception and Exhibit featuring 26 Artists

Chowan Arts Council
112 W Water Street

5:30 pm for Opening Reception - CAC hours Mon - Sat 10 am - 5 pm/ Sun 11 am - 4 pm



September and ongoing 2019

The Hands That Built A Town
          African Americans In Antebellum Edenton

The Doors are open to the Dependencies so you can tour on your own and learn more about the people that were instrumental in Edenton's development and what they used to make it happen.  A permanent exhibit to be shared with all ages and tells the story of historic importance.  

The James Iredell House 
107 East Church Street
10 am - 4 pm Tues - Sat
Free and Open to the Public

Wednesday, September 25, & October 2, 2019

Chowan Arts Council Workshops

Clay:  Rounding What's Square by Dick Heiser

9 am - 11:30 am


112 W Water St



Saturday, September 28, 2019

Chowan Arts Council Workshops

Drawing As An Integral Part of the Painting Process by ECU Professor Scott Eagle


9 am - 4 pm




Sunday, September 22, 2019

Cupola House Membership Association

Join the Cupola House Association for their Membership Appreciation Brunch. Membership information can be found on

12:30 pm

Cupola House Gardens


Monday, September 23, 2019

Friends of the Library-----13th Armchair Traveler Series

The 1773 Moseley Map - An Edenton Treasure

5:30 pm

2nd Floor of the Library - North Carolina Room

Free and Open to the Public


Saturday, September 28, 2019

Edenton Farmer's Market

Locally grown and sourced produce and hand-made items are available every Saturday morning and Wednesday afternoon from the indoor and outdoor market.

    8:00 - noon on Saturdays / 3:00 - 6:00 pm on Wednesdays
     Edenton Farmer's Market
     To Learn More


Saturday, September 28, 2019

James Iredell - "Our Melancholy Duty"

"Our Melancholy Duty" was a term used by one reporter to describe the death of Gov. James Iredell Jr.  This special one-time only nighttime tour will take you through historic St. Paul's cemetery, an Antebellum house in mourning, before ending with a discussion about death and mourning practices at the Visitor Center.  Tours will leave the Visitor Center at 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, & 7:30 pm.  Tour groups will be limited to 20 people.   

Visitor Center open 10 am - 5 pm/Our Melancholy Duty Tours are 6:00, 6:30, 7:00 & 7:30 pm
Cost:  $20 per person, children under age of 5 are free

James Iredell House