October 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, October 5, 2019

Happy Birthday James Iredell

Historic Edenton State Historic Site invites you to James Iredell's Birthday. Histories and Goodies to be shared.

10 am - 5 pm

Historic Edenton Visitor Center and the James Iredell House





Tuesday, October 1-5, 2019

73rd Chowan County Regional Fair - From Pigs to Pies 

The Fair highlight Chowan's Heritage through exhibits, activities, amusement rides and entertainment with great food on the American Legion Fairgrounds! The Fair will run Tuesday, October 1 - Saturday, October 5. To purchase tickets in advance: send check or money order to: Chowan County Regional Fair, P.O. Box 390, Edenton, NC 27932

American Legion Fairgrounds

252-482-5642 / 252-482-4057




Saturday, October 12, 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





Friday & Saturday, October 18-19, 2019

Historic Edenton Ghost Walk

Stories of Ghosts, Witches, and Goblins too.......

Guides will lead you through Historic Edenton as tales are told every half hour beginning at 6:15 pm from the Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center, 108 North Broad Street.

Ticket Sales will be available through the Edenton Chowan Chamber 252-482-3400.

6:15 - 8:30 pm

Historic Edenton Visitor Center - 108 N Broad





Saturday, October 5, 12, 19, 26 2019

Edenton Farmer's Market

Fresh, locally grown produce and hand made items every Saturday throughout the year 8 am - noontime and also on Wednesday afternoon's 3 - 6 pm.


8:00 am - noon Saturdays/3 - 6 pm Wednesdays

Edenton Farmer's Market 

200 N Broad St

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