Edenton is filled with cultural delights, both past and present. Tour historic homes and listen to period music. Watch classic plays and historical reenactments come to life. Take home an original piece of pottery or a painting created by regional artists. Lose yourself in learning at a museum or library.
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The Chowan Arts Council has relocated into Cheros Building adjacent to Edenton’s waterfront park. The Gallery Shop offers unique, affordable works by local and regional artists of all mediums. Exhibits are rotated monthly.
The gallery is handicap accessible, and admission is free. Hours are Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Edenton Cotton Mill Museum of History, Inc., was first conceived in 2005 when a group of "Cotton Mill Kids" got together for a homecoming. Since that time, they have worked toward a common goal of saving and preserving the history of the Mill and the people who lived and worked here.
Open Saturday from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m.–3 p.m.
Genealogy records available. A complete Cemetery Survey has been conducted with approximately 5000 graves recorded with dates ranging from early 1700s to the present. You can access a list by visiting the website below or calling 252-482-8431. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm.
The Rocky Hock Playhouse is a live professional Christian musical theater, featuring the works of Gloria Emmerich. Our new venue in Edenton is now at the newly remodeled Leon Nixon Catering Banquet Facilities just two miles north of Edenton on Hwy 32.
The Rocky Hock Playhouse was founded in August of 2000 by Jeff and Gloria Emmerich. Over the past decade it has become one of America’s most unique full time professional Christian theaters. The theater has been turned over to their friend and colleague Daryl Stallings, and quality musical productions continue each year.
Children’s Story Hour on Wednesday mornings. Adult book discussion groups throughout the year. Local history and Genealogy Section. Summer Reading Programs. Open year round,10am–7pm Monday and Tuesday; 10am–5pm Wednesday, 10am-7pm Thursday; Friday 10am-5pm; Saturday 10am-1pm.