Weekend at a Glance 
Friday - Sunday, August 7-9, 2020

Phase II has been extended until September 11th with more openings for residents and visitors - we understand that this may not be a time for travel but keep us in mind - we will focus on what  we can do to enjoy this upcoming weekend in Edenton and Chowan County!  

Celebrate National Lighthouse Day Today

Today, Friday, August 7th Celebrate on the deck of the 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse with Historic Edenton from 10 am - 1 pm with story telling; crafts and an Historic Edenton Puzzle to take home Harbor/Colonial Park
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Shopping inside and online - A Variety of Choices

A great way to enjoy downtown shopping at its best!
Our local shopping establishments and Chowan Arts Council are open and also accommodating through on-line purchases and delivery to your cars. Gift cards can be purchased along with thoughts for upcoming special occasions.

You are sure to find the perfect gift for all of your favorite people and these shops will even have a little something special for you.  Some of our stores also offer craft classes - make sure to check them out.

The link below will lead you to the various opportunities all with social distancing and safety measures....

 Explore the Possibilities

Local Restaurants are open with all safety precautions - also offering               Exceptional Take-Out and Gift Cards for future use

Stop by before or after your Shopping and Touring Excursions to pick up your take-out order, eat inside or outside as well as on a nice day enjoy your delicious meal at the park.  The links below will lead you to the various restaurants and their cuisine for your dining pleasure:

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Saturday, August  8, 2020
Edenton Farmers Market OPEN with many wonderful selections

The Best Selections for your Summer Menus can be found at the Market - Fresh and Locally Grown.
Micro greens are something we can all grow and use.........the market is also open on Wednesday's from 3 - 6 pm.  Masks will be worn by vendors and they ask that we wear ours also as we practice 6 ft distancing.
Edenton Farmers Market
200 North Broad Street
8 - 12 noon        
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Self-guided Museum Trail Walking Tour - A great way to get out and about with Social Distancing and learn more about our significant historic contributions........

Begin your Self-guided Museum Tour at the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center, 505 S Broad St -they are open to visitors and residents.  Inside you will find a wonderful gift shop that also features online purchases in case you return home and wish you had picked up the perfect gift.

Trolley Tours:

Weekdays/Saturday 10:30 am, 12:00 pm, 2:30 pm - Not provided on Tuesdays

Sunday 11:30 am, 1:00 pm

Penelope Barker House Welcome Center        - Open 10 am - 5 pm daily/Closed Tuesdays
252-482-7800 - Great Gift Shop
istoric Edenton State Historic                          - Grounds and Restrooms are Open to Visitors Walking Tours 
252-482-2637                                                                offered from the Visitor Center Ramp 10 am and 2 pm
andrew.cole@ncdcr.gov                                            $5 adults/$3 children - Closed 3rd & 4th - Holiday 

Edenton Town Harbor Office is Open to the public 
          Paddling on your own is a great way to get out and enjoy nature 

Sail or Cruise into the South’s Prettiest Town. Newly constructed breakwater, boat slips with electric hookup, and restroom and shower facility. Enjoy the 2-night complimentary stay. Wi-Fi available at the park.

Outdoor enthusiasts can also rent canoes, kayaks and paddle boards at the harbor daily.  Paddle our Creeks  and Ponds throughout our town and County:  Paddling Trails

One person in kayak per hour: $5
Two people in kayak per hour: $7
Per hour: $10
All Day (one person in canoe): $35
All Day (two people in canoe): $45
Kayak or Canoe: $20

Must be returned by 10 am if not returned by 10 am a charge of $10 per hour will be applied.

Sailors and Cruisers — check out the Albemarle Loop Features for getting off the ICW and enjoying the Inner Banks Harbor Towns for planning purposes.
Edenton Harbor Park Assistant available 8 am - 5 pm
252-482-2832 or 252-337-4488

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Edenton National Fish Hatchery - US Fish and Wildlife 

The Aquarium is currently closed but the trails are open for exploring nature at its finest for all ages.  Chowan County has many trails along our creeks that can be found for outdoor recreation and fishing.  May find some white perch, yellow perch, large mouth bass or who knows but fun to try 7 am - 3 pm.

Fishing the Sound, River and Creeks is another great way to enjoy August Weekends.

 Sonia Mumford
Edenton National Fish Hatchery
1104 W Queen Street 
Sonia Mumford 
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The Links at Mulberry Hill - Waterfront Course
             Schedule a Tee Time or Hit a Few - one-man carts can work well

18-hole, semi-private golf course located along the beautiful Albemarle Sound. Open daily. Driving range on-site. Snack bar and pro shop open 8am-6:30pm. Cart rental available. Pool is open for summer enjoyment and the Tennis Courts are ready.  
Linda Parrish
Sound Shore Drive
Linda Parrish