15th Annual Edenton Music and Water Festival
brought to you by Scotch Hall Preserve
Free – Boat Rides, Paddling, Wooden Boat Show, Roving Musician’s, Richmond Triumph Register Car Club, Maritime Speakers, Joy the Clown – May 31-June 1st
Edenton, NC – Kick-off this year’s festival on Friday evening, May 31st with a Guided Paddle along Queen Anne and Pembroke Creeks at 6:30 pm or if paddling is not your favorite activity, join the Edenton Historical Commission at the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse for the Speaker’s Forum on 18th Century Sailors at 6:30 pm and as a $15 adult/$5 student ticket holder you are eligible for a sailing on the Periauger at either 4 or 5 pm weather permitting.
The Festival rolls into Saturday, June 1st with many new features in celebration of Edenton’s 300th a hand-made Wooden Boat Show and Exhibit by our very own Edenton Boat Builders with some in the harbor and others along the shore such as International Sailing Class Optimist Dinghies and a 14 ft. Lap Street Row Boat to name a few that can be seen. Another first in place will be the Richmond TRIUMPH Register Car Club with TR 2s – 8s from the 50’s – 80’s parked along South Broad Street. Among our tried and true come backs will be Paddling with the Periauger, Boat Rides along the Bay, Joy the Clown, Sharks Teeth Digging, Edenton Steamers Interactive Games, Inflatables and the Student Art Exhibit in the Town Council Chambers throughout the day.
The Main Stage has many wonderful performers scheduled: 10 am – Skye Fortenbery & Cody Rea; 10:30 am – Patrick Rose; 11:00 am – Amy Peters; 11:30 am – Drew Armstrong; 12:00 noon – Chuck Hodges; 12:30 pm – Caston Young; 1:00 pm – Sojourner Band; 2:00 pm – Clay and Thomas Willis; 2:30 pm – Old Fish Hatchery Records; and 3:00 pm – CONNECTED from Elizabeth City State University making for an outstanding day of entertainment.
For those that like a tasty treat, we will have Ice Cream, Funnel Cakes, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Farmer’s Market Items, Snow Cones and Walking Tacos. The Chowan Arts Council has many of their fine Artists at Work and with so many talented entertainers, Roving Musicians along South Broad will complement the Destination Downtown Sidewalk Sale mid-day so plan on making “One of Americas Prettiest Towns” as recognized by Forbes.com your destination and enjoy what Edenton has to offer on and off the water overlooking Edenton Bay!
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