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In Elizabeth City, we know how to celebrate and have fun! There’s an event for every season, monthly art, live music, ghost walks, regattas … yes, even the potato. Check the event calendar for events, festivals and special happenings during your visit.

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Brews and Board Games

May 23, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Earth 383 Comics and Games will be bringing some of their free-to-play games to Ghost Harbor Brewing.

Allstars Twin 20s / Kids in Karts at Dixieland Speedway

May 24, 2019
8:00 PM

Pit gate opens at 5pm, qualifying at 7pm, and races begin at 8pm.

Friday Music in the Brewery

May 24, 2019
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Live music and delicious craft beer!

All Star Comedy Jam

May 25, 2019
7:00 PM

Hosted by legendary comedian Terry Hodges. Should be a great night!

Decyfer Down "Crash" Anniversary Tour

May 25, 2019
7:00 PM

Live music at Fountain of Life Church. Also with special guests Relentless Food and Halcyon Wander!

Saturday Night Live at Hoppin' Johnz

May 25, 2019
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Make a night of it! Have dinner or pop in for a drink and enjoy fabulous live music with talented artists on Saturday nights.

Coasters - Live Music

May 25, 2019
9:00 PM

Come out and listen to local favorite, Chuck Hodges! Coasters often has live music--check for their line-up.

Spring Wagon Ride @ the Swamp

May 26, 2019
11:00 AM

Hop aboard the Dismal Swamp Express for a narrated ride along Canal Road, 11am and 2pm.

Free Concert! Pierce Freelon and The Beast

May 28, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

AoA welcomes Hip Hop and Jazz sensation The Beast with Pierce Freelon, an electrifying and dynamic music group.

Wailin' Wednesdays in Pailin's Alley

May 29, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come out after work for a mid-week recharge with craft beer and live music on all Wednesdays!

US Coast Guard River City Strings

May 31, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

AoA has created a violin program for our youngest emerging artists. Please attend the debut of these tiny musicians!

Stock Cars at Dixieland Speedway

May 31, 2019
8:00 PM

Pit gate opens at 5pm, qualifying at 7pm, and races begin at 8pm.

Friday Music in the Brewery

May 31, 2019
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Live music and delicious craft beer!

Downtown Waterfront Market

June 1, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Shop for handmade art-and-crafts and locally grown vegetables, fruits, and flowers. Enjoy our friendly hospitality!

Paired: Wine and Beer Pairing

June 1, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Live music from Go Figure and great food from local restaurants.

AoA Dances! Disco Dance Night

June 1, 2019
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Put your dance shoes on as our DJ spins Donna Summer, the Tramps, Chic and the best of the '70s and '80s.

Doc Perkins Live at Ghost Harbor

June 1, 2019
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Live music from one of Elizabeth City's favorite musicians!

Coasters - Live Music

June 1, 2019
9:00 PM

Come out and listen to the Daniel Jordan Band!

Mariners' Wharf Film Festival

June 4, 2019-July 23, 2019
8:30 PM

Classic American films are shown on a large screen at Mariners' Wharf Park.

History for Lunch: Masonic Legacy

June 5, 2019
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

From its establishment in the 18th century, Freemasonry and Freemasons have checkered the history of our state.

Wailin' Wednesdays in Pailin's Alley

June 5, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come out after work for a mid-week recharge with craft beer and live music on all Wednesdays!

Meet the Author: Sarah Downing, 'Chronicles of the Outer Banks'

June 6, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Local author Sarah Downing shares offbeat but true stories of the Outer Banks.

Exhibit Opening: Historical Photos

June 7, 2019
9:00 AM

Why look at old photographs? Learn about the past? Find parallels with the present? Learn about history of photography.

Meet the author - Steve Miller

June 7, 2019-June 8, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us at Page After Page Bookstore to discuss "North Carolina Unionists and the Fight over Secession".

AoA Dances! Motown Dance Night

June 7, 2019
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Dance the night away to the Motown greats: The Supremes, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, and more!

Friday Music in the Brewery

June 7, 2019
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Live music and delicious craft beer!

Virginia Sprints / Stock Cars at Dixieland Speedway

June 7, 2019
8:00 PM

Pit gate opens at 5pm, qualifying at 7pm, and races begin at 8pm.

Downtown Waterfront Market

June 8, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Shop for handmade art-and-crafts and locally grown vegetables, fruits, and flowers. Enjoy our friendly hospitality!

Saturday Night Live at Hoppin' Johnz

June 8, 2019
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Make a night of it! Have dinner or pop in for a drink and enjoy fabulous live music with talented artists on Saturday nights.

Summer Fun Day: Archaeology 101

June 12, 2019
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Put your video games down and get dirty! Become an archaeologist for the day!

Wailin' Wednesdays in Pailin's Alley

June 12, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come out after work for a mid-week recharge with craft beer and live music on all Wednesdays!

City Sounds: Songwriter Night

June 14, 2019
7:00 PM

City Sounds is returning to the Maguire Theatre at Arts of the Albemarle.

Friday Music in the Brewery

June 14, 2019
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Live music and delicious craft beer!

Stock Cars / Kids in Karts at Dixieland Speedway

June 14, 2019
8:00 PM

Pit gate opens at 5pm, qualifying at 7pm, and races begin at 8pm.

Downtown Waterfront Market

June 15, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Shop for handmade art-and-crafts and locally grown vegetables, fruits, and flowers. Enjoy our friendly hospitality!

Adult Sailing Class with River City Community Sailing

June 15, 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Get out on the water and learn how to sail!

AoA Dances! Big Band Dance Night

June 15, 2019
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Our DJ plays the best Big Band tunes so you can swing, lindy, and jive throughout the night.

Saturday Night Live at Hoppin' Johnz

June 15, 2019
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Make a night of it! Have dinner or pop in for a drink and enjoy fabulous live music with talented artists on Saturday nights.

Coasters - Live Music

June 15, 2019
9:00 PM

Come out and listen to local favorite Chuck Hodges!

Wailin' Wednesdays in Pailin's Alley

June 19, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come out after work for a mid-week recharge with craft beer and live music on all Wednesdays!

At the Movies! For Kids: Spider-Man

June 20, 2019
1:00 PM

Dress like your favorite superhero! Watch Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (PG, 117min). Two showings: 10am, 1pm

Third Thursday Jazz: Scarborough Quartet

June 20, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Arts of the Albemarle welcomes The Russell Scarborough Quartet. Free music!

Brews and Board Games

June 20, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Earth 383 Comics and Games will be bringing some of their free-to-play games to Ghost Harbor Brewing.

Friday Music in the Brewery

June 21, 2019
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Live music and delicious craft beer!

R&D Night 2 Barrel Championship at Dixieland Speedway

June 21, 2019
8:00 PM

Pit gate opens at 5pm, qualifying at 7pm, and races begin at 8pm.

Downtown Waterfront Market

June 22, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Shop for handmade art-and-crafts and locally grown vegetables, fruits, and flowers. Enjoy our friendly hospitality!



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