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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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Fall Festival at The Shoppes

October 16, 2021
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Come see vendors, face painting, games, crafts, sack racing, bounce house, door prizes, and food!

Saturday STEAM: Bubbling Brew

October 16, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come in to Port Discover for some hands-on science learning about Halloween-themed projects.

Arts of the Albemarle: Margi Wynn

October 16, 2021
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

October's featured artist Margi Wynn shows her joy of watercolors and their unexpected results.

Trick or Treat Totes Workshop

October 16, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

We will be hand-painting a fun trick or treat Halloween tote bag. All designs will be customized by your child! Ages 6-12.

Brothers Farm Pumpkin Patch

October 16, 2021
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

All the Fall fun is at Brothers Farm! Pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay rides, farm animals, and even food trucks.

Herbie's Field of Screams

October 16, 2021
8:00 PM - 11:45 PM

Free admission! Enter at your own risk - come get terrified!

Maritime Ministries Sunday Sail

October 17, 2021
1:00 PM

Maritime Ministries invites you to join us for a sail out on the Pasquotank River. Free event and everyone is welcome.

Elizabeth City State University Homecoming!

October 17, 2021-October 24, 2021
1:30 PM

ECSU welcomes alumni back to campus and celebrates what it means to be VIKING.

Game Night at Ghost Harbor Brewing

October 19, 2021
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Test your knowledge and have fun at Tuesday Game Nights in Ghost Harbor's new expanded taproom!

Hybrid History for Lunch: Beyond the Green Book

October 20, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join a Zoom lecture or visit the museum in-person to learn about African American businesses in Elizabeth City.

COA Trunk or Treat

October 20, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wear your best costume and be ready for some candy!

Halloween String Art Night

October 20, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy a night of creating memories and Halloween string art at Knobbs Creek Rec Center.

Wailin' Wednesdays in Pailin's Alley

October 20, 2021
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Halloween Paint Night

October 21, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy a night of creating memories and Halloween art at Knobbs Creek Rec Center.

Halloween Revelation Movie

October 22, 2021
7:30 PM

Scary Elizabeth City chapter in the Halloween saga! Support local independent film-making!

Friday Music in the Brewery

October 22, 2021
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Live music and delicious craft beer! Join us Friday nights at the Brewery.

ECSU Homecoming Football Game

October 23, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Join us at Roebuck Stadium as we cheer on the Vikings football team! #VikingPride!

Saturday STEAM: Pumpkin Science

October 23, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come in to Port Discover for some hands-on science learning about pumpkins.

Brothers Farm Pumpkin Patch

October 23, 2021
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

All the Fall fun is at Brothers Farm! Pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay rides, farm animals, and even food trucks.

River City Rhythm & Brews 2021

October 23, 2021
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sample more than 20 microbrews and enjoy live music. Fun annual event that shouldn't be missed!

Monster Masquerade for Kids

October 23, 2021
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come expecting a night of dancing, costume contests, activities, prizes, games, beverages & a few SPOOKY surprises.

Herbie's Field of Screams

October 23, 2021
8:00 PM - 11:45 PM

Free admission! Enter at your own risk - come get terrified!

Arts of the Albemarle: Margi Wynn

October 26, 2021
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

October's featured artist Margi Wynn shows her joy of watercolors and their unexpected results.

Game Night at Ghost Harbor Brewing

October 26, 2021
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Test your knowledge and have fun at Tuesday Game Nights in Ghost Harbor's new expanded taproom!

Toys & Treats Night!

October 27, 2021
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Fall festival for elementary school kids with music, games, pony ride, hay ride, fire truck, lots of candy and more!

Family Bingo Night

October 27, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for a night of family fun at monthly family bingo night at Knobbs Creek Rec Center!

Wailin' Wednesdays in Pailin's Alley

October 27, 2021
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Halloween Kids' Flix at the Waterfront

October 29, 2021
5:30 PM

Free Halloween movie and fun for kids with costumes and trick-or-treating!

RCE Halloween Candy Slide Festival

October 29, 2021
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Trick-or-treat at the RCE Theaters! Performances, inflatables, food vendors, Slide-or-Treat, and outdoor movies!

Halloween Party in Pailin's Alley

October 29, 2021
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Get your best costumes together, people! The costume contest winners will be announced by the most fabulous QUEENS in ECity!

CoA Presents: "Harvey"

October 29, 2021-October 30, 2021
7:00 PM

Elwood includes his friend Harvey in all social gatherings. The trouble is, Harvey is an imaginary 6 1/2-foot-tall rabbit.

Halloween Ball

October 29, 2021
8:00 PM

Your night to be outrageous! Costumed or not, dance the night away! Prizes for costumes and dance contest! 21+ only, cash bar

Saturday STEAM: Glow in the Dark OObleck Monster Catcher

October 30, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come in to Port Discover for some hands-on, Halloween-themed science learning.

Brothers Farm Pumpkin Patch

October 30, 2021
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

All the Fall fun is at Brothers Farm! Pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay rides, farm animals, and even food trucks.

Downtown Trick-or-Treat!

October 30, 2021
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bring the kiddos downtown to trick-or-treat at some of your favorite businesses!

Halloween Spooktacular

October 30, 2021-October 31, 2021
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Looking for a not-too-scary Halloween for the kids? Our haunted house might be the right kind of boo for you!

BOO! At The Museum

October 30, 2021
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Visit the Museum of the Albemarle for kiddie Halloween games, treats, activities, and more!

Spooktacular Paint Party

October 30, 2021
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Canvas painting, costume contest, face painting, games, raffle/door prizes, treats, and more. All kinds of Halloween fun!

Game Night at Ghost Harbor Brewing

November 2, 2021
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Test your knowledge and have fun at Tuesday Game Nights in Ghost Harbor's new expanded taproom!

History for Lunch: USCG Rescue of the Sea Breeze

November 3, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join a Zoom lecture or visit the museum in-person to learn about this daring rescue.

Tot Time: The Poppy Flower

November 4, 2021
10:00 AM

Young kids can learn about the meaning of the poppy flower and why you see them during the month of November.

First Friday ArtWalk

November 5, 2021
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Enjoy artwork, artist demos, and live music at multiple locations around downtown Elizabeth City!

Lingerin' Live at 2 Souls

November 5, 2021
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Linger a while nights at 2 Souls Wine Bar with live music!

Museum Gift Shop Open House

November 6, 2021
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Jump start your Christmas shopping at the Museum Gift Shop with North Carolina author Blair Jackson.

Holly Days Festival of Gifts

November 6, 2021-November 7, 2021
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This annual holiday shopping extravaganza helps kick-off the holiday season with two days of shopping with over 65 vendors!

CLUB AOA: Disco Dance Night!

November 6, 2021
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Arts of the Albemarle turns into a disco dance club featuring the very best dance music: from disco, hip hop, to big band.

Game Night at Ghost Harbor Brewing

November 9, 2021
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Test your knowledge and have fun at Tuesday Game Nights in Ghost Harbor's new expanded taproom!

Veterans Paint Free at Studio 511

November 11, 2021
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM

Veterans and their families paint for free on Veterans' Day! Reserve your time slot now.

Halloween Revelation Movie

November 12, 2021-November 13, 2021
6:30 PM

Scary Elizabeth City chapter in the Halloween saga! Support local independent film-making!

Elizabeth City Flea Market Christmas Expo

November 13, 2021-November 14, 2021
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Food, music, shopping! Kids can visit with Santa and decorate Christmas ornaments.

Head of the Pasquotank Regatta

November 13, 2021
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Watch regional rowing teams arrive at the Elizabeth City waterfront finish line!

Paired: Wine, Beer & Food Pairing

November 13, 2021
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Live music and great food and drinks from local restaurants.

Lingerin' Live at 2 Souls

November 13, 2021
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Linger a while nights at 2 Souls Wine Bar with live music!



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