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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, or sign up to join our email list!

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Brothers Farm Pumpkin Patch

October 1, 2022-October 30, 2022
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

River Splash

October 4, 2022-October 8, 2022
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Join a small group of artists from across the state and region come together to make art and create bonds. Everyone and every

History for Lunch: Boat Builders in Dare County

October 5, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join a Zoom lecture or visit the museum to learn about the history of boat building in Dare County.

Wailin' Wednesdays in Pailin's Alley

October 5, 2022
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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

Tiny Tots Time

October 6, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for Tiny Tots Time every Thursday!

Cinema Week

October 7, 2022-October 13, 2022
12:00 PM

Celebrate Cinema Week with a movie and popcorn!

Artist at The Market

October 7, 2022
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Come on out to The Market for wide range of made-fresh-daily meals and treats. 

First Friday ArtWalk

October 7, 2022
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

Esther Haynes Live at Shut Up & Listen

October 7, 2022
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Please join Shut Up & Listen Records as we welcome a performance from Esther Haynes.

Lingerin' Live Friday with Timothy Ray & Woody Wood

October 7, 2022
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Join us for live music with Timothy Ray & Woody Wood and wine!

Live Music: Jan & Zane

October 7, 2022
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come out and hear music from Jan and Zane!

Pink & Sink Cornhole Tournament

October 8, 2022
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

ECPC Parks and Recreation is partnering with Rivershore Outfitters to host our 3rd Annual Pink & Sink Cornhole Tournament.

Second Saturday Science

October 8, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Port Discover has a special STEM guest or activity every second Saturday of the month.

EveryBody Yoga

October 8, 2022
12:00 PM

Yoga for EveryBody!

River City Rhythm & Brews 2022

October 8, 2022
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

Kids' Flix at the Waterfront

October 8, 2022
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM

Free movies for kids with concessions and a pop-up splash pad before the movie! Check out the movie schedule.

Live Music at Seven Sounds

October 8, 2022
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Seven Sounds' waterfront location is great for a beer with friends and hearing ECity's local musical talent!

ECSU Homecoming Week

October 9, 2022-October 16, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Homecoming 2022 is set for October 9-16!  

Lunch Buffet

October 9, 2022-October 30, 2022
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Starting in October every Sunday The Pines will have lunch buffet.

Exhibit Opening: Rock of the Eye

October 10, 2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This new exhibit focuses on boatbuilding traditions that tie generations and communities together.

Beginners Ballroom Class

October 11, 2022
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Let’s Dance with Chuck and Sandy!

Trivia Night

October 11, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for Trivia Night at Ghost Harbor!

Wailin' Wednesdays in Pailin's Alley

October 12, 2022
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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

Tiny Tots Time

October 13, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for Tiny Tots Time every Thursday!

Tot Time: Wood Used In Boat Building

October 13, 2022
10:00 AM

Discover the history of boat building in North Carolina.

Open Mic Revival (Hosted by Molly Miller)

October 13, 2022
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us for our monthly Open Mic Night (now the second Thursday of each month)!

2022 Ghost Walk: Murder Mystery and Mayhem

October 14, 2022-October 15, 2022
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Ghost Walk invites you to enter historic homes where you’ll meet a friendly “ghost” of Elizabeth City.

Lingerin' Live Friday Featuring Bryant Leary

October 14, 2022
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Join us for live music with Bryant Leary and wine!

Live Music: Tim & Woody

October 14, 2022
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come enjoy some beer at Ghost Harbor Brewing Company and music by Tim & Woody

Harvest Festival

October 15, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Join a day of fun for the entire family!

Dance Workshop with Ashlyn Daniel

October 15, 2022
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

AOA is thrilled to have Ashlyn Daniel host a dance workshop!

Pajamas and Popcorn

October 15, 2022
12:00 PM

Wear your favorite PJs and come enjoy a movie!

ECSU Homecoming Football Game

October 15, 2022
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Live Music at Seven Sounds

October 15, 2022
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Seven Sounds' waterfront location is great for a beer with friends and hearing ECity's local musical talent!

Oktoberfest

October 16, 2022
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come enjoy Oktoberfest with delicious wines from Germany and Austria!

Paint & Sip at Ghost Harbor

October 17, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come enjoy an evening of sippin and painting as you create your very own bottle caddy.

Beginners Ballroom Class

October 18, 2022
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Let’s Dance with Chuck and Sandy!

Music Bingo

October 18, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for Music Bingo at Ghost Harbor!

Pound Halloween Workout

October 19, 2022
5:00 PM

The Rockout Workout!

Wailin' Wednesdays in Pailin's Alley

October 19, 2022
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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

Tiny Tots Time

October 20, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for Tiny Tots Time every Thursday!

DECA Toys and Treats Night

October 20, 2022
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Toys and Treats Night is a fun-filled, fall festival event for elementary school aged youth and below.

Knit Night Out

October 20, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Bring your knitting or crocheting work in process and join us for an evening of fun and fellowship.

Albemarle Family YMCA Spooktacular Night

October 21, 2022
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

HALLOWEEN Spooktacular Night!

Live Music: Lucas Allen Ireland

October 21, 2022
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come enjoy music from Lucas Allen Ireland!

Dismal Day Family Festival

October 22, 2022
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Join the Dismal Swamp State Park for Dismal Day! Festivities run from 10 AM – 2 PM

EveryBody Yoga

October 22, 2022
12:00 PM

Yoga for EveryBody!

Emo Nite at Seven Sounds

October 22, 2022
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come check out Emo Nite with Coastline ‘95 and Leaders of Harmony!!

Beginners Ballroom Class

October 25, 2022
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Let’s Dance with Chuck and Sandy!

Trivia Night

October 25, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for Trivia Night at Ghost Harbor!

Costume Bingo

October 26, 2022
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 Elizabeth City/Pasquotank County Parks and Recreation presents Costume Bingo!

Wailin' Wednesdays in Pailin's Alley

October 26, 2022
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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

Tiny Tots Time

October 27, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for Tiny Tots Time every Thursday!

Clue On Stage

October 27, 2022-October 30, 2022
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM

Come out and enjoy a murder mystery!

History for Lunch: A History Lover's Guide to North Carolina

October 27, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join a Zoom lecture or visit the museum to learn about the history of North Carolina from Michael C. Hardy.

Nintendo Switch Mario Kart Tournament (21+)

October 27, 2022
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Okey dokey, let's-a go! It's-a Mario time!

Leila Fadel: NPR

October 27, 2022
7:00 PM

Join us at ECSU as Community Connections hosts Leila Fadel on campus!

62nd Annual Albemarle Craftsman's Fair

October 28, 2022-October 30, 2022
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join us at the 62nd Albemarle Craftsman’s Fair!

16th Annual YMCA All Kids Swim Golf Tournament

October 28, 2022
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Come out and support our 16th Annual All Kids Swim Golf Tournament!

Halloween Party in Pailin's Alley

October 28, 2022
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Get your best costumes together, and come out to dance, drink, and have a good time!

Comedy Night at Seven Sounds Brewing Company

October 28, 2022
8:00 PM

Join us for some beer and great comedy by Matt White and his friends!

Trick or Treat in the EC Downtown Business District 2022

October 29, 2022
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bring the kiddos to Downtown Elizabeth City for some Trick or Treating!

Halloween at Seven Sounds

October 29, 2022
4:00 PM

Put your Halloween costume on and come out for music, food, beer, and fun!

Lingerin' Live Saturday Featuring Jonny Waters

October 29, 2022
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Join us for live music with Jonny Waters and wine!

Babes N Brews Drag Show

October 30, 2022
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Ghost Harbor presents: Babes 'N Brews Drag Show

Music Bingo

November 1, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for Music Bingo at Ghost Harbor!

First Friday ArtWalk

November 4, 2022
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

Live Music: Aaron Koerner

November 4, 2022
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come enjoy some beer at Ghost Harbor Brewing Company and music by Aaron Koerner!



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