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Albemarle Loop


Albemarle Loop "Life on the Loop"

Life on the Loop 2019 Fall Festivals 


Art Gallery - Pocosin Arts - Columbia 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
September 1- November 30, 2019

201 Main Street Art Gallery
Visit Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft's Art Gallery. Our art gallery hosts an array of pottery items, jewelry and more. All hand-crafted right here in Columbia, NC. Usual hours are 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday or by request. Less than 1 block from the Columbia marina


SEPTEMBER LIFE ON THE LOOP EVENTS

Fall Festival - Kayak trips - Albemarle Plantation
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sep 7, 2019
Two kayak trips will be offered, one in the morning, and one in the afternoon. The trips will explore the gorgeous Yeopim Creek, and will last between 2 and 3 hours each.  A local quide will lead the trips. Kayaks are available for rent for $10 per trip and there is a $10 per person per trip non refundable registration fee.  Complete registration form.  Register early - there is a limit to the number of participants.  See more details on the brochure.

Fall Festival - Albemarle Plantation
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Sep 7, 2019
The Festival at Albemarle Plantation will begin at 10AM featuring local artists showing and selling their paintings, canned goodies, needlecrafts, knitting, shell crafts, turned wooden pieces, decorative arts, glass work, jewelry, pottery and more! This part of the festival will last until 2 PM and will include demos by our chefs and other artists. Lunch on the grill will be available for purchase.  At 5:30 PM cocktails, followed by dinner, will be available by ticket only. This will include a themed dinner and band for your dancing and listening pleasure until 9:30 PM. For more details click here.

Harriet Jacobs Tour - Edenton
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sep 14, 2019
The Harriet Jacobs Tour begins at the Historic Edenton State Historic Site, Visitor Center with a brief orientation. The tour continues to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, then to the corner of S. Granville and W. Eden Streets where the home of Dr. Norcom is interpreted; to West King Street, Wessington House lot near Beverly Hall where on this location once stood the home of Samuel Tredwell Sawyer. The tour continues to the lot where once stood the home of Harriet's grandmother, Molly Horniblow followed by the location of Dr. Norcom's medical office and then the location of Horniblow's Tavern. 
The tour continues with the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse and Chowan County Jail followed by the Edenton Waterfront, with interpretation on the Market House, Snaky Swamp, the home of Martha Blount and ending at the Harriet Jacobs Historical Highway Marker

Pocosin Arts Annual Benefit Auction - Pocosin Arts- Columbia
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sep 21, 2019
Anticipation is building at Pocosin Arts for the 2019 Annual Benefit Auction! Pocosin Arts welcomes you to an evening of exceptional art, friends, music, food and fun. Also, we invite guests to make a night of it and stay in Pocosin’s Riverside Lodge or Historic Riverview House (and boat slip) right on the Scuppernong River. You can join us for the festive evening in person or by signing up as an absentee bidder. Please make your reservations. In addition to auction items, table centerpieces, cups and bowls will be for sale-all made by local artists. Additional items also available at the event include golf outings and destination vacations.

Toast the Perquimans - September 21st, 2019  6 - 10 PM - Hertford Bay Marina
Tickets go on sale on August 5th at Carolina Trophy Shop on Church Street, Hertford. Tickets are $25 purchased before and $30 at the gate. 

JOLLIFICATION! – September 28, 2019 12:30 to 5pm - Hertford Bay Marina - Historic Home Tour of downtown Hertford sponsored by the Perquimans County Restoration Assn. to benefit the Newbold-White House. Tour Only - $25 – 12:30 to 5pm. Tour with Dinner - $35 Dine at the Newbold-White House - 5:30 to 8pm & enjoy music by Adam Nixon and the Uphill Band. Call 252-426-7567 for tickets/information.

OCTOBER LIFE ON THE LOOP EVENTS 

73rd Chowan County Regional Fair - Edenton  - October 1-5, 2019
The Fair highlights Chowan's Heritage through exhibits, activities, amusement rides and entertainment with great food on the American Legion Fairgrounds! The Fair will run Tuesday, October 1 - Saturday, October 5. To purchase tickets in advance: send check or money order to: Chowan County Regional Fair, P.O. Box 390, Edenton, NC 27932 American Legion Fairgrounds
252-482-5642 / 252-482-4057

Arts on the Perquimans - Hertford
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Oct 5, 2019
9th Annual Juried Arts & Crafts Show hosted by Perquimans Arts League. 50+ vendors with pottery, painting, photography, fiber arts and more, both indoors and outdoors. Door prizes and 50/50 raffle. Food truck on premises. Admission $3.

Elizabeth City Historic Ghost Walk 2019 - Elizabeth City
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Oct 11 - 12, 2019
The award-winning Elizabeth City Historic Ghost Walk 2019 is a family-friendly, fun and creative way to watch our local history come alive. Ghost Walk invites you to enter seven different historic homes where you’ll meet a friendly apparition who will draw you into the tale of their life and time in Elizabeth City during bygone days.
Enjoy a leisurely walk from site to site or take advantage of complimentary trolleys. This year’s ghostly theme is Project Zebra: Elizabeth City’s top-secret role in WWII. For 19 months during 1943-1945, 300 Russian pilots were sent to Elizabeth City to be trained to fly amphibious seaplanes. In addition to home tours, a live stage show relating to the theme is performed in Arts of the Albemarle’s Maguire Theater. The show is included as part of the Ghost Walk ticket.
https://visitelizabethcity.com/Events/Arts-Culture-History/elizabeth-city-historic-ghost-walk-2019-1011

Scuppernong River Festival - Oct. 12 - Columbia:  Parade, arts and crafts, Music and entertainment, civil war reenactment, Pocosin Arts hands on projects, live animal exhibits, helicopter rides and a car show.

Snowbird Layover - Oct 15 - December 1, 2019. Albemarle Plantation - the "Boaters Resort": Up to two weeks of free dockage ($8 nitely power) and for $100 a week (7 Days) one player can buy an unlimited golf pass and have use of the golf cart for duration of visit. For $50 more the spouse could also receive unlimited play for seven days. Unlimited range balls included.

Historic Edenton Ghost Walk - Edenton - 6:15 PM - 8:15 PM Oct 18 - 19, 2019 Stories of Ghosts, Witches, and Goblins too....... Guides will lead you through Historic Edenton as tales are told every half hour beginning at 6:15 pm from the Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center, 108 North Broad Street. 
Ticket Sales will be available through the Edenton Chowan Chamber 252-482-3400.
Historic Edenton Visitor Center - 108 N Broad $10.00 252-482-3400

Snowbird Layover- Oct 25 - November 1, 2019.  Edenton - one of America's "prettiest towns",  All transients will receive free dockage free dockage to up to seven days free, from October 25th to November 1st.

Virginia Outlaw Drag Boat Races - Plymouth - 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Oct 26-27, 2019 Spectacular world-class drag boat racing on the Plymouth waterfront on the Roanoke River. Outboard and inboard racers, through unlimiteds, reach speeds over 130 mph in 800 feet. Anticipating over thirty race teams from all over US East Coast. Admission to races is free. Contact Plymouth Mayor Brian Roth at (252) 217-3050 for details.

Snowbird Layover- Oct 28 - November 11, 2019. Columbia - All transients will receive free dockage  dockage to up to fouteen days free, from October 28th to November 11st.

NOVEMBER LIFE ON THE LOOP EVENTS 

Snowbird Layover - Oct 15 - December 1, 2019. Albemarle Plantation - the "Boaters Resort": Up to two weeks of free dockage ($8 nitely power) and for $100 a week (7 Days) one player can buy an unlimited golf pass and have use of the golf cart for duration of visit. For $50 more the spouse could also receive unlimited play for seven days. Unlimited range balls included.

Snowbird Layover- Oct 25 - November 1, 2019.  Edenton - one of America's "prettiest towns",  All transients will receive free dockage  up to seven days free, from October 25th to November 1st.

Snowbird Layover- Oct 28 - November 11, 2019. Columbia - All transients will receive free dockage  dockage to up to fouteen days free, from October 28th to November 11st.

Heading South Pig Roast and more-  November 1, 2019.  Albemarle Plantation - The Osprey Yacht Club will be hosting a Pig Roast cooked and served by the Sons of the American Legion, with dinner starting at 6:00 PM. There will be live music featuring Lee Howard from 6:00 PM through 8:30 PM. Tickets must be purchased in advance through the Albemarle Loop. The cost for the Pig Roast is $25 per person and includes sides of garden salad, macaroni and cheese and corn bread.  Cash Only Bar will be available for beer and wine. If tickets are purchased before October 15th there is a $5 discount.  Click here to purchase tickets.
A sunset Kayak Trip will take place at 5:00 PM. A local guide will lead the trip. Kayaks are available to rent for $10 each and there is a $10 per person non-refundable registration fee for non-AP residents. AP residents participate for free.  All kayaks, including AP residents, must pre-register. Click here to purchase tickets. There is a limit to the number of participants.
Boat Illumination at the AP Marina will take place throughout the evening. All are invited to illuminate their boats and participate in all the festivities.

Holiday Wine Fest with Holiday Pairings - 11/9 from 1 to 4PM - 51 House. Holiday Wine Fest with holiday food pairings created by Chef Vic "Vegas" on the 2nd floor Events room and on the outdoor balcony weather permitting along with entertainment. Price $ 25.00 per person.

Small Business Saturday in Elizabeth City - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Nov 30, 2019
Small Business Saturday is a national initiative that brings attention to the importance of "shopping local" in our communities. Elizabeth City is organizing a day of fun activities and experiences in the downtown area, from synchronized holiday music to decorated window displays, treats at various businesses, Santa Claus, and SALES!
URL to Link to
https://visitelizabethcity.com/Events/Holidays/small-business-saturday-2019

Rocky Hock Opry Christmas Show - Edenton - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Nov 30, 2019
Friday & Saturday, November 29-30, 2019-
Rocky Hock Opry Christmas Show. Christmas Favorites from the 80s some old and some new. John A. Holmes High School $10.00



In order to fully enjoy the Albemarle Loop there is one thing that will help you do it............a boat!

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