September

Oriental Town Hall
507 Church St.
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 249-0555

September 16-18, 2016 Oriental Cup Regatta and Harborfest for HeartWorks are partnering this year to create a weekend not to be missed. Join boaters and landlubbers from all along the eastern Carolina coast for an exciting weekend of sailing, music, food and dance. The Oriental Cup will feature both pursuit and...more about Oriental Cup Regatta

Hodges Street
South Water to Duck Pond
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 675-0180

EVERY SATURDAY, all year long from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, gardeners, crafters, artists and hobby farmers are chatting with customers and neighbors at Oriental Farmers' Market. On Hodges Street between South Water and Duck Pond, creative people are selling home-made baked goods, hand-made craft items, and vegetables, eggs, preserves and plants,...more about Oriental Farmers Market

October

Oriental Marina and Inn
Oriental, NC
(252) 249-0581

October 28, 2017  Entry requires no fee, but the chef provides five gallons of his or her secret super recipe by 10 AM. The actual fun begins at 11:30 when the tasters descend. The best prize is, of course, the people's choice, so every chef brings all friends and family, the towns...more about Annual Chili Cookoff

Community Center
Schoolhouse Rd.
Hobucken, NC

October 19 - 22, 2017 Always held the third weekend in October, this show features the talents of several generations of Goose Creek Islanders and is held at the Hobucken Community Center at 7:30 PM, Thursday - Saturday, celebrating tradition, music, dance, comedy skits and the unique flavor of their island home....more about Goose Creek Island Homecoming Show

Pamlico County History Museum
10642 N.C. Hwy. 55 E
Grantsboro, NC 28529
(252) 745-2239

October 1, 2016  Heritage Day in Pamlico, sponsored by the Pamlico County Heritage Center, shows off and celebrates Pamlico County history and growth. Special events include demonstrations of how things were done in the beginning - blacksmithing, tying tobacco, antique tractor and car show as well as games for children,...more about Heritage Day in Pamlico

the main stage: Freemason and South Streets
across from Lou Mac Park
Oriental, NC
(252) 617-0540

October 6 - 7, 2017 Musicians step on to various front porches as their stages in Oriental, NC, for this annual music festival. Over 1,500 music lovers gathered last year for this family-friendly fun-filled day which features a range of music genres from bluegrass to country, from Gospel to folk. More than...more about Ol' Front Porch Music Festival

Hodges Street
South Water to Duck Pond
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 675-0180

EVERY SATURDAY, all year long from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, gardeners, crafters, artists and hobby farmers are chatting with customers and neighbors at Oriental Farmers' Market. On Hodges Street between South Water and Duck Pond, creative people are selling home-made baked goods, hand-made craft items, and vegetables, eggs, preserves and plants,...more about Oriental Farmers Market

November

Hodges Street
South Water to Duck Pond
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 675-0180

EVERY SATURDAY, all year long from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, gardeners, crafters, artists and hobby farmers are chatting with customers and neighbors at Oriental Farmers' Market. On Hodges Street between South Water and Duck Pond, creative people are selling home-made baked goods, hand-made craft items, and vegetables, eggs, preserves and plants,...more about Oriental Farmers Market

December

Oriental Town Hall
507 Church St.
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 249-0555

December 31, 2016 For more than 30 years, Oriental has commemorated New Year's Eve with the Running of the Dragon. Huge, golden and Chinese with a flame-filled, smoke-snorting head and 40 or 50 pairs of feet, it appears at 8 PM and again at 11:30 PM beside the harbor. With as...more about Oriental Dragon Run

Hodges Street
South Water to Duck Pond
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 675-0180

EVERY SATURDAY, all year long from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, gardeners, crafters, artists and hobby farmers are chatting with customers and neighbors at Oriental Farmers' Market. On Hodges Street between South Water and Duck Pond, creative people are selling home-made baked goods, hand-made craft items, and vegetables, eggs, preserves and plants,...more about Oriental Farmers Market

Oriental Town Hall
507 Church St.
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 249-0555

December 9 - 10, 2017 The Spirit of Christmas in Oriental is a holiday gift to the people of Oriental from the town merchants, churches and civic groups. For well over a decade, rain or shine, the second weekend in December the town is resplendent in holiday finery. Businesses and churches open...more about The Spirit of Christmas

 
 
 
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