County Calendar

Events Calendar

March, 2022
  • Camden Heritage Festival Meeting

    We need your help planning for the 2nd annual Camden Heritage Festival!

    Please join us on Wednesday, March 16th, 5:30pm at the Camden Senior Center and share your ideas and ways to make 2022 a success. We appreciate all of the support, interest, and helping hands!

     

April, 2022
  • Camden P&R Easter Egg Hunt

    2022 Camden Parks & Recreation Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 9th at the Community Park.

    For Ages 10 and under. Admission is FREE!

    The Easter Bunny will be presented!

    • Coloring Contest
    • Free Hot Dogs
    • Bounce Houses
    • Prizes

May, 2022
  • 2022 Paddle for the Border

    17th Annual Paddle to the Border Returns in 2022

    In early spring hundreds of paddlers launch their vessels into the Dismal Swamp Canal’s dark, mirrored waters. This historic waterway serves as the backdrop for Paddle for the Border, an annual 7.5-mile paddling excursion to the North Carolina/Virginia border.

    This annual event celebrates the canal’s rich history, which dates to 1763 when George Washington’s land company first surveyed the swamp before commissioning the waterway’s construction. In the 19th century, the canal’s dense wetlands provided refuge for slaves traveling the Underground Railroad before continuing their journey north.

    After enjoying a traditional pre-launch breakfast at the Dismal Swamp State Park, in South Mills, NC, paddlers embark on the leisurely three-hour journey to cross the state line. They finish the day out with a picnic lunch on grounds of the Dismal Swamp Canal Trail at the Great Dismal Swamp Boat Ramp at Ballahack Rd. in Chesapeake, VA.

    Event Date:  Saturday, May 7th, 2022.

     

  • Memorial Day Ceremony

    Memorial Day Ceremony - In Memory of Our Fallen Heroes

     

October, 2022
  • Camden Heritage Festival

    2nd Annual Camden Heritage Festival at the Camden Community Park!

    We look forward to a beautiful fall day of food, fun, crafts, live music, and much more.

    Please click the following links:

    Camden Heritage Festival Save-the-Date Flyer

    Video of 2021 Camden Heritage Festival at glance!

  • 8th Annual Dismal Day

    Join the Dismal Swamp State Park for the 8th Annual Dismal Day on Saturday, October 22th, 2022! Festivities will run from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and include craft vendors, food, music, bounce house, wagon rides, scavenger hunt, and much more! A 5K Fun Run/Walk will start at 9 a.m.

    Call to pre-register or register at the event, starting at 8:30 am. Registration is free! First 100 to register will reserve a free Dismal Day souvenir!

    This family friendly event welcomes strollers and allows participants to walk/run at their own pace. Do not miss this annual family festival celebrating history and nature!

November, 2022
  • Library Community Art Project

    You're invited to participate in a community art project at Camden County Public Library! Join artists Keith Norval and Anna Podris in creating a children's room mural. This event is free and for adults and children of all ages and abilities.

    Please paint with us on the following dates:

    Friday, November 4th from 12:00pm - 6:00pm
    Saturday, November 5th from 9:00am - 1:00pm

    This project is supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources:www.NCarts.org.

  • Library Community Art Project

    You're invited to participate in a community art project at Camden County Public Library! Join artists Keith Norval and Anna Podris in creating a children's room mural. This event is free and for adults and children of all ages and abilities.

    Please paint with us on the following dates:

    Friday, November 4th from 12:00pm - 6:00pm
    Saturday, November 5th from 9:00am - 1:00pm

    This project is supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources:www.NCarts.org.

  • Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony

    Honoring all those who have served.

    2022 Veterans' Day Recognition Ceremony will take place on the Camden County Historic Courthouse Lawn. All Veterans, students, and the community are invited to join in a tribute to Veterans and Military Service Members.

December, 2022
  • Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Join us for our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony!

    Enjoy live Christmas Music and see the NEW Christmas Tree!

    Santa is coming! Free pictures with Santa and Free pizza for the kids!

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