Schedule of Events 

Friday, May 3

3:30 - 6:30pm  Fish Fry and Bake Sale

The Bear Swamp Ruritans are hosting a fish fry, and the United Methodist Church Women are having a bake sale.  Come on out and break bread with your neighbor as we prepare to celebrate Riverbash 2019! Buy tickets in advance, available at Eure & Sons Construction - 466 Ballahack Road for $8 or call 252-426-3890.  Walk-up orders will be $9.

6-8pm  Gospel Concert 

Enjoy the beautiful sounds of The Dunns Gospel Trio,  Check out their website here.  Hertford Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 124 Market Street Hertford. Love offering accepted.

Saturday, May 4


8-10am  American Legion Breakfast

Join the guys (and gals!) at American Legion Post 126 for a scrumptious, hand-flipped,  down home breakfast. 113 W. Academy Street, Hertford. $

10am Riverbash Dash - Fun Run and Relay Race

Channel your inner Chewie and join us for this FUN RUN around downtown Hertford and FAMILY RELAY RACE.  Click HERE to register.  Proceeds benefit Bagley Swamp Church summer camps.

10am Paddle the Perquimans

Join us at Winfall Landing Park for a Beginner's Paddle up the Perquimans River. Safety vessel check provided by OBX Paddlers

To sign up, call 252-426-5657

8:30am-12pm   1st Annual Perquimans Pet Show.  Come to Missing Mill Park and show off your favorite pets!  Register HERE, or day-of registration starts at 8:30am

9am-3pm  Albemarle Master Gardeners Show 

The Albemarle Master Gardener Spring Garden Show is hosted by Chowan, Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers.  Proceeds support an area scholarship for students. For more information about the show or the local Extension Master Gardener program, call (252) 482-6585 or click here for their website


10am-12pm  Courthouse Tours

Lord Mayor will give guided tours of the oldest NC courthouse still in continuous use, and Freemasons will offer tours of the only lodge built on the second-story of a courthouse in NC.

10am - 4pm  Periauger Tours/Demo

10am-4pm  Live Entertainment

A variety of performers will provide entertainment on the boardwalk at the Hertford Town Dock

10am-4pm   Newbold White House Tours

A costumed docent will give guided tours of the oldest brick house in NC that is still open to the public.

4pm Paddle the Perquimans

Osprey Yacht Club will offer a HISTORIC HERTFORD guided tour on the water with local historian Buck Bunch from Hertford Bay Marina.

​10am - 4pm  7 SEAS RC THROWDOWN

​Join Full Metal Artist and the Broken Wrench Motorsports team on the tennis courts in Hertford for RC Monster Truck racing, Freestyle, RC Sumo Push, and RC Tug of War.

11am - 1pm   Lunch at the American Legion
Join the crew for some favorite local lunch choices: Pulled Pork BBQ and Hot Dogs. $

5pm-10pm   Church Street Block Party

Car Show 5-7

Food Trucks and Beverages available for purchase

ELLIS DYSON & THE SHAMBLES on the Courthouse Stage from 7-10



Sunday, May 5


                Riverside at Perquimans County Rec Center

                Bring your chair or blanket and join us to wind down to tunes from ECSU Jazz and Joel Taylor with                                                    Connected, Food and beverages available for purchase