Elizabeth City from the Locals' Point of View Progressive Paddling Party on September 22-23 Don’t miss out on experiencing our Albemarle waterways with local kayaking experts this September. We have designed our Progressive Paddling Party so you can meet new people while exploring interesting paddles on Sawyer's Creek, Merchants Millpond and Yeopim Creek. Bring your own kayak or rent a kayak. Our $25 registration fee will gain you access to two receptions and a spot in our guided kayaking tours. Register today as tour spots are limited!