Our Mission

2017 Colonial Christmas date is Saturday, December 2nd, please update your calendars, we will be focusing on "Craftsman Style Homes of Enfield."

Enfield, NC - Downtown Enfield Restoration & Preservation

Congratulations to our new Mayor Elect, Wayne Anderson!  Wayne has been a founding member of DERP and a former Chairperson, he has worked tirelessly on all of DERP's projects since our beginning.  We all wish Wayne tremendous success in moving Enfield forward to great heights.  His vision and planning along with your leadership experience will certainly move our town forward.  Thank you for being the catalyst we needed!  We would also like to congratulate our 2 newly elected Commissioners, Bobby Whitaker and Kenny Ward who also bring new skill sets to the Town of Enfield and we wish them success in their endeavors.  We thank our DERP members, Earl Harvey and Therman Hunter, who served as Commissioners for the past 4 years.  DERP has great members willing to serve!

Another first for Enfield!  Enfield experienced its first film festival this Fall.  Over 30 films were shown over the course of 2 days!  Actors flew in from Los Angeles and performed theater workshops in our school.  Looking forward to next year's filmfest.

The Annual Christmas House Tour is getting underway.  Please get your tickets now by clicking on the Add to Cart link below.


2 December 2017

Colonial Christmas

  • Annual Enfield Fishing Creek Paddle
  • Bless Your Art spring fling
  • Colonial Christmas House Tour 
  • Beautification of Downtown Enfield
  • Fall For Enfield


Preservation North Carolina will be presenting a lecture on Craftsman Style Architecture given by Maggie Gregg at 11:00AM at Bellamy Manor & Gardens the day of the house tour.  This lecture is free and ope to the public.

DERP works together to provide positive publicity for Downtown Enfield. through planting trees, painting facades of buildings, cleaning windows, creating events, promoting our agri-eco-cultural tourism trilogy and pursuing economic development opportunities.  We encourage you to volunteer with:. .

April (TBA) 2018

Bless Your Art

The Downtown Enfield Restoration and Preservation Association (DERP) is a

501(c)3  non-profit membership organization comprised of business owners and citizens to strengthen and support downtown revitalization.  The organization’s primary focus is stabilization of existing infrastructure, revitalization of abandoned properties through redevelopment, promote Enfield’s natural eco-agri-cultural tourism opportunities, and to develop and publish resources and economic incentives to attract and retain business in Downtown Enfield. 

What we Do

June 2, 2018

Enfield Fishing Creek Paddle

Click the button above to pay for your Christmas House Tour Tickets or you can mail a check to Treasurer, DERP, 7622 Highway 481, Enfield, NC 27823.  Your tickets will be held for you the day of the event at "will call" at Bellamy Manor & Gardens, 613 Glenview Road, The free lecture begins at 11AM at Bellamy Manor & Gardens, arrive at least 15 minutes earlier to get a good seat. House tour will follow the lecture beginning at 12 noon and ending at 5PM. Tickets are $25 and $20 for Seniors. There will be six houses on tour and the possibility of a 7th surprise house!