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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

TODAY

Toddler time

The Camden County Public Library will offer Toddler Time for ages 2 to 3 at 10 a.m. Contact: 331-2543.

CAM Makerspace

The Camden County Public Library will offer CAM Makerspace Open Lab from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free for all ages. Contact: 331-2543.

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Computer Basics computer class from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Contact: Antionette Gibbs, 335-7536.

Preschool class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free preschool class for ages 1 & 2 from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Theme will be Vacation. Contact: Taneshia Jernigan, 335-2473.

Thursday

Science of beer

Port Discover will host “Science of Beer” fundraiser sponsored by First Citizens Bank on Thursday, June 1, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Montero’s. Chef Andy Montero will create a multi-course menu paired with craft beers from Coastal Beverage. Tickets are $40 and available online at www.portdiscover.org or at the center. Contact: 338-6117.

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Art Walk

A group of artists will host pop-up working studios at various locations in downtown Elizabeth City, including Studio 10, Arts of the Albemarle, and the old Seiligs, on Friday from 10 a.m. through the First Friday Art Walk from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Event is free and open to the public. 

Electric energy lock in

Currituck and Camden County 4-H are hosting a lock-in event from Friday, June 2, at 5 p.m. to Saturday, June 3, at 5 p.m. for youth ages 10 to 18. Event includes electric workshops, community service, and a trip to Destination Fun in Nags Head. Registration at http://go.ncsu.edu/4helectriclockin. Cost is $50. Contact: Stephanie Minton, 232-2262 or stephanie_minton@ncsu.edu or Danelle Barco, 331-7630 or danelle_barco@ncsu.edu.

Music and water festival

The 19th annual Edenton Music and Water Festival will take place on the Edenton Waterfront on Friday, June 2, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, go to visitedenton.com. Contact: 800-775-0111 or 482-0300.

Relay for life

The Pasquotank/Camden County Relay for Life is set for Friday, June 2, at the Northeastern High School Track from 6 p.m. to midnight. There will be food, fun, games, music, entertainment, a Children’s Pageant, themed campsites, Relay for Life merchandise, a silent auction, a Garden of Hope, special groups from the community, etc. Contact: 800-227-2345.

Saturday

Taste of the Albemarle

Taste of the Albemarle, a food-tasting event with music, will take place at Mariners’ Wharf Park on Saturday, June 3, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are $25, $20 for AoA members and military, $10 for students, and kids 6 and under are free. Contact: 338-6455 or go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/taste-of-the-albemarle-2017-tickets-34245863299.

Music and water festival

The 19th annual Edenton Music and Water Festival will take place on the Edenton Waterfront on Saturday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, go to visitedenton.com. Contact: 800-775-0111 or 482-0300.

Boat exhibit

The 19th Annual Edenton Music & Water Festival has added a Wooden Boat Exhibit to their attractions this year. The exhibit will be available on Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Contact: Sammy Cox, 828-989-6965 or connectingcorridors@gmail.com.

Bass challenge

The Big Bass Challenge at The Pelican Marina in Camden is set for Saturday, June 3, from 5:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The fee is $20. Conact: 330-8050.

Waterfront market

The Downtown Waterfront Market at Mariners’ Wharf Park is set for every Saturday, June 3 through Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be homemade arts and crafts, farmers, growers, bakers, jams, jellies, hot sauces, performers, non-profits, and more. Contact: 330-8050.

Sunday, June 4

Founders Day Tea

The Museum of the Albemarle will host a Founders Day Tea on Sunday, June 4, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. with George and Blair Jackson as hosts. Tea and cake will be served. Contact: 335-1453.

Tuesday, June 6

Ribbon cutting ceremony

The East Carolina Law Group will host an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony at 4130A Caratoke Hwy., Barco, on Tuesday, June 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: juanita@currituckchamber.org.

Wednesday, June 7

History for Lunch

The Museum of the Albemarle presents History for Lunch: Lecture and Book Signing: North Carolina and the Great War, 1914-1918 on Wednesday, June 7, from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Contact: 335-1453.

sunday June 11

4-H camp

The Currituck County Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has organized and will accompany youth to Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Center in Reisdville the week of June 11 through June 16. Cost for camp is $420, includes transportation, meals, lodging, insurance, t-shirt and $15 camp store money. Payment plans available, limited scholarship assistance available. For more information, contact: Stephanie Minton at 232-2262.

Book Talk

The Camden County Library and the Dismal Swamp State Park will host a book talk and signing with Kathleen Grissom, author of “Kitchen House” and “Glory over Everything,” at the Dismal Swamp State Park on Sunday, June 11, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and at the Camden County Library on Monday, June 12, at 5:30 p.m. Contact: 331-2543 or 771-6593.

Wednesday, June 14

Food preservation class

The NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will offer a home food preservation class from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the center in Barco. Register at go.ncsu.edu/​canningseries2017camden. Fee is $15 and class size is limited to 12. Contact: Olivia Jones, 232-2261 or olivia_jones@ncsu.edu.

Lecture & book signing

The Museum of the Albemarle will host author Pete Daniel, Dispossession: Discrimination against African American Farmers in the Age of Civil Rights on Wednesday, June 14, at 12:15 p.m. The event is to highlight the exhibit Distant Echoes: Black Farmers in America. Contact: Lori Meads, 335-1453.

Thursday, June 15

Jazz concert

The Arts of the Albemarle presents its Third Thursday Jazz: All Nite Public Radio on Thursday, June 15, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 338-6455.

Tuesday, June 20

Walking trip

The Perquimans County Library invites children pre-K through 4th grade to participate in a walking trip to the new library site on Tuesday, June 20, at 2 p.m.. Contact: 426-5319.

Docent training

The Museum of the Albemarle will offer a Junior Docent Training Camp for ages 13 to 17 on Tuesday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact: 335-1453.

Wednesday, June 21

Walking trip

The Perquimans County Library invites children 5th grade to 8th grade to participate in a walking trip to the new library site on Wednesday, June 21, at 2 p.m.. Contact: 426-5319.

Thursday, June 22

Archaeology day

The Museum of the Albemarle presents Summer Fun: Archaeology Day on Thursday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact: 335-1453.

Friday, June 23

Speaking contest

The 4-H of Barco will host the 4-H Presentation Competition in Pitt County on Friday, June 23, at 10 a.m. Contact: 232-2262 or sherry_fischlschweiger@ncsu.edu.

Saturday, June 24

Juneteenth celebration

Elizabeth City’s Juneteenth Celebration at the Waterfront Park is set for Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. There will be entertainment, food and children’s festivities. Contact: 335-5108.

Sunday, June 25

NOVA Percy Julian

The Museum of the Albemarle presents NOVA Percy Julian: Forgotten Genius on Sunday, June 25, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. This NOVA documentary brings his scientific breakthroughs and gripping biography to life. Contact: 335-1453.

Wednesday, June 28

LEGO day

The Perquimans County Library invites children 5th grade to 8th grade to participate in LEGO day on Wednesday, June 28, at 2 p.m.. Contact: 426-5319.

Thursday, June 29

Movie for kids

The Museum of the Albemarle will host At the Movies! For Kids: The Secret Life of Pets on Thursday, June 29, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Contact: 335-1453.

Saturday, July 1

Big Bass challenge

A Big Bass Challenge at The Pelican Marina is set for Saturday, July 1, from 5:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $20. Contact: 330-8050.

Monday, July 3

Food preservation class

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, will offer a home food preservation class from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the center in Barco. Register at go.ncsu.edu/​canningseries2017camden. Fee is $15 and class size is limited to 12. Contact: Olivia Jones, 232-2261 or olivia_jones@ncsu.edu.

Wednesday, July 5

History for lunch

The Museum of the Albemarle presents History for Lunch: Tar Heels in the Trenches: The Great War and the Albemarle on Wednesday, July 5, from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Leonard Lanier, assistant curator at the museum, will discuss the roles of the Albemarle region in the World War. Contact: 335-1453.

Friday, July 7

Art walk

Participating downtown businesses will host artist demos, artwork, live music and more for First Friday Art Walk on Friday, July 7, from 5:30 p.m to 7 p.m. Contact:338-6455 .

Saturday, July 8

Birthday celebration

The Museum of the Albemarle will celebrate its 50th birthday with a children’s birthday party on Saturday, July 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Event includes chalk drawing contest from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., cake pops, games, and hands-on activities. Contact: 335-1453.

Tuesday, July 11

Aquarium visit

The Perquimans County Library invites children pre-K through 4th grade to participate in an aquarium visit on Tuesday, July 11, at 2 p.m.. Contact: 426-5319.

Thursday, July 13

Operation: Kids discover WWI

The Museum of the Albemarle presents Operation: Kids Discover World War I on Thursday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact: 335-1453.

Tuesday, July 18

LEGO build

The Perquimans County Library invites children pre-K through 4th grade to participate in a LEGO build on Tuesday, July 18, at 2 p.m.. Contact: 426-5319.

Wednesday, July 19

Construction day

The Perquimans County Library invites children 5th grade to 8th grade to participate in construction day on Wednesdey, July 19, at 2 p.m.. Contact: 426-5319.

Thursday, July 20

Children’s theater

The Museum of the Albemarle presents Children’s Theater: The Legend of Sir Captain Curri C. Tuck on Thursday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact: 335-1453.

Tuesday, July 25

Balloon lady

The Perquimans County Library invites children pre-K through 8th grade to visit the balloon lady on Tuesday, July 25, at 2 p.m.. Contact: 426-5319.

Thursday, July 27

Sing movie

The Museum of the Albemarle presents At the Movies! For Kids: Sing on Thursday, July 27, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Wednesday, August 2

History for lunch

The Museum of the Albemarle presents History for Lunch: Operation Undressed on Wednesday, August 2, from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. This event will take a look at the ways the war changed fashions for men and women. Contact: 335-1453.

Friday, August 4

Art walk

Participating downtown businesses will host artist demos, artwork, live music and more for First Friday Art Walk on Friday, July 7, from 5:30 p.m to 7 p.m. Contact: 338-6455.

Monday, August 7

Canning Classes

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Camden County Center, is offering a home food preservation class for drying from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Camden United Methodist Church. ​Register at go.ncsu.edu/​canningseries2017camden. Fee is $5 and class size is limited to 12. Contact: Olivia Jones, 232-2261 or olivia_jones@ncsu.edu.

Friday, Sept. 1

Art walk

Participating downtown businesses will host artist demos, artwork, live music and more for First Friday Art Walk on Friday, July 7, from 5:30 p.m to 7 p.m. Contact: 338-6455.

Friday, September 8

Food preservation class

The NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will offer a home food preservation class from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the center in Barco. Register at go.ncsu.edu/​canningseries2017camden. Fee is $15 and class size is limited to 12. Contact: Olivia Jones, 232-2261 or olivia_jones@ncsu.edu.

Saturday, September 9

Sporting Clay Tournament

Powell’s Sporting Clays in Shawboro will host the Tidewater Council Sporting Clay Tournament at 10 a.m. Cost is $400 per four-person team. Contact: Sam Kowalski, 472-6381 or sam.kowalski@scouting.org.

Saturday, September 16

Rabbit show

The Currituck County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service will host the 2017 Currituck County 4-H Rabbit Show on Saturday, Sept. 16. during the Currituck Heritage Festival at the Currituck County Rural Center in Powells Point. The rabbit show is open to youth ages 5 to 18 who sign up in advance. For details, go to visit http://go.ncsu.edu/4-hrabbitshow2017. Contact Stephanie Minton, 232-2262 or stephanie_minton@ncsu.edu.

Friday, September 22

Run @ work day

The NC Cooperative Extension in Barco will host the Run @ Work Day 5k Run and 1 Mile Walk on Friday, September 22, beginning at 7:30 a.m. To register ahead of time, go to go.ncsu.edu/2017runatwork. Contact: 232-2261 or olivia_jones@ncsu.edu.

Saturday, October 7

Arts & crafts show

The Perquimans Art League is accepting applications and seeking vendors for its 7th annual “Arts on the Perquimans” juried arts and crafts show at the Perquimans County Recreation Center on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For details, go to www.perquimansarts.org. Contact: Barbara Krupp, 426-1432.

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