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Friday, August 11, 2017

TODAY

Art contest

The Arts of the Albemarle will accept entries for its 31st Annual Landmark Competition from Friday, Aug. 11 to Saturday, Aug. 19. The award reception is set for Friday, Sept. 1. Entry fee is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Contact: 338-6455.

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Excel Basics Computer Class on Friday, Aug. 11 at 11 a.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Golf classic

The SPCA of Northeastern N.C. will host its fourth annual Golf Classic at the Pines of Elizabeth City on Friday, August 11, at 9:30 a.m. Fee is $100 to sponsor a hole and $320 to register a team. Contact: John Miner, 339-2300, Phil Donahue, 312-4492, The Pines Pro Shop, 335-0278 or jkandlcminer@aol.com.

Saturday

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Help Lab Computer Class on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Summer paddle

The Dismal Swamp State Park will offer its free for all ages Summer Paddle on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. Contact: 771-6593.

Talent show

The Annual Benjamin House Talent Show takes place at Museum of the Albemarle on Saturday, August 12 at 2 p.m. For information visit benjaminhouse.org. Contact: 340-4541.

Waterfront market

The Downtown Waterfront Market opens at Mariners’ Wharf Park on Saturday, August 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information visit downtownwaterfrontmarket.com. Contact: 330-8050.

“Anchors Aweigh”

The River City Shag Club presents its “Anchors Aweigh” dance and social at La Tiendita Restaurant on Saturday, August 12 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10 per person. Conact: 333-7874.

Community yard sale

The Camden County Senior Center is hosting a Community Yard Sale in the senior center parking lot on Saturday, August 12 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rain date is September 9. Parking spaces can be rented for $10 each, 2 for $15, or $20 for indoor space. To get your application, call the senior center. Proceeds will go to seniors. Contact: 335-2569.

Saturday night live

Hoppin’ Johnz presents live music by Baker Street on Saturday, August 12 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Contact: 679-7716.

Meal prep boot camp

The NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, will offer a Meal Prep Boot Camp from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, at the Currituck Extension Center. The class fee is $50.00, and participants will be able to leave with prepared meals for 5 breakfasts, 10 snacks, 5 lunches, a set of meal prep containers, and meal plans for 5 dinners. Register online at go.ncsu.edu/mealprepbootcamp17. Contact Olivia Jones, 232-2261 or olivia_jones@ncsu.edu.

Hedgehog heaven

Port Discover presents Chancy with Carolina Quillery, who will be bringing hedgehogs for participants to learn about on Saturday, August 12, at 11 a.m. Contat: 338-6117.

Back-to-school party

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will present a Back-to-School Celebration on Saturday, August 12 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. with a concert for youth at 7 p.m. There will be games, food, vendors, and school supplies. Contact: 771-5001.

Concert

Arts of the Albemarle will host Maja Rajkovic and Dennis Krasnokutsky in concert Saturday, Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m. at the Maguire Theatre, 516 E. Main Street. Tickets are $20, $18 for AoA members, and $10 for students with ID. Contact: 338.6455.

Sailing Class

River City Community Sailing will hold the final sailing class of the summer on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Coast Guard Park. Email rivercitysailingec@gmail.com to sign up or for information. Spaces are limited. Cost $40. All ages welcome.

Women’s Aglow

The speaker for the Elizabeth City Chapter of Women's Aglow on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 10:15 a.m. at the Pasquotank Public Library will be Minister Kate Truran. For information, contact Lena James at 335-0035.

Sunday, August 13

Dinner theater auditions

The Encore Theatre Company will conduct open auditions for a dinner theater at Encore Theatre Playhouse, 1176 US Highway South on Sunday, Aug. 13 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Roles for the western comedy/melodrama include two men and three women of various ages. Contact: 338-3382.

Meet and greet

The Chrome Pony Mustang Club presents a Meet and Greet for all car enthusiasts at Bojangles on Sunday, August 13 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Contact: 370-5960.

CAM Makerspace

The Camden County Public Library will offer free CAM Makerspace Open Lab for all ages on Sunday, August 13 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Artist reception

The Perquimans Arts League will host an artist reception for featured artist Richard St. Peter on Sunday, August 13 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. For information visit www.perquimansarts.org. Contact: 426-3041.

Monday, August 14

Support group

The Alzheimer/Dementia Support Group for Family Members and Caregivers meets at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 14, at Hertford United Methodist Church, 200 Dobbs Street, Hertford. For information, call 426-7167 or 333-7774.

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Help Lab Computer Class on Monday, Aug. 14 at 10 a.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Bingo

The Cosmopolitan Club of Elizabeth City presents bingo on Monday, August 14 at 7 p.m. There will be 20 games and 3 jackpots. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Non-smoking. Contact: 331-2474.

Tuesday, August 15

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Android/iPhone Computer Class on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 4 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Preschool class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Preschool Class for ages 3, 4, and 5 on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. The theme will be “Happy Birthday”. Contact: 335-2473.

Campaign kickoff & awards luncheon

The Albemarle Area United Way will host its Campaign Kickoff & Awards Luncheon featuring speaker Si Seymour, Camden native and East Carolina University radio basketball analyst, at the Kermit E. White Center, Elizabeth City, on Tuesday, August 15 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets $15; Purchase them online at AlbemarleAreaUW.org. Event catered by Currituck BBQ. Contact: 333-1510.

Back to school rocks

The Museum of the Albemarle will host Back to School ROCKS! on Tuesday, August 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Participants will paint a rock that represents their school spirit, a quick message of encouragement for the upcoming school year, or favorite college and can choose a place to put their rock. Contact: 335-1453.

Music on the Green

The Dixie Dawgs Band will be performing at Mariners’ Wharf Park for Music on the Green on Tuesday, August 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contact: 338-4104.

Back to school bash

The Perquimans County school district will offer an opportunity for parents to complete all required forms in one location, the Perquimans County High School cafeteria, on Tuesday, August 15 from noon to 6 p.m. Contact: 426-5741.

Wednesday, August 16

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free LinkedIn Computer Class on Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 11 a.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Preschool class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Preschool Class for ages 1 and 2 on Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 10 a.m. The theme will be “Fun in the Sun”. Contact: 335-2473.

VFW meal

VFW Post 6060 will offer its weekly meal of fish and chips Wednesday, Aug. 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until sold out. Cost is $8 per plate. Contact: 338-2828.

History for lunch

The Museum of the Albemarle will host History for Lunch on Wednesday, August 16 at 12:15 p.m. Author Ted Manzer will discuss his newly released book “Never Alone.” Contact: 335-1453.

CAM Makerspace

The Camden County Public Library will offer free CAM Makerspace Open Lab for all ages on Wednesday, August 16 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Thursday, August 17

Preschool screening

Currituck County Schools Annual Preschool Child Find Screening Day for children ages 3-5 years old will be held at Central Elementary School, 504 Shortcut Rd.. Barco, on Thursday, Aug. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 am. To set up an appointment or for information, call 252-232-2223 ext. 1017.

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Computer Basics Computer Class on Thursday, Aug. 17 at 11 a.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Anniversary celebration

The Food Bank of the Albemarle will host its 35th Anniversary Celebration at 109 Tidewater Way on Thursday, Aug. 17 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The free event will include food and beverages, facility tours, music by Bobby Plough and Adam Nixon Duo and a brief program. Contact: 335-4035 ext.113 or brgray@feedingamerica.org.

Baby Book Club

The Camden County Public Library will offer Baby Book Club for ages birth to 2 years old on Thursday, August 17 at 10:30 a.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Chester the raccoon

Port Discover presents Chester the Raccoon on Thursday, August 17, at 10 a.m. Chester is afraid to leave his mom. Find out what mom does to make Chester more comfortable leaving for school. Learn about animals and which ones are nocturnal and diurnal. Make and take home a kissing hand. Contact: 338-6117.

Golfing “fore” education

The Albemarle Plantation presents the 14th annual Golfing “fore” Education on Thursday, August 17, at 9 a.m. The format is captain’s choice and the entry fee is $300 per person. Contact: 426-5741.

Back to school bash

The Perquimans County school district will offer an opportunity for parents to complete all required forms in one location, the Perquimans County High School cafeteria, on Thursday, August 17 from noon to 6 p.m. Contact: 426-5741.

Saturday, August 19

Summer paddle

The Dismal Swamp State Park will offer its free for all ages Summer Paddle on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. Contact: 771-6593.

Waterfront market

The Downtown Waterfront Market opens at Mariners’ Wharf Park on Saturday, August 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information visit downtownwaterfrontmarket.com. Contact: 330-8050.

Cruise to DQ

The Chrome Pony Mustang Club invites the public to cruise to Williamston Dairy Queen for a free blizzard Saturday, August 19. Meet at Walmart at 3 p.m. Contact: 455-1227.

Back to school bash

The Davis Housing Group Inc. presents Back to School Bash at 008 Highway 32, Sunbury Saturday, August 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. There will be free school supplies, vendors, games, music, and raffles. Contact: 548-6692 or davishousing@outlook.com.

Solar eclipse movie

The Pasquotank County Library will host a Partial Eclipse of the Sun movie showing of “Hidden Figures” on Saturday, August 19 at 11 a.m. Refreshments will be served. Contact: Jackie King, 331-7430 or jking@earlibrary.org.

MayDay Planning

A MayDay planning meeting is scheduled for Saturday, August 19, at 10 a.m. at Riverside UMC 1400 Edgewood Road for the event scheduled for Sept. 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information contact Connie Riddick, MayDay coordinator, at 252-562-3191 or email mayday4drugfree@gmail.com

Sunday, August 20

Music by the Bay

The Penelope Barker House Welcome Center will host a Music by the Bay concert by the Righteous Brothers II on its lawn on Sunday, Aug. 20 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event is free. Contact: 482-0300.

CAM Makerspace

The Camden County Public Library will offer free CAM Makerspace Open Lab for all ages on Sunday, August 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Monday, August 21

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Word Basics Computer Class on Monday, Aug. 21 at 4 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Eclipse viewing party

The Dismal Swamp State Park will host a sun-themed solar eclipse viewing party on Monday, Aug. 21 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will be special viewing glasses available, crafts and activities. The event is free and all ages are welcome. Contact: 771-6593.

Bingo

The Cosmopolitan Club of Elizabeth City will host bingo on Monday, August 21 at 7 p.m. There will be 20 games and 3 jackpots. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Non-smoking. Contact: 331-2474.

Eclipse party

The Currituck County Public Library in Barco will host an Eclipse Party on Monday, August 21 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Play space bingo, perform experiments, watch the eclipse with protective glasses (provided), and enjoy space-themed snacks. Open to the public. Contact: 453-8345.

Adult book club

The Camden County Public Library will offer Adult Book Club on Monday, August 21 at 3:30 p.m. The featured book will be “The Museum of Extraordinary Things” by Alice Hoffman. Contact: 331-2543.

Solar eclipse events

The Pasquotank County Library will host Partial Eclipse of the Sun events on Monday, August 21 at 12:30 p.m. Free solar eclipse glasses will be provided and there will be eclipse themed crafts, sun in a bottle, chalk shadow outline, and a solar eclipse time capsule which will be opened in 2024. Contact: Jackie King, 331-7430 or jking@earlibrary.org.

Tuesday, August 22

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Gmail Basics Computer Class on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 4 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Preschool class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Preschool Class for ages 3, 4, and 5 on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 10 a.m. The theme will be “Let’s Have a Picnic”. Contact: 335-2473.

Music on the Green

PBNJ will be performing at Mariners’ Wharf Park for Music on the Green on Tuesday, August 22 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contact: 338-4104.

Wednesday, August 23

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Mouse/Keyboarding Computer Class on Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 4 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Preschool class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Preschool Class for ages 1 and 2 on Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. The theme will be “Down on the Farm”. Contact: 335-2473.

VFW meal

VFW Post 6060 will offer its weekly meal of 12-inch Italian or ham and turkey with cheese subs, chips, and pickle Wednesday, Aug. 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until sold out. Cost is $8 per plate. Contact: 338-2828.

CAM Makerspace

The Camden County Public Library will offer free CAM Makerspace Open Lab for all ages on Wednesday, August 23 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Thursday, August 24

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free PowerPoint Basics Computer Class on Thursday, Aug. 24 at 4 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Baby Book Club

The Camden County Public Library will offer Baby Book Club for ages birth to 2 years old on Thursday, August 24 at 10:30 a.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Friday, Aug. 25

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Help Lab Computer Class on Friday, Aug. 25 at 4 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Saturday, August 26

Attracting butterflies

The Dismal Swamp State Park presents Attracting Butterflies in the auditorium on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. The event will teach participants how to attract butterflies and other pollinators to their gardens. Contact: 771-6593.

Waterfront market

The Downtown Waterfront Market opens at Mariners’ Wharf Park on Saturday, August 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information visit downtownwaterfrontmarket.com. Contact: 330-8050.

Sunday, August 27

CAM Makerspace

The Camden County Public Library will offer free CAM Makerspace Open Lab for all ages on Sunday, August 27 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Illusionist Brock Gill

Mid-Atlantic Christian University will present illusionist Brock Gill on Sunday, August 27 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required and seating is limited. . Youth groups are encouraged to attend. FMI visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/macu-brock-gill-tickets-34727451743#tickets. Contact: 334-2000.

Monday, Aug. 28

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Mouse/Keyboarding Computer Class on Monday, Aug. 28 at 4 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Tuesday, August 29

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Facebook Basics Computer Class on Tuesday, Aug. 29 at 4 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Preschool class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Preschool Class for ages 3, 4, and 5 on Tuesday, Aug. 29 at 10 a.m. The theme will be “Boats”. Contact: 335-2473.

Music on the Green

Go Figure will be performing at Mariners’ Wharf Park for Music on the Green on Tuesday, August 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contact: 338-4104.

Wednesday, August 30

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Help Lab Computer Class on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 4 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Preschool class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Preschool Class for ages 1 and 2 on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 10 a.m. The theme will be “Boats”. Contact: 335-2473.

CAM makerspace

The Camden County Public Library will offer free CAM Makerspace Open Lab for all ages on Wednesday, August 30 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Thursday, August 31

Computer class

The Pasquotank County Library will offer a free Android/iPhone Computer Class on Thursday, Aug. 31 at 4 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Baby Book Club

The Camden County Public Library will offer Baby Book Club for ages birth to 2 years old on Thursday, August 31 at 10:30 a.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Cooking class

The N.C. Cooperative Extension presents “Families on the Fly” meal planning class at the Currituck Extension Center in Barco on Thursday, August 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cost is $30 per family, per class. Contact: Olivia Jones, 232-2261 or olivia_jones@ncsu.edu.

Friday, Sept. 1

Tuesday, September 5

Music on the Green

Connected will be performing at Mariners’ Wharf Park for Music on the Green on Tuesday, September 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contact: 338-4104.

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.

Friday, Sept. 9

Chancellor’s color run

Registration has begun for the Elizabeth City State University Third Annual Chancellor’s Color Run at ECSU’s Roebuck Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 9. Check-in is at 7 a.m. and the race begins at 8 p.m. Teams with at least four participants will receive a $5 discount per team member. Early-bird registration is $25 and on-site registration is $35. To register, visit www.runtheeast.com. Contact: 335-8745.

Tuesday, September 12

Music on the Green

Home Bru will be performing at Mariners’ Wharf Park for Music on the Green on Tuesday, September 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contact: 338-4104.

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.

Car show

The Historic Hertford Car Show takes place Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Hertford town docks from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact: Bron Prokuski, 703-346-7510 or bronprokuski@mediacombb.net.

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.

Currituck Heritage Festival

The Currituck Heritage Festival in Powells Point takes place at the Currituck County Rural Center in Powells Point on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission to the event is free with charges for the professional bull-riding rodeo and Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned barbeque cookoff. Rodeo tickets for advance purchase are $15 for ages 12 and up, $10 for ages 7-11, 6 and under free; at the gate, $20 for ages 12 and up, $15 for ages 7-11, 6 and under free. FMI visit: http://www.visitcurrituck.com/events/heritage-festival-bulls-bbq-edition/. Contact: 435.2947.

Thursday, September 21

Cooking class

The NC Cooperative Extension presents “Families on the Fly” class series on Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Currituck Extension Center in Barco from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cost is $30 per family, per class. Contact: Olivia Jones, 232-2261 or olivia_jones@ncsu.edu.

Friday, September 22

Golf classic

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce will host its 2017 Currituck Chamber Golf Classic at the Eagle Creek Golf Club & Grill in Moyock on Friday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Contact: 453-9497.

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, September 23

Toast the Perquimans

Historic Hertford Inc. will present “Toast the Perquimans,” a craft beer and wine event, on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Hertford town dock. Tickets will be $25 in advance, $30 after September 15. For designated drivers, admission is $10. A limited number of tables will be available for $300. Contact: 377-7780.

Thursday, October 5

Cooking class

The NC Cooperative Extension presents “Families on the Fly” class series at the Currituck Extension Center in Barco on Thursday, October 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cost is $30 per family, per class. Contact: Olivia Jones, 232-2261 or olivia_jones@ncsu.edu.

Saturday, October 7

Walk for Hunger

The Food Bank of the Albemarle presents its annual Walk for Hunger on Saturday, Oct. 7 with registration at 9 a.m. and the walk at 10 a.m. For information, visit www.afoodbank.org. Contact: 335-4035 ext. 111.

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.

Thursday, Oct. 19

Cooking class

The NC Cooperative Extension presents “Families on the Fly” class series on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Currituck Extension Center in Barco. Cost is $30 per family, per class. Contact:Olivia Jones, 232-2261 or olivia_jones@ncsu.edu.

Tuesday, October 31

Creepy In Corolla

The Currituck Beach Lighthouse, Whalehead in Historic Corolla, and the residents of Corolla are planning a Trunk or Treat event for Creepy in Corolla on Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Historic Corolla Village. Adults and businesses are invited to be the "Trunks" again this year for our second annual event. Admission is free.

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