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Saturday, September 9, 2017

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Autumn Dance

River City Shag Club hosts “Autumn Leaves Celebration” Dance on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the La Tiendita Restaurant, 211 South Hughes Blvd. Visitors welcome. Contact: 333-7874.

Book signing

A book signing for “All Types of Conflict Can be Resolved” by Hezekiah Brown takes place on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Mount Lebanon AME Zion Church, Education Hall, at 320 Culpepper St. Brown plans a short power point presentation on managing conflict during the event. Contact: 252-335-2439.

Waterfront Market

Downtown Waterfront Market opens Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mariners’ Wharf Park on South Water Street. Contact: 330-8050. Website: downtownwaterfrontmarket.com

Dinner

Riverside United Methodist Church will sponsor a chicken barbecue dinner at Charles Creek Park on Saturday, Sept 9, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. $8 plate includes one-half chicken, potatoes, green beans, roll and pound cake. Contact: 330-4342.

NRA banquet

The Currituck County 4-H Youth Shooting Sports & First Flight Shooting Team will sponsor the Currituck County Friends of NRA Annual Banquet and Auction at the Currituck Cooperative Extension Center on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $40 single, $70 couples, and $25 youth.For information visit https://​www.friendsofnra.org/​eventtickets/​events/​index/​34. Contact: Kathy Melton, 757-647-3812, katsbass@gmail.com, Dave Kurtich, 757-328-7338, or Chanel Keeton, 256-1322, keetons4@charter.net.

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. Early-bird registration is $25 and on-site registration is $35. To register, visit www.runtheeast.com. Contact: 335-8745.

Smoke on the Mountain

The College of the Albemarle Performing Arts Center presents “Smoke on the Mountain” on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at New Community Church, 100 Kathryn Court off Halstead Boulevard. Tickets are $9.50 to $19.50 and can be purchased online at: www.albemarle.edu/​pac, by phone, or at the box office. Contact: 335-9050.

Car Show

The Historic Hertford Car show will be held Sept. 9 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Hertford town docks at 114 Grubb St. For more information contact Bron Prokuski at bronprokuski@mediacombb.net or call 703-346-7510.

School Rocks

Port Discover at 611 E. Main Street offers Back to School Rocks! Saturday, Sept. 9, 11 a.m. with Jasmine “Skie” Harris, art teacher at Northside Elementary and owner of Skie’s Art Lounge on Elizabeth St. Supplies provided.Contact: 252-338-6117 www.portdiscover.org

Wildlife festival

The Coinjock Ruritan Club will host the 14th annual Currituck Wildlife Festival at Currituck High School in Barco on Saturday, Sept. 9 and Sunday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival will showcase all forms of wildlife and wildfowl art for viewing and purchase. Admission $5 for ages 12 and up for the weekend. First responders are free with valid ID. Contact: John Murray, 453-6814.

Karaoke

Big Daddy’s Pizza hosts karaoke on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 9 p.m. No cover charge.

Sunday

Smoke on the Mountain

The College of the Albemarle Performing Arts Center presents “Smoke on the Mountain” on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. at New Community Church, 100 Kathryn Court off Halstead Boulevard. Tickets are $9.50 to $19.50 and can be purchased online at: www.albemarle.edu/​pac, by phone, or at the box office. Contact: 335-9050.

CAM Makerspace

The Camden County Public Library will offer a CAM Makerspace Open Lab on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free for all ages. Contact: 331-2543.

Wildlife festival

The Coinjock Ruritan Club will host the 14th annual Currituck Wildlife Festival at Currituck High School in Barco on Saturday, Sept. 9 and Sunday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival will showcase all forms of wildlife and wildfowl art for viewing and purchase. Admission $5 for ages 12 and up for the weekend. First responders are free with valid ID. Contact: John Murray, 453-6814.

Grandparents' Day

Dismal Swamp State Park offers Grandparents' Day Celebration at the Visitor Center at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 10. Contact: 252-771-6593.

Monday, September 11

Girl Scout sign-up

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast will present a sign-up event and information session at the Moyock Library on Monday, Sept. 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Parents and caregivers are also invited to join as volunteers and troop helpers. To learn more, visit www.gsccc.org. Contact: 757-547-4405.

Library meeting

Friends of the Camden Library will meet at 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11. The public is invited. Contact: 331-2543.

Car show-offs

Car enthusiasts meet every Monday in September, weather permitting, to show off antiques and classic automobiles, trucks and motorcycles at Waterfront Park in Elizabeth City at 5:30 p.m. Event is free and open to public. Contact: 312-3326. 

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.

Healthy Aging/​Living

Sentara Albemarle Medical Center will host a Health Aging/​Living class in the Education Center, Rm. 1 on Tuesday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Contact: 335-0531.

September 13

Toddler Time

Camden County Public Library offers on Toddler Time on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. for ages 2 to 3. Contact 252-331-2543

Storytime

Camden County Public Library offers Preschool Storytime on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. for ages 3 to 5. Contact 252-331-2543

Makerspace lab

Camden County Public Library offers CAM Makerspace Open Lab Wednesday, Sept. 13 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Free for all ages. Contact: 252-331-2543

Thursday, Sept. 14

Tot time

The Museum of the Albemarle will present Tot Time: Winnie the Pooh and World War I Thursday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. Discover the connection between Winnie the Pooh and World War I, read a story, and participate in a hands-on activity.Contact: 335-1453.

Clothes giveaway

Jarvisburg Church of Christ will host a Free Winter Clothes Giveaway at the church on Thursday, Sept. 14 through Saturday, Sept. 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

September 14

Baby Book Club

Camden County Public Library offers Baby Book Club on Thursday, Sept. 14 at 10:30 a.m. from ages birth to 2. Contact: 252-331-2543

Rising Readers

Camden County Public Library offers Rising Readers Storytime on Thursday, Sept. 14 at 3:30 p.m. for ages 5 to 8. Contact 252-331-2543

Friday, Sept. 15

Smoke on the Mountain

The College of the Albemarle Performing Arts Center presents “Smoke on the Mountain” on Friday, Sept.15 at 7 p.m. at New Community Church, 100 Kathryn Court off Halstead Boulevard. Tickets are $9.50 to $19.50 and can be purchased online at: www.albemarle.edu/​pac, by phone, or at the box office. Contact: 335-9050.

Constitution day

The Museum of the Albemarle will celebrate Constitution Day on Friday, Sept. 15 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event will teach about the North Carolinians who signed the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787. Participate in a hands-on activity. Contact: 335-1453.

Museum opening

Camden County Heritage Museum next to the Historic Courthouse on N.C. Highway 343 N. opens to the public on Friday, Sept. 15th and Saturday, Sept. 16th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 16

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 $20 with discounts for children. For information, visit: http://​www.visitcurrituck.com/​events/​heritage-festival-bulls-bbq-edition/. Contact: 435.2947.

Bike Ride

Dismal Swamp State Park offers Beginner Bike Ride at the Visitor Center on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. Ride covers about 6 miles on fairly flat ground. Contact: 252-771-6593.

Sunday, September 17

Music by the Bay concert takes place at the Barker House Lawn in Edenton on Sunday, Sept. 17 from 4 p.m.6 p.m. with Rightous Brothers II. Contact: 252-482-7800

Constitution Day

U.S. Constitution Day ceremony and Hugh Williamson Monument dedication takes place Sunday, Sept. 17, at Elizabeth Vann Moore Park (Queen Anne Park) at 2 p.m. Patriotic music on the courthouse green at 1:15 p.m. Contact: 482-7352 ext. 104.

Dinner theatre

Ticket sales continue through Sept. 18 for Encore Theatre Company’s dinner theatre show, “Two Gun Junction” at the Encore Playhouse, 1176 US Highway 17S. Shows are set for Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday, Sept. 23 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 24 at 1:30 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 29, and Saturday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. and Oct. 1 at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $25, includes dinner and show. Contact: Dot Dudley, 333-2334.

Makerspace Lab

Camden County Public Library offers CAM Makerspace Open Lab on Sunday, Sept. 17 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free for all ages. Contact 252-331-2543

World Orphan Choir

The Matsiko World Orphan Choir, presented by the International Children’s Network, will perform at Arts of the Albemarle on Sunday, Sept. 17, at 2 p.m. Admission is free. Contact: 252-338-6455 or go to www.artsaoa.com.

September 18

Adult Book Club

Camden County Public Library offers Adult Book Club on Monday, Sept. 18 at 3:30 p.m. Featured book is “Circling the Sun by Paula McLain.” Contact: 252-331-2543

Car show-offs

Car enthusiasts meet every Monday in September, weather permitting, to show off antiques and classic automobiles, trucks and motorcycles at Waterfront Park in Elizabeth City at 5:30 p.m. Event is free and open to public. Contact: 312-3326.

September 20

Storytime

Camden County Public Library offers Preschool Storytime on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. fir ages 3 to 5. Contact 252-331-2543

Makerspace lab

Camden County Public Library offers CAM Makerspace Open Lab on Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free for all ages. Contact 252-331-2543

Thursday, September 21

Baby Book Club

Camden County Public Library offers Baby Book Club on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 10:30 a.m. for ages birth to 2. Contact: 252-331-2543

Monday, Sept. 25

Car show-offs

Car enthusiasts meet every Monday in September, weather permitting, to show off antiques and classic automobiles, trucks and motorcycles at Waterfront Park in Elizabeth City at 5:30 p.m. Event is free and open to public. Contact: 312-3326.

Wednesday, Sept. 27

Makerspace Lab

Camden County Public Library offers CAM Makerspace Open Lab 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Free for all ages.

Contact: 252-331-2543

Shag Club meeting

The River City Shag Club will hold its monthly business meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 6:15 p.m. at La Tiendita Restaurant. Contact: 252-333-7874

September 28

Baby Book Club

Camden County Public Library hosts Baby Book Club on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 10:30 a.m. for ages birth to two years. Contact: 252-331-2543

Rising Readers

Camden County Public Library hosts Rising Readers Storytime on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 3:30 p.m. for ages 5 to 8. Contact: 252-331-2543

Sept. 28

Baking 101

Port Discover 611 E. Main Street offers Baking 101 Thursday, Sept. 28, 4 p.m. with Talia, the owner of Flour Girls, hosting a free workshop. Call for reservation. Contact: 252-338-6117 www.portdiscover.org

Men of Excellence

Elizabeth City River City Community Development Corporation will host its 2017 Men of Excellence Awards Breakfast on Thursday, Sept. 28 at the K.E. White Graduate Center from 8 a.m. to 9:40 a.m. $25 per ticket. Contact: ljarvismackey@rivercitycdc.or or call 252-331-2925

Saturday, Sept. 30

Film Festival

Arts of the Albemarle will join the 20th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival on Saturday, September 30 at 2 p.m. by viewing 10 short films. Participants vote on their favorite. Tickets are $10, $8 for AoA members, and $6 for students with ID. Tickets available online: www.eventbrite.com/e/manhattan-short-film-festival-tickets-36838179988

ALS Walk

The annual Jim “Catfish” Hunter ALS Walk will be held at 9 a.m. on Sept. 30 starting at Perquimans County High School. Registration runs from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. For more information call 426-7998.

Mayday

Mayday, a festival about addiction awareness and prevention, will be held Sept. 30 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Perquimans County Recreation Center.

Jollification

The Perquimans County Restoration Association will hold Jollification, an event celebrating Bethel’s historic homes and sites, on Sept. 30. The tour is from 1:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. and there will be dinner and music from 5:30 until 8 p.m. on the lawn of the Newbold White House. For more information, call 426-7567.

Oct. 4

History for Lunch

Museum of the Albemarle hosts History for Lunch: The Mysterious Nags Head Portrait Wed., Oct. 4, 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. with local historian Marjorie Berry as speaker.

Thursday, October 5

Bone Health

Currituck County Senior Center will host a class on Bone Health on Thursday, Oct. 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Contact: 232-3505.

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.

Symposium

The Museum of the Albemarle will present a two-day symposium “North Carolina Women of the Underground Railroad Thursday, Oct. 5 through Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free to the first 175 people who register at https://​www.eventbrite.com/​e/​nc-women-of-the-underground-railroad-symposium-tickets. Thursday evening dinner and lecture by Rex M. Ellis, deputy director of the Smithsonian’s Museum of African American History and Culture, requires separate registration. Contact: 335-1453.

Oct. 6

Website basics

College of the Albemarle’s Small Business Center, Dare County Campus offers Website Basics for business use from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 6, Oct. 13 and Oct. 20. Admission is free. For information, go to www.ncsbc.net or call 252-335-0821 ext. 2231/2370 

Kids ART-In

Port Discover offers Kids ART-In during the First Friday Art Walk for members only 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 6. For cost, Contact: 252-338-6117 www.portdiscover.org

 

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.

Opera

The short comedic American opera "Gallantry" will be presented at the Maguire Theater on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Wine tasting and mini bites before the show. Tickets are $25 for orchestra seats, $20- balcony seats, $10- obstructed view. For information or to buy tickets, go to www.KellyBalmaceda.com/gallantry

Walk for Hunger

Food Bank of the Albemarle will host its annual Walk for Hunger on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to noon starting at the Museum of the Albemarle, 501 S. Water St., Elizabeth City. Registration begins at 9 a.m. For information, call 252-335-4035.

Arts and Crafts Show

The Perquimans Arts League will hold the seventh annual Arts and Crafts Show Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Perquimans County Recreation Center.For details, go to www.perquimansarts.org. Contact: Barbara Krupp, 426-1432.|

Fundraiser

South Mills Volunteer Fire Department hosts its Open House & BBQ Fundraiser on Oct. 7 at 127 Keeter Barn Rd, South Mills. Tickets for BBQ or fried fish plates are $8. Contact 252-771-2772.

Fall Hike

Dismal Swamp State Park will offer Hike NC! Fall Hike starting at the Visitor Center on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. Hike includes wagon ride on Dismal Swamp Express to S. Martha Washington trailhead and 1 mile hike up and back. Contact: 252-771-6593

Peanut 5K Run or Walk

Run/Walk through Historic Hayes Plantation takes place on Saturday, Oct. 7 with registration getting underway in Queen Anne Park adjacent to the Hayes Bridge at 7:30 a.m. The Run/Walk starts at 9 a.m. Register online at the Run the East website and make checks payable to John A. Holmes High School. Cost is $25 in advance/$30 on race day. For details, call 482-8426, email rmock@ecps.k12.nc.us or visit www.runtheeast.com.

42nd Annual Peanut Festival

The 42nd Annual Peanut Festival and Battle of the Bandstakes place on Saturday, Oct. 7 at John A. Holmes High School in Edenton. Arts and crafts vendors and food on front lawn at 10 a.m. A parade through the downtown area is planned at 11 a.m. The Battle of the Bands competition at 4 p.m. Questions, call the high school at 482-8426 or email Holmes Band Director Lynn Dale at Ldale@ecps.k12.nc.us.

Tuesday, October 10

Bone Health

Sentara Albemarle Medical Center will host a class on Bone Health in the Education Center, Room 1 on Tues., October 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Contact: 335-0531.

Oct. 12

Game Apps

Port Discover 611 E. Main Street presents Science Cafe for adults on Using Game Apps on Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m. Malcolm Dcosta, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Elizabeth City State University will lead the presentation. Contact: 252-338-6117 www.portdiscover.org

Tot Time

Museum of the Albemarle offers Tot Time: 50 Years of History at Museum of the Albemarle on Thursday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Contact: 335-1455.

Oct. 13

Sportsman’s Giveaway

The Hertford Fire Department will hold a sportsman’s giveaway on Oct. 13 from 5-9 p.m. at the Perquimans County Recreation Center. Tickets are $20 each. For more information, call 312-9092, 339-7104, 312-7947 or 426-5858.

History for Lunch

Museum of the Albemarle hosts a lecture and book signing with Erika Marks, author of "The Last Treasure" on Friday, Oct. 13 from 12:15 to 1 p.m.

Carolina Moon

Carolina Moon Theater will host the play “Death of a Hot Sauce Salesman” Oct. 13, 14, 15. For ticket information call 377-7780.

Ghost Walk

The Elizabeth City Historic Neighborhood Association presents the 21st annual Historic Ghost Walk in Elizabeth City takes place Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each night. Tickets may be purchased at the headquarters located at The Center, 516 E. Main St., Muddy Waters, 100 W. Main St. or Page After Page 111 S. Water St. Free transportation to and between sites is available.

 Elizabeth II Visits

In celebration of the 250th anniversary of the historic 1767 Chowan County Courthouse, the Elizabeth II will leave its Festival Park location in Manteo and travel to Edenton. On Friday, Oct. 13 students will tour the boat. On Saturday, Oct. 14 tours of the boat will be open to the public. To learn more about this event, contact the Historic Edenton State Historic Sites Visitor Center by calling 482-2637 or emailing robert.hopkins@ncdcr.gov.

Historic Edenton Ghost Walk

Join us for stories of ghosts, witches and goblins during the annual Historic Edenton Ghost Walk Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13 and Oct. 14 from 6:30-8 p.m. Guides will lead you through Historic Edenton as tales are told every half hour; starting point will be the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center, 505 South Broad Street, on the downtown waterfront. Cost is $10 per person. To learn more, call 482-3400, email win.dale@edenton.nc.gov or visit www.facebook.com/300YearsOfHaunts.

Pirate Encampment

In celebration of the historic 1767 Chowan County Courthouse’s 250th anniversary, a band of pirates will spend the weekend in the 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse on the downtown Edenton waterfront on Oct. 13, 14 and 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For details, call 482-2637 or email robert.hopkins@ncdcr.gov.

Sun., Oct. 15

Music By the Bay

Come enjoy music at the picturesque downtown Edenton waterfront for this final concert in the series for 2017. Musical groups perform a variety of music including Jazz, Gospel, Americana, Blues, Bluegrass and Classic Rock ‘n’ Roll from 4-6 p.m. Featured performer: Connected. Questions, call 482-7800, email mike.ervin@ehcnc.org or visit www.ehcnc.org.

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.

Arsenic and Old Lace

The Performing Arts Center at College of the Albemarle presents "Arsenic and Old Lace" at New Community Church, 100 Kathryn Court, off Halstead Boulevard on Oct. 19 at 10 a.m., Oct. 20 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. For information go to www.albemarle.edu/pac or phone 1-800-335-9050 or 252-335-9050.

Pumpkin Science

Port Discover at 611 E. Main Street offers Pumpkin Science October 19, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. featuring “Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie” by Jill Esbaum. Participants will dissect, measure, and explore the inside of a pumpkin. Contact: 252-338-6117 www.portdiscover.org

Oct. 20

Lobster Sale

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church will hold its annual Lobster Sale on Oct. 20. All proceeds go to support Hertford and Perquimans outreach programs. Live or cooked fresh Maine lobsters will be delivered curb side at the church between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Oct. 20. Tickets are sold in advance at $15 each and are available at the Church Office (426-5542), Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and noon.

Edenton Tea Party

In celebration of Penelope Barker and the 243rd anniversary of the Edenton Tea Party, the Edenton Historical Commission is hosting its annual event Friday, Oct. 20 to Saturday, Oct. 21. Hours are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at The Penelope Barker House Welcome Center on the downtown waterfront. Contact: 482-7800, email info@ehcnc.org or visit www.ehcnc.org.

Saturday, Oct. 21

Rhythm & Brews

The 4th Annual River City Rhythm & Brews returns Saturday, Oct. 21st from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the portico of the Museum of the Albemarle. Taste regional craft brews and wines and enjoy local music. Advance tickets are $25 for AoA members/ $30 for non-members/ $10 for designated driver ticket. Day of admission is $35/ $10 designated driver ticket. Tickets available online: www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-annual-river-city-rhythm-brews-tickets-36837976379?aff=es2

Fall Festival

Grandy Primary PTO’s annual Fall Festival is scheduled for Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The festival features games, a cake walk with baked goods for the winners, hay rides, inflatables, silent auction, and vendor booths. Concessions available.

Dismal Swamp State Park will offer a Fall Color Hike, starting at the Visitor Center on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. Contact: 252-771-6593.

 

Monday, Oct. 23

Masons celebration

In celebration of the 250th anniversary of the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse in Edenton, the North Carolina Grand Lodge of Masons will visit. The Grand Master will arrive via the historic Periauger sailing vessel based in Perquimans County and will proceed to the Courthouse Green along East Water Street. The Masons met in the courthouse for 150 years beginning in 1805 and will deliver a celebratory proclamation. For details, call 482-2637 or email robert.hopkins@ncdcr.gov.

Oct. 26

Science of Pickling

Port Discover at 611 E. Main Street offers Cool as a Cucumber Thursday, Oct. 26, 4 p.m. about the Science of Pickling. Includes make and take home your own jar of pickled veggies. Reservations required. Contact: 252-338-6117 www.portdiscover.org

Oct. 27-29

Craftsman's Fair

The 59th Albemarle Craftman’s Fair, a 3-Day Event, takes place Oct. 27 to Oct. 29 at Knobbs Creek Recreational Center, 200 E. Ward St., Elizabeth City. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Cost is $5 for weekend pass; seniors, students & military $4. Contact: 252-338-3954 or 252-562-5441.

Fri., Oct. 27

Taste of Edenton

Edenton Historical Commission hosts Taste of Edenton at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27.  Event offers a taste of regional culinary favorites and music on the lawn of the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center lawn on the downtown waterfront. Cost, $20 per person. For details, call 482-7800, email info@ehcnc.org or visit www.ehcnc.org.

Oct. 28

Belvidere Day

The annual Belvidere Day festival will be held Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the 1400 block of Belvidere Road. For more information, call 297-2875.

Craftsman's Fair

The 59th Albemarle Craftman’s Fair, a 3-Day Event, takes place Oct. 27 to Oct. 29 at Knobbs Creek Recreational Center, 200 E. Ward St., Elizabeth City. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Cost is $5 for weekend pass; seniors, students & military $4. Contact: 252-338-3954 or 252-562-5441.

Dismal Day

The 5th annual Dismal Day and Fun/Run Walk takes place on Oct. 28 at Dismal Swamp State Park on U.S. Highway 17 North. Runners/walkers can check in as early as 8:30 am, and the run starts at 9:30 am. Festival events run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Event includes craft vendors, food, live music, cultural exhibits, bounce house, chalk art contest, pontoon boat rides on the historic Dismal Swamp Canal, wagon rides, face painting, scavenger hunt, and more.

 

Oct. 29

Craftsman's Fair

The 59th Albemarle Craftman’s Fair, a 3-Day Event, takes place Oct. 27 to Oct. 29 at Knobbs Creek Recreational Center, 200 E. Ward St., Elizabeth City. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Cost is $5 for weekend pass; seniors, students & military $4. Contact: 252-338-3954 or 252-562-5441.

 

Oct. 30-Nov. 4

Splash Week

Splash Week, a gathering of artists, workshops, Plein Air contest and more, takes place Oct. 30 to Nov. 4 in Studio 10 in downtown Elizabeth City and other places. Artists display work during the First Friday Art Walk on Nov. 3 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Go to aoa.com or call 252-338-6455 for more information.

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.

Haunted Albemarle

Junior docents for Museum of the Albemarle are hosting an after-party for tweens and teens with popcorn, soda, and showings of movies from the "Halloweentown" series on Tuesday Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Trunk or treat

The Elizabeth City Police Department hosts Trunk of Treat as a community event on Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 305 E. Main Street. Contact: tmitchell@cityofec.com

Wednesday, Nov. 1

Museum of the Albemarle hosts History for Lunch lecture and book signing of "North Carolina Moonshine: An Illicit History" with authors Frank Stephenson and Barbara Mulder on Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 2

Artists of the Albemarle

The Chowan Arts Council in downtown Edenton presents Artists of the Albemarle with an exhibit opening at 5:30 p.m. This incredible exhibit will feature the best artistic talent across the region. Questions, call 482-8005, email cacedenton@gmail.com or visit www.chowanarts.com.

Friday, Nov. 3

Kids ART-In

Port Discover offers Kids ART-In during the First Friday Art Walk for members only 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 3. For cost, Contact: 252-338-6117 www.portdiscover.org

November 4

Deacon Blue Duo

Carolina Moon Theater presents music with “Deacon Blue Duo” on Nov. 4.

Holly Days

Holly Days Craft & Gift Show takes place Nov. 4 from 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. and Nov. 5 11 a.m.tp 4 p.m. at Camden Intermediate School, Hwy 343 North, Camden. Admission is $4 for Adults ($3 with canned food donation), $2 for Senior Citizens and students. Children under 5 are admitted free. Contact holydaysfestival@hotmail.com for more information.

Nov. 9

Museum of the Albemarle offers Tot Time: Have You Any Wool? on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Nov. 11

Veterans Day Tribute

The Performing Arts Center at College of the Albemarle presents its "Veterans Day Tribute" at New Community Church, 100 Kathryn Court, off Halstead Boulevard on Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. For information go to www.albemarle.edu/pac or phone 1-800-335-9050 or 252-335-9050.

"I Do" Farewell

Museum of the Albemarle will host a reception on Saturday Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. before its "I Do! Weddings in the Albemarle" closes. Event includes cake, favors and fashions with movie showings at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Prayer Flag workshop

Museum of the Albemarle hosts a Prayer Flag Workshop with Kelly Cameron on Saturday Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Robotics

Port Discoverat 611 E. Main Street offers Robotics 101 Saturday, Nov., at 11 a.m. for Grades K-5. Call for reservations Contact: 252-338-6117 www.portdiscover.org

Nov. 16

Port Discover 611 E. Main Street offers Trottin’ Turkeys Nov. 16, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. featuring “Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving” by Dav Pilkey. Contact: 252-338-6117 www.portdiscover.org

Nov. 18

Christmas Cards

Museum of the Albemarle hosts a Designers Workshop: Fabric Collage Christmas Cards with Kelly Cameron on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

November 24

Christmas Craft Village

Crafters, artists & artisans will at Historic Corolla Park park displaying and selling their wares at the Whalehead Christmas Craft Village from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 24 and Nov. 25. Contact: Kemberly Sawyer at 252-453-9040, ext. 230 or email: ksawyer@visitcurrituck.com.

Candlelight Tour

Whalehead Christmas Candlelight Tour start at 6 p.m. November 24, 25; December 1, 2; December 8, 9; December 15, 16. Candlelight Tours will feature live performances on Whalehead’s original Steinway piano, caroling, refreshments, and an exclusive preview of the new Starkey Room exhibit and new acquisitions.

The tours are limited, so register in advance. For reservations, call 252-453-9040, or visit us at 1100 Club Road, Corolla, NC 27927. Tickets are $20.

Nov. 25

The Big Currishuck

Sanctuary Vineyards will host on Nov. 25 from noon to 6 p.m. with all-you-can-eat oysters and barbecue, wine and beer samplings and live country music. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at sanctuaryvineyards.com

Nov. 27-Dec. 1

Museum of the Albemarle presents "School Days: Appalachian Mountain Christmas" on Nov. 27, Dec. 1, Dec. 4, Dec. 8, Dec. 11 and Dec. 15. Pre-registration required for free program. Holiday Open House: Applachian Mountain Christmas takes place Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dec. 1

Grand Illumination” will be held in downtown Hertford featuring entertainment, fellowship and most merchants will be open to kickoff holiday sales.

Gingerbread workshop

Museum of the Albemarle hosts a Gingerbread Workshop on Friday, Dec. 1 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Dec. 2

Christmas Show

Encore Theatre Company will present the Ultimate Christmas Show at the Maguire Theater at Arts of the Albemarle, 516 E. Main St., Elizabeth City on Dec. 2, Dec. 3, Dec. 8, Dec. 9. Contact: Dot Dudley, 333-2334.

Christmas Parade

Elizabeth City's annual Christmas Parade is set for Dec. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at 5:30 p.m. The parade kicks off at Enfield Park located right off Ehringhaus Street, proceeds through downtown, and ends at Waterfront Park. 2017’s theme is “The Sights and Sounds of Christmas.” For information, contact William Bogues at 252-335-1424.

Block Party

The Elizabeth City Police Department hosts its Christmas Block Party on East Main Street on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For information, contact tmitchell@cityofec.com

Dec. 14

A Christmas Story

The Performing Arts Center at College of the Albemarle presents "A Christmas Story" at New Community Church, 100 Kathryn Court, off Halstead Boulevard on Dec. 14 at 10 a.m., Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. For information go to www.albemarle.edu/pac or phone 1-800-335-9050 or 252-335-9050.

 

Feb. 22

Beauty and the Beast

The Performing Arts Center at College of the Albemarle presents “Beauty and the Beast” on campus at 1208 N. Road St. Showtimes are Feb. 22 at 10 a.m.; Feb. 23 at 7 p.m.; Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Feb. 25 at 2 p.m.; March 1 at 10 a.m.; March 2 at 7 p.m.; March 3 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and March 4 at 2 p.m. For information go to www.albemarle.edu/pac or phone 1-800-335-9050 or 252-335-9050.

April 19

The Hobbit

The Performing Arts Center at College of the Albemarle presents “The Hobbit” on campus at 1208 N. Road Street. Showtimes are April 19 at 10 a.m., April 20 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.; April 21 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; April 22 at 2 p.m. and April 29 at 2 p.m. For information go to www.albemarle.edu/pac or phone 1-800-335-9050 or 252-335-9050.

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