Going out Guide
Simone Mimbs will host a book launch and signing event for her children’s book, “Bloopy,” at Page After Page Bookstore in Elizabeth City at 1 p.m.
Currituck Library will host a Holiday Make It & Take It workshop from 10 a.m. to noon. Refreshments will be served.
Port Discover will host a Saturday STEAM program on Christmas Light Circuitry at 611 E. Main St., Elizabeth City, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost for adults is free, $5 for the first child and $2 for each additional child. Contact: 338-6117.
‘Christmas Radio Show’
The Onley Place will present “A Country Christmas Radio Show” featuring Chuck Hodges, Adam Nixon and the regulars. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. and the show will start at 7 p.m. Cost is $25. To make reservations call, 297-2347 or 297-2068.
‘A Glorious Christmas’
The Albemarle Chorale will present its Christmas concert, “A Glorious Christmas,” at First United Methodist Church on South Road St., Elizabeth City, at 4 p.m. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated. Contact: 221-8057.
New York City trip
Currituck County 4-H will sponsor its 5th annual bus trip to New York City Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14. Cost is $115. Tickets can be purchased through the Currituck Center of NC Cooperative Extension. All participants must complete a trip waiver by Monday. Contact: 232-2262.
The Ladies Evening Golf League will meet at YMCA at The Pines at 5:15 p.m. Contact: Jane Snyder at 415-827-3133.
Corolla Library will have games of Mahjong every Monday at 1 p.m. Contact: 453-0496 if you’re interested in playing.
The Cosmopolitan Club will sponsor 20 Bingo games, including three jackpots. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games start at 7 p.m. Smoking is prohibited.
Camden Library will offer Toddler Storytime for kids ages 2-4 Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. Storytime with a park ranger will also be Wednesday at 4 p.m. Baby Storytime for kids up to age 2 will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Big Kid Storytime for kids ages 4-8 will be at 3:30 p.m. A Christmas program featuring a Friends of the Library bake sale will be held Friday at 4 p.m.
Holiday cooking series
The Currituck Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension will host a class on desserts as part of its Healthy Holiday Cooking Series from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The class fee is $18. Contact: healthyholidaydesserts 19.eventbrite.com or call 232-2261.
Perquimans Library’s Page Turners Book Club will meet at 2 p.m. to discuss A.J. Finn’s book, “Woman in the Window.”
Free trunk show
In preparation for its Roaring Twenties Gala, Arts of the Albemarle will host a free trunk show of 1920s designs by costumer Jeffery Phipps, Thursday, Dec. 12 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Beverages and snacks will be served. Individual seats for the gala will be $125, Bistro tables for two will be $150, individual tables for 8 will be $1,000, and corporate tables for 8 will be $1,250. Contact: 777-ARTS or visit AoA.
Currituck Library will offer a Technology 101 one-on-one class at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Contact: 453-8345.
Friday, Dec. 13
Breakfast with Santa
Historic Hertford Inc. will host Breakfast with Santa Saturday, Dec. 21 at 110 W. Academy St., Hertford, for kids ages 10 and under who are pre-registered and accompanied by an adult from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. There will be pancakes, sausage, orange juice, milk and coffee and each child will get a picture with Santa. Children are free and the cost for adults is $5. To get a ticket, visit Carolina Trophy or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Dec. 13.
Friday, Dec. 13
Sweets by the Sound
The Chowan Arts Council will host Confection Perfection Sweets by the Sound Friday-Saturday, Dec. 13-14 at 504 S. Broad St., Edenton, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Christmas candlelight tour
The Penelope Barker House Welcome Center will host the 38th Annual Christmas Candlelight Tour Friday, Dec. 13 at 505 S. Broad St. Edenton, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cost is $30 in advance and $35 the day of. Contact: 482-7800.
College of The Albemarle will present performances of the play, “Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus,” Friday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $19.50 for adults, $18.50 for military and senior citizens and $9.50 for children and students. You can purchase tickets online at www.etix.com. Contact: 335-9050.
The Elizabeth City State University Khan Planetarium will host a Star Party Saturday, Dec. 14 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Contact: 335-3244.
The OBX Chorus will present it’s holiday concert, “Good People, All Rejoice!” Friday, Dec. 13 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Kitty Hawk at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 14 at St. Andrews by-the-Sea in Nags Head at 4 p.m. There will be a free-will donation for admission.
Holiday Science Fun workshop registration
Pre-registration for NC Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center’s Holiday Science Fun Workshop is now underway. The workshop will be held Friday, Dec. 20 from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. for kids ages 5 to 7. The registration fee is $12. Deadline to register is Dec. 13. You can register through Eventbrite at: holidayscience19. Contact: 232-2262.
Step of Faith will present their 23rd Annual Christmas Concert Friday-Saturday, Dec. 13-14 at Sheep Harney Elementary in the auditorium at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. Advance tickets are $10 and tickets at the door at $12. All proceeds will benefit Albemarle Pregnancy Resource Center. You can purchase tickets by visiting Family Care Pharmacy in Hertford, Footprints Christian Resources and George’s Optical in Elizabeth City or The Christian Book Seller in Edenton. You can also purchase by mail: Albemarle Pregnancy Resource Ctr. PO. Box 2188, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Contact: 338-1655.
Oh Holy Night!
Arts of the Albemarle will present Oh Holy Night! Friday, Dec. 13 in the Maguire Theater at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children. Contact: 338-6455.
Saturday, Dec. 7
Library book sale
Friends of Pasquotank Library will host a One-Day Book Sale Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 9
Pasquotank Library will offer a Word 1 computer class Monday, Dec. 9; a Facebook class Tuesday, Dec. 10; a Word Fillable Forms class Wednesday, Dec. 11; a Powerpoint 1 class Thursday, Dec. 12; a Tech Help class Saturday, Dec. 14. All weekday classes will be from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m and Saturday’s class will be from 11 a.m. to noon.
Tuesday, Dec. 10
Pasquotank Library will offer Preschool Classes themed: Winter Tuesday, Dec. 10 for kids ages 3-5 and a similar class for kids ages 1-2 with an adult will be held Wednesday, Dec. 11. Both classes will be from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 14
Happy Trails Horse camp
Currituck County 4-H will host a one day Happy Trails Horse Camp Friday, Dec. 20 at the Currituck County Rural Center, 184 Milburn Sawyer Road, Powells Point, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. for kids ages 8-14. They will need to wear close-toed shoes and warm clothes. Cost is $5 per youth. Payment is due by Saturday, Dec. 14. Payment can be made in person or by mailing a check made payable to “Currituck County” to 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917. Contact: 232-2261.
Moyock Library will host a Holiday Festival Saturday, Dec. 14 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. There will be afternoon crafts, games, refreshments and fun. Contact: 435-6419.
Tuesday, Dec. 17
Protect yourself from scams
Perquimans Library will host Pass It On: Protect Yourself from Grandkids Scam Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m.
Camden Library will offer Toddler Storytime Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec. 17-18 for kids ages 2-4 at 10 a.m.; Baby Storytime Thursday, Dec. 19 for kids ages birth-2 at 10:30 a.m. and Big Kid Storytime for kids ages 4-8 at 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 19
The Currituck Library Cooking & Reading Club will meet Thursday, Dec. 19 at the library at noon.
Monday, Dec. 16
Pasquotank Library will offer an Excel 1 computer class Monday, Dec. 16; a Gmail Basic class Tuesday, Dec. 17; a Powerpoint 1 class Wednesday, Dec. 18; an Excel PivotPoints class Thursday, Dec. 19; a Mouse and Keyboarding class Friday, Dec. 20. All classes will be from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 17
Pasquotank Library will offer Preschool Classes themed: Happy Holidays Tuesday, Dec. 17 for kids ages 3-5 and a similar class for kids ages 1-2 with an adult will be held Wednesday, Dec. 18. Both classes will be from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 21
‘Hansel and Gretel’
Elizabeth City State University will perform “Hansel and Gretel” Saturday, Dec. 21 in the Robinson Auditorium at 3 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children under 18 and students enrolled at a university. You can purchase tickets by visiting musicoffmain.ticketspice.com
Monday, Dec. 23
Pasquotank Library will offer a Facebook computer class Monday, Dec. 23 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and a Tech Help class Saturday, Dec. 28 from 11 a.m. to noon.
Friday, Dec. 27
Winter break movie matinee
Pasquotank Library will host a Winter Break Movie Matinee Friday, Dec. 27 from noon to 2 p.m. Toy Story 4 will be playing and refreshments will be served.
Monday, Dec. 30
Pasquotank Library will offer a Word 1 computer class Monday, Dec. 30 and an Excel 1 computer class Tuesday, Dec. 31. Both classes will be from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 14
4-H workshop/field trip
NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County 4-H will host a 4-H Workshop/Field Trip to the Wright Brothers Memorial Tuesday, Jan. 21 for kids ages 5-7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Youth are asked to wear closed-toed shoes and bring a bag lunch. Reserve your child’s seat by visiting wrightbrosfieldtrip.eventbrite.com . The Deadline to reserve your child’s seat is Tuesday, Jan. 14. For more information about this event or for accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Stephanie Minton at 232-2262 or by email at email@example.com no later than ten business days before the event.
The Museum of the Albemarle will host Tot Time: It’s All About the Pig Thursday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years of age accompanied by an adult can discover important roles that pigs play, other than providing food, and read a book; then participate in a hands-on activity. Contact: 335-1453.
Saturday, Jan. 25
The NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will host a Pruning Workshop Saturday, Jan. 25 from noon to 3 p.m. You can register online for this free workshop at hands-onpruningworkshop.eventbrite.com . Contact: Chris Blaha at 232-2262 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than five business before the event.
Tuesday, Dec. 31
Pasquotank Library will offer Preschool Classes themed: Snow Tuesday, Dec. 31 for kids ages 3-5 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 21
A Christmas Carol
Arts of the Albemarle will present A Christmas Carol Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 21-22 at 7 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 23 at 3 p.m. in the Maguire Theater. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children. Contact: 338-6455.
Monday, Dec. 30
Family and Friends Day
Camden Library will host Family and Friends Day Monday, Dec. 30 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and the Library LEGO Club will also meet at 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 31
Camden Library will offer Toddler Storytime Tuesday, Dec. 31 for kids ages 2-4 at 10 a.m.
Out N’ The Cold
Out N’ The Cold will perform Tuesday, Dec. 31 at the Elizabeth City Moose Lodge from 9 p.m. to midnight. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring your own wine and liquor. Beer will be served at the bar. Tickets are $30 for singles and $50 per couple. Reservations are recommended. Contact: Sammy Ennis at 333-1485 or 338-8067.
Wednesday, Jan. 8
Page Turners Book Club
Perquimans Library’s Page Turners Book Club will meet Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 2 p.m. They will discuss the book, The Huntress by Kate Quinn.
Friday, Jan. 10
The Perquimans Senior Center will take a trip to Savannah, Ga April 21-23. A deposit of $100 is due Jan. 10. Cost of the trip is $399 per person. Final payment is due March 3. Contact: Beverly Gregory at 426-5404.
Thursday, Jan. 30
Youth instant pot cooking class
NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will host a Youth Instant Pot Cooking Class Thursday, Jan. 30 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for kids ages 10-18. There is a class fee of $15. Reserve your child’s seat by completing the class registration and payment at youthinstantpot.eventbrite.com . Then complete your child’s 2020 4-H online enrollment at 4honline.com . Contact: 232-2262.
Instant pot cooking class
The NC Cooperative Extension at the Currituck County Extension Office will offer an adult instant pot cooking class Thursday, Jan. 30 at 120 Community Way, Barco, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The class fee is $15. Reserve your seat by completing the class registration and payment at adultinstantpot.eventbrite.com . Contact: 232-2261.
Wednesday, Feb. 12
Page Turners Book Club
Perquimans Library’s Page Turners Book Club will meet Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. They will discuss the book, The Last Child by John Hart.Send calendar information to email@example.com.Send calendar information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Feb. 29
Roaring Twenties Gala
Arts of the Albemalre will host its Roaring Twenties Gala Saturday, Feb. 29 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The fundraising gala will feature the Top Hats band, a catered dinner and live and silent auctions. Tables of 8 are $1,250, individual tables of 8 are $1,000, bistro tables for 2 are $150 and individual table seating is $125. Seating is limited. Contact: 777-ARTS or visit AoA.Send calendar information to email@example.com.