Going out Guide

TODAY

Book Club

Moyock Library’s No Shelf Control Book Club will meet from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Library programs

Camden Library will offer Toddler Stortyime for kids ages 2-4 at 10 a.m.; Baby Storytime for kids up to age 2, Thursday at 10:30 a.m. and Big Kid Storytime for kids ages 4-8 is at 3:30 p.m.

Library programs

Pasquotank Library will offer a class on manners for kids ages 1-2 with an adult from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. It also will offer an Excel 2 class at 4 p.m. Other classes this week include a Word 2 class Thursday and a Tech Help class Friday, both at 4 p.m.

THURSDAY

Cooking series

The Currituck Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension will host a class on pound cakes from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. as part of its Back to Basics cooking series. The class fee is $18. Contact: basicpoundcakes.eventbrite.com or Olivia Jones at 232-2261.

Tech 101

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.

Moravian Lovefeast

First Baptist Church will host a Community Moravian Lovefeast at 300 W. Main St., Elizabeth City, at 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

‘Country Christmas Radio Show’

The Onley Place will present “A Country Christmas Radio Show” featuring Chuck Hodges, Adam Nixon and the regulars Friday and Saturday. 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.

Book-signing

Author Douglas Quinn will be signing copies of his recently released children’s book, “Growing Up Baseball: Buck Leonard and His Hall-of-Fame Career with The Homestead Grays,” at Arts of the Albemarle during the First Friday ArtWalk from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

SPCA cookie sale

The SPCA of Northeastern NC will host its 5th annual Bow Wow & Meow Holiday Cookie sale at 507 E. Main St., Elizabeth City, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Fresh baked homemade cookies will be $5 a dozen. Contact: 267-2946.

First Friday ArtWalk

The First Friday Art Walk will be held in downtown Elizabeth City from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

ECSU Christmas concert

Elizabeth City State University will host its annual Christmas Concert, “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” at the Fine Arts Center at 8 p.m. Contact: 335-3364.

SATURDAY

Book launch/signing

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.

Holiday workshop

Currituck Library will host a Holiday Make It & Take It workshop from 10 a.m. to noon. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday STEAM

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.

SUNDAY

‘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.

MONDAY

New York City trip

Currituck County 4-H will sponsor their 5th Annual bus trip to New York City Friday-Saturday, Dec. 13-14. Cost is $115 per person. Tickets can be purchased with cash/check at the NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center. All participants must complete a trip waiver by Monday, Dec. 9. Contact: 232-2262.

Ladies Golf

The Ladies Evening Golf League will meet at YMCA at The Pines at 5:15 p.m. Contact: Jane Snyder at 415-827-3133.

Mahjong games

Corolla Library will have games of Mahjong every Monday at 1 p.m. Contact: 453-0496 if you’re interested in playing.

Bingo games

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.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

Library programs

Camden Library will offer Toddler Storytime Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec. 10-11 for kids ages 2-4 at 10 a.m. and Storytime with a Park Ranger Dec. 11 at 4 p.m.; Baby Storytime Thursday, Dec. 12 for kids ages birth-2 at 10:30 a.m. and Big Kid Storytime for kids ages 4-8 at 3:30 p.m.; a Christmas Program Friday, Dec. 13 for kids of all ages at 4 p.m. for a Christmas Carol Sing-Along, fun festive activities and a Friends of the Library Bake Sale.

Healthy Holiday cooking series

NC Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center will host a Healthy Holiday Cooking Series: Desserts Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The class fee is $18. Reserve your seat at healthyholidaydesserts19.eventbrite.com. Contact: 232-2261.

Wednesday, Dec. 11

Page Turners Book Club

Perquimans Library’s Page Turners Book Club will meet Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. They will discuss the book, Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn.

Thursday, Dec. 12

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.

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 office@historichertfordinc.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.

‘Yes Virginia...’

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.

Star party

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.

Holiday concert

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.

Christmas concert

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

Library classes

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

Library programs

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.

Holiday Festival

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.

Library programs

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

Cooking/reading Club

The Currituck Library Cooking & Reading Club will meet Thursday, Dec. 19 at the library at noon.

Monday, Dec. 16

Library classes

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

Library programs

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

Library classes

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

Library classes

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 stephanie_minton@ncsu.edu no later than ten business days before the event.

Tot Time

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

Pruning workshop

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: ctblaha@ncsu.edu no later than five business before the event.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

Library programs

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

Library programs

Camden Library will offer Toddler Storytime Tuesday, Dec. 31 for kids ages 2-4 at 10 a.m.

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

Savannah trip

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 kgrizzard@reflector.com.Send calendar information to kgrizzard@reflector.com.

Saturday, Feb. 29

Roaring Twenties GalaSend calendar information to kgrizzard@reflector.com.