OCTOBER 2020
News from NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck
Currituck Fall Fair Highlights

The Fall Family Fun: An Online Fair Event is in full swing. New content has been added each week on each of our fair pages. Registrants to the fair are able to attend a live interactive virtual experience, held each Tuesday at noon. These live experiences highlight new content and fair award winners. The virtual fair is a very simple website with new content added for you each week.

You can register to receive weekly updates on the new content and events at: https://currituckfallfair.eventbrite.com. Registration and events are entirely free!

Just like any county or state fair, a highlight of this event is local contests. New this week is the "Best Dressed Veggie" contest. This contest will give you a chance to show your creative flair by "dressing up" vegetables or other foods. Upcoming deadlines for other contests include:

Cut Flower Bouquet Contest - Voting due by Oct. 5th!

Virtual Talent Contest - Submissions due by Oct. 12th

Largest Watermelon/Pumpkin

Contests - Submissions due by Oct. 23rd

Hay bale Decorating Contest - Submissions due by Oct. 31st
 
Handmade & Homegrown Contest - Submissions due by Nov. 6th

New updates will launch each Friday. Visit our page to take a peek and don't forget to register!

4-H
National 4-H Week
National 4-H week is October 4-10, 2020. The state 4-H office in North Carolina has planned a week full of events to highlight the organization. Events are free but some do require registration in advance. Join in and don't forget tag @CurrituckCES and let us know what Currituck 4-H has meant to you. Use the hashtag #Currituck4H .
Agriculture
Worms
What does 2020 have to offer us next? From COVID-19 to murder hornets, this year has been full of challenges and media headlines. Most recently, images and articles have come out on the invasive hammerhead worm.
Family & Consumer Sciences
On Demand Classes
N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is holding a series of FREE virtual home food preservation classes that you can watch at your convenience. Each class requires pre-registration to receive the YouTube link and class materials. Review the class offerings below to find out which class or classes you would like to view.
Upcoming Events
Check out go.ncsu.edu/currituckeventbrite for a complete listing of classes.
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