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Teen Cooking
Class

Open to 13-18 year old's Learn practical skills you need to feed yourself and others and enjoy a delicious lunch each day! Recipes ready in 30 minutes or less, fish cookery, patty making, grilling, vegetarian ideas, interesting side dishes, knife skills, napkin folding, and much more. Wow your friends and their palates! Monday thru Friday, July 20th – 24th, 9:30-1:00. Classes held at the Agricultural Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Rd. Class size limited! Register in advance by completing form and paying $90 to Watauga County North Carolina Cooperative Extension (Make check to Watauga NCCES) at 971 West King St.

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Teen Cooking
Class

Open to 13-18 year old's Learn practical skills you need to feed yourself and others and enjoy a delicious lunch each day! Recipes ready in 30 minutes or less, fish cookery, patty making, grilling, vegetarian ideas, interesting side dishes, knife skills, napkin folding, and much more. Wow your friends and their palates! Monday thru Friday, July 20th – 24th, 9:30-1:00. Classes held at the Agricultural Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Rd. Class size limited! Register in advance by completing form and paying $90 to Watauga County North Carolina Cooperative Extension (Make check to Watauga NCCES) at 971 West King St.

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Watauga Riverfest
June 13

The 15th Annual Watauga Riverfest will be held on June 13th at Valle Crucis Community Park!  Mark your calendars now and more details to come!  Elkland Puppet Parade, Dunk Tank, 30+ exhibitors, live animals, games, music, food and loads of educational fun!  Please contact Wendy Patoprsty  at wendy_patoprsty@ncsu.edu or call 828-264-3061 if you'd like to volunteer!

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Hands-On Canning
Class

Saturday, August 22, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm N.C. Cooperative Extension is offering a hands-on canning class. We will learn how to safely can using a pressure canner and a boiling water bath. The class will be held at the Agriculture Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607 Register by paying $10.00 in advance at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, 971 W. King Street, Boone, NC.

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Hands-On Canning
Class

Saturday, May 30, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm N.C. Cooperative Extension is offering a hands-on canning class. We will learn how to safely can using a pressure canner and a boiling water bath. The class will be held at the Agricultural Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607 Register by paying $10.00 in advance at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, 971 W. King Street, Boone, NC. Space is limited.

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Hands-on Seasonal
Cooking Classes

Join Margie Mansure, extension agent, local foodie and registered dietitian, for a hands-on cooking class, meeting right after work at 5:30 on Thursdays for 2 consecutive weeks. We will use as many fresh, local ingredients that we can find in April to advance our cooking skills. Then, we’ll enjoy our creations for dinner! Classes are April 9th and 16th from 5:30 until 7 at the Agricultural Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Rd in Boone. Cost is $20 for the 2 classes for adults, $15 for kids ages 12 – 18. Class size limited so register in advance by calling NC Cooperative Extension at (828)264-3061. Send a check to 971 West King Street or stop by to pay. This event is one of many lined up for Greening My Plate Month.

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Watauga County BeekeepersTue Apr 7, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM— 7 days away
BeeCause: Food Matters Screening & DiscussionTue Apr 7, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Agriculture Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607
— 7 days away
Hands-on Seasonal Cooking ClassesThu Apr 9, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Agriculture Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607
— 1 week away
Watauga-Avery Bull Breeding Soundness ExamSat Apr 11, 2015
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM— 1 week away
Hands-on Seasonal Cooking ClassesThu Apr 16, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Agriculture Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607
— 2 weeks away
Wipe Your Weeds Away Workshop and Pesticide Credits Thu Apr 16, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Agriculture Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Road, Boone, NC 28607
— 2 weeks away
Pine Straw Harvesting in Longleaf Pine Forests: Best Management Guidelines to Sustain Wildlife ResourcesThu Apr 23, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 4 weeks away
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