3rd Annual Currituck Rural Farm Festival

— Written By and last updated by Donna Keene

 The Currituck County Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension will be hosting the Third Annual Currituck Rural Farm Festival on Saturday, October 5 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Currituck County Rural Center. The Rural Center is located at 184 Milburn Sawyer Road (off North Spot Road) in Powells Point. The Currituck County Rural Center is maintained for the educational, cultural and recreational enrichment of the public and for the benefit of the citizens and visitors to Currituck County.

The Currituck Rural Farm Festival will feature a variety of educational booths including agricultural demonstrations and exhibits, carriage rides, blacksmith demonstration, food and merchandise vendors, children’s activities and more.

Some of the fun events taking place during the festival include:  The Handmade and Homegrown Contest, where youth and adults will be judged on entries including Arts & Crafts, Canning, Home Grown Vegetables, and/or Baked Goods; The 2013 Chili Cook-Off; Rural Farm Festival  Corn-Shucking Contest;  Rubber Chicken Chucking Contest for youth and adults; and the Rural Farm Festival 4-H Open Horse Show.

The Currituck Rural Farm Festival begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, October 5 with the opening ceremony beginning at 9:45 a.m. Bring your family out for this fun-filled event, the staff looks forward to seeing you there!

 Homegrown and Handmade Contest Results