Feeling festive? Enter Currituck Extension’s fall arrangement contest

Published 4:34 am Saturday, October 24, 2020

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Fall is here and many are outside decorating homes for the holidays. Halloween, Thanksgiving and festive fall arrangements are popping up everywhere!

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is hosting a Festive Fall Arrangement Contest as part of the Fall Family Fun: An Online Fair Event. No prior experience is necessary.

Decorate front porches, mailboxes, lamp posts or even a hay bale using favorite Halloween, Thanksgiving or festive fall themes. Contestants must use flowers or plants in the display and are encouraged to use pumpkins, gourds, grasses and appropriate holiday decorations. Then simply take a picture of the creation and submit it.

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To enter, sign up for the Fall Family Fun: An Online Fair Event at https://currituckfallfair.eventbrite.com. Once registered, fill out the entry form (found at go.ncsu.edu/fallarrangementcontest).

Each form requires you to include a photo of your entry. Each photo must include the arrangement that entrant or entrant’s group created.

 The arrangements will be judged on overall creativity and prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. The deadline to enter is November 6. Voting will take place from Nov. 10-16. All Fall Family Fun participants will be able to vote for their favorite festive fall arrangement design. Once voting has ended, winners will be announced on the fair VR main stage at noon on Nov. 17.

“Make sure to vote for your favorite design, and check back to see how it’s doing!” stated a Currituck Exentsion press release.

Those who have questions or need accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Chris Blaha at 252-232-2262 or email ctblaha@ncsu.edu.



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