4-H Robotics Classes Starting Up

4-H Robotics Classes Starting Up

Afterschool FIRST Lego League Robotics Classes:   Starts Wednesday, March 26th 3:30 to 5:30 pm.  at the Buncombe County Extension Center (94 Coxe Ave. in Asheville). Ages 10 to 13 http://www.usfirst.org/robotics Learn, build and program FIRST Lego League (FLL) robots and prepare for the 2014 FLL competition. This year’s theme is “Learning Unleashed”. Parental participation is strongly encouraged. … Continue reading

2014 West District 4-H Horse Show

2014 West District 4-H Horse Show

The West District 4-H Horse Show will take place at the WNC Ag. Center in Mills River on Sunday, May 4th.  This is the qualifying show for 4-H members who are interested in showing at the State 4-H Horse Show this summer.  Registration for the horse show must be post marked no later than April 14th to the … Continue reading

2013 Annual Buncombe County 4-H Achievement Program

2013 Annual Buncombe County 4-H Achievement Program

We hope you are able to join us for this year’s Buncombe County 4-H Achievement Program where we will recognize our 4-H members and volunteers on their accomplishments from 2013. We’ve got lots of excitement planned including a DJ and dance to end the evening. Please RSVP to Holly at (828) 255-5522 if you plan to … Continue reading

2014 Youth Heritage Market Turkey Show

2014 Youth Heritage Market Turkey Show

Information and registration forms for the 2014 NC Mountain State Fair Youth Heritage Market Turkey Show are now available.  Entry forms to participate in the show are due to the WNC Ag Center NO LATER THAN March 27th.  There is a limit of 50 exhibitors which will be the first 50 completed entry forms returned … Continue reading

NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine 2014 OPEN HOUSE

NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine 2014 OPEN HOUSE

The NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine 2014 OPEN HOUSE will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 29th. Students and teachers interested in animals and sciences–biology, animal science, veterinary medicine, ecology/ environment, One Health, human/animal bond, infectious diseases, regenerative medicine–should not miss this once-a-year opportunity. DETAILS: http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/news/openhouse/ The popular annual event … Continue reading

2014 4-H Livestock Judging and Skillathon Interest Meeting

2014 4-H Livestock Judging and Skillathon Interest Meeting

An interest meeting for the 2014 4-H Livestock Judging and Skillathon Teams has been scheduled for Monday, March 10th at 6:00 p.m. at the Buncombe County Extension Office located at 94 Coxe Avenue in Asheville.   We will be meeting in our newly renovated conference room upstairs in the building. Our main purpose of this meeting … Continue reading

Spring 2014 4-H Volunteer Shooting Sports Training

Spring 2014 4-H Volunteer Shooting Sports Training

The spring 2014 North Carolina 4-H Shooting Sports State Instructor Workshop is scheduled for  March 28 – 30, 2014 and will be held at the Millstone 4-H Camp. Nationally certified 4-H Shooting  Sports instructors from our state will direct the learning experiences. Participants must be at least 21 years old and be registered as a … Continue reading

Registration is Now Available for our 2014 4-H County Presentation Day

Registration is Now Available for our 2014 4-H County Presentation Day

Registration for our 2014 Buncombe County’s 4-H Presentation Day is now available.  This year’s competition will take place on Saturday, March 22nd at the Buncombe County Extension office.  Check-in will begin at 9:30 a.m. and presentations will begin at 10:00 a.m.  Our county winners will be eligible for district competition at District Activity Day which will be … Continue reading

2014 West District 4-H Teen Retreat

2014 West District 4-H Teen Retreat

Get ready to have some 4-H fun with other teens (13-19 years old) from the West District!  Our West District 4-H Teen Retreat will take place Friday, March 28- Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain. Teen retreat includes lots of fun activities as well as talent show, county skits, workshops, … Continue reading

Livestock Judging Clinic at WNC Ag Center

Livestock Judging Clinic at WNC Ag Center

Who: Youth ages 9-18 What: Educational clinic for youth interested in participating in livestock judging events. For all experience levels from beginners to experts. We will break the kids into groups depending on experience levels. When: March 22, 2014 Where: Mountain State Fairgrounds, Fletcher NC Cost: $10 per kid (Includes lunch, and handouts) Instructors: We will … Continue reading