West Virginia State University Extension Service to Host Pumpkin-Carving Workshop

Contact: Jack Bailey
(304) 766-4109
Oct. 18, 2018
West Virginia State University Extension Service to Host Pumpkin-Carving Workshop
INSTITUTE, W.Va. –West Virginia State University (WVSU) Extension Service will host a pumpkin-carving workshop Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 3 to 7 p.m. on the WVSU campus in Institute. 

“We are celebrating fall with this fun and educational workshop the entire family can enjoy,” said Dr. Annette Ericksen, assistant program director for agriculture and natural resources with WVSU Extension Service. 

The workshop costs $10 to attend and will include instruction on carving techniques, as well as fall-themed snacks and music. All materials will be provided.

Proceeds from the workshop will support the 2019 West Virginia Urban Agriculture Conference and Community Expo, an annual event to be held on the WVSU campus next spring.

The pumpkin-carving workshop will be held at the Curtis Complex parking lot, along Barron Drive on campus. Registration is required. To learn more and register, visit wvstateu.edu/extension.

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West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multigenerational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.
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