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Upcoming CCC&TI Events

HUDSON, NC (October 19, 2018) — Here are some calendar briefs from the CCC&TI Hudson and Watauga Campuses.

Free Concert – Caldwell Campus

On Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. in the CCC&TI Recital Hall (B-100) on the Caldwell Campus in Hudson will host the Appalachian State University Trumpet Choir under the direction of Dr. James Stokes, Jr. The Appalachian State University Hayes School of Music Trumpet Choir is a student ensemble that presents original and arranged compositions in concert on the ASU campus. A variety of styles are performed including traditional and jazz works. Music from the Renaissance to the 21st Century are performed. The Trumpet Choir has performed for National and International conferences and for schools and communities across North Carolina. The event is open to the public, but seating is limited.

Creepy Caldwell 2 Festival and Trail

The Creepy Caldwell Festival and Trail will be Saturday, Oct. 27 on the Caldwell Campus of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute in Hudson. The Creepy Caldwell Festival for Children will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the H-Building parking Lot. Creepy Caldwell Festival for Children is free and open to the public! Trunk or Treat starts at 6 p.m. and runs till the Candy is gone! The event includes: Story Time Tent, Mini Basketball, Face Painting and Crafts for Children, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Balloon Animals and more. The Creepy Caldwell Trail, sponsored by CCC&TI campus organizations, is rated PG-13 and runs from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. CCC&TI students with a valid student ID can walk the trail for just $5. Non-students and the public pay $10 to walk the trail.

Watauga Campus Trunk or Treat

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s Watauga Campus (372 Community College Drive, Boone) will host a community Trunk or Treat on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the parking lot. Campus faculty, staff and students are partnering with community non-profit agencies to decorate cars and hand out treats for the local children. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The event is free and open to the public.

Music Student Recital

The Associate of Fine Arts Music degree program will host a Music Student Recital on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall (B100) on the Caldwell Campus. This student recital will feature performances from students in the music degree program. The recital will include music by J.S. Bach, Edvard Grieg, Handel, Ralph Vaughen Williams, Schumann, and several other prominent composers. The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

Watauga Campus Blood Drive

The Watauga Campus will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 in the Student Lounge. Due to the past two hurricanes, there is a tremendous shortage of blood.

Watauga Campus Carry-Out Cuisine

The Watauga Campus Culinary Arts program will serve the final “Carry Out Cuisine” event of the Fall semester on Tuesday, Nov. 6. New this semester, the Watauga Campus will offer a limited number of tickets to the “Chef’s Table” during each Carry Out Cuisine event. For the cost of the meal, plus a donation to the program, diners can enjoy tableside service in the Culinary Arts Kitchen and watch as meals are being prepped by the students. Seating begins at 5 p.m. and reservations are required ahead of time for the “Chef’s Table.” Both the “Carry Out Cuisine” and the “Chef’s Table” events offer the public an opportunity to enjoy gourmet fare at a reasonable price, while also helping CCC&TI’s Culinary students apply their classroom knowledge in a real-world setting. Meals are $20 per person and reservations are recommended. Payment by cash or check is accepted when meals are picked up on the day of service. Pick up times are 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Watauga Campus Kitchen, Building W141, Room 102. To make your reservation, contact Chef Robert Back at 828-297-3811, ext. 5222.

The Menu for Tuesday, Nov. 6 – Mexico:

Ensalada Mixta – mixed salad

Pan De Muerto – Day of the Dead bread

Rojo Chile De Carne – beef in red chilé sauce

Arroz a La Mexicana – Mexican rice

Calabacitas con Crema – creamed zucchini

Pastel De Tres Leches – three milk cake

Spring Semester Registration

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute has announced that registration for new students for the Spring 2019 semester begins Nov. 15 on both campuses. Students can begin the process today of applying and meeting with an advisor to ensure early registration for spring courses. Spring semester classes begin Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. For more information, call 828-726-2200 for the Caldwell Campus or 828-297-2185 for the Watauga Campus.