Thursday, October 17, 2019 / by Terri Alphin Smith
Family-Friendly Onslow County is gearing up with Halloween Fun! Here’s a list of what to do to enjoy Halloween this year!
October 19, 2019. Harvest Festival, 4805 Gum Branch Rd, Jacksonville, North Carolina
Come join us for food, games, prizes, fun and fellowship. Admission is $3.00
October 19, 2019. 10th Annual Cartacula, New River Marina, 104 James St, Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
Fun begins Oct 19th (Saturday) at 6 PM. Rain date will be Oct 26th. It will start at the New River Marina and end at the Old Sneads Ferry VFD parking lot. It will be a pet friendly ride, so those critters will be in the best costumes! Pets must be on a leash. For more information, call Ray or Carol at 910.330.3003 or 910. 833.2205.
October 25th & 27th, 2019. Haunted History Tours on the Lady Swan
Haunted tales and spooky folklore with Lady Swan Boat Tours will be a howling good time cruzin&rsq ...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 / by Terri Alphin Smith
Jacksonville is thriving, and there’s a reason. Of course, we have Camp Lejeune, but it doesn't account for all the development. The truth is, more families are moving here– and, more notably, deciding to remain. Why? For a growing number our long-term residents, it’s one thing: lifestyle. The location has outdoor adventures; it has amazing shopping options; and it has a food and arts scene that gains from a military audience with broad cultural expectations. In other words, no matter what your family enjoys, Jacksonville’s a fantastic place for it. Here are a few of our preferred things for you to do in this amazing, growing town:
1. Walton’s Distillery. 261 Ben Williams Rd, Jacksonville, NC 28540.
Tour the Distillery for free and even have a taste of their moonshine! There are daily tours, however the Monthly Tours are usually on the weekends and feature a live blue grass band and food from Smithfields. Check their F ...