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 ...
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 ...