Raise Money for the Onslow Community Outreach Soup Kitchen at the Empty Bowls Dinner on November 11

This Thanksgiving season, instead of simply planning your own family's meal, help those less fortunate than you by attending the Empty Bowls Dinner. This international charity event helps to show citizens how little many families will get to eat during their Thanksgiving meal by serving simple soups and breads from area restaurants. In Onslow, the […]

Onslow Oktoberfest, October 26-28, 2017

Celebrate the fall season at Onslow Oktoberfest, October 26-28, 2017! This all-ages event is in its 10th year this year, and 15,000 people are projected to attend. The festival benefits Onslow Community Outreach, a 501c3 nonprofit that provides for the basic human care needs of economically vulnerable and medically at risk residents of Onslow County. […]

Celebrate the Fall at New Bern Mumfest October 14 – 15

New Bern's annual Mumfest, held the second full weekend in October, takes place this year from October 14 – 15. Head over to New Bern’s revitalized historic downtown streets and waterfront to celebrate the 35th year of this festival, which has been recognized as October's Top 20 Event in the Southeastern United States and winner […]

Celebrate the Season at the Summer Harvest Festival

On Saturday, September 16th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 17th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., come out for an end-of-summer bash at the Summer Harvest Festival. There will be 75+ vendors, including live plant vendors, farmers market vendors, and heritage arts and crafts vendors from Wilmington and beyond. The $5 […]

Enter Your Dog in the Puppy Plunge!

On Saturday, September 9, the Camp LeJeune's canine citizens will take over the New River Outdoor Family Pool during the Puppy Plunge. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., your dog can swim in the pool with fellow pups and even take part in fun contests to show off his skills. There will be competitions like […]

Take Karen Beasley Sea Turtle & Rehabilitation Center Tour!

Are you an animal lover in the Camp LeJeune area? Then you won't want to miss the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle & Rehabilitation Center Tours! These tours are just $5 for ages 13 & up; $4 for Seniors and Military and $3 for children 12 & under. The mission of the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle […]

Jacksonville National Night Out

Do some good for the community while having fun at Jacksonville National Night Out! This national event is America's night out against crime, and it's held annually on the first Tuesday of August at Riverwalk Crossing Park in downtown Jacksonville. This year's event will take place August 1 from 5 to 9 p.m. The City […]

Take Your Little Ones to the Wilmington Railroad Museum Story Time!

The Wilmington Railroad Museum hosts its story time on the first and third Mondays of the month at 10:30 a.m. This fun event takes place in the Children's Hall and is designed especially for the museum's youngest visitors. The Wilmington Railroad Museum's story time costs just $5 per family, so it's an affordable way to […]

People of All Ages Love the Wilmington Train Museum

If you're looking for something fun and exciting to explore with the whole family this weekend, check out the Wilmington Train Museum. This historic attraction showcases the 161-mile-long Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, which was completed In 1840, as well as Wilmington's 125-year railroading history. The Wilmington Train Museum was founded in 1979 by three local […]

Celebrate the 4th of July at BASE*FEST!

This year, celebrate Independence Day at the Camp Lejeune 4th of July Celebration BASE*FEST Powered by USAA. On July 4 at W.P.T. Hill Field, Camp Lejeune will celebrate America’s birthday with the area’s best July 4th Celebration! This year's celebration will feature performances by Lifehouse, Brett Young, Chord Overstreet, Muddy Magnolias, Temecula Road, and DJ […]

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