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Festivals and Events in the Jacksonville Area

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New things are being added week so please continue to check back.  If you have any questions, you can call or text us at (910) 467-4602 or email at loniwalker@gmail.com.  

January 2012

 January 13 Are there bears on Bear Island?  At 10am in Hammocks Beach State Park, 1572 Hammocks Beach Rd., Swansboro, NC.  Join a park ranger as we explore the various species of bear that roam our forests and call it their home. We will look at some of their adaptations they have developed in order to live where they do.  More more information call 910-326-4881.
 January 14 Polish New Years Dinner and Dance.  At 6pm-9pm at SywanykS Club, Jacksonville NC.  This is an annual event attended by many folks in the tri-county area. Dress Polish if you can, the only dress code is men must wear a shirt with a collar.  Tickets are $ 10.00 per person.  For more information call (910) 382-3840.
 January 17 Hatchling Hikers:  A Preschool Nature Series.  At 10am in Hammocks Beach State Park, 1572 Hammocks Beach Rd., Swansboro, NC.  We will read a story, make a craft, and take a short hike- all about the topic of the day. Preschool and day care groups are welcomed. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information call 910-326-4881.
 January 18 Planets and Stars.  At 6pm in Hammocks Beach State Park, 1572 Hammocks Beach Rd., Swansboro, NC.  Join a park ranger as we explore our night skies and look for the different planets and constellations that light up our skies above. If it's a clear night we will bring out the telescope and binoculars to see what may be showing tonight. Bring your own if you have them. PROGRAM IS WEATHER DEPENDENT. DRESS WARM!  More more information call 910-326-4881.
 January 25 Groundhogs.  At 10am in Hammocks Beach State Park, 1572 Hammocks Beach Rd., Swansboro, NC.  Join a park ranger to learn about the natural history of this marmot as we dive into the history of this holiday in which we celebrate on February 2nd each year. What is the story behind the groundhog seeing or not seeing his shadow on this day?  More more information call 910-326-4881.
 January 26 The Fallen Log.  At 4pm in Hammocks Beach State Park, 1572 Hammocks Beach Rd., Swansboro, NC.  Join a park ranger as we explore the world under a log in the forest. We will discover the little animal and plant communities that live in and on one of our fallen logs. Prepare to get your hands dirty. DRESS WARM!  More more information call 910-326-4881.
                            

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June 2012

 June 6 Arts by the Sea Festival. In Swansboro NC.  For more information call 910-326-7370
 June 16 North Carolina Blueberry Festival.  In Burgaw NC.  For more information call 910-259-9817.  The Blueberry Festival celebrates the historical, economic, and cultural significance of blueberries in the southeastern region of our state.
                            

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August 2012

 August 11-12 Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival.  In Sneads Ferry.  For more information call 910-327-3335.
   
                            

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October 2012

 October 4-6 27th Annual NC Seafood Festival.  In Morehead City.  For more information call 252-726-6273
 October 13-14 Mum Festival.  In Downtown New Bern NC.  For more information call 252-638-5781.   
 October 20 Onslow Oktoberfest.  In Downtown Jacksonville NC at 10am - 9pm.  For more information call 910-455-5733
                            

 

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