Swansoboro, NC, will host the 53rd Annual Mullet festival October 11-12 in downtown Swansboro. Join friends and neighbors for a great time. Mullet dinners available as well as a variety of other food. There will be music and craft vendors and all the shops will be open as well.
Children of all ages join Santa for a Christmas story and have breakfast with him afterwards, Emerald Isle Parks & Rec, 7500 Emerald Drive. Admission fee is one unwrapped gift per child or 5 canned goods per child. You MUST pre-register to attend. Sponsored by Hardee's of Cape Carteret, McDonald's of Cape Carteret and EI Parks and Rec. Contact Laura Lee Davis at 252-354-6350 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emerald Isle Holiday Parade sponsored by the Emerald Isle Business Association and the Town of Emerald Isle will be held November 29 starting at 4pm. Everyone is invited to Merchant's Park directly following the parade for the official Christmas Tree lighting. Enjoy free refreshments as well as a holiday caroling sing-a-long as Santa Claus visits with the children.
Interested parade entrants should contact Diane Schools at 252-354-2916 or email@example.com.
Carteret County Chapter of the American Red Cross is holding a blood drive at Emerald Isle Parks and Rec Community Center, 7500 Emerald Drive. Please give!
Friends of the Western Carteret Library present Presidents and Their First Ladies, a dramatic portrayal of 31 of our First Couples. It will feature Jack and Jackie Kennedy, played by William and Sue Wills. Event takes place on Sunday, October 26 at Emerald Isle Baptist Church beginning at 7pm and will be followed by coffee and dessert. Tickets benefit the library and are on sale for $10 each at the Western Carteret Library and Emerald Isle Books (inside Emerald Plantation Shopping Center).
Fun for the whole family includes creating a glow in the dark mural, face painting, liver toss, hanging donut eating contest, ID kits by the EI Police Dept. and more. Admission fee is one bag of candy per child. Sponsored by EI Parks and Rec at 7500 Emerald Dr. Please call 252-354-6350.
Hazardous Waste Collection Day will take place Saturday, October 18, at Lowe's Home Improvement, Cape Carteret.