Emerald Isle Holiday Parade

11/28/2009 - 04:00
11/28/2009 - 05:00

The Emerald Isle Holiday Parade will be held Sat., Nov. 28, beginning at 4pm. The parade begins at CVS Pharmacy on Emerald Drive. Also after the parade there will be an official Christmas tree lighting at Merchants's Park. Enjoy free refreshments as well as a carol sing-a-long as Santa Claus visits with the children. Call 252-354-2916 for details or email

Better weather on the horizon


Our most recent storm dropped one and one third inches of rain on the area this week according to my gauges.

I sneaked away from work ten minutes early yesterday so I could drive down Anita Forte in Cape Carteret to take the sunset picture at the top of the post.

If we follow the old proverb of "red sky at night,  sailor's delight," we should be in good shape for next week.

The weather forecast actually confirms that.
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Swansboro Candlelight Shopping

11/08/2008 - 05:00
11/08/2008 - 09:00

Swansboro Candlelight Shopping event will be hosted by the Merchants of Historic Downtown Swansboro Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, from 5-9pm.

Enjoy a leisurely dinner and browse in the unique shops offering original works of art, beautiful clothing and accessories, jewelry, Christmas decorations, toys, arts & crafts and much more.

Morehead City Holiday Parade

12/13/2008 - 00:00

On Dec. 13, join in one of the largest parades in eastern NC with the Morehead City Holiday Parade, starting on Arendell Street.

Call 252-808-0440 for information.

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Emerald Isle Holiday Parade

11/29/2008 - 04:00

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