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Jacksonville Christmas Holiday Parade

Saturday, 10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Join the city of Jacksonville for its annual Christmas Holiday Parade taking place along Western Boulevard. Watch floats and bands from various community organizations pass by in this celebration of the holidays and the community. For more information, call 347-3141.

Onslow County Festival of the Trees

Saturday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Join the American Legion of Jacksonville at 146 Broadhurst Road for the annual Onslow County Festival of Trees, a family-centered event celebrating the Christmas tradition in Onslow County. The event will feature decorated Christmas trees, holiday displays including a special military display, a silent auction and a variety of homemade goods and crafts. For more information, call 324-1444.

Swansboro by Candlelight

Saturday, 5 - 9 p.m.

Come out to downtown Swansboro for this annual celebration where this historic site becomes an illuminated winter wonderland. This event will feature food and live entertainment. For more information, call 326-1174.

Holiday Craft Morning

Monday, 10 - 11 a.m.

Join Harriotte B. Smith Library for a time of holiday-themed crafts for children ages two through five. Supplies will be provided. This event is open to authorized patrons. For more information, call 451-3026.

Camp Candy Cane

Dec. 7, 4 - 6 p.m.

Families are invited to come to the Tarawa Terrace Community Center on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune for this holiday celebration. The event will feature crafts and photo opportunities with Gunny Claus. Organizations from around the area will be present to provide information about available resources in the community. For more information, call 451-0176.