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Onslow Winds Jazz Ensemble Community Performance

Friday, 7 - 8 p.m.

The Onslow Winds Jazz Ensemble will perform for a time of live jazz music at the Jacksonville Commons Amphitheater. Event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

Vacation Bible School

Monday - Wednesday, 9 a.m. - Noon

The Protestant Mainside Chapel on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and the New River Air Station Chapel will host a three-day vacation Bible school adventure. The theme is ‘shipwrecked.’ Children will have the opportunity to make treats and participate in team-building activities. For more information, call 451-3210.

Fossil Talk and Sand Castle Contest

June 27, 1:30 - 3 p.m.

Join the Marine Corps Base Summer Reading Program for a day on Onslow Beach as they talk about all the fossils that you can find there. The event will also feature a classic sand castle contest. Open to authorized patrons. For more information, call 451-3026.

2nd Annual Anti-Poverty Festival

June 30, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Eastern Carolina Human Service Agency, Inc. will host their 2nd annual Anti-Poverty Festival at the Jack Amyette Recreation Park in Jacksonville. The festival will feature food, music, games, field day activities, splash pad, community resources and a basketball tournament. Event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 347-2151.

July 4th Celebration BaseFEST

July 4, 3 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Country music star, Cole Swindell will be joined by Carlton Zeus, Tyler Farr and Lindsey Ell at the W.P.T. Hill Field on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Event will feature food vendors and end with a fireworks display. General admission is free and the event is open to the public. For more information, visit

NC Polynesian Festival

July 27-28

Join the Asian-Pacific community of Onslow County at Onslow Pines Park for the annual festival celebrating the Polynesian culture and heritage. The event will feature traditional Polynesian cuisine and dances. Event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 934-2338.

For information on concerts, festivals, special events and classes up and down the Carolina coast, check out What’s happenin’ CAROLINA each week. To add your event, email or call 451-7421. Space is limited to availability. To submit your event for our online calendar, visit