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What's Happen' Carolina

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What's Happenin' Carolina

Check out events in the community with What's Happenin' Carolina. 

Howl O’Ween Dinner

Friday, 6 - 8 p.m.

Join Smedley’s Café in the Paradise Point Officers’ Club on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune for Halloween crafts, a buffet and a costume parade. Online reservations must be made by 4 p.m. on Friday at This event is open to all authorized O’Club patrons, SNCOs, and their guests. For more information, call 451-2465.

2018 Halloween Trail Walks

Friday, 6 - 9 p.m.

The Second Class Petty Officer Association presents a spooky night of haunted trail walks behind Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune. There will be a superhero themed trail for children and an American Horror Story themed trail for adults. Refreshments will be available. The event is open and free to Department of Defense ID card holders. For more information, email


Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Celebrate German culture with Onslow County’s annual OktoberFest at the Riverwalk Park in downtown Jacksonville. The event will feature a children’s area, live entertainment, German cuisine and the Miss OktoberFest pageant. For more information, visit

Trick or Treat Hours

Oct. 31

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River trick or treat hours will be from 5 to 9 p.m. The city of Jacksonville’s trick or treat hours will be from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

Veterans Day Parade

Nov. 3, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Come out to thank our veterans for their service to our country with the annual Veterans Day Parade in Jacksonville. This two-mile-long parade on Western Boulevard begins at Coastal Carolina Community College. It is open to the public. For more information, go online to!/134154-veterans-day-parade.