19 Sep Lots to do in Onslow County NC
Are you looking for something fun or challenging to do in Jacksonville/Onslow County NC in the next several weeks? The city and county are hosting several events – from athletic competitions to October partying – in the next few weeks.
Here is a rundown of activities taking place.
- Youth Fishing Derby – Sept. 21 at 9 a.m.
This free catch and release event takes place at the Jacksonville Training Academy Range, 110 Stillwood Rd. Activities throughout the day include fish paintng, crafts and games.
- Moore Buick GMC New River Splash Triathlon – Sept. 28 – The first event begins at 7:30 a.m.
Triathlon events include a 1,200-meter swim, 17-mile bike race and 5K run. Not ready for a full triathlon? Try other options such as a Duathlon, Splash-n-dash, Team Relay or 5K run only. Register here online.
- City to the Sea Bike Ride (race) – Sept. 29 – Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. and the ride starts at 2 p.m.
This event is free. Participants will meet at Food Lion on Piney Green Rd. The finish line is Hammocks Beach State Park where prizes will be awarded and refreshments provided. Pre-registration is available at www.onslowcountync.gov/parks.
Adults must accompany any participants under 18 years of age. Also, riders must provide their own transportation home.
- Remembrance Run – 5K or 10K – October 5 at 8 a.m.
This run honors all those who fight for the freedom we have in the United States. The 10K run starts at Camp Johnson and winds through Lejeune Memorial Gardens. The Heroes Mile will be displayed there. This race is open only to Department of Defense ID cardholders and their guests.
- Oktoberfest – October 25-27
Riverwalk Crossing Park in Jacksonville NC will be the scene of Jacksonville’s Oktoberfest celebration that is open to the public. Guests can enjoy German food and an expanded beer garden while listening to live music. Children’s activities will be available and young ladies can compete in the Miss Oktoberfest Pageant. Admission and parking are free.
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