August 30th- U12 Craven Jaguars Food Drive
The U12 Craven Jaguars are having a food drive at the Food Lion in James City from 8AM-12PM on Saturday, August 3oth. They are tackling hunger by matching the weight of their linemen in food.
September 6th- Party in Pink Zumbathon
Kimberly Anderson along with area Zumba instructors is hosting a Party in Pink Zumbathon at Stanly Hall Ballroom 301 A Pollock St New Bern, NC . ALL the proceeds go to the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Tickets are $10.00 in advance, $15.00 at the door. More info at http://zumbathon.zumba.com/details/23397
September 12th-September 14th- Finding your Center: Yoga +Art
Find your center in this zen-inspired coupling of Pottery and Yoga. A Hopeful Balance and Bear Hands Art Factory are partnering in September to bring you a beautiful and bountiful weekend of therapeutic Yoga and calming creative expression through clay. You will have access to the guidance of four gifted instructors to help you explore the deep connection between body and spirit. This retreat is centered around creating space within to overcome negative thinking, setting goals for personal growth, and seeing yourself in a new light. Exploration of inner peace and self-expression will awaken at the yoga studio, and will progress though creating pieces of art at pottery wheel and in the hand building process of clay. Grow spiritually and artistically, gain the value of understanding yourself as a creative, artistic being. Yoga classes will take place at Hopeful Balance Yoga Studio, and Pottery classes will be at Bear Hands Art Factory. Tuition covers a reception and snacks on Friday night, Yoga and Pottery Classes on Saturday and Sunday, and a closing celebration on Sunday morning. Clay and firing fees are not included. For more information call 252-514-2787.
September 13th- Beach Sweep
On Saturday, Sept. 13th, scuba divers and non-diving friends and families need help in a beach and underwater cleanup of the public beach access to the rock jetty on Radio Island. This event is open to the public for divers and non-divers alike, and scheduled to meet at Discovery Diving Company in Beaufort at 10 AM before heading to Radio Island. Clean up will start at 11AM. For more info and to sign up to help call 252-728-2265.
September 19th- Ultimate Pre-Game Party presented by VantageSouth Bank
The Boys & Girls Clubs will be hosting the Ultimate Pre-Game Party with 2 live bands, live and silent auctions, and great food and drinks! Party starts at 6PM. Get more info at http://www.bgcpitt.org/annual-events/upgp/
September 20th - 9th Annual Day4Kids
Bringing adults and children of all ages together for a fun-filled day of vendors, activities, games, face painting and more! Celebrate our children by spending meaningful time with them. Day4Kids will be held Saturday, September 20th from 10am to 2pm at Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Center, 7500 Emerald Drive in Emerald Isle. Rain or Shine.
October 3rd-5th- NC Seafood Festival
The NC Seafood Festival returns to Downtown Morehead City! Enjoy food, shopping, live music and more! Don't miss out on the boat shows, fishing tournaments, Flounder Fling, or the Sailing Reggatta! More info at ncseafoodfestival.org!!
October 4th- Cures for the Colors- Wilson 5k Glow Run
Southeastern Cancer Care Cures for the Colors is a non-profit agency geared toward assisting cancer patients in Eastern NC that are currently receiving radiation and/or chemotherapy. All proceeds raised will assist patients with paying for medications, gas, food, and various other expenses. More info at http://www.active.com/Wilson-nc/running/cures-for-the-colors-glow-run-2014 .
October 11th-12th - New Bern's MumFest
New Bern's MumFest is the combination of family fun, entertainment, attractions, exhibitors and savory foods in the beautifully restored setting of downtown New Bern and its waterfront, is enjoyed by more than 90,000 festival-goers every fall. Get more details at mumfest.com.
October 25th - Jacksonville OktoberFest
A day of family fun including live music, children activities, amusement rides and games, food and beverage court, beer garden and mouthwatering bratwurst, arts and crafts, vendors, exhibits and a veterans services area. Attendance over 8,000 and more than 120 vendors.
December 14th- Craven Smart Start's Holiday Hustle 5k
Craven Smart Start will be hosting the "Holiday Hustle." The hustle will offer several run options including the Jingle Bell Jog 5k, Tinsel 10k and the 1 Mile Santa's Family Fun Run. This event will begin at Union Point Park at 8:00am. Join us in "Giving Kids a Running Start!" Registration is $25 per person. Deadline to register is November 14th and all who register will receive a t-shirt. To register visit www.CravenSmartStart.org.