Here it is, November, Halloween was last week and we changed the clocks back over the weekend.   That only means one thing… the holiday season is officially upon us!

Soon you will see all the street lights in town decorated with holiday banners.   And the stores will be gearing up for the Christmas sales.

If you are new to the area, Jacksonville has some great family friendly festivities to look forward to.

Santa will be at the Jacksonville Mall on November 16th.

November 17th  is the annual  Christmas Parade, starting  at the Coastal Carolina Community College.

November 23rd    is the Swansboro Flotilla

December 1st  is the  Winter Wonderfest  featuring ice sculptures, pictures with Santa, sledding with REAL SNOW, the tree lighting and the 25th Annual Flotilla!

December 1st, 2nd and 3rd  the Festival of Trees  will be at The American Legion Building.

Mike’s Farm  has all sorts of holiday activities as well as Christmas trees for sale; however you need to call ahead because their events fill up fast.

The Justice Christmas Tree Farm also has trees for sale for those that want a freshly cut tree or the experience of picking out and cutting down your own tree.

And Marines Toys for Tots  Foundation will be collecting new, unopened toys at several locations including Exit Independence Realty at 603 New Bridge Street, Jacksonville, NC 28540.

Exit Independence Realty is located in Jacksonville North Carolina and services the towns of Jacksonville, Hubert, Richlands, Holly Ridge, Maple Hill, Snead Ferry,  Swansboro, and all of Onslow County. Camp Lejeune and our military families are our neighbors and we take care of them, call us with all of your real estate needs 910 347-6886.