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Wood Ducks Cornhole Classic
The Wood Ducks announced that they will be hosting the Cornhole Classic on Saturday, September 17th at Grainger Stadium, sponsored by Brooks Poole Realty. Gates open at 10 am with the event starting at 11 am. It is a “rounder format” with American Cornhole League Rules. After pool play teams will be broken up into three brackets with cash prizes for the top three teams in each bracket!
It is $80 per team until September 3rd and $100 per team from September 4th until the day of the event. Teams consists of two players. Concessions and the Mother Earth Pavilion will be
open! Each team will receive 4 drink tickets per registration. To register please email [email protected]
Interested in being a sponsor? There are three levels of sponsorship opportunities starting at $500 up to $1,000. Each sponsorship includes a team, 2 signs and a video board logo with the opportunity to add-on. Email [email protected] to become a sponsor!
Walk to End Alzheimer’s New Bern 2022
On Saturday, Oct. 22, Craven County and the surrounding area residents will join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s ® — the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The Alzheimer’s Association – Eastern North Carolina Chapter will be hosting Walk to End Alzheimer’s – New Bern at Union Point Park. Check-in opens at 9 a.m. with an Opening Ceremony at 10 a.m. and a Walk Start at 10:30 a.m.
On Walk day, participants honor those affected by Alzheimer’s with the poignant Promise Garden ceremony — a mission-focused experience that signifies our solidarity in the fight against the disease. The colors of the Promise Garden flowers represent people’s connection to Alzheimer’s — their personal reasons to end the disease. More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease – a leading cause of death in the United States. Additionally, more than 11 million family members and friends provide care to people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. In North Carolina alone, there are more than 180,000 people living with the disease and 356,000 caregivers.
To sign up as a walker or Team Captain or to learn more about becoming a sponsor or volunteer
of Walk to End Alzheimer’s – New Bern, visit act.alz.org/newbern or call 800-272-3900.
Old Wilmington Candlelight Walking Tour
ANNUAL HOLIDAY BY CANDLELIGHT WALKING TOUR CELEBRATING 50 YEARS WITH RETURN OF BELOVED EVENT
When the days get shorter and the nights cast a chill over the Lower Cape Fear, we are drawn to the light and joy from the glow of the holiday season; A Christmas tree, the candles of a menorah, the festive lights illuminating downtown Wilmington, and the luminaries lighting the way to an historic home like lanterns in times gone by.
The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society is very pleased to announce the Annual Old Wilmington by Candlelight Walking Tour is back in full force this year. In observance of the 50th Anniversary of this signature event it will feature a Grand Gala kicking off the weekend’s festivities. The events will be held beginning Friday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m. with the Gala Celebration. The walking tour will be self guided and homes, houses of worship, and other historic sites all within Downtown Wilmington will be open for tours Saturday, December 10 from 4 – 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 11 from 1- 5 p.m. The festivities will conclude with a Holiday Open House held at the Latimer House, 126 S. 3rd St., on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. It will feature refreshments and entertainment.
Tickets for the Walking Tour and Grand Gala will go on sale Monday, July 11 at 10 a.m. The cost for the Walking Tour is $50 apiece; the Grand Gala is $100 each, or $150 for both events. The Open House will be free and open to the public.
For more information or to book your tickets, please visit www.lcfhs.org or contact the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society at 910.762.0492.