Community Connections

If you are a non-profit organization or holding a fundraiser and would like your event featured on the Community Connections page, please submit your event info HERE. It will be posted within 1-2 business days. Thank you!

4th Annual Bark-B-Que

A day of celebration & fundraising, we host this event at our main farm for the rescue. Featuring good music, food trucks, many local vendors, silent auction items, Kidd’s Licking Booth, adoptable pets, and so much more, it’s a day for the whole family, even the pups are welcome! All proceeds from this event go towards helping animals in need with Wagon Tails Farm Rescue

Start: 2021-09-11
End: 2021-09-11

3rd Annual Cruisin for Kids Charity Car Raffle

The 3 rd Annual “Cruisin For Kids” Charity Car Raffle event drawing will take place on Dec. 11, 2021 (12pm) at (CFCC) Cape Fear Community College-Schwartz Center, (event party room) 610 N.Front Street, Wilmington NC. You don’t have to be present to win. With a purchase of a $10 ticket, you can win 1 st Place Prize Grand Prize-2021 Brand NewMitsubishi Mirage; Includes sales tax, warranty, title, license & fees, 2nd Place Prize-$1000.00, 3rd Place Prize-$500.00. Purchase Car Raffle Tickets online at www.nc-wraap.com today. For more information, please call 910.392.6007 or visit the company’s website at www.nc-wraap.com.

Start: 12/11/2021
End: 12/11/2021

United Badges Blood Drive

Start: 07/28/21
End: 07/28/21

12th Annual Hope for the Warriors Celebrity Invitational

In conjunction with the 12th Annual Hope For The Warriors Celebrity Invitational, the Mad Boar Restaurant & Pub will host a community block party to kick off the annual event Saturday, August 14.

Open to the public, the family-friendly party will feature live music by The Johnson Boys and a raffle. In addition, World Series champions Johnny Bench and Doug Flynn, actor John Ashton, TV host Kelly Edge and singer/songwriter Dillon Dixon will all be on hand for autographs. Doors open at 7 p.m. with music starting at 8 p.m.

Held in Wallace, N.C., at River Landing Country Club and the surrounding businesses, the multi-day Hope For The Warriors Celebrity Invitational golf tournament focuses on building a deeper understanding and appreciation between the military and civilian communities by playing host to local military and civilian community members and celebrities.

With the continued support of the Murphy family and the River Landing community, the Hope For The Warriors Celebrity Invitational has raised over $1.5 million since 2010.

For more information on the Mad Boar Block Party, visit madboar.com. For more information on Hope For The Warriors, visit hopeforthewarriors.org

Start: 08/10/2021
End: 08/10/2021

Hope Rally

The Hope Rally will take place at Temple Church in New Bern on August 21st! It not only celebrates the Hope that is available through RECOVERY, but it also connects people to groups that they can receive help from or support in their mission to make an impact in our community.
If you’d like to sponsor the event or learn more about sponsorship opportunities- reach out to Melody Davenport at 252-671-5839 or mdavenport@temple.church.
More info can be found on the Facebook Event Page.
Start: 08/21/21
End: 08/21/21

Walk to End Alzheimer’s- New Bern

On October 23, 2021, Craven and surrounding county 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 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.

We are excited to be moving forward with plans to once again host the Walk in person while keeping the health and safety of participants, staff, and volunteers a top priority. To that end, we’re offering options to participate online and in local neighborhoods.

Start: 10/23/21
End: 10/23/21

Walk to End Alzheimer’s- Jacksonville

On October 16, 2021, Onslow and surrounding county 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 Chapter will be hosting Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Jacksonville at Riverwalk Crossing 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.

We are excited to be moving forward with plans to once again host the Walk in person while keeping the health and safety of participants, staff, and volunteers a top priority. To that end, we’re offering options to participate online and in local neighborhoods.

Start: 10/16/21
End: 10/16/21