What to do this holiday season near Jacksonville, NC

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2017 Holiday Events in Swansboro, NC 

For many, the holiday season is a time to spend with family and friends. Many of those same people are content with sitting inside, watching the same Christmas movie over and over. If you’re looking to do something this holiday that doesn’t involve sitting inside, consider these events taking play near Jacksonville, NC this Christmas season. Whether you’re looking to get outside or if you want something more traditional and family oriented, there is plenty to do this holiday season.  

Reindeer Run 5K 

Swansboro, NC 

December 16, 2017 

Nothing says Holiday fun like a 5K. The Swansboro Recreation Center is putting on the Reindeer Run 5K on December 16 at 8 am. You are able to register online now, or on the day of the race until 7:30 am. So, put on your ugliest holiday sweater and make a day of it. Even if you aren’t looking to run, there will be some other activities as well.  

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Santa Fest 

Swansboro, NC 

December 16, 2017 

If you’re taking part in the Reindeer Run, consider stopping by Santa Fest at the Swansboro Recreation Center afterwards for a visit with Santa Claus! Have your photo taken with Kris Kringle, and take part in the crafts and activities offered at the event, like gingerbread house building and a children’s candy cane hunt. Visit this magical holiday event from 8 am-12 pm.

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Happy Holidays from Sanders Ford! 

While most people aren’t able to give their loved ones a new car wrapped in a big red bow as a present, there are other ways you can show your friends and family that you appreciate them. Schedule a service appointment for their Ford vehicle at Sanders Ford in Jacksonville or Swansboro, NC. Give the gift of a well-maintained vehicle this holiday season, and Happy Holidays from Sanders Ford! 

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