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Dec 14

Artisan Market is Great for Christmas Shopping

Posted on December 14, 2017 at 11:41 AM by Kevin Reopelle

Winterfest Artisan Market at Jacksonville Commons, 100 Recreation Lane
December 1-3
Arts and Crafts Show
Holiday Artisan Market

The show will feature artisans and crafters from all areas of North Carolina, providing you a chance to do some holiday shopping! 

Friday, Dec 1, 5-8PM - Get the first look and shop the preview event. 
Saturday, Dec 2, 10AM-6PM - The holiday shopping fun continues!
Sunday, Dec 3, 12-5PM - Find even more holiday treasures. 

Interested in being a vendor at the Arts and Crafts Show?
Vendor Application


December 1, 2017photos with santa
Santa's Arrival!

Will he arrive by air or land? Join us to find out how Santa makes his grand entrance at 6PM on Friday, December 1 at the Jacksonville Commons! 


The Winterfest Artisan Market will be open from 5-8PM at the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center. 

December 2, 2017
Pet Photos with Santa!
Back by popular demand!  You can have your pet's photo taken with Santa on Saturday, December 2 (time TBD). Dress your pet in their finest holiday garb for a festive photo with the big guy. Proceeds benefit Back to Nature-Second Chance Animal Rescue in Jacksonville.  



gingerbread house entryGingerbread Workshops
Join us for a fun afternoon of creating your own gingerbread masterpiece. Professional chefs will be on hand
 to assist! Pre-registration is required. Cost is $5 per kit and registration is open to the first 50 people. All ages are welcome.

Thank you to American Dream Cakes for their expertise.

Sunday, December 3   2-4PM
Commons Recreation Center, 100 Recreation Lane



Christmas Cheer Drop-Off 
This is a great opportunity to give back while having fun! There will be a donation station for Christmas Cheer at Riverwalk Crossing Park during on December 2 from 1-6PM. Drop off a new, unwrapped toy for boys and girls ages 0-18. Donations will benefit local children.

Onslow Christmas Cheer began in the early 70’s and helps needy children and their families at Christmas. Through this drive, children are assisted with toys, families receive food donations, and the Onslow County community makes it all happen. Onslow Christmas Cheer