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By: Jair McElveen

On the third full weekend of October, Jones Lake State Park will be hosting a Fall Festival. This fun-filled event takes place on Saturday the 22nd, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and will have plenty of things to participate in, including:

  • Games
  • Costume Contest
  • Candy
  • Face Painting
  • Big Canoe
  • DJ
  • NC Wildlife
  • Bladen County Book Mobile
  • Hayride
  • Fire Truck
  • Bladen Lakes State Forest
  • NC Wildlife
  • and much more!

For only five dollars, you can participate in all the activities. Concessions will be on-site to fill you up with hot dogs, chips, drinks, and sweets. Tickets will also be available for:

  • Gift Basket Raffle
  • Gun Raffle

This event is sponsored by Friends of the Bay Lakes. Their main goal for this event is to make a difference. Canned goods and non-perishable food items will be accepted at the Visitor Center on the day of the festival and will be distributed to those in need.

If you would like to attend the festival, it will be located at 4117NC 242 Hwy North, Elizabethtown, NC.