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Thanksgiving just a week away … AAA 2019 travel forecast:
49.3 million Americans will be taking a road trip.
4.45 million Americans will fly.
1.49 million will travel by cruise, train or bus.

Guess you could say, we are a nation on the move…

Upcoming Events …partial list.

November 24: Community Thanksgiving Worship Service at Bluefield UMC, 6 p.m.

November 27: Community Thanksgiving Dinner, Lake Church, White Lake, 6 p.m.

November 30: Christmas Light Show begins at Lu Mil Vineyard.

December 1: Annual Elizabethtown Christmas Parade, 3 p.m. Grand Marshals, Farrell and Larrell Murchison.

December 6: Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Bladenboro, Farmer’s Market, 6 p.m.

December 7: 46th Annual Bladenboro Christmas Parade, begins at 10:30 a.m.

December 7: Reindeer 5K Run or Walk, 292 Ben Greene Industrial Park Road, Registration 7:30 a.m. – Race Time 8:30 a.m.

December 7: East Arcadia’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, 5 p.m.

December 7: Breakfast with Santa, Cape Fear Vineyard & Winery, Elizabethtown.

December 15: Christmas Cantata – Wesley’s Chapel UMC

December 31: Happy New Year at Cape Fear Vineyard featuring The Pink Slips Band, 9 p.m.

No doubt there are many more … just a quick check of a few upcoming events in the area. Check our Events section on BladenOnline.

“Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” Charles Dickens

“If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.” Frank A. Clark

“If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” W. Clement Stone

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