View wild horses on tour

1. Community Thanksgiving Service

The Havelock-Cherry Point Community Thanksgiving Service has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Liberty Christian Church in Havelock.

The Havelock-Cherry Point Ministerial Association puts on the annual service with pastors and chaplains from various churches in the Havelock area.

During the service, a special offering will be taken to support the work of the Living Waters Ministry, which is the food bank in Havelock. During October, the ministry served 106 families by providing food. Those attending the service are asked to bring a nonperishable food item for the pantry.

Those unable to attend the service but would like to help can make a monetary donation by contacting Pastor Steve Epperson at Cherry Point Baptist Church at 447-5462.

2. Scroogefest

Annunciation Catholic School has scheduled its annual Scroogefest arts and crafts show Friday and Saturday at the school.

The event is from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. It focuses on handcrafted items, but home-based sales businesses are also eligible. Examples of items sold include baskets, wood, glass, quilts, jewelry, wearable art, fine art, pottery and ceramics, photographs and dolls. Many items have a holiday theme.

Admission is $2 for adults and free for children.

Vendors and crafters are being sought. Outdoor space is $75, while gym floor space is $100. Classroom space, a maximum of three vendors per class, is $50. Electricity is available for an additional $10, and tables are available to rent for $10 each.

Annunciation Catholic School is located at 246 East Main St., across from Havelock City Park.

For more information, call 447-3137.

3. Wild horses tour

Cape Lookout National Seashore has scheduled its Horse Sense and Survival Tour of Shackleford Banks from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.

The event features a tour of the barrier island to view the wild horses that inhabit the island as well as a guided tour and information about horse behaviors and survival from a park ranger.

The journey begins with an 8:45 a.m. ferry ride to the island from Beaufort.

Participants should be prepared by wearing clothing to protect against the elements that may include sand, water, mud, mosquitoes and biting flies. Participants should bring their own water and food. The island has no facilities.

Reservations are recommended.

For more information, call Cape Lookout National Seashore at 728-2250 or go online to www.nps.gov.calo./index.htm.

4. Luncheon and Fashion Show

The Carteret County Domestic Violence Program has scheduled its annual Shop, Savor and Sip Luncheon and Fashion Show fundraiser from noon to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Crystal Coast Civic Center in Morehead City.

The event will feature a variety of local businesses, holiday shopping, a raffle and silent auction.

Tickets are $40 for adults and $15 for children. A table of eight is $300.

For more information, call 726-2336 or go online to www.carteretdomesticviolence.com.

5. Hip Pocket to perform

The Salt Bar in Emerald Island will feature Hip Pocket at 9 p.m. Friday.

The band plays a variety of party music from popular artists of today like Bruno Mars and Taylor Swift to classic songs from such groups as Journey, the Jackson 5 and Marvin Gaye.

For more information, call 241-7603 or go online to www.saltei.com.