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The Pender County Tourism Office want you to know what Pender County has to offer. The official Pender County Visitor’s Guide has arrived.

It includes a general description and images of the county, telling and showing what a wonderful place Pender County is to visit. The categories include, What To Do, Where To Eat, Where To Stay, Festivals and Events, a map, and of course, how to contact the Pender County Tourism Office for more information.

Some of the events include:

Town of Atkinson 100 year Celebration
Saturday October 10, 2009, 9:00am – 5:00pm, followed by a sit down dinner with entertainment @ 7:00pm.
Come celebrate with the Town of Atkinson at the old Atkinson School . Then at 7:00pm help support the Atkinson Fire Department with a sit down dinner of BBQ Pork or Chicken in the
auditorium. The price for the dinner is $8.00. Contact 910-283-3000 or the Atkinson Fire Department.

Autumn With Topsail
Saturday October 17, 2009 – Sunday October 18, 2009
Saturday 7:30 am – 8 pm, Sunday 8 am – 4 pm: Missile Assembly Building, Topsail Beach NC:
The festival features a juried Artists’ Court with many regional artists displaying and selling their work, live musical entertainment, a variety of food vendors, games and rides for children, & more. 1-800-626-2780 www.autumnwithtopsail.com

Poplar Grove Halloween Festival
Halloween Festival: Friday October 16, 2009 – Sunday October 25, 2009
Come and enjoy the haunted barn, haunted hayride, inflatable rides, games, food, prizes, fortune tellers, non-scary hayrides & activities. A costume contest will be held on Saturday, October 24th.
910-686-9518 www.poplargrove.com

Christmas Open House
Sunday December 6, 2009 Noon – 5:00 pm
Poplar Grove Plantation

Horseback Riding: Desperado Horse Farm
910-675-0487

Burgaw Train Depot
The Depot in Burgaw has almost completed its restoration and is and will be an asset to the county for meeting and event space as well as other things. It is located in the heart of historic downtown Burgaw with lots of antique and specialty shops.
Burgaw Train Depot
115 S. Dickerson St., Burgaw, NC, 28425

Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital
Open Sat. 10/14, Noon-4pm
The Turtle Hospital is closed to visitors for the off season, but will open for the Autumn with Topsail event from 12-4pm.
www.seaturtlehospital.org

And last but not least, Pender is known for its scenic beauty and wildlife especially with 3 rivers and their tributaries flowing through it. Not to mention the intracoastal waters that provide even more opportunities for fishing boating and wildlife watching.

Pick up Visitor’s Guide at 108 South Cowan St in Burgaw, or Call Monique at Pender County Tourism at (910) 259-1536.

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The Pender County Tourism Office want you to know what Pender County has to offer. The official Pender County Visitor’s Guide has arrived.

It includes a general description and images of the county, telling and showing what a wonderful place Pender County is to visit.

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