Attractions in Jacksonville, NC
Amongst the other various things to do, Jacksonville features several key attractions for both residents and visitors to keep themselves entertained. These, combined with the local and regional events, restaurants and shopping make Jacksonville and the surrounding region an inviting place to live.
It may be a long-distance relationship, but the love affair between Onslow County and the nation’s first state-sponsored orchestra goes back more than six decades – evidence of the bond between the community and the North Carolina Symphony. Twice a year, audiences in Onslow County are wowed by stunning performances by the visiting orchestra, led by resident conductor William Henry Curry. In addition, the North Carolina Symphony comes back to Jacksonville to play a special concert for schoolchildren.