Below is a list of holiday events scheduled to take place across Eastern Carolina. NewsChannel 12's on-air personalities will be appearing at many of the events. The list will be updated as new information becomes available.

EVENT

DAYDATETIMETALENT(S) TO APPEAR

New Bern "Light Up the Season"

"An annual family event that will welcome Santa and illuminate Bear Plaza with hundreds of lights and open Santa House to kids of all ages."

200 block of Middle Street

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FridayNov. 294-8 p.m.Jaime McCutcheon, Skip Waters

Bath Christmas Parade

SundayDec. 12 p.m.

Williamston Christmas Parade

Downtown Williamston
Call 252-792-5142 for details

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ThursdayDec. 54 p.m.

Windsor Christmas Parade

For more information, call 252-794-4277.

ThursdayDec. 53:30 p.m.

New Bern Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

DoubleTree by Hilton

FridayDec. 66 p.m.Anna Bulszewicz, Les Still

Greenville Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

"Santa Claus and Greenville Mayor Allen Thomas will be on hand to kick off the holiday season with an evening of music, dancing, and activities for all ages."

Five Points Plaza

FridayDec. 65:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

Beaufort Christmas Parade

Call 252-728-5806 for details.

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SaturdayDec. 73 p.m.

Belhaven Christmas Parade

SaturdayDec. 711 a.m.

Greenville Annual Christmas Parade

"Annual Christmas parade with bands, beauty queens, bike riders, clowns and more."

Evans Street

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SaturdayDec. 710-11:30 a.m.Wes Goforth, Valentina Wilson, Skip Waters

Maysville Christmas Parade

Call 910-743-2709 for details.

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SaturdayDec. 710 a.m.

Morehead City Breakfast with Santa

Floyd's 1921
3 seating times: 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 
Reservations required.
Call 252-727-1921. 
Adults $12, Children $8

SaturdayDec. 78:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m.

Morehead City Art, Chowder & Cheer Crawl

"Twenty local restaurants compete for the 'Best Chowder of 2013.' Visit downtown Morehead City's restaurants and art galleries for a taste."

$20 admission.
Call  252-808-0440 for advance tickets.

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SaturdayDec. 71 p.m- 5 p.m.

Morehead City Flotilla

"The flotilla leaves the MHC waterfront at 5:30 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus, along with Christmas carols, begin at 4:30 p.m. in Jaycee Park."

SaturdayDec. 75:30 p.m.

New Bern Jaycees Christmas Parade

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SaturdayDec. 73 p.m.Wes Goforth, Valentina Wilson, Skip Waters

New Bern Christmas Flotilla

Union Point Park - Downtown New Bern at 210 E. Front St.

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SaturdayDec. 75:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.Skip Waters

Pine Knoll Shores Christmas Parade

Magnolia Court
Call 252-808-2998 for details.

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SaturdayDec. 710 a.m.-11:30 a.m.Canceled on Dec. 7 due to rain; no word on when it will be rescheduled.

Plymouth Christmas Parade

Call 252-793-9101 for details.

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SaturdayDec. 711 a.m.Canceled on Dec. 7 due to rain; town spokesperson said it will be rescheduled.

Washington Parade                    

SaturdayDec. 710 a.m.Anna Bulszewicz, Les Still

Aurora Christmas Parade

SundayDec. 83 p.m.

Newport Christmas Parade

Newport Town Park

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SundayDec. 83 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Beulaville Christmas Parade

100 W. Main St.
Call 910-262-5272 for details.

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SaturdayDec. 142 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Dover Christmas Parade

SaturdayDec. 141 p.m.Anna Bulszewicz

Farmville Christmas Parade

Downtown Farmville
Call 252-753-5774 for details

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SaturdayDec. 1410:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Kinston Christmas Parade

Queen Street

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SaturdayDec. 1410 a.m.

Morehead City Parade

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SaturdayDec. 1411 a.m.Jon Erickson, Ellen Bacca

New Bern "Bernie’s Beary Merry Mistletoe March"

"This year’s march will begin at the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce... before we march happily through the downtown streets of New Bern to the New Bern Civic Theatre..."

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SaturdayDec. 141:30-4:30 p.m.Jaime McCutcheon (and daughter Georgia)

New Bern Sledding & Shopping

"The lot on the corner of Craven Street and South Front Street will be transformed into a winter wonderland. Children will have the rare opportunity to enjoy a day of sledding at no cost..."

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SundayDec. 151-4 p.m.

Ayden Parade

"The streets of downtown Ayden will be filled with unique homemade floats and the sounds of Christmas carols as the Ayden Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 27th annual Ayden Christmas Parade."

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SaturdayDec. 2111 a.m.Kyle Horan, Jonathan Weant

Havelock Christmas Parade

On Main Street (Hwy 70); starts at the Food Lion on the east end and finishes at the City Hall

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SaturdayDec. 2110:30 a.m.

Crystal Coast Countdown

"The event will feature indoor and outdoor activities during the day and night with a lineup of musicians, storytellers, scavenger hunts, dance groups, tours, artists & much more."

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Friday-Wed.Dec. 27-Jan. 1