Treat that special someone in your life to a night of great food and drinks at the Mad Boar this Valentine’s Day. Chef Lawrence has created a menu to satisfy all of your senses, including a welcome glass of sparkling wine. Both you and your sweetie get your choice for each of the four delectable courses at only $65 total (plus tax and gratuity). Reservations are required, whether you’re eating the prix fixe meal or not, as this is one of our busiest nights of the year. Call us at 910-285-8888 to secure a table for the two of you and say “I love you” with dinner this February 14th.
The Bistro at Duplin Winery in Rose Hill will be open for romantic dining on February 14th in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Guests can enjoy a special gourmet menu that highlights the local flavors of North Carolina mingled with Duplin’s finest wines. Not only will you delight your special someone with The Bistro’s fine dining, but your taste buds will also savor each bite full of rich flavors. While dining, live romantic music will help set the stage for an enchanting evening with the one you love.
Limited seating is available, please make reservations by calling 800.774.9634 in advance.
The Country Squire Presents Dinner-Show… Join us for an evening you do not want to miss! Featuring Gaylon & SweetWater’s Variety Show with their new LIVE Band; plus a great dinner! Your ticket includes both dinner and show. YOU MUST HAVE RESERVATIONS! For reservations, menu, prices, Group Information and other information call The Country Squire at: 910-296-1727. The Country Squire is located at: 748 NC-Hwy. 24 50 Warsaw, NC.
$18.95 per person • $8.95 for kids under 12
The world-reowned Royal Hanneford Circus is coming to Kenansville, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to hurricane relief efforts in Duplin County. The group will perform two shows at the Duplin County Events Center on Sunday, October 28th, at 2pm and 6pm. Family passes for adults and four children are available for $42. Adult admission is $10 for adults and $7 for children ages 3-12.
Join Duplin County Events Center for a night of Christmas shopping with local vendors, Pictures with Santa, Train Rides, Festival of Trees, The Charlie Albertson Band and local entertainment!
Memorial Day Observance with local entertainment, food, and the Field of Flags honoring those who have served.
Fasten your seatbelts grid iron junkies, arena football is coming to the Duplin County Events Center.
Duplin’s rooting interest will rest in the Torch, an indoor football team that played as the Triangle Torch in the Supreme Indoor Football League last season and were members of the American Indoor Football League the previous season.
Twelve teams from four professional leagues are united in the American Arena League.
East Carolina will host Upstate (Anderson, S.C.) on April 28 for its first home game at the Events Center.
North Carolina has two other franchises — the Cape Fear Heroes (Fayetteville), and the Carolina Energy (Charlotte). Other states boasting clubs include: Virginia, Georgia, New Jersey and Florida.
The league also has three affiliate teams, which play league teams in hopes of being granted a full membership in the future.
The Torch, which played in Dorton Arena last year, went 6-0 and lost in the league finals.
They were 3-8 the previous season. Former NCSU player Chris McKinney coached both clubs, and is in charge — and part owner of the team.
McKinney played for the Wolfpack from 1999 to 2001, for six indoor teams for a decade, and has coached an arena club since 2013.
— The indoor padded playing surface is 85-feet wide by 50-yards long. Goalposts are 9 feet wide and have a crossbar that is 15 feet high. The NFL uses 18.5 feet wide and a 14 feet high crossbars.
— Teams have eight players on the field and 20-player rosters.
— Players play offense and defense, with the exception of a kick returner, quarterback and two defensive specialists.
— Kickoffs are from the goal line.
— Passing rules in Arena Football are the same as outdoor NCAA Football in which receivers must have one foot inbounds. A unique exception involves the rebound nets. A forward pass that rebounds off of the end zone net is a live ball and is in play until it touches the playing surface.
— There are four 15-minute quarters, and points are awarded as they would be in college football. Six points for a TD, etc.
— Punting is illegal. On fourth down, a team may go for a first down, touchdown or field goal.
The receiving team may field any kickoff or missed field goal that rebounds off the net.
Any kickoff untouched which its out of bounds will be placed at the 20-yard line or the place where it went out of bounds, whichever is more advantageous to the receiving team.
— The clock stops for out-of-bounds plays or incomplete passes only in the last minute of each half or when the referee deems it necessary for penalties, injuries or timeouts.
— Each team is allowed three timeouts per half. Four offensive players must line up on the line of scrimmage.
Three defensive players must be down linemen (in a three- or four-point stance). One linebacker may blitz on either side of the center. Alignment is two (2) or more yards off the line of scrimmage. No stunting or twisting.
A receiver may go in forward motion before the snap.
April 28 Upstate Dragons
May 5 Cape Fear Heroes
May 12 Carolina Cowboys
May 26 Austin Wild
June 2 Macon
June 10 Peach State
All games start at 7 p.m., with the exception of the Peach State affair, which has a Sunday kickoff of 2 p.m.