Jones County - A Perfect 10 Event
“Do as much as you can! – Donate as much as you can!”
“Jones County – A Perfect 10” is a lovely opportunity to spend an afternoon enjoying country living in beautiful Jones County and to support the Filling Station. The Filling Station’s mission is to assist with filling the unmet needs in the areas of nutrition, education, and connection serving the residents of Jones County. Our Title Sponsor is Carolina East Health System.
What to do:
This fundraiser will offer activities at eight sites along a five-mile stretch of 10 Mile Fork Rd conveniently located near Pollocksville, Trenton, and River Bend. These sites include:
- Z.A.K.’S – Shop at this unique country store and enjoy apple cider and ginger snaps.
- Hayride – Take a hayride along a country lane.
- Farm animals – Visit a menagerie of friendly goats, cows, donkeys, and chickens.
- Tree Farm – Walk the trails and learn about longleaf pines and the history of naval stores.
- Moosic – Relax and enjoy music, along with the cows and calves across the road.\
- Things from Yesteryear – This museum is full of vintage treasures.
- Kitty’s Korner Etc – Let your creativity bloom as you paint a ceramic souvenir to take home.
Where to find us:
- The host sites stretch about 5 miles from Z.A.K.’S located at 1553 10 Mile Fork Rd, to Kitty’s Korner Etc located at 4205 10 Mile Fork Rd.
- Download the Map
When to come:
- 1:00 to 6:00 on Sunday, October 10, 2021.
- The rain date will be October 17.
How to participate:
- No tickets are needed! All you need to do is show up and “Do as much as you can! – Donate as much as you can!”
- Parking will be indicated by an antique car and signage at each site.
- Hosts will be on-site near the parking area to assist as needed.
- Water and Porta-Johns will be provided at each site.
- Donation boxes will be available at each site. Please use them!
Cow Pie Bingo:
- Cow Pie Bingo tickets are available for $10.
- A ticket buys a numbered square and a chance to win 10% of the pot. A cow will be put out in a small pasture that has been lined to create the squares and she will select the winner the day of the event.
- Paper tickets are available at the Filling Station, as well as from site hosts and board members. More information and online tickets are also available on the Cow Pie Bingo page.