Cookie Walk has new date, though same normal ‘sweet’ flavor

Yes Virginia, there is a Cookie Walk.

Some loyal attendees might have by they missed it this year, since it wasn’t hold on a normal second Saturday of December.

A date change changed a 19th annual Cookie Walk to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

It will be hold during a Harrison Center, before a Christ Church Ministry Center, 311 Middle St., New Bern.

It has turn an fast holiday tradition for a series of reasons.

It’s a officious “sweet” and renouned eventuality and there has been an ongoing turn of loyalty by a Episcopal Church Women of Christ Church in New Bern.

There has also been a line of proffer cookie bakers representing multi-generations, trimming from youngsters to seniors in their 90s.

It annually facilities thousands of homemade cookies for sale, gratifying holiday trays for stewardess gifts, smaller present trays for teachers, neighbors and friends, along with crafts and a Cookie Walk Café. It facilities lunch equipment – homemade soups and beverages.

Live party will be supposing by members of a New Bern High Chorus.

Proceeds go to internal charities and nonprofits that have enclosed Back Pack Blessing, Coastal Women’s Shelter, Craven Community College scholarships, Stop Hunger Now, MERCI Clinic programs.

The authority is Jan Eldred and Hazel Campesi is a Cookie Walk authority emeritus, carrying volunteered and baked some-more cookies than many anyone.

It has been pronounced that a art of homemade cookies is fading, though this eventuality proves that not to be true.

The initial Cookie Walk in 1998 consisted of 3 or 4 tables and a few dozen cookies, pronounced Campesi.

The line of people starts early and mostly goes from mid-Middle Street to Pollock Street, a reverence to a long-ago eventuality thought by Kathleen Meyers.

Over a years, it has perceived a share of approval over a sold-out tables. A few years ago, Our State Magazine listed it as one of a 25 “Quintessential Tar Heel Experiences.” It was series 22 during a time of best holiday events in a state.


Charlie Hall can be reached during 252-635-5667 or 252-259-7585, or Follow him on Twitter @CharlieHallNBSJ

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