Live Music Report
At Press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm
Thursday: January 17, 2019
The Brown Pelican, 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 Open Mic. Sign up starts at 7 pm Music starts at 8 pm. Pack up the gear bag and come jam!!!
Friday, January 18, 2019
BrÜtopia, 1201 Highway 70 E, New Bern, NC. (252) 631-5142 Local stringer, Ed Prophet performs. Free Music 7-10 pm
City Stage New Bern, 901 B Pollock St. (252) 631-5122 Simon Spalding offers live music from 8-11 pm
The Brown Pelican, 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 Ryan Rubich Free Music! 7-10 pm
Blackbeard’s Triple Play Restaurant 415 S Front St., (252) 635-0322 Free Music! 7:30 – 11 pm.Featuring the sounds of Pamlico based party band, Saltwater Gold
BrÜtopia, 1201 Highway 70 E, New Bern, NC. (252) 631-5142. Pete Pawsey Duo Free Music 7-10 pm
The Brown Pelican, 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 Gary Dudley & The Maxxtones Free Music! 8-11 pm
Blackbeard’s Triple Play Restaurant 415 S Front St., (252) 635-0322 Night Shift offers the good times with their music from 7:30 pm
Monday, January 21, 2019
The Brown Pelican, 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 Welcomes the week with a blues Jam at the dirty bird. All are welcome, 6-8 pm hosted by Big Jim Kohler Band
Our Stages (Theater)
RiverTowne Players Masonic Theater 514 Hancock St., (252) 633-3318 The Diary of Anne Frank opens this weekend with the opening show on Friday, January 18, 2019. http://www.rivertowneplayers.org
At The Palace
Saturday, January 19, 2019:
Discovering Tryon Palace: Outlander in the Governor’s Palace, 9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at Tryon Palace’s Gates. Call 252-639-3524.
Discovering Tryon Palace: Outlander Home and Hearth, 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Gates. Call 252-639-3524.
Groups and Other Activities
Saturday, January 19, 2019:
USCG Auxiliary Boating Basics Course, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Fairfield Harbour Community Center. Call 978-502-6750.
12th Annual Local Authors Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at The Chelsea Restaurant. Presented by The Twin Rivers Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Call 252-637-9499.
Revitalize New Bern: A Creative Call, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the New Bern Arts and Wellness Center. Call 252-497-8928.
Freedom Ball Fundraising Gala, 6:00 p.m. at Copper Ridge on The Neuse, 2706 Old Cherry Point Rd. Benefiting True Justice International. Call 252-631-5111.
On The Big Screen
Bear Town Cinema 6: 2806 Trent Rd., (252) 638-1820
Don’t Forget To Check Out these Places:
Check out Jungle Jump of New Bern – it’s an indoor bounce arena with an obstacle course and arcade games (252) 772-3742; go skating at Rollerland (633-3804), solve a mystery at the Bear Towne Escape Room (919) 288-4764, or try paramotoring with ParaFlight (703) 963-7389. Do you prefer ballroom dancing? Visit the Rivertowne Ballroom (252) 637-2003.
Take advantage of over 20 parks and recreation facilities maintained by New Bern Parks & Recreation( 252) 639-2901 and Craven County Recreation & Parks (252) 636-6606. Introduce your dog(s) to new friends or just let them run around at the Down East Dog Park at Glenburnie Park, please know that you need to register first and receive the gate code before you can enter (252) 639-2901.
Visit the New Bern-Craven County Library as they have a lot of fun programs, events, and resources! They offer children’s programs, computer usage, and technology workshops, book clubs, writer’s workshops, open mic night, live music, children’s theatre, movie screenings, and rentals, meeting rooms, historical and genealogy research, and much more! (252) 638-7800.
Learn more about our town by taking a self-guided walking tour or have locals take you on a tour: African American Heritage Tour, Architectural Walking Tour, and Churchs & Cemeteries Tour, Historic Homes Tour, Revolutionary War Heritage Tour, and Walk to Remember Tour (based on Nicholas Sparks books) (252) 637-0250 Bear Town Bears self-guided tour; New Bern’s Civil War Battlefield Park (252) 638-8558, Scenic Airplane Ride by Tradewind Aviation (252) 636-0716, and Trolley Tour (252) 637-7316.
Take a walk in the woods in the Croatan National Forest. The forest’s habitat has carnivorous plants like the Venus flytrap, pitcher plant, sundew, butterwort, bladderwort among other exotic plants. The Croatan spans approximately 160,000 acres and is located in New Bern’s backyard. It’s a sanctuary for black bear, deer, wild turkey, quail, coyote, bald eagle, beaver, bobcat, porcupine, American alligator, red-tailed hawk, and other wildlife you may see. For maps and more information, talk to the people at the Croatan National Forest’s Ranger’s Station on Hwy 70 E (252) 638-5628.
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