New Bern Now and Beyond Podsquad – April 25, 2019

New Bern Now PodsquadEpisode 116

Today we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also talked about the latest happenings in and around town and went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Night Trippin’ to surrounding areas!

During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Tracey Stones (, Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Parker Millar, and I talked about the latest happening in our community on location in the Charles Tendell Studio located inside the O’Marks Bldg., 233 Middle Street Suite 107 in Downtown New Bern!

We were joined by Special Guests: Paul Schernitzki, The Litter Pirate, Susan Lucas and Marcy Riordan, New Bern Woman’s Club.

Special thanks to this episode’s Sponsors: Mary Davidson and The Four C’s, 250 Middle St. in New Bern, 252-636-3285 and The Crystal Coast Lady Tours, 252-728-8687.

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Show notes:

1:16 – The Four C’s

3:38 – Community Fabric Awards

5:02 – Spring Break Week at the Crystal Coast

6:17 – Big Jim Koehler

6:34 – George Oliver

8:22 – Spring Wildlife Report

11:11 – Social Media Minute


12:28 – Craven County Spring Fair

15:28 – Tastebud Adventure

15:50 – Dank Burrito

17:11 – Lewis n Clark’s Expedition: James Taylor and Carole King Benefit Concert for Rivertowne Players

18:13 – New Bern’s Earth Day Celebration

19:34 – Curbside Recycling

21:44 – Saturday Sessions

22:23 – Paul Schernitzki, The Litter Pirate

32:07 – Interview with Susan Lucas and Marcy Riordan, New Bern Woman’s Club and VIAL of Life Program

39:01 – Medieval and Renaissance Dance

39:50 – All Hands and Hearts – Smart Response Hurricane Florence Fundraiser

40:22 – At the Gallery: Willie Nelson performed by Blue Cactus

40:52 – Presentation by Lower Neuse Riverkeeper – Katy Langley

41:29 – Neuse River Senior Games and Silver Arts

42:02 – Exceptional Children’s Event

43:02 – “A Musical Journey thru America”

43:20: 4th Annual Brews & Bites on the River

44:42 – Vanceboro Strawberry Festival and Parade

45:54 – Nelson’s Blueberry Farm

45:18 – Garner Farms

45:38 – 3rd Annual Ride to Remember

46:22 – Pedego of New Bern

47:04 – Festival of Fun

47:34 – Ukulele Hoalohas Of Oriental – UHOO’s

48:25 – Craven Ukes

49:38 – “A Musical Journey thru America”

48:56 – Southern Gentlemen Barbershoppers’ 25th Annual Show

49:33 – Lunch and Learn: A Distant Mirror: Craven County and Reflections on the Great War 1917-1920 with Mark Sandvigen

50:37 – MOTHER LAND New Dances by Wendy Osserman and Danielle Madrid

51:23 – Tryon Palace Events

53:56 – Night Tripping:

For Live Entertainment and Music, check out the happenings visit the NC Music Zone at

We’d also like to give a shout out to Joanne Friedman as she started the New Bern Music Calendar Facebook page.

57:02 – Daytrippin’

– Crystal Coast Lady Tours

May the Fourth be with You at the NC Aquarium

45th Beaufort Wooden Boat Show

Promise Land Market combines Star Wars, Kentucky Derby, and Cinco de Mayo

Beaufort Food and Wine Event

Thank you, Parker, Charles and New Bern Live!

The Podcast also airs on New Bern’s News Talk Radio Station WNOS 103.9FM and 1450 every Wednesday at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

And of course, let us know if you’d like to join us as a guest on the Podcast or have any questions, comments or suggestions by calling 252-259-6853 or sending us an email at

Wendy Card