New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for September 19, 2019

New Bern Now Podsquad
Susan Moffat-Thomas, Kathy Morrison, Rich Sheridan, Colleen Roberts, Wendy Card, and Charles Tendell

Episode 125

Connecting you with our community as we talk about the people, places, and the latest happenings in and around New Bern! During the show we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Nighttrippin’!

During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Charles Tendell (New Bern Live), with 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!

Special thanks to this episode’s Sponsor, Pollock-Best Funerals and Cremations located at 2015 Neuse Blvd. in New Bern. For more information call, 252-637-5111 or visit

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Show Notes:

00:47 – Pollock-Best Funerals and Cremations

2:15 – Obituaries on presented by Pollock-Best Funerals and Cremations

3:08 – In memory of Eddie Kaplan – “Love Dogs, Care About People”

3:42 – Catching up with The Podsquad

5:23 – Downtown New Bern Renaissance Program English Speaking Union of the US Colonial Capital Chapter

8:50 – Happenings at the New Bern Historical Society

– The Last POW with Steve Tyson Lunch and Learn – ENCORE

– Introduction to Gingerbread House Building Class

– Ghostwalk 2019

16:40 – Be Part of New Bern Now’s Photo Shoot – Kidsville

20:20 – Good News from the City of New Bern

– Badge, Faith, and Community

– New Bear Town Bears

– Riverwalk construction

– Battle of the Badges Softball Game

28:23 – I Hate Hamlet

29:44 – Interview with Pat Drake, Tryon Civitan Club Peanut Butter Drive

38:20 – Social Media Minute

39:35 – Stories about New Bern


43:58 – At the Gallery: McCartney and Lennon

44:02 – Belt Sander Drag Race and Chili Cook-off

44:50 – Medicare 101

45:03 – Craven County Fair

45:16 – Date Night Movies in the Park: The Wedding Singer

45:33 – Disney “Alice in Wonderland” JR

45:43 – Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

46:00 – Kitchens of New Bern Tour

46:13 – Oktoberfest

46:55 – Ninth Annual Oktoberfest

46:51 – Walk-In Bathtub’s Improvised Comedy Show


47:40 – Coastal Women’s Forum Dinner with Speaker Debi Miller

47:54 – Grand Opening of ParkLane Integrative Health Practice

48:18 – New Bern Farmers Market

49:04 – Events at Tryon Palace

– Justice Paul Newby to Present “Recovering History – The Undercover Sting Operation that Recovered North Carolina’s Copy of the U.S. Bill of Rights”

– Discovering Tryon Palace: Outlander and Outlander Home and Hearth

– Garden Lecture Series

– Lanterns on the Lawn: A Family Campout

– Behind the Scenes: Gardens

– 6th Annual Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament

– African American Heritage Walking Tour

– Behind the Scenes: Museum Technology

– African American Lecture Series: World War I – What is it good for?

Visit’s Calendar for all the details and it’s updated every day!

53:00 – New Bern Music Calendar

53:24 – Daytrippin’

– Beaufort Brewing Craft Beer Festival

– Emerald Isle Beach Festival

– Scott Arnold Live at 34 Degrees North Restaurant

58:40 – Social Media Minute

1:00.50 – New Bern’s News Talk Radio Station WNOS 103.9FM

1.01.25 – Charles Tendell Studio and New Bern Live

Let us know if you want to join us as a guest or have any questions, comments or suggestions by calling 252-259-6853 or sending us an email at

Thanks for joining us and thanks for listening. Have a great day!

Wendy Card