New Bern Now Podsquad’s First “Road Show” at Carolina Creations

New Bern Now Podsquad
Rich Sheridan, Kathy Morrison, Colleen Roberts, George Oliver, Virginia Spencer, Laura Johnson, and Wendy Card

November 21, 2019

Episode 130

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!

During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: George Oliver (Law Offices of Oliver & Cheek), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Virginia Spencer, and I talked about all the great happenings in and around town.

We’re excited as this is our first live road show! The journey in showcasing local businesses and non-profits in New Bern and beyond has begun as we continue to connect you with our community!

Special thanks to Virginia Spencer, owner of Carolina Creations Fine Art and Contemporary Craft Gallery for sponsoring this episode! Visit Carolina Creations at 317-A Pollock Street, call 252-633-4369 or check out their website at

During the show, we gave away prizes to onsite and online viewers. Winners were: Laura Snider, Judy Stanley, Bonnie Baker, Victoria Fele, and Celinda Forero!

Listen here:

Show Notes:

00:57 – Carolina Creations

1:38 – Taking the Show on The Road – Mobile through New Bern and Beyond

2:33 – Prize winners

3:07 – Catching up with the Podsquad

6:46 – Interview with Mary Davidson at The Four C’s

7:35 – Gingerbread Houses in Downtown New Bern

9:09 – Interview with Bob Burns and Laura Snider with Pollock-Best Funeral Home

12:53 – Lighting of The Christmas Tree and Santa Parade

15:04 – Write a Letter to Santa

15:37 – Gingerbread House Displays and Contest

19:16 – Honour The Musical

20:19 – Gift Recommendations

20:49 – Interview with Rowland Bowen of Rowland Bowen and The Home Sales Team

28:40 – Discovering Carolina Creations

– Artist Barbel Brooks

– New Bern Chamber Business After Hours

– Resident Artist Jan Francoeur

37:55 – Live Window Display

39:38 – A Family Christmas with Strung Together

40:42 – Opportunity to Host “The Podsquad” at your business or non-profit

42:45 – Sharing Special Memories and Happenings in New Bern

– Christmas Caroling

– Beary Merry Christmas

– Swiss Bern Christmas Houses

– People coming together for the Holiday Season

46:50 – Holiday Trivia

51:15 – Daytrippin’ to the Crystal Coast

– Christmas Flotillas

– Shop Local

– NC Maritime Museum

– NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

55:05 – New Bern’s News Talk Radio Station WNOS 103.9FM

55:37 – Wishing everyone from all faiths a wonderful Holiday Season

For the latest happenings and events, visit as we receive information and update the community calendar every day!

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

Wendy Card