Arts Around Town
22nd – 23rd: The Hunchback of Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.
Visit the New Bern Music Calendar Facebook page created by Joanne Friedman.
28th: Turkey Trot 2019, 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in Taberna. Presented by the Twin Rivers YMCA. Call 252-638-8799.
Step Back in Time
21st: African American Lecture Series: “The Musical Impact of the Second Great Migration”, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.
23rd: African American Heritage Walking Tour, 2:00 p.m. at the Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.
26th: Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab, 2:00 p.m. at the Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.
27th: Discovering Tryon Palace: Holiday Décor, 9:15 a.m. at Tryon Palace Gates. Call 252-639-3500.
– Sign up for Fall Sports Leagues with Craven County Recreation and Parks or the City of New Bern Parks and Recreation.
– Go fishing!
– Play disc golf at Glenburnie or Creekside Parks
On the Big Screen
ENC Cinemas: Bruin Theater at 2500 Neuse Blvd. or Bear Town Cinema 6 at 2806 Trent Rd.
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, 252-633-3804
Solve a mystery at the Bear Towne Escape Room, 919-288-4764
Axe Throwing? Check out Beary The Hatchet, 252-634-2933
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.
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
Craven County Recreation & Parks. 252-636-6606.
New Bern Farmer’s Market is open for business Saturdays: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Tuesdays: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Stop, shop and enjoy the day meeting the vendors.
Visit the New Bern-Craven County Library! 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! Call 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, Churches & Cemeteries Tour, Historic Homes Tour, or Revolutionary War Heritage Tour.
– 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
– Trolley Tour, 252-637-7316.
Take a walk in the woods in the Croatian National Forest. The forest’s habitat has carnivorous plants like the Venus flytrap, pitcher plant, sun-dew, butterwort, bladderwort among other exotic plants. The Croatian 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 Croatian National Forest’s Ranger’s Station on Hwy 70 E, 252-638-5628.
Listen to our latest show from November 14, 2019:
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Please let me know if you have any questions or if we’re missing something by sending us an email or call 252-259-6853.