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Confederate Hospitals Lunch and Learn

Confederate Hospitals in Coastal North Carolina

Historical Society Lunch & Learn with Wade Sokolosky on March 11 New Bern, NC – Author and historian Wade Sokolosky returns to the New Bern Historical Society’s Lunch & Learn at the Chelsea restaurant on Wednesday, March 11 at 11:30 a.m. to discuss the extensive efforts to take care of wounded during the Civil War. …

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Simon Spalding

Simon Spalding performs at The Brown Pelican in February

Simon Spalding will present an eclectic program of unplugged acoustic music at The Brown Pelican, two Tuesdays in February. It’s a fun, informal show, as Simon shares the history and backstory behind his songs and instruments. The instruments include the familiar (violin, banjo, ukulele), and a weekly-changing selection of exotic music and instruments from places …

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Coastal Women's Forum

Join the Coastal Women’s Forum for Lunch and Networking with Speaker Jennifer Baer

Coastal Women’s Forum will hold its next daytime meeting from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19 at the New Bern Golf and Country Club. Registration and networking will begin at 11:30 a.m. The meeting cost, which includes a buffet lunch, is $18 for members and $23 for visitors. This month’s speaker will be Jennifer …

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Southport Tower Damage

Southport Tower damage impacts Maritime History

Southport, N.C. – The heavy winds that swept through the region this week took out one of the nation’s few remaining coastal warning display towers. The storms toppled and significantly damaged early Friday morning the iconic weather tower that stood along the Southport waterfront for more than a century. The tower, owned by the City …

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Community New Bern NC

Become a Steward of Community News in New Bern

In 2009, when newsrooms across the country started cutting jobs and/or closing, NewBernNow.com was just getting started. The goal was to create a positive local news and information source to promote the people, places, and latest happenings in New Bern and surrounding towns. In the beginning, I would write about whatever I learned during my …

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English Speaking Union

Fifth Annual Shakespeare Dinner – March 7, 2020

A Midwinter Night’s Dream, the theme of the 5th Annual Dining with Shakespeare fundraiser, is on Saturday, March 7, 5:30 p.m. at the New Bern Golf & Country Club (4301 Country Club Road). The $50 per person ticket (cash bar) includes, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment during the 3-course meal accompanied by short Shakespearean interludes and a silent …

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