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New Bern Now is a community website and magazine for New Bern NC and beyond. It was founded in April 2009 to provide a “One Stop, Information Shop” to help people find out what’s happening in our community along with creating a free business listing to help business owners who couldn’t afford to advertise.

Weekend Events

Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

31st: North Carolina Coastal Federation Pelican Awards, 5:30pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-393-8185. 31st: Jesus Christ Superstar, 8:00pm at the Masonic Theatre. Presented by The Rivertowne Players. Call 252-638-2577. August 1st: National Night Out in Havelock at Walter B. Jones Park, 4:00pm – 6:00pm and Bryan Mayer from 6:00pm – 7:00pm. 1st – …

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Habitat for Humanity Home

Burmese Family Takes the Keys

Habitat for Humanity of Craven County celebrated the completion of its 59th home at a dedication ceremony Sunday, July 19th, 2015. Ah Nu Lay and her family received the keys to their new System Vision home after a year of construction.  Along with the wonderful Habitat volunteers, Site Manager Jimmy Garner, and the Habitat staff, …

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Coastal Women's Forum

Join the Coastal Women’s Forum for Dinner

Coastal Women’s Forum will hold its first Dinner Meeting of 2015 – 2016 on Tuesday, August 4 at 6:00pm, at the Chelsea Restaurant in New Bern. CWF President, MaryAnn Jordan Yates, will introduce the 2015 – 2016 Board of Directors and provide a brief overview of her vision and her theme for this year: The …

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No Child Wet Behind

“No Child Wet Behind” – Tryon Civitan Club’s Diaper Drive

For the month of August, The Tryon Civitan Club is collecting disposable diapers as part of its No Child Wet Behind project to benefit Coastal Women’s Shelter and Religious Community Services. Listen to Laura Johnson’s radio interview with Pat Drake airing on WNOS 97.1FM and 1450AM or listen below to learn more: This is the …

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Craven Arts Council - Beth Ellis

Craven Arts Council and Gallery Announces New Marketing & Gallery Director

Craven Arts Council & Gallery, Inc. (CAC&G) announces the appointment of Beth Ellis as the Arts Council’s new Marketing and Gallery Director. “Beth brings to us not only extensive experience in the business and marketing fields, but also great interest and talent in the arts as well,” says CAC&G Executive Director Carol Tokarski. “Of the …

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Pelatah Ministries

5th Annual Launch Out Pre-Conference

This will be a daylong learning opportunity for churches and non-profit organizations. There will be focus on developing grant schedules, grant writing, program development, asset building, neighborhood mapping, and partnership creation. Churches/organizations will be developing a program action plan that will set your course for beginning the process of gaining resources for activities at your …

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New Bern NC

What’s happening in the Isaac Taylor Garden?

Sunday & Monday Movie Nights, 7pm Bohemian Wednesdays with ART & Farm Market starts at 11am, Open mic from 6-9pm Live Music on Thursdays at 6pm Second Friday ARTcrawls Bernaroo Music & Arts Festival July 24: 6pm – 10pm July 25: 2pm – 10pm Isaac Taylor Garden & Gallery Cafè, 228 Craven Street, New Bern …

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Aerial photo New Bern

Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

There’s all kinds of things to do this weekend! Here are some events and ideas to help you decide what to do: 23th – 25th, A Tuscarora Homecoming & ENC Family History Fair at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center and North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace. Call 252-349-0405. 24th – 25th: Bernaroo Music and Arts Festival in …

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New Bern Ledger Magazine

Pick up your copy of the Ledger Magazine

If you’d like a hard copy of New Bern Now’s quarterly magazine (July – Sept), they are available at the following locations: A-1 Fire and Safety Company; The Accidental Artist; The Aerie Bed and Breakfast and Conference Center; Amici Hair Salon and Spa; Atomic Cycles; B & J Seafood; Bear Towne Java; Bridgepointe Hotel; Candlewood Suites; Carolina …

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Ghostwalk Auditions 2015

Historical Society Hunts for Ghosts

Ghostwalk Auditions – August 13 The New Bern Historical Society is on a ghost hunt.  They are seeking both veteran and new ghost actors to portray characters in this year’s Ghostwalk, Un-Modern Family.  Ghostwalk brings to life historic characters from New Bern’s past right in the very locations they may have been seen. Lynne Harakal, …

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