Arts and Culture in New Bern

Find out what’s happening with the Arts and Culture scene in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

Peggy Lee poster

At the Gallery: Peggy Lee Concert Performed by John Van Dyke

Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present “At the Gallery: Peggy Lee” performed by John Van Dyke at the Bank of the Arts on November 20th. Norma Deloris Egstrom, known as Peggy Lee, was an American jazz musician, singer and songwriter. She is regarded as the first female singer songwriter in …

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Brewery 99 in New Bern, NC

Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern: October 14 – 17, 2021

Around Town We wish Todd and Shannon Burlingame of Gina’s Pizza the best as they start their next chapter in life. Congratulations to the new owners, Daniel Hand and Marisol Schultz, Brandon Shaver and Tia Shaver. The Schultz’s own The Garage and Mari’s Hella Fat Food and the Shaver’s own Freshwater Beer Company. …

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Jim Kohler with Kathleen on stage

Don’t Miss Jim and Kathleen Kohler’s Acoustic Show

Local blues legend Jim Kohler and his wife, Kathleen, will perform a free concert in the Fellowship Hall of Riverside United Methodist Church, Sunday afternoon October 24. Big Jim Kohler is one of this area’s foremost Blues performers, playing Chicago-style Blues on guitar and voice with energy and virtuosity. Kathleen is a vocalist …

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Christ Church's Pumpkin Patch

Spooktacular Halloween Happenings and Pumpkin Picking in and around New Bern

It’s that time of year! Check out the upcoming Halloween festivities in New Bern and surrounding areas. Pick out your pumpkins at: – Christ Church’s Pumpkin Patch at 217 Pollock St. Call 633-2109. – New Bern Farm, Garden, and Landscaping, 1309 Old Cherry Point Rd. Call 638-1983. – Pinecone Home and Garden, 4136 …

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Bill Hand as "Orville"

North Carolina History Theater Opens with Orville Benefit

The North Carolina History Theater is on the way! Or better said, is taking off with Bill Hand’s Orville as its first presentation. On November 4 at 6:30 at Captain Ratty’s at 202 Middle Street. This new non-profit will hold a benefit dinner with delicious fare and Bill Hand portraying the younger Wright …

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Family walking on the Riverwalk at Union Point Park

Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern: October 7 – 10, 2021

Around Town Congratulations, Crafty Bear Market! They celebrated their Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting with the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce on October 1. Visit them and support 30+ small local businesses by shopping at the Crafty Bear Market. It’s part of the American Dream Project Pop-Up Shop. For the month of …

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