New Bern’s Outdoor Life

Enjoy the great outdoors – boating, fishing, golfing, hunting, swimming, camping, and much more in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

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BearWise® Communities Making a Difference

Reducing human-bear conflicts one community at a time Sprawling development, increasing human populations, the desire to live and recreate in areas that were once remote, combined with the successful restoration of black bear populations by state wildlife agencies have resulted in more frequent sightings of bears, even in populous areas in the Southeastern …

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Join the Coastal Women’s Forum for Dinner with Sound Rivers

December is the month of the President’s Charity, and Nelda’s chosen charity for 2021-2022 is Sound Rivers! Sound Rivers is a nonprofit organization that guards the health of the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico River Basins. Sound Rivers unites with concerned citizens to monitor, protect and preserve the watersheds covering nearly one-quarter of North Carolina. …

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City of New Bern

Special Events Bring Holiday Cheer to Downtown New Bern

The City of New Bern is proud to announce a festive schedule of events this holiday season. First, the return of the annual Community Tree Lighting at Union Point Park which is scheduled for November 26th. Then, the 37th Annual Coastal Christmas Flotilla will be held on Saturday, December 4th. And don’t miss …

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Weekend Happenings In and Around New Bern: November 25 – 29, 2021

Around Town New Bern restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day. Congratulations to The Fix – Coffee & Bakery on their opening, located at 2118 Trent Blvd. Author Jo Anna Kloster will be at the New Bern Farmers Market on Nov 27 with her Bailing Out Benji education table talking with folks about the problem …

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Marines help Craven Master Gardeners during “Work Day Event”

The 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion Marine Air Control Group 28 participated in a “work day event” benefiting the Demonstration Gardens at Craven County Extension, 300 Industrial Drive in New Bern, NC. An informal club of junior officers, the group assisted Craven County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association members reconstruct the public …

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Aeroshell Aerobatic Team Returns to New Bern for Holiday Air Show

For the second year in a row the City of New Bern is partnering with Wendy and Buddy Stallings to bring the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team to New Bern. The nighttime air show is scheduled for Saturday, November 27 at Union Point Park. The high-flying action begins at 4:45pm and will last approximately 30 …

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Learn How Climate Change Effects Us Locally and Globally

We here in Eastern North Carolina have already seen the effects of climate change on increasing and strengthening hurricanes, and impending sea level rise. Are we prepared for future events? The Carolina Nature Coalition is offering this November 23rd program at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in New Bern and virtually on Zoom with …

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