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!

Craven County NC

Summer Camps and Clinics presented by Craven County Recreation & Parks Department

Two Youth Girls Volleyball Camps this summer. The dates for the camp are June 24 – 27 and Aug 5 –8 at Grover C. Fields Middle School. Camp times are 10 am – 12 pm for ages 7 – 10 and 12 pm – 2 pm from ages 11 – 15. Learn the basics of …

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Mitchell Hardware and Accidental Artist

Survey Says?

We want to know what you think about living in New Bern so we can provide information that your interested in. We would really appreciate it if you would take this short anonymous survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TJXT7VK. If there’s something that we didn’t mention that you like to see more of, please let us know by …

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New Bern Now Magazine Logo

Major Changes coming for New Bern Now’s Magazine

As we celebrate our 10-year Anniversary, as an independent community news and information source, we want to thank everyone who has been a part of making New Bern Now a successful local online news and information website, community magazine, and local podcast and radio show. In 2009, some people expressed their apprehension and thought I …

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City of New Bern, NC

City of New Bern Issues Burn Ban – Update: Ban Lifted

Updated: June 11, 2019 – As of 5pm today, New Bern Fire-Rescue is lifting the ban on open burning within city limits and the city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) (Rocky Run, Sandy Point & Briarwood).  See our website update here. If you have additional questions about the lifting of the burn ban or about burn permits, …

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The Bike Box Project

The Bike Box Project – Pedaling For Parkinson’s Across NC

May 30 – June 12, 2019 The Bike Box Project, Pedaling for Parkinson’s is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization. Since its founding by Bethany Richards in 2015, the organization has raised over fifty thousand dollars to date through a variety of events, including the popular “Bernin’ to the Beach” escorted bike ride held …

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Fun Found Around Town May 30 – June 5, 2019

Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm. Thursday: May 30, 2019 Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse 202 Middle St., (252) 633-2088 offers the sounds of Chuck Phillips will play tonight from 6-9 pm upstairs in the piano bar. City Stage New Bern  901B Pollock …

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Rotary Club of New Bern - Trent Woods Playground

Rotary Funds New Trent Woods Playground

Families in Trent Woods now have a new playground called Cottle Park on River Road.  The Rotary Club of New Bern helped fund the $115,000 project started by a local non-profit, Give-Grow Foundation. The $10,000 gift made possible the purchase of a “family” of slides, climbing and children’s playground equipment to compliment a complete facility …

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New Bern National Cemetery

The Meaning of Patriotism and Honoring our Nation’s Fallen on Memorial Day

Some people think Memorial Day is a day to thank active duty, veterans, and retirees for their service. It’s not. To many, it’s a solemn day of remembrance of their fallen brothers and sisters who deserve to be recognized as they paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. This Memorial Day let’s remember our loved …

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Boys and Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plains

Summer Camp Information – Boys and Girls Club of the Coastal Plain

Attention Parents and Guardians: Please see the information below for details on the Boys & Girls Clubs of Coastal Carolina (BGCCP) summer camp. There will be set time frames in which you can register. Please refer to these times below. – Summer camp will run for 8 weeks from June 17th to August 14th: Monday …

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New Bern Now's Podsquad

New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for May 23, 2019

Episode 118 Learn about the people, places, and all the latest happenings in and around New Bern! During the show we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! Join as we go Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Night Trippin’ to surrounding areas! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of …

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