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!

New Bern Parks and Recreation

Registration is now Open for Spring Adult Coed Church Softball League!

New Bern, NC – New Bern Parks and Recreation will be offering an Adult Coed Church Softball League this Spring. An information meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 11th at West New Bern Recreation Center to discuss the upcoming season, rules and regulations and game schedule. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m.  Games …

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Riverwalk New Bern NC

Join Craven County Clean Sweep on February 1st

Craven County Clean Sweep sponsors four annual clean up events on the first Saturdays of February, May, August and October to help keep New Bern streets and waterways free of litter. The upcoming one will be Saturday, February 1st, but if that day is not convenient, you can choose another day that fits your schedule! It’s …

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Leesa Jones

The Underground Railroad in New Bern

New Bern Historical Society Brings Leesa Jones to Lunch & Learn New Bern, NC – With its many rivers, creeks, and seaports, the Maritime Underground Railroad was active in eastern North Carolina. This version of the Underground Railroad was so effective that runaway slaves often ran to the coast instead of heading north to reach …

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U.S Coast Guard Auxiliary

Coast Guard Auxiliary to hold Two Classes January 25th

Two basic boating classes, Navigating Local Waters and Suddenly in Command, will be presented by the New Bern Area Coast Guard Auxiliary on January 25th at the New Bern Yacht Club, 1206 Brice’s Creek Rd. In the first class, boaters will learn detailed information about the Neuse River and adjoining waters. The class, beginning at …

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NC Maritime Museums

January events at the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort

Maritime Movie: Lincoln’s Secret Weapon In March 1862, opposing ironclads, USS Monitor and CSS Virginia, battle to a draw but change naval combat forever. Monitor would eventually sink off the coast of Cape Hatteras during a storm and become the nation’s first marine sanctuary. Join the N.C. Maritime Museum, located at 315 Front St. in …

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Jeff Perkins and Mark Sonder photo by Dave Tolley

Your U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Change of Watch

Atlantic Beach, NC – The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (Ft. Macon, Atlantic Beach, Morehead City, Beaufort, areas) is proud to announce it is having its Change of Watch on Saturday evening January 04, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at The Inn at Pine Knoll Shores in Pine Knoll Shores. Flotilla Commander Mark Sonder will …

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City of New Bern, NC

Notification of Wastewater Spill in Craven County

General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works to issue a press release when an untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters. In accordance with that regulation, the following news release has been prepared and issued to media in the affected county: The …

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Fun Around Town October 17 – 23, 2019

Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm.   Thursday, October 17, 2019    Alisa Mike on stage at City Stage each Thursday 7-9 pm City Stage New Bern 901 B Pollock St offers the serenading sounds of the talented Alisa Mike. Music is served from …

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NC State Extension Craven County Master Gardener

Native Plants Tour at Latham-Whitehurst Park

Saturday, October 19, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Listen, Learn, and Questions OFFSITE: NATIVE PLANTS TOUR at LATHAM-WHITEHURST PARK” – Presented by Dr Tom Glasgow Sponsored by the Craven County Cooperative Extension and Facilitated by Craven County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. These programs are free and open to everyone! Great family education! Call 252-633-1477 for more information. …

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