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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3 Simple Tips to Get More “Facebook Likes”

There are so many businesses and non-profits who hear that they need to have a social media presence and immediately create a Facebook page (or other social media sites like Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.) without knowing what they’re doing. We feel your pain. We did the same thing a few years ago. We believe in …

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Benefit Concert and Exhibit in Memory of Martha Hall Jenkins

Benefit Concert and Exhibit in Memory of Martha Hall Jenkins

Martha Hall Jenkins passed away on July 11, 2005 after losing her fight with cancer. She was the Craven Arts Council Gallery Coordinator from 1984 to 1986. Her art teaching career began at JT Barber School in 1986. In 1991 she joined the art staff at NBHS where she taught until February 2005. During her …

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Weekend New Bern NC

Independence Day Weekend in and around Town

We hope you have a fun and safe 4th of July Weekend! What are you doing? Here are some events and ideas to help you decide what to do: 3rd: Independence Day Celebration with Billy Holton and the Soul Shakers, 5:00pm – 12:00am at Christoph’s on the Water in the DoubleTree by Hilton. Call 252-638-0306. 4th: 4th …

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Ice Skating in the Park

Ice Skating in the Park!

Join us on Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18 from 10am – 6pm as we enjoy “Ice Skating in the Park”! There will also be a water slide, bounce houses, food, and lots of kids activities. All proceeds benefit the Soup Kitchen and Homeless Shelter at RCS! Presented by RCS and New Bern Parks …

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Bernaroo Music and Arts Festival

Bernaroo Music and Arts Festival at Isaac Taylor Garden

On July 24th and 25th, downtown New Bern will be buzzing with the sights and sounds of local art as the Bernaroo Music & Arts Festival showcases some of the state’s finest creative minds for a two-day marathon of local love. Combining live music, visual art, fine crafts, food, beer and much more, BMAF serves …

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Windye Barton

What does freedom mean to you?

As the Fourth of July approaches, we are reminded about our independence and wanted to share this video with you! During Memorial Day weekend, our friend and American University Journalism Student, Windye Barton, visited New Bern. As an assignment, Windye was tasked with taking video footage of people’s responses to one question. We hit the …

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Kevin Reddick

Kevin Reddick Independence Day Defense and Combine Training Camp

July 4th, 2015 from 9am – 12pm New Bern High School Pre-registration ends on Wednesday, July 1st. Registration forms can be picked up and submitted to the Stanley White Recreation Center and New Bern High School (summer hours). Pre-registration is strongly recommended since the camp can only accommodate 250 kids, however, we will have onsite …

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New Bern NC

Weekend Happenings in and around Town

What are you doing this weekend? Here are some ideas to help you decide: 27th: Honey Bee Day with Poor Charlie’s and the Beekeepers Association, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-0043. 27th: Run United In Color 5K at Latham-Whitehurst Park part of the United Way of Coastal Carolina 5K Trail Series. Call 252-637-2460. …

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July 4th Celebrations in New Bern

City Plans July 4th Celebration at Lawson Creek Park

Fireworks show begins at 9:15 p.m. Make your plans to spend July 4th in New Bern, North Carolina! The City is hosting an afternoon full of fun and a spectacular evening fireworks show at Lawson Creek Park. The park opens at 3 p.m. when visitors can come enjoy food vendors and games for the kids. …

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North Carolina Coastal Federation

North Carolina Coastal Federation Adds Silent Auction and Shrimp Boil to Annual Pelican Awards Celebration

The North Carolina Coastal Federation’s annual Pelican Awards have been expanded to a full evening of celebration, food and a silent auction fundraiser to benefit the federation. The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, July 31, 2015 at the North Carolina History Center in New Bern. Enjoy mouth-watering local food, including a traditional shrimp boil, …

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