New Bern Calendar of Events 2021

Bear Plaza
Bear Plaza in Downtown New Bern

September

15th – 19th: Fall Fun Festival at the Craven County Jaycees Fairgrounds. Call 252-636-0303.

17th: Footloose on the Neuse Summer Concert Series: Pamlico Sounds Machine, 6:30 p.m. at Union Point Park. Presented by New Bern Parks and Recreation. Call 252-639-2915.

17th – 19th: Clue, Fri – Sat: 7:30 p.m. and Sun: 2:00 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

18th: 9/11 Memorial Walk by participating Fire Departments, starts at 8:00 a.m. at the Basketball Court on Wildwood Dr. in River Bend. Presented by Rhems Volunteer Fire Department.

18th: Garden Lecture on Heritage Plants of ENC and Trade Specials, 10:00 a.m. in the Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

18th: Seed Packing Party with the North Carolina Wildlife Federation New Bern Chapter, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Creekside Park.

18th: Embrace Recovery Rally, 1:00 p.m. at Union Point Park.

18th: 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament, 1:00 p.m. at The Emerald Golf Course. Presented by the New Bern and Twin Rivers Lions Clubs. Call 252-259-4827.

18th: Experimental Film Festival at the Bank of the Arts. Presented by Ken Hess and the Craven Arts Council & Gallery.

18th: 4th Annual Boots vs. Badges Softball Game benefiting RCS, 6:00 p.m. at Kafer Park. Call 252-672-4323.

19th: Wedding Planning Party, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-259-2041.

19th: Fern and Tiff Concert, 2:30 p.m. at Riverside United Methodist Church.

21st: The Psychological Effects of Hearing Loss, 11:00 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of New Bern, 308 Meadows St. Presented by the New Bern Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America.

22nd: Fall Show, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the New Bern Yacht Club, 1206 Brices Creek Rd. Thea’s Ideas & Ideas Inc.

24th: Voice of the Silent Women’s Outreach – Health and Wellness Event, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Union Point Park. Presented by Davis Productions. Call 252-671-3580.

24th: Dirty Dancing Movie at Lawson Creek Drive-In at 7:00 p.m. Presented by New Bern Parks & Recreation.

24th – 26th: Clue, Fri – Sat: 7:30 p.m. and Sun: 2:00 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

25th: Annual Benefit Motorcycle Ride Help End Domestic Violence, registration: 9:30 a.m. at Temple Church, 1500 Kingdom Way. Call 252-638-4509.

25th – 26th: MCAS Cherry Point Air Show

Harbour Towne Fest Band
Harbour Towne Fest Band

25th: 10th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center, 529 South Front St. Presented by the New Bern Breakfast Rotary Club.

25th: At The Gallery: Elton John performed by Ken Kennedy, 7:00 p.m. at the Bank of the Arts and participating businesses. Presented by the Craven Arts Council & Gallery. Call 252-638-2577.

26th: New Bern CROP Hunger Walk, Registration: 2:00 p.m., Starts: 3:00 p.m. at Union Point Park. Call 252-876-2309.

28th: New Bern Board of Aldermen Meeting, 6:00 p.m. at City Hall.

30th: Virtual Screening of the Documentary of Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Check out the New Bern Music Calendar – It’s a great resource to help you follow and support local bands

Visit the New Bern Farmer’s Market every Saturday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 421 S. Front St. Call 252-633-0043.

October

1st: 2021 Resilience Symposium, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at New Bern Riverfront Convention Center, 203 S. Front St. Presented by Jones County Resilience Collaborative and Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention.

1st: Beach, Boogie, & Brews, 5:30 p.m. at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-637-3111.

2nd: Fall ABC Sale Features Curated Selection, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at New Bern Battlefield Park Pavilion, 300 Battlefield Trail. Call 252-638-8558.

2nd: Craven County Clean Sweep, 9:00 a.m., meet at the Craven County Administration Building’s parking lot, 406 Craven St. Call 252-633-1477.

2nd: Vanceboro Strawberry Jam Fall Festival, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (parade at 10:00 a.m.). Call 252-229-6881.

3rd: New Bern Drum Circle, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Union Point Park near the gazebo.

8th – 9th: Tryon Palace Fall Heritage Plant Sale, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. inside the Place Gated. Call 252-639-3500.

8th – 10th: Murder on the Orient Express, Fri – Sat: 7:30 p.m. Sun: 3:00 p.m. at the Masonic Theatre, 514 Broad St. Presented by RiverTowne Players. Call 252-633-3318.

9th: Walk-In Bathtub Improv: In Celebration of Rated R, 7:30 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

9th – 10th: MumFest in Downtown New Bern.

10th: Jones County – A Perfect 10, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. along 10 Mile Fork Rd. near Pollocksville and River Bend at several businesses and farms along the route. Fundraiser for the Filling Station. Call 252-635-0828.

15th: Travis Tritt with Crawford & Power, 5:00 p.m. at Maola at Riverside, 1402 N. Craven St. Presented by Captain Ratty’s and the White Umbrella Group.

15th – 17th: Murder on the Orient Express, Fri – Sat: 7:30 p.m. Sun: 3:00 p.m. at the Masonic Theatre, 514 Broad St. Presented by RiverTowne Players. Call 252-633-3318.

16th: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Craven Community College, 800 College Ct. Presented by Coastal Environmental Partnership. Call 252-633-1564.

23rd: Community Yard Sale, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in River Bend. Presented by The Town of River Bend Parks & Recreation. Call 252-637-1119.

23rd: Walk to End Alzheimer’s, 10:00 a.m. at Union Point Park. Call 919-432-5078.

Ghostwalk 2021

28th – 30th: 31st Annual Ghostwalk “The Skeletons in our Closets”, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Presented by the New Bern Historical Society. Call 252-638-8558.

29th: Grammy Award Winning Artist Nelly in concert with Walker County and Jake Sutton during MumFest, gates open: 4:30 p.m.; starts: 6:00 p.m. Presented by WRNS and Swiss Bear.

29th: Havelock Trunk or Treat, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. the Havelock Recreation Complex, 1 Recreation Dr. Presented by Havelock Parks & Recreation.

29th: 6th Annual Bacon, Brew, and Boo Festival, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Presented by the United Way of Coastal Carolina.

November

5th – 7th: Rock of Ages, Fri – Sat: 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2:00 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

7th: MERCI on Middle in Downtown New Bern.

12th – 14th: Rock of Ages, Fri – Sat: 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2:00 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

19th – 20th: Rock of Ages, 7:30 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

Check out the New Bern Music Calendar – It’s a great resource to help you follow and support local bands

Visit the New Bern Farmer’s Market every Saturday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 421 S. Front St. Call 252-633-0043.

December

Pancakes for PIE

4th: Pancakes for PIE, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at Morgan’s Tavern & Grill. Call 252-514-6321.

Check out the New Bern Music Calendar – It’s a great resource to help you follow and support local bands

Visit the New Bern Farmer’s Market every Saturday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 421 S. Front St. Call 252-633-0043.