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HONOUR the Musical

Honour, The Musical Celebrates, Seeks Support

NEW BERN, NC – Bringing history to life through musical theater – what a concept!  The uniquely-New Bern production of Honour, The Musical will do just that, illustrating the iconic New Bern story of the Stanly-Spaight duel in a full-length musical theater production.  Written by New Bern author, historian, and journalist Bill Hand …

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Battlefield Adventure Day 2019

Adventure Day at New Bern Battlefield Park is Saturday, March 23, 2019

The popular Harry Goodman Battlefield Adventure Day for families is Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the New Bern Battlefield Park.  A day full of learning activities, period games and living history, it is held annually at the Park, which has been extensively upgraded by the New Bern Historical Society. This year the event is …

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ABC (Attic-Basement-Closet) Sale

ABC Sale: Treasures and Bargains, Antiques and Collectibles

The New Bern Historical Society holds its 29th Annual A.B.C. (Attic-Basement-Closet) Yard Sale Saturday, March 9, 8 a.m. to 12 noon The New Bern Historical Society’s 29th annual ABC (Attic-Basement-Closet) Indoor Yard Sale is Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 8 a.m. until 12 noon at the Knights of Columbus Building, 1125 Pinetree Drive, …

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Gingerbread House

Historical Society Hosts House Building Class – Gingerbread House, That Is

Prepare for 2018 Gingerbread House Contest! The New Bern Historical Society realizes that building a gingerbread house can be a new experience.  So, they are presenting a class to help you learn how, and hoping that following the class, you’ll join in their Gingerbread House Contest.  The class will be held at Craven …

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New Bern Then and Now

One More Time!

New Bern Then and Now Finale Set for September 27 All summer audiences clamored for Curator, Jim Hodges’ “New Bern Then and Now” presentation.  So, the New Bern Historical Society will host it one more time on September 27, this time with reserved seats. A 10-dollar ticket will assure you a seat at …

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Civil War Adventure Day

Adventure Day at New Bern Battlefield Park is Saturday, March 24, 2018

The popular Harry Goodman Battlefield Adventure Day for children is Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the New Bern Battlefield Park.  A day full of learning activities, period games and living history, it is held annually at the Park which has been recently upgraded by the New Bern Historical Society. The event is for …

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Historical Society Lunch and Learn

Hoi Toiders, Whistle Pigs and Kelvinators, Talkin’ Tarheel with Walt Wolfram

Historical Society Lunch & Learn: October 12 If you’ve ever spotted a whistle pig or know what a Kelvinator is, then you just might be fluent in Tar Heel. If you pronounce Buies Creek, Cashie River and Chicamacomico like a native, then you might be fluent in Tar Heel. The linguistic diversity and …

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New Bern Historical Society Awards

New Bern Historical Society Honors Volunteers at Annual Awards Banquet

The strength of any non-profit organization comes from the time and commitment of its volunteers. More than 100 members attended the New Bern Historical Society’s Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet held recently at the New Bern Golf and Country Club to honor many of the Society’s hardest-working volunteers. Following a silent auction and …

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New Bern Historical Society Awards

Historical Society Awards Volunteers at Annual Dinner

The New Bern Historical Society honored many of their volunteers at their recent annual awards banquet and silent auction. Held at the New Bern Golf and Country Club, members met to share a delicious meal and recognize some of the many hard working volunteers. Executive Director Mickey Miller presented the Newcomer’s Award to …

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