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Mayor Dana Outlaw - Earth Day Proclamation

Happy Earth Day 2019

Today marks the 49th Anniversary of Earth Day! Earth Day was declared by Senator Gaylord Nelson on April 22, 1970. Let’s reflect on his statement almost half a Century ago. He said, “Our goal is not just an environment of clean air and water and scenic beauty. The objective is an environment of decency, quality …

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Christ Church New Bern NC

St. John Passion Choral Performance

On Good Friday, April 19, Christ Church will be presenting the St. John Passion by Bob Chilcott. A “dramatic yet optimistic retelling of the Passiontide Story,” the performance features Dan Palimetakis (Evangelist), Christopher Short (Jesus), Joseph Morris (Pilate), Luana Palimetakis (Soprano), Marcia Linder-Badgley (Organist), as well as the Christ Church Parish Choir. The performance is …

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Earth Day New Bern 2019

Join us for the 49th Anniversay of Earth Day Celebration and After Party in Downtown New Bern!

Come out for a fun afternoon of learning and eco-friendly kids arts and crafts on Saturday, April 20th from 1 – 4 p.m. at the corner of Craven and S. Front Streets in the vacant lot next to Mitchell Hardware. The After Party will be hosted by the North Carolina Music Zone and the Brown …

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Cravin' Wine New Bern NC

April Events at Cravin’ Wine

Thursday, April 11th – Sip With String Art Join us for our first Sip & String Art Class. The first of many crafting classes with wine! $40 per person, including your first glass of wine and craft kit. You may purchase additional wine by the glass or by the bottle. We will hold the class …

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Neuse River Artists Studio 2019

Neuse River Artists Studio 2019

The 2019 Neuse River Artists Studio Tour is the second annual tour of several local artist studios and hub centers, featuring over 50 artists. A non-profit project of Community Artists Gallery & Studios, in coordination with the Craven Arts Council, Twin Rivers Artist Association, Shop Class, New Bern Arts & Wellness Center, The Sanctuary Gallery, …

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New Bern Now Ledger - 2nd Qtr Online

Read New Bern Now’s Ledger Magazine 2nd Qtr Online Edition – Coming Soon in Print!

Check out New Bern Now’s Ledger Magazine (April – June 2019) online edition! It will hit the streets soon! The Interactive Edition is available now, view it here. The cover story is about Craven Habitat Celebrating 30 Years Strong! Read other feature articles as well as our regular stories to include Arts, History, Outdoor Adventures, Indoor …

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Medeival and Renaissance

Medieval and Renaissance Dance

Come relive the days when knighthood was in flower, with dances from long ago!  Try out country dances from the courts and villages of Medieval and Renaissance Europe! Instruction is provided – you don’t need to bring a partner, and no prior experience is necessary. Medieval attire is optional; comfortable clothes, low flat shoes, and …

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Riverwalk - New Bern NC

Fun Found Around Town: April 4 – 10, 2019

Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm. Thursday: April 4, 2019 Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse 202 Middle St., (252) 633-2088 offers the sounds of Chuck Philips tonight from 6-9 pm upstairs in the piano bar. The City Stage, 901 B Pollock St., …

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Southern Gentlemen Barbershop - 25th Annual Show

Southern Gentlemen Barbershoppers’ 25th Annual Show

Perhaps you’re a fan of the Southern Gentlemen or you just enjoy really good acappella harmony or you’re hoping to find a toe-tapping, thigh slapping fun filled evening designed for the whole family.  If so, go mark your calendar for Saturday, May 4th at 7:30 p.m. The Southern Gentlemen Barbershop Chorus … recognized for its …

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Carrie Rhone Smith and Charlotte Rhone

Rhone Sisters’ Story at Two Heritage Homes Tour Sites

April 12-13 Tour in 5 Historic Neighborhoods The Rhone sisters, Carrie and Charlotte, two of four African American sisters, spent a lifetime working to serve the community. In the New Bern Historical Society’s April 12-13 Heritage Homes Tour, you’ll see two locations connecting to their history.  The first, the Isaac Smith House on Johnson Street.  …

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