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First Citzens Sculputre Park

Two New Sculptures at First Citizens Public Sculpture Park

March 6 & 9, 2020 Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to announce the addition of two new sculptures to the First Citizens Sculpture Park on the corner of Middle and Broad streets in downtown New Bern. The new sculptures were created by Tom Grubb and Paris Alexander and will be installed between March …

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Cane Mill Road

Craven CC’s Lifetime Learning Center: Explorations in The ARTS

Three-Concert Series with Cane Mill Road New Bern, NC – The Craven Community College Lifetime Learning Center (LLC) will wrap up its Explorations in The ARTS three-concert series with a performance by Cane Mill Road on Friday, March 20. Growing up just down the road from Doc Watson, Billboard-charting artists Cane Mill Road rock the …

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Meghan, Denise, and Michael Gleason

St. Patrick’s Day Themed Murder Mystery Dinner at the Jarvis at 220

Enjoy a fun, interactive Murder Mystery Dinner with great food and spirits at The Jarvis at 220 Bed and Breakfast on March 6 from 6 p.m. until 9:30ish. Wanting to learn more, I caught up with Denise and Michael Gleason, Innkeepers at The Jarvis. Denise was excited to tell me that Phil Routzong is the …

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TrainWreck New Bern

TrainWreck to Perform at Sham-Rockin’ 2020

Eastern North Carolina’s most popular band for all ages will perform for the fifth time at ShamRockin’ 2020 a St Patrick’s Celebration Friday night, March 13th in New Bern. The annual dinner and party will be held at the North Carolina History Center starting at 6 p.m. with traditional Irish dinner cash bar with beer, …

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Sam Love

Sam Love will be the Featured Poet at the First Tuesday Poetry Open Mic

Local poet Sam Love will be reading from his new book “Awakening” as the Featured Poet at the Nexus Poets’ First Tuesday Poetry Open Mic at 7 pm, March 3rd, at the Harrison Center, 311 Middle St. in New Bern. The poetry chapbook published by Manchester’s Fly on the Wall Press is a collection of …

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Honor African Americans Disinterred in New Bern

Historical Plaques Honor African Americans Disinterred from Cedar Grove Cemetery

Public ceremony & plaque placements scheduled for Saturday, February 29th Thanks to a partnership of concerned citizens and the City of New Bern, two historical plaques are being placed in city cemeteries honoring the plight of at least a dozen African Americans who were disinterred from Cedar Grove Cemetery during the early 1900s.  A public …

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Riverwalk New Bern

Things to Do & See in New Bern through February 29, 2020

If you’re looking for things to do, here’s the latest happening… Community Events 20th: African American Lecture Series: “Dancing in the Street – The Women of Motown”, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500. 21st: Daredevil’s In the Sky with featured speaker Hubie Tolson, 5:30 p.m. at the Havelock Tourist and …

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Things to do in New Bern, NC

Things to Do & See in New Bern through February 21, 2020

If you’re looking for things to do, here’s the latest happening… Community Events Thru 29th: Tryon Civitan Club’s 10th Annual Food Drive to benefit the Salvation Army. Drop off location: The UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-626-4862. 13th: “Black History Reflections”, 4:30 p.m. at the STEM Center on Craven CC’s Havelock campus. Call 252-444-2120. …

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English Speaking Union

Fifth Annual Shakespeare Dinner – March 7, 2020

A Midwinter Night’s Dream, the theme of the 5th Annual Dining with Shakespeare fundraiser, is on Saturday, March 7, 5:30 p.m. at the New Bern Golf & Country Club (4301 Country Club Road). The $50 per person ticket (cash bar) includes, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment during the 3-course meal accompanied by short Shakespearean interludes and a silent …

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