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Downtown New Bern NC

Things to Do & See in New Bern through January 23, 2020

If you’re looking for things to do, here’s the latest happening… Community Events 16th: African American Lecture Series: “The Normal School at the Goodloe House”, 7:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500. 17th: BBQ in Blue Jeans at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Benefiting the New Bern Firemen’s Museum. Call 252-636-4087. 17th – 19th: Baskerville: …

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Things to do in New Bern, NC

Things to Do & See in New Bern: November 21 – 28, 2019

Arts Around Town 22nd – 23rd: The Hunchback of Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567. Live Music Visit the New Bern Music Calendar Facebook page created by Joanne Friedman. Community Events 28th: Turkey Trot 2019, 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in Taberna. Presented by the Twin Rivers YMCA. Call 252-638-8799. Step Back in Time …

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New Bern NC

Things to Do & See in New Bern: November 14 – 21, 2019

Arts Around Town 15th: “Shabby to Chic” and Auction Fundraiser, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at The Restore at Habitat for Humanity of Craven County. Call 252-633-9599. 15th: “Lewis n Clark” Expedition: Timeless Broadway Showtunes, 7:30 p.m. at Orringer Auditorium on the New Bern Campus. Presented by Craven Community College’s Adult Enrichment Program. Call 252-638-7273. 15th – …

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Neuse River New Bern NC

Fun Around Town October 31 – November 6, 2019

Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm. Thursday, October 31, 2019  Persimmons Restaurant 100 Pollock St (252) 514-0033 offers the music of Lewis & Clark 6:30-9:30 pm. The Brown Pelican 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 Open Mic is hosted by Charlie Duzan. Sign up …

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City Hall Clock Tower by Dave Cowles

Things to do in and around New Bern: Oct 10 – 17, 2019

Arts Around Town 11th: “Before Your Last Breath” Meet the Author – Jilliana Raymond, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at The Next Chapter Books & Art. Community Engagement 11th – 13th: Fall Garden Lover’s Weekend on Tryon Palace’s Grounds. Call 252-639-3500. 11th – 13th: MUMFEST 2019 in Downtown New Bern. Presented by Swiss Bear. Call 252-288-9825. 12th: Household Hazardous Waste Collection …

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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 with music …

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Craven County WWI Heroes

Craven County WWI Heroes to be Honored Sept 16

American Legion & New Bern Historical Society Join in Research NEW BERN, NC – The American Legion was founded by WWI veterans, and chartered 100 years ago on September 16th. In celebration and remembrance, the American Legion Post 539 and the New Bern Historical Society have partnered with the Craven County Department of Recreation and …

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Mitchell Hardware and Accidental Artist

First round: Things to do during your free time

Now that New Bern Now’s Magazine is at the printers, we’re ready to get back to normal operations. There’s so much going on in and around town that we’d like to report on. First, we’d like to give you the results of one the questions on our last survey. We really appreciate everyone who shared …

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National Pollinator Week

Tryon Palace Celebrates National Pollinator Week, June 18 – 23

New Bern, NC – Join Tryon Palace in celebrating National Pollinator Week, June 18 – 23. Throughout the week, learn about how to help pollinators with posters and take-home items, and meet the bees in our observation hive at the North Carolina History Center. Free tours, lectures, and movies help Tryon Palace celebrate the importance …

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New Bern Historical Society Annual Awards

New Bern Historical Society Presents Annual Awards

NEW BERN, NC – The strength of any non-profit organization comes from the time and commitment of its volunteers. The New Bern Historical Society celebrated and recognized some of its legions of volunteers recently at their Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner held at the New Bern Golf and Country Club. Board of Directors President Joe …

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