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Craven Strong

Hurricane Florence Anniversary in New Bern-Craven County

A year after Florence: New Bern’s resurgent prosperity A year after Hurricane Florence barreled through in mid-September 2018, New Bern and Craven County have once again proven resiliency in the face of catastrophe. Craven County Manager Jack Veit said Craven County has led the state in federal disaster declarations since 1953, with 22 declarations. Hurricane …

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Bee by the River Quilt Show

Bee by the River “Seasons for Quilts” Quilt Show is Rescheduled to 2019!

The Twin Rivers Quilters guild Bee by the River “Seasons for Quilts” Quilt Show originally scheduled for October 2018 has been moved to October 25-26, 2019. Hurricane Florence significantly affected Eastern NC, specifically our members and the town of New Bern. Our venue for the show, the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center experienced extreme flooding and …

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Public Media North Carolia Cares

UNC TV Public Media North Carolina CARES is coming to New Bern!

We had the pleasure of interviewing Shannon Vickery, Director of Production Partnerships and Business Development, with UNC TV Public Media North Carolina. Here’s a summary of what we talked about, so we encourage you to listen to the entire interview to learn about the great things that UNC TV offers to communities across the State. …

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Under the Street Lamp

Big City Entertainment in New Bern

Under The Streetlamp Featuring Former Cast Members of Jersey Boys to Play Convention Center for One Night Only on May 21 You don’t have to go to Charlotte or Raleigh, Under the Streetlamp is coming to the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center for a live, one-night-only performance on May 21. Featuring former leading cast members …

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Breakfast with Santa

Santa Claus is coming to town!

The CarolinaEast Foundation’s Breakfast with Santa will be held on Saturday, December 5 at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. What could be better for a young child than spending some one-on-one time with Santa and Mrs. Claus?  Santa will be available for pictures and to hear each child’s wish list.  Each family will receive …

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handbell

Some of the Country’s Finest Handbell Musicians to perform in New Bern

Music aficionados in and around New Bern will have the opportunity to experience the unique sights and sounds of the English handbell as many of the finest handbell musicians from around the country gather for Distinctly Bronze East, the Handbell Musicians of America’s premier performance event for advanced handbell musicians. For four days, October 8-11, …

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Kitchens of New Bern Tour

Kitchens of New Bern Tour Stops by Tryon Palace Kitchen Office

Annual Food Bank Fundraiser set for September 26, 2015 Tryon Palace’s Kitchen Office will be just one of the many stops found on the Kitchens of New Bern Tour this Saturday, Sept. 26. In addition to the Tryon Palace Kitchen Office, the Kitchens of New Bern tour includes homeowners who open their kitchens to the public …

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New Bern String Fling Gala & Auction

New Bern String Fling Gala & Auction

Celebrating 10 Years of the North Carolina Symphony The New Bern String Fling Gala & Auction will be held Saturday, September 26, 2015, 6:30 p.m., at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center in downtown New Bern in celebration of the North Carolina Symphony’s annual New Bern Concert Series that began in New Bern ten years …

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Tuscarora Homecoming

A Tuscarora Homecoming & ENC Family History Fair

Celebrating The History and People of ENC from the Early Times to the Present The Tuscarora Nation, the ECU Department of History, and the Family History Society of ENC are excited to present A Tuscarora Homecoming in conjunction with the ENC Family History Fair. It will be held over three days, July 23-25, 2015, at …

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I Love That Lady Recognition Dinner

I Love That Lady Recognition Dinner Rescheduled

The snow, ice, and rain that moved in Tuesday morning was enough to close down the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center and force I Love That Lady (ILTL) to reschedule their recognition dinner to March 12, 2015 at 6 p.m. The 6th annual dinner is the culmination of a year’s worth of fundraising to honor …

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