August 2018 Events in and around New Bern

1st – 31st: 5th Annual “No Child Wet Behind” Diaper Drive present by the Tryon Civitan Club. Diapers can be dropped off at the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-288-6983.

10th: ArtWalk – New Bern, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., presented by the Craven Arts Council at the Bank of the Arts. 252-638-2577.

10th: ARTcrawl presented by the Greater Good Gallery, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Isaac Taylor House and Gardens, and numerous locations in Downtown New Bern.

10th: Artwalk “Art on the Square”, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Fine Arts at Baxters. Call 252-634-9002.

10th: Artwalk Book Signing by Ben Watford, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Next Chapter Bookstore. Call 252-633-5774.

10th: Uncorked – A Wine Tasting, 5:00 p.m. at Nautical Wheelers of New Bern. Call 252-514-2553.

10th: YPG River Jam, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the New Bern Farmers Market. Presented by the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce. Call 252-637-3111.

10th – 12th: Much Ado About Nothing, Fri – Sat: 7:30 p.m.; Sun: 2:00 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

11th: Cars and Coffee, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at 3100 Dr MLK Jr Blvd. Presented by Cars and Coffee New Bern.

11th: Basics of Navigation Class, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Fairfield Harbour Community Center, 589 Broad Creek Rd. Call 252-672-1653.

11th: “Eco-Beneficial Gardening: Winning the War on Pollinator Decline”, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

11th: Aquapalooza 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Rock Quarry in Brices Creek.

11th: Shrimp Feast, 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the New Bern Shrine Club, 2102 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-670-0702.

11th: Beach Bash, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the New Bern Farmers Market. Presented by St. John’s Lodge #3. Call 252-626-4555.

14th: Nexus Poet’s Poetry Open Mike Night, 7:30 p.m. at the New Bern Arts and Wellness Center, 919 Broad St. Call 252-617-0939.

16th: Lunch and Learn: Social Media Marketing for Small Business, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Havelock Chamber of Commerce. Presented by the Havelock Chamber and Craven Community College Small Business Center. Call 252-638-1166.

16th: Spies, Secrets and Shenanigans in Civil War Craven County by Edward Barnres Ellis, Jr., 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Presented by the New Bern Historical Society. Call 252-638-8558.

16th: Buddhist Lecture with Guest Speaker Zen Priest Ryushin Hart, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of New Bern.

17th: Late Registration for NC Pre-Kindergarten Program and Head Start Program, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the New Bern Mall. Call 252-244-3226.

17th: Lunch and Learn: Tryon Palace Gardens, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

17th: “Footloose on the Neuse” Summer Concert Series: Boys From Carolina Bluegrass Band, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Union Point Park. Call 252-639-2901.

18th: The Life and Legacy of Mr. J. T. Barber, The West Street School and Beyond, 1:00 p.m. at the New Bern-Craven County Library. Presented by the Historic Dryborough Neighborhood Association.

18th: Live and Local: Tryon Palace Beer Festival, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3524.

18th: Studio Open House featuring the work of Black Owl Guitars, Re-Created, Junkman’s Crossroads and The Middle Son, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at 304 Jimmies Creek Dr. Call 252-649-5455.

18th: “Love and Marriage” Fundraiser with Lewis n’ Clark, 7:30 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

21st: Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

23rd: Coco – Summer 2018 Children’s Movies Series, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

24th – 26th: Big Book Sale, Fri – Sat: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sun: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library. Presented by the Friends of the Library New Bern-Craven County Library. Call 252-638-7800.

25th: Craven Habitat for Humanity’s Great Coffee Crawl, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-5512.

25th: Stuff the Bus Event, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at (New Bern – 3105 Dr. M.L. King, Jr., Blvd. and 2915 Neuse Blvd., and Havelock – 566 U.S. 70). Presented by Craven County Partners In Education. Call 252-514-6321.

25th: Read-a-roo’s Block Party Live, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Presented by UNC TV Public Media North Carolina CARES. Call 919-549-7000.

25th: 14th Annual Back to School Celebration, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Stanley White Recreation Center.

25th: Broad Street Open Mic, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the basement of Broad Street Christian Church, 802 Broad St.

25th: Improv Comedy Night with Walk in Bathtub, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at The City Stage. Call 252-631-5122.

25th: Date Night Movies in the Park: “La La Land”, 8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. at Union Point Park. Presented by New Bern Parks and Recreation. Call 252-639-2901.

28th: Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

29th: New Bern History Tour 5K or 10K, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Presented by the SUP and Running Club.

31st: “Footloose on the Neuse” Summer Concert Series: Joe Brown Band (Variety), 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Union Point Park. Presented by New Bern Parks and Recreation. Call 252-639-2901.

For live entertainment and music, check out August Happenings at the City Stage or visit NCMZ.live