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Arts and Culture in New Bern

Find out what’s happening with the Arts and Culture scene in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

New Bern Parks & Recreation presents…

New Bern Parks and Recreation
Keep Calm & Glaze On! Summer Ceramic Class New Bern Parks and Recreation will be offering a Keep Calm and Glaze On ceramic class for anyone ages 16 and above interested in learning about the different types of glaze and its application. All supplies will be provided. At the end of the class, students will […]
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Oktoberfest Comes to New Bern

Oktoberfest 2018
The New Bern Breakfast Rotary Club invites the community to its Eighth Annual Oktoberfest Celebration on Saturday, September 29th at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. A delicious traditional German meal, catered by the Chelsea Restaurant, will be served from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. and the fun continues for the whole family until 10 […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for August 13th, 2018

Podcast 100th Episdoe
Celebrating our 100th Episode Find out the latest “positive” news and information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Laura Johnson (New Bern Now), Lisa Bisbee-Lentz (Greater Good Gallery), Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Susan […]
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ArtCrawl – ArtWalk: What’s the Difference?

ArtWalk and ArtCrawl
During a recent conversation with Lisa Bisbee-Lentz and members of our Podsquad, ArtWalk and ArtCrawl came up. Although ArtWalk had been happening for at least 20 years, Lisa Bisbee Lentz started ArtCrawl in September 2013. Soon after, New Bern’s Arts Scene seemed to really take off! When asked what the difference was, Lisa Bisbee-Lentz said, […]
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Promise Place Receives Quilt

Promise Place Quilt
Karen Dodd, the Quilting Mandarin, donates a quilt to the Promise Place Barn Bash Auction that will be held Saturday, September 8 at 5 p.m.. Tickets for the Bash can be purchased on line at PromisePlaceNewBernNC.org. The quilt displays an assortment of Carolina shorebirds. Each silhouette is mounted on a piece of batik fabric that […]
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Do you want to see more “Community News”?

New Bern, NC
Help Us Redefine “Community News” Since inception in 2009, New Bern Now’s mission has been to promote the people, places, businesses, non-profits, events, and everything in between in the greater New Bern area. Fast forward nine years and our citizen media company has rapidly morphed into a community news and information website, magazine, and podcast […]
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Community Artists Gallery & Studios presents sun-themed art during August Art Walk

Simone Houle
Celebrate the height of summer with a “Sun-sational Sidewalk Art Show” at Community Artists Gallery & Studios during New Bern’s Art Walk on Friday, August 10. The nonprofit organization’s 33 member-artists have been invited to contribute sun-themed works to display outside their gallery at 504 South Front Street, across from the Farmers Market. Ceramics, oil […]
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Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through August 11th

New Bern, NC
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. 7th: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 7th: National Night Out throughout the Greater New Bern area. Presented by Community […]
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Weekend Sessions by Tracey Stones

Miss Tiffany Elaine
Meet the Mermaid of our Crystal Coast Music Scene, Miss Tiffany Elaine We have many great players that hail from the Crystal Coast area. This becomes evident anytime I head out to an open mic hosted by Tiffany Elaine. This hardworking country girl does so much for her music community. She truly is a girl […]
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Adult Art Classes

New Bern Parks and Recreation
New Bern Parks and Recreation presents Adult Art Class, an art class for inexperienced individuals who want to learn how to paint, draw and simply create! Discover a collection of enthralling media, alongside Parks and Recreation staff, in this introductory art class. This class will meet on Fridays during the month of September from 6 […]
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4th Annual Dance It Up Purple Zumbathon

Zumbathon for Coastal Women's Shelter
September 8, 2018, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Havelock Tourist and Event Center This event is action packed with tons of energy. Get ready for some of the top instructors to knock your socks off with this exciting event! Featuring ZJ Trista Nicosia- The Zumba Jammer who is going to lead our Zumbathon live! It […]
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