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From fine dining to small cafes, find out the best places to eat in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

Beary Merry Christmas Update

Beary Merry Christmas 2018
We are only 5 weeks away from the kick off to the Christmas season in New Bern.  Our Elf Squad is making final preparations for the transformation of Bear Plaza starting the 1st of November.  With the holiday season quickly approaching I wanted to take a moment to send out a few important dates for […]
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Upcoming Halloween Themed Events

Parade of Preschoolers
There’re all kinds of things to do in and around New Bern celebrating Halloween. So far, here’s the latest line-up of events: 24th: Annual Trunk or Treat, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Centenary United Methodist Church, 309 New St. Call 252-637-4181. 26th: 18th Annual Halloween Preschool Parade, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Starts at […]
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October Happenings Live at The City Stage

City Stage New Bern
5th: Stand up Comedy Showcase with Matt White and Friends at 7 p.m. Winner of the “2012 Port City Top Comic” and 2013 “Carolina’s Funniest Comic”, Matt White’s brand of observational humor mixed with improv and theatre elements engages audiences and leaves them giggling for days. $8 Cover Charge. 6th: Singer Songwriter Jon Shain at […]
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Mum’s the Word Exhibition

Eileen Wroe - Fireworks
Local Artwork centered around the Chrysanthemum on display at multiple locations October 3 – October 23 Craven Arts Council & Gallery in cooperation with Swiss Bear is proud to present the annual “Mum’s the Word” exhibition at various locations in downtown New Bern. This exhibition highlights local artists and the annual Mumfest. Locations displaying work […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for September 10, 2018

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 102 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: Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical […]
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UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina Goes All-In To New Bern!

Public Media North Carolia Cares
Statewide Public Media Network Hosts Packed Slate of Activities Tuesday – Saturday, September 4 – 8 North Carolina’s statewide public media network brings its listening tour—Public Media North Carolina CARES (Connecting Audiences with Resources through Education and Service)—to New Bern, Tuesday – Saturday, September 4 – 8. A team of dedicated, inquisitive producers, on-air personalities […]
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One More Time!

New Bern Then and Now
New Bern Then and Now Finale Set for September 27 All summer audiences clamored for Curator, Jim Hodges’ “New Bern Then and Now” presentation.  So, the New Bern Historical Society will host it one more time on September 27, this time with reserved seats. A 10-dollar ticket will assure you a seat at Cullman Hall […]
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