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Weekend Events and Things to Do in and around Town

Weekend New Bern NC
1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Club’s 4th Annual Diaper Drive. Drop off location is at the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Benefiting the Coastal Women’s Shelter Religious Community Services. Call 252-637-7500. 19th: New Bern Farmers Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm, 421 S. Front St. Call 252-633-0043. 19th: USCG Auxiliary Navigating Local Waters Class, 9:00am – 12:00pm at The […]
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Revolutionary War Day

Revolutionary War Day
Meet the First North Carolina Regiment of the Continental Line during Revolutionary War Day at Tryon Palace on Saturday, Aug. 19. Throughout the day you’ll enjoy many hands-on opportunities to experience the culture and life of wartime New Bern. Activities are ticketed and may be enjoyed by visitors of all ages: – Explore the life […]
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Weekend Events and Things to Do in and around Town

Weekend in and around New Bern NC
1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Club’s 4th Annual Diaper Drive. Drop off location is at the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Benefiting the Coastal Women’s Shelter Religious Community Services. Call 252-637-7500. 11th: Uncorked – A Wine Tasting, 5:00pm at Nautical Wheelers of New Bern. Call 252-514-2553. 11th: ArtWalk throughout Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, presented by […]
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ARTcrawl in the Isaac Taylor Garden

Musician Bobbi Waters - ARTcrawl
On Friday, August 11 during ARTcrawl, enjoy live music with local musician Bobbi Waters who will play from 6 – 8pm in the Isaac Taylor Garden. From 5 – 8pm, new and established artists will be at 228 Craven Street in the Isaac Taylor Garden and around the perimeter of Greater Good Gallery. Jon Derby […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast – August 7, 2017

New Bern and Beyond Podcast
Episode 75 Find out the latest 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: Susan Moffat-Thomas, Rich Sheridan, Colleen Roberts and I talked about all kinds of positive things happening in our community of New Bern, […]
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Weekend Events and Things to Do in and around Town

Neuse River
1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Club’s 4th Annual Diaper Drive. Drop off location is at the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Benefiting the Coastal Women’s Shelter Religious Community Services. Call 252-637-7500. 4th: Jay Sand presents All Around This World, 10:00am at Union Point Park. Call 252-639-2902. 4th: Simon Spalding and Tracey Brenneman Live, 7:00pm – 10:00pm at […]
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Thinking about starting a Podcast?

New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast
Podcasts are making a comeback and since we have a bi-weekly show, people have asked us how to create a podcast. So here are some things to consider before launching your own show…   – Why do you want to create a podcast? To educate, entertain, enrich, and/or engage a specific audience. – Who is […]
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Weekend Events and Things to Do in and around Town

Weekend New Bern NC
23rd – 29th: Paint Your Heart Out New Bern and Group Cares: Mission New Bern in the Choice Neighborhoods and Gateway Renaissance Community. Call 252-639-7580. 28th: New Bern Farmers Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm, 421 S. Front St. Call 252-633-0043. 28th: Storytellers with Patrick Bliss, 8:00pm – 10:00pm at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007. 28th: Ravenz Bru Band, […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast – July 24th

New Bern and Beyond Podcast
Find out the latest 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, George Oliver and I talked about all kinds of things. Find out if we talked about you, your business, or non-profit! Listen […]
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There’s so much to do in New Bern this Weekend!

Events and Things to Do
Check out Events and Things to Do in and around Town 21st: Lunch and Learn: A History of Dogs as Pets, 12:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500. 21st: Jazz and Blues with John Van Dyke, 8:00pm – 11:00pm at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007. 21st – 23rd: The Sound of Music, Fri – Sat: 8:00pm; Sun: […]
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Historical Society Seeks a Few Good Ghosts

Ghostwalk Auditions 2017
Ghostwalk Auditions – August 3rd The New Bern Historical Society is looking for a few good ghosts.  Whether you are a spirited novice or have lots of ghostly experience, the Historical Society wants you, to portray the historic characters in this year’s Ghostwalk, Heroes & Hooligans, They Walk Among Us!  Ghostwalk brings to life noted […]
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