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Enjoy this Weekend filled with Events and Things to do in and around New Bern

Pumpkin Patch at Christ Church
20th: Formal Adopt-A-School Ceremony with Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28, 10:30am in the Tucker Creek Middle School Auditorium. Call 252-514-6300. 20th: Lunch and Learn: A History of Costumes, 12:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500. 20th: Family Fall Festival, 4:00pm – 8:00pm at Saint Paul Catholic School. Call 252-633-0100. 20th: New Bern Community Drum Circle, 6:00pm […]
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Heroes & Hooligans…They Walk Among Us!

Ghostwalk 2017
New Bern Historical Society’s Ghostwalk October 26-28 It is that time of year again, and the New Bern Historical Society is preparing its 27th annual Ghostwalk, Heroes & Hooligans… They Walk Among Us!. Each Ghostwalk brings a whole new batch of characters from New Bern’s colorful and varied past to tell you their stories right […]
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Walt Bellamy Jr. Park opens MumFest Weekend

Walt Bellamy Jr
The City of New Bern is excited to announce the opening of a new park.  Located at the intersection of Pollock, Jones, and Liberty streets, Walt Bellamy Jr. Park will officially open to the public during MumFest weekend. A special celebration is scheduled for Saturday, October 14th, at 1 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend. […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast – October 10th

New Bern and Beyond Podcast
Episode 79 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, Lisa Bisbee-Lentz, Jan Francoeur, and I talked about all kinds of positive things happening in our community of New Bern, […]
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Heroes & Hooligans…They Walk Among Us!

Ghostwalk 2017
New Bern Historical Society’s Ghostwalk: October 26 – 28 It is that time of year again, and the New Bern Historical Society is preparing its 27th annual Ghostwalk, Heroes & Hooligans… They Walk Among Us!. Each Ghostwalk brings a whole new batch of characters from New Bern’s colorful and varied past to tell you their […]
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Tryon Palace Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Behind The Scenes Tours at Tryon Palace
Featuring The Costume Shop, Museum Technology, and Gardens  Tryon Palace will host behind-the-scenes tours of the costume shop, museum technology and gardens throughout the month of October. All tours begin at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, with a different tour offered each week. Tours in the Tryon Palace costume shop will be led by historic clothing […]
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Another Weekend Packed with Events and Things to Do in and around New Bern

Weekend New Bern NC
29th: Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament, 10:00am – 5:00pm on Tryon Palace’s South Lawn. Call 252-639-3511. 29th: Fall Partnership and Member Appreciation Night, 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Havelock Tourist and Event Center. Presented by the Eastern Carolina Aviation Heritage Foundation. Call 252-444-4348. 29th: Standup Comedy Featuring Matt White and Friends, 8:00pm at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007. 30th: Colors […]
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