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New Bern’s Outdoor Life

Enjoy the great outdoors – boating, fishing, golfing, hunting, swimming, camping, and much more 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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Downtown New Bern Parking Enforcement resumes on October 29th

City of New Bern, NC
Please be advised that the City of New Bern will resume downtown parking enforcement on Monday, October 29th.  Enforcement operations were suspended during the hurricane due to the widespread devastation of infrastructure and the impacts to city residents, families, businesses and nonprofit organizations. For a refresher on downtown parking regulations, visitor parking lots, construction & […]
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MumFest 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

New Bern Parks and Recreation
The annual MumFest 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, presented by New Bern Parks and Recreation, will be held on Sunday, October 14th. This flat course will begin and end at beautiful Union Point Park, located at 210 East Front Street in downtown New Bern. Day of registration begins at 6:00 a.m. The 1 Mile […]
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Craven County Clean Sweep

Craven County Clean Sweep
Craven County Clean Sweep sponsors four annual clean up events on the first Saturdays of February, May, August and October to help keep New Bern streets and waterways free of litter.  The upcoming one will be Saturday, October 6th, but if that day is not convenient, you can choose another day that fits your schedule! […]
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Ghostwalk Goes Forward

Bill Hand - Ghostwalk
Tickets Now Available For 28 years, Ghostwalk has endured whatever mother nature sends along.  This year she sent Florence.  For many New Bernians this means much flooding and damage.  Many prayers, good wishes and offers of help continue to come in to our wonderful town.  As we all work back toward normalcy, the New Bern […]
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Five Questions for a Better Garden

River Bend Community Organic Garden
Whether your garden is struggling or thriving, you can always do something to improve your space. The River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center will present a free workshop, Five Questions for a Better Garden on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at River Bend Town Hall. Five simple questions: where, why, what, when, how. The details of the answers […]
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