February 2016 Events in New Bern

1st – 29th: Seventh Annual Food Drive to benefit the Salvation Army presented by the Tryon Civitan Club in conjunction with the UPS Store. Call 252-637-2277.

2nd: Poet Jeanne Julian to Read at New Bern Open Mike Night, 7:00pm at Trent River Coffee Company.

4th: Charity Event for Journey of Hope Cancer Support Center, 11:00am – 10:00pm at the Beer Army Burger Company. Call 252-288-5814.

4th – 6th: The Knights of Columbus Yard Sale, 8:00am – 12:00pm at 1125 Pine Tree Dr. Call 252-637-9225.

5th: Daddy Daughter Sweetheart Ball, 6:00pm at Christ Church Harrison Center. Call 252-637-8079.

5th: Jeep Rosenberg in Concert, doors open at 6:30pm, show starts at 7:30pm. Presented by Down East Folk Arts Society at Trent River Coffee Company. Call 252-646-4657.

5th – 7th: Blues for an Alabama Sky, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

6th: “Vendor Soup-a-Bowl”, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-0043.

6th: Reading Fun Day for Children birth to 12 years of age, 10:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Mall. Call 252-671-0689.

6th: Art Sale for Colorfest 2016, 5:00pm – 8:00pm presented by Art by Benetez at Designing Image, 928 Queen St.

6th: Beijing-based Author Nancy Pellegrini shares overview of “The Performing Arts in China”, 7:30 at Fairfield Harbour’s Community Center on Broad Creek Rd. Call 252-635-6629.

7th: 27th Annual Jazz Showcase, 1:30pm – 7:00pm at the DoubleTree by Hilton presented by the Craven Arts Council. Call 252-638-2577.

7th: Honoring Mrs. Arabelle B. Bryant: Community Stalwart and Educator, 3:00pm at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library Auditorium. Presented by the Historic Dryborough Association. Call 252-349-0405.

8th: Let’s Talk About It Book Series, 7:00pm at the New Bern – Craven County Public Library in the Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. Call 252-638-7807.

9th: “The Land of the Long-Leaf Pine, The Naval Stores Industry In ENC”, 6:30pm presented by the Craven County Genealogical Society of NC at New Bern LDS Church. Call 252-638-3291.

10th: Lunch and Learn: Peter Sandbeck presents New Bern as it Really Looked in 1860, 11:30am at The Chelsea Restaurant. Call 252-638-8558.

10th: Expansion Ground Breaking Ceremony, 2:00pm at CarolinaEast Medical Center. Call 252-633-8154.

11th: Empty Bowls, 11:00am – 2:00pm at Temple Baptist Church. Call 252-638-2577.

12th: ArtWalk throughout Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, presented by the Craven Arts Council at the Bank of the Arts. 252-638-2577.

12th: ArtCrawl presented by the Community Artist Will, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Center for the Arts, Isaac Taylor House and Gardens, and numerous locations in Downtown New Bern. Call 252-649-1712.

12th: Tuppence presents “Songs of Love and Life”, 7:00pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. Call 252-514-2030.

12th – 14th: New Bern Antique Show and Sale,  Fri – Sat: 10:00am – 5:00pm; Sun: 11:00am – 4:00pm. Presented by the New Bern Preservation Foundation at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Call 252-633-6448.

12th – 14th: Blues for an Alabama Sky, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

12th – 14th: MacBeth, Fri – Sat: 8:00pm; Sun: 3pm presented by RiverTowne Players at the Masonic Theatre. Call 252-633-3318.

13th: “Chocolate and Jewelry Day”, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-0043.

13th: Valentines Dinner Dance with The Bears, doors open at 5:00pm, dinner at 6:00pm at the River Bend Country Club, 94 Shoreline Dr. Call 678-205-7309.

14th: Festive Family Concert, 3:00pm presented by the Carolina Chamber Music Festival at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library. Call 252-626-5419.

16th: Free Horticultural Workshop Program, 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Craven County Agricultural Building, 300 Industrial Dr. Call 252-633-1477.

16th: Classic Lunch, 12:00pm presented by the Carolina Chamber Music Festival at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-626-5419.

18th: The Texas Tenors, 7:30pm at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Presented by the New Bern Historical Society. Call 252-638-8558.

19th: Lunch and Learn Series Explores Slave Narratives from North Carolina, 12:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

19th: America After Work, 6:00pm presented by the Carolina Chamber Music Festival at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-626-5419.

19th – 21st: MacBeth, Fri – Sat: 8:00pm; Sun: 3pm presented by RiverTowne Players at the Masonic Theatre. Call 252-633-3318.

20th: Free Horticultural Workshop Program, 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Craven County Agricultural Building, 300 Industrial Dr. Call 252-633-1477.

20th: Tryon Palace Gardens Lecture Series, 10:00am, Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

20th: New Bern Heart Ball – A Celebration With True Heart, 6:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 919-463-8326.

20th: Festival Finale, 6:30pm presented by the Carolina Chamber Music Festival at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-626-5419.

20th: 2015 Annual Awards Gala – New Bern Civic Theatre Salutes Her Brightest Stars, 7:00pm at 414 Pollock St. Call 252-634-9057.

20th: Rock Out on Chamber Music with Revien, 7:30pm at The Old Theatre in Oriental. Presented by the Pamlico Musical Society. Call 252-617-2125.

20th – 21st: 21st Annual Train Show presented by the Carolina Coastal Railroaders at The New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Call 252-635-1937.

23rd: Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop, 2:00pm, Tour begins at Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

25th – 27th: North Carolina State Beekeepers Association Spring Conference at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Hosted by the Craven-Pamlico Beekeepers. Call 252-497-2944.

26th: 7th Annual Gala for the Eastern Carolina Aviation Heritage Foundation, 5:30pm at the Havelock Tourist and Event Center. Call 444-4348.

26th: Craven Community College hosting Black History Month Performance, 6:00pm – 7:30pm, Orringer Auditorium on the New Bern Campus. Call 252-638-7200.

27th: At the Gallery: Smokey Robinson, 7pm, Bank of the Arts. Call 252-638-2577.

29th: Let’s Talk About It Book Series, 7:00pm at the New Bern – Craven County Public Library in the Hayden H. Jones Auditorium. Call 252-638-7807.