February 2018 Events in and around New Bern

1st – 28th: Tryon Civitan Club presents 8th Annual Food Drive for The Salvation Army, drop off location: The UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-637-7500.

13th: Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab, 2:00 p.m. at the Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

13th: Mardi Gras Friendraiser, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at The Blades House. Presented by the New Bern Historical Society. Call 252-638-8558.

13th: Roundtable for Gardeners, 6:30 p.m. at River Bend Town Hall, 45 Shoreline Dr. Presented by River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center. Call 252-634-3192.

15th: ‘Black History Reflections’ presented by Nelson McDaniel, 4:30 p.m. at Craven Community College’s Havelock Campus in the Institute of Aviation Technology Hanger, 305 Cunningham Blvd. Call 252-444-2120.

15th: Hydroponic Gardening with The Wise Women, 5:30 p.m. at Universalist Union, 308 Meadow St.

15th: Is Your Networking Not Working?, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Craven Community College, Bosch AMC Bldg., Room 102. Presented by The Small Business Center. Call 252-638-1166.

15th: African American Lecture Series: How Free is Free – Civil Right Act of 1866 with Comedian, Timothy A. Shropshire, 7:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

15th: Acoustic Coffee House with Patrick Bliss, 7:00 p.m. at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007.

15th: Pete Pawsey Live, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at BrÜtopia, 1201 Hwy 70 E. Call 252-631-5142.

16th: Tryon Palace’s February Lunch and Learn to Highlight Craven County’s Enslaved Population, 12:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

16th: Michelangelo Love and Death, Showtimes: 2:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. in the Orringer Auditorium at Craven Community College.Call 252-638-7200.

16th: Kerry Grombacher in Concert, 7:30 p.m. at the Trent River Coffee Company. Presented by the Down East Folk Arts Society. Call 252-646-4657.

16th – 18th: New Bern Antiques Show and Sale at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Presented by the New Bern Preservation Foundation. Call 252-633-6448.

16th – 18th: The Wiz, Fri – Sat: 7:30 p.m.; Sun: 2:00 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

16th: Performance by Recording Artist Tiffany Elaine at 8:00 p.m. at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007.

17th: 6th Annual Flapjack Fundraiser, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the River Bend Country Club. Presented by the Tryon Civitan Club. Call 252-637-7500.

17th: St Patrick’s Day Celebration, 8:00 a.m. – 2:000 p.m. at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-0043

17th: Tryon Palace Garden Lecture Series, 10:00 a.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

17th: Free Horticultural Workshop ‘Cool Season Tree and Renovation Pruning’, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m at the Craven Agricultural Building and Demonstrations Garden, 300 Industrial Dr. Call 252-633-1477.

17th: Elegant Evening presented by the Downtown Historic District Association, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Commission House. Call 252-672-1672.

17th: At The Gallery: Kander and Ebb performed by Dora Bullock, Patrick Bliss, and Tim Maddox, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Bank of the Arts. Presented by the Craven Arts Council and Gallery. Call 252-638-2577.

17th: Caffeinated Soul Boggie Live, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at BrÜtopia, 1201 Hwy 70 E. Call 252-631-5142.

17th: Strung Together featuring The Oliver Family, 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007.

17th: Hot Buttered Grits Live, 8:30 p.m. at The Brown Pelican. Call 252-631-5008.

18th: The Bridal Workshop, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Stanly Hall Ballroom, 249 Craven St. Call 252-876-7143.

20th: Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop Tour, 2:00 p.m. at the Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

21st: Coastal Women’s Forum Luncheon with Speaker Julie Mincey, 11:30 a.m. at the New Bern Golf and Country Club.

21st: Girls Night Out and Networking Social, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at The Bern Bar and Grill. Presented by New Bern Housewives in the City. Call 919-349-4455.

22nd: Empty Bowls New Bern, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Temple Baptist Church. Hosted by the Craven Arts Council and Religious Community Services. Call 252-638-2577.

22nd: Google Your Business, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Craven Community College, Bosch AMC Bldg., Room 102. Presented by The Small Business Center. Call 252-638-1166.

22nd: Mindful Music and Movement Sessions, 6:00 p.m. at Hour Special Place, 1406 Neuse Blvd. Call 252-631-4028.

22nd: Vintage Thursday with Alisa Mike, 6:30 p.m. at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007.

23rd: Women Veterans and Active Duty Women Outreach Event, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at New Beginnings Ministry of Faith, 30 Park Ln., Havelock. Presented by NCWorks Career Center and Veterans Organic Garden Call 252-514-4828 ext. 241

23rd: Annual Eastern Carolina Aviation Heritage Foundation Gala Rediscover Your Future, 5:30 p.m. at the Havelock Tourist and Event Center. Call 252-444-4348.

23rd: Black History Month Celebration with ‘African American Firsts’, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Craven Community College’s Student Center. Call 252-514-0562.

23rd – 24th: The Wiz, Fri – Sat: 7:30 p.m.; Sun: 2:00 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

23rd – 25th: Chicago, Fri – Sat: 7:30 p.m.; Sun: 3:00 p.m. at the Masonic Theatre. Presented by RiverTowne Players. Call 252-633-3318.

23rd: Latin Dance Night with Dance Lesson, 8:30 p.m. and DJ at 9:00 p.m. at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007.

24th: High School Shakespeare Contest, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Orringer Auditorium, Craven Community College. Presented by the English Speaking Union – Colonial NC Branch.

24th: Spaghetti benefit Dinner, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Rhems Fire Station, 5860 Hwy 17. Presented by the New Bern Civitan Club. Call 252-204-3068.

24th: Improv Comedy Night featuring Walk in Bathtub, 8:00 p.m. at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007.

24th: Dwight Hawkins and The Piedmont Highballers Live, 8:00 p.m. at The Brown Pelican. Call 252-631-5008.

24th – 25th: 23rd Annual Train Show at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Presented by the Carolina Coastal Railroaders. Call 252-626-3476.

27th: Craven Early Learning Network Meeting to Focus on Child Care, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the University of Mount Olive, 2912 Trent Rd. Call 252-672-5921 (Ext. 29).

27th: Behind the Scenes: The Gardens, 2:00 p.m. at the Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

27th: If Disney Ran Your Business, 6:00 p.m. at the New Bern Chamber of Commerce. Presented by the Small Business Center at Craven Community College. Call 252-638-1166.

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