January 2017 Events in and around New Bern

20th – 22nd: “Next to Normal”, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2:00pm, presented by the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

21st: “Annual Harvest Bear Cupcake War”, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-0043.

21st: USCG Auxiliary Boating Class, 8:30am – 4:30pm at The University of Mount Olive, New Bern Campus. Call 252-638-5588.

21st: Polar Plunge presented by Craven County Special Olympics, 9:00am at Courts Plus Outdoor Pool, 2911 Brunswick Ave. Call 252-636-6606.

21st: Tenth Annual Local Authors Luncheon, 11:30am at The Chelsea Restaurant. Presented by the Twin Rivers Branch of the American Association of University Women. Call 252-637-9499.

21st: Casablanca Jazz and World Music Trio in Concert, 6:30pm at The Taberna Country Club. Call 252-634-1600 ext 2.

22nd: Bridal and Special Event Expo presented by ENC Shows, 1:00pm – 5:00pm at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Call 252-635-5638.

23rd: Shopping Trip to Crabtree Valley Mall sponsored by New Bern Parks and Recreation. Call 252-639-2912.

24th: Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop, 2:00pm at the Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

24th: The Best Small Business to Start Right Now, 6:00pm – 9:00pm presented by Craven Community College’s Small Business Center at the New Bern Campus. Call 252-638-1166.

25th: Small Business Roundtable: Copyright and your Small Business, with Bob Mackowski, 7:30am – 9:00am presented by Craven Community College’s Small Business Center at the New Bern Campus. Call 252-638-1166.

26th: How to Write a Business Plan, 6:00pm – 9:00pm presented by Craven Community College’s Small Business Center at the New Bern Campus. Call 252-638-1166.

27th: WinterFeast: Oysters, Brews, and Comfort Foods, 5:30pm – 8:30pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3525.

27th: “Around the World in 80 Tunes” presented by Simon Spalding, 6:00pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. Call 252-514-2030.

27th – 28th: “Next to Normal”, 7:30pm presented by the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

28th: Plunge to Freedom, 9:00am at Lawson Creek Park presented by True Justice International. Purchase tickets at Courts Plus. Call 252-633-2221.

28th: Sudan Shriners Winter Ceremonial Parade, starts at 12:00pm; Route: George St. – Broad St. – Middle St. – ends on S. Front St. Call 252-637-5197.

28th: Chasing Immortality, 3:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre with after party at the Trent River Coffee Company with food by The Tiny Tornado food truck. Call 252-675-2045.

28th: Beer and Bike Repair Class, 4:00pm – 6:00pm at Flythe’s Bike Shop, 2411 Trent Rd. Call 252-638-1544.

28th: At the Gallery: Fats Waller by Willie E. and Jacqueline Atkinson with Dr. Stephen Anderson, 7:00pm presented by the Craven Arts Council and Gallery at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-638-2577.

29th: “The Architectural History of Jones County” Book Launch and Signing, 2:00pm – 4:00pm at Grace Episcopal Church, Trenton, NC. Call 252-448-1390.

29th: “From Rent to Revolution” Lecture by Drew Hodges, 3:00pm – 4:00pm at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library. Call 252-638-7800.