November 2015 Events in and around New Bern

1st: Halloween at Hogwarts: The Music of Harry Potter played by NC Symphony, 3:00pm at Riverfront Convention Center.  Family concert with illusionist Len Dillies.  Call 877-627-6724.

4th: Red Cross Blood Drive, 10:00am – 2:00pm, New Bern Campus, Craven Community College. Call 252-638-7200.

5th: The Annual Salute to Women of the Military Past and Present, 11:30am – 1:30pm at the Havelock Tourist and Event Center. Call 252-652-9166.

6th: Explorations: The International Film Series – Vincent Wants to Sea, 2:30pm and 7:30pm at Craven Community College’s Orringer Auditorium. Call 252-638-7200.

6th – 8th: Evita (Musical Drama), Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

7th: Military Appreciation for Veterans Day at the New Bern Farmers Market, Sat: 8:00am – 2:00pm and Tues: 10:00am – 2:00pm. Call 252-633-0043.

7th: Catholic Daughters Annual Christmas Boutique, 8:00am – 7:00pm at St. Paul Catholic Church Family Life Center, 3005 Country Club Rd. Call 252-617-0849.

7th: MERCI in Wonderland, 5:30pm – 11:00pm, North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace. Benefiting the MERCI Clinic. Email: info@merciclinic.org

7th: Nantucket Rocks for Habitat for Humanity of Craven County, 6:00pm – 11:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-5512.

7th: South Carolina Relief Benefit featuring Kevin Michael Thompson, doors open at 6:15pm at the New Song Church, 521 West Grantham Rd. Call 252-635-2621.

9th: Choice Neighborhoods Open House, 3:00pm – 7:00pm at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library. Call 252-633-0800 x 26 or 30.

10th: The Longest Loss: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Showing, 9:00am – 11:30am in the CarolinaEast Auditorium. Call 252-633-8154.

10th: “Remembering Zebulon “June” Tripp, Jr., WWII Serviceman, 1922-1944”, 6:30pm at the New Bern LDS Church, 1207 Forest Dr. Call 252-638-3291.

10th – 11th: U.S. Air Force Heritage Brass Band, 6:15pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

11th: Veterans Day at Tryon Palace, 9:00am – 5:00pm. Free admission for active duty and military veterans with ID and discounted admission for immediate family members. Call 252-639-3500.

11th: Lunch and Learn: Andrew Duppstadt, The Underwriter Expedition, 11:30am at the Chelsea Restaurant. Call 252-638-8558.

11th: Veterans Day Annual Ceremony of Lights Luminary Event, 5:00pm on the steps of the Craven County Courthouse. Presented by The Pilot Club of New Bern. Call 252-638-5882.

13th: ArtWalk throughout Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, presented by the Craven Arts Council at the Bank of the Arts. 252-638-2577.

13th: ArtCrawl presented by the Community Artist Will, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Isaac Taylor House and Gardens and various locations in Downtown New Bern. Call 252-649-1712.

13th: Susan Eileen Walker’s Book Signing of “Patches and the Chicken dog”, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at Bear Towne Java.

13th: New Bern Bacon and Brew Festival, 6:00pm – 10:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Presented by the United Way of Coastal Carolina. Call 252-637-2460.

13th: Dave Gunning in Concert, 7:30pm at Trent River Coffee Company. Call 252-646-4657.

13th – 15th: Holiday Home & Gift Show, Fri & Sat: 10:00am – 4:00pm; Sun 12:00pm – 4:00pm at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center.

13th – 15th: Evita (Musical Drama), Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

14th: Early Holiday Gift Sale at the New Bern Farmers Market, Sat: 8:00am – 2:00pm and Tues: 10:00am – 2:00pm. Call 252-633-0043.

14th: Fairfield Harbour Arts and Crafts Bazaar, 9:00am – 2:00pm at the Fairfield Harbour Community Center, 585 Broad Creek Rd.

14th: Personal Budgeting Workshop, 9:00am – 11:00am at Twin Rivers Vineyard Church. Call 717-575-4664.

14th: PIE Bowl at the Strike Zone, 9:00am; 11:00am; 1:00am presented by Craven County Partners In Education. Call 252-514-6321.

14th: Tryon Explorers: Nautical New Bern, 10:00am at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

14th: Havelock Touchdown Club Golf Tournament, Registration: 11:00am at the Taberna Country Club.

14th: “Stew ‘n Brew and Chili Too”, 6:00pm – 10:00pm at Saint Paul Family Life Center, 3005 Country Club Dr. Call 252-633-0100.

15th: Annual Richard Lore Lecture, 2:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-638-8558.

15th: The All Saints Music Festival, 4:00pm at Saint Paul Catholic Church, 3005 Country Club Dr. Call 252-638-1984.

16th – 17th: Craven County Partners In Education Book Drive at various locations. Call 252-514-6321.

19th: Christmas Grab ‘n Go Gift Day at the New Bern Farmers Market, Sat: 8:00am – 2:00pm and Tues: 10:00am – 2:00pm. Call 252-633-0043.

19th: Father of the Blues, 7:00pm – 8:30pm, Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

20th: Coastal Carolina Regional Airport Celebrates 84 Year Anniversary, 10:00am – 5:00pm. Call 252-638-8591.

20th: Lunch and Learn – History of Toys and Games, 12:00pm, Debnam-Hunt Board Room, North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

20th – 21st: 25th Annual Scroogefest, Fri: 3:00pm – 8:00pm; Sat: 9:00am – 4:00pm at Annunciation Catholic School, 246 E. Main St., Havelock. Call 252-447-3137.

20th – 21st: Evita (Musical Drama), 7:30pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

21st: New Bern Farmers Market, Sat: 8:00am – 2:00pm and Tues: 10:00am – 2:00pm. Call 252-633-0043.

21st: Open House and Holiday Pottery Sale, 9:00am – 1:00pm at the New Bern Arts and Wellness Center. Call 252-497-8928.

21st: Santa arrives at New Bern Mall, 12:00pm. Call 252-633-2800.

21st: Carolina Lily Fest, starts at 12:00pm in the Isaac Taylor Gardens presented by GEM Productions. Call 919-987-5636.

21st: At The Gallery: Irving Berlin, 7:00pm at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-638-2577.

26th: Twin Rivers YMCA Turkey Trot – 5K Run, Walk, Kids Dash, and Dog Jog, 8:00am, in Taberna. Call 252-638-8799.

27th: Black Friday Opening at the New Bern Farmers Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm. Call 252-633-0043.

27th: Santa House Opens at Bear Plaza, 10:00am – 2:00pm; 5:00pm – 8:00pm.

27th: Light Up the Season at Bear Plaza, 3:00pm – 7:00pm with snow in Bear Plaza from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.

27th thru December: Please visit a BearyMerryChirstmas.com for updated details of the Holiday happenings in Downtown New Bern.

27th – 29th: Festive Holiday Kick-off Weekend, Fri – Sat: 1:00pm – 5:00pm; Sun: 9:00am – 5:00pm, Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

28th: Christmas Decorations Day at the New Bern Farmers Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm. Call 252-633-0043.

28th: Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, 5:00pm at the Traffic Circle at the end of Broad and East Front Street.