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Tar Heel Traveler Comes to New Bern

Scott Mason, Tarheel Traveler
Scott Mason Gives Historical Society’s Lore Lecture November 11 WRAL’s Scott Mason has been travelling throughout North Carolina since 1997 meeting interesting characters, learning fascinating stories and discovering delicious food. On Sunday, November 11 at 2 p.m. at the New Bern Historical Society’s annual Lore Lecture, he’ll share some of what he’s learned presenting Tarheel […]
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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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One More Time!

New Bern Then and Now
New Bern Then and Now Finale Set for September 27 All summer audiences clamored for Curator, Jim Hodges’ “New Bern Then and Now” presentation.  So, the New Bern Historical Society will host it one more time on September 27, this time with reserved seats. A 10-dollar ticket will assure you a seat at Cullman Hall […]
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Riverside: New Bern’s First Suburb

Roper Lumber Mill
Tim Thompson Presents at Historical Society Lunch & Learn The New Bern Historical Society’s September Lunch & Learn will highlight one of New Bern’s oldest and most interesting historic neighborhoods.  Riverside resident Tim Thompson will be the featured speaker on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at the Chelsea Restaurant.  Join him as he […]
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Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through August 5th

Events New Bern NC
July: 31st: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 31st: Behind The Scenes: Conservation Lab, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. August: 1st – 31st: 5th Annual “No Child Wet Behind” Diaper Drive present by the Tryon Civitan Club. Diapers can be dropped off at the UPS Store, […]
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Historical Society Seeks a Few Good Ghosts

Ghostwalk 2018
Ghostwalk Auditions, August 2 The New Bern Historical Society is looking for a few good ghosts. Whether you are a spirited novice or have lots of ghostly experience, the Historical Society wants you to portray the historic characters in this year’s Ghostwalk. Ghostwalk brings to life noted personalities from New Bern’s past right in the […]
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Used to Be is Very Popular

New Bern Then and Now
Second Encore of Historical Society’s New Bern Then and Now Set for August 8 Audiences filled the auditorium quickly for Curator, Jim Hodges’ “New Bern Then and Now” presentation.  So much so that the New Bern Historical Society decided to do another encore.  August 8 will bring another opportunity to see and hear this popular […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for June 18, 2018

New Bern Now's Podsquad with Special Guests
Episode 96 Find out the latest information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina. During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), George Oliver (Oliver & Cheek, PLLC), Susan Moffat-Thomas, and I talked about all kinds of positive […]
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New Bern Then & Now, Again!

New Bern Then and Now
Encore of Images of “Used to Be” from the New Bern Historical Society Collection You’ve heard it, “used to be”. Captain Ratty’s used to be Duffy’s Drug Store, Morgan’s used to be True Tread Tires, First Citizens Bank sits where used to be the Hotel Queen Anne. The New Bern Historical Society’s Curator Jim Hodges […]
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