Third Annual St Patrick’s Celebration coming to New Bern

Sham-Rockin 2018Gather your family and friends, get your green on, and join us for The Rotary Club of New Bern’s Sham-Rockin’ 2018, A St. Patrick’s Celebration, Friday, March 16th! This year the event will again be held at the beautiful North Carolina History Center, overlooking the Trent River.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the Sham-Rockin’ will continue until 10:00 p.m.  The Chelsea Restaurant will serve up the best corned beef and cabbage found in Eastern North Carolina from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Coastal Beverage, will offer your favorite beer and wine and, of course, green beer. During dinner, listen to Irish music by The Celtic Minstrels. After dinner, dance the night away to the popular band, Trainwreck!

Tickets include dinner and admission and are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. There will be a cash bar of beer, wine, sodas, and water all night and snacks after 8:30.  Tickets can be purchased at Mitchell Hardware, Bank of the Arts, The UPS Store and online at with a link to the EventBrite page.

Sponsorship for this event is available. Contact Nancy Houyoux or visit The Rotary Club of New Bern website.

Sham-Rockin’ 2018 is the club’s annual fundraiser to support local projects like The Boys and Girls Club of New Bern, Backpack Blessings, Craven County Partners In Education, Promise Place and more.

This celebration is made possible by the generous support of these and other sponsors: Coastal Beverage, Trent Cadillac Buick GMC, Craven County Independent Insurance Agents, AlphaGraphics, Monte Printing, The Insurance Center, News Channel 12, Radio station V103.3 and New Bern Sun Journal.

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Submitted by: Bob Manning

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