Fun Found Around Town May 30 – June 5, 2019

Live Music Options

At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm.

Thursday: May 30, 2019

Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse 202 Middle St., (252) 633-2088 offers the sounds of Chuck Phillips will play tonight from 6-9 pm upstairs in the piano bar.

City Stage New Bern  901B Pollock St., (252) 631-5122 welcomes Alisa Mike. Music is offered from 7-9 pm

The Brown Pelican 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 Open Mic is hosted by Brian Mac. Sign up starts at 7 pm Music starts at 8 pm. Pack up the gear bag and come jam!!!

 

Friday, May 31, 2019

The Garage 1209 US Highway 70 East (252) 288-5585 has been offering live music each Friday and Saturday from 7-10 pm. This week it is Marron Chaplin welcoming you to the weekend.

BrÜtopia 1201 Highway 70 E, (252) 631-5142 welcomes Daryl Lucas will be sharing songs from 7-10 pm.

Triple Play Restaurant & Sports Bar 111 Williams Rd (252) 635-3010

The Brown Pelican 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 offers the music of Brian Mac this Friday with FREE music offered 7-10 pm.

Blackbeard’s Triple Play Restaurant 415 S Front St., (252) 635-0322 offers live music by Saltwater Gold this Friday 7:30 pm until 11 pm. Free music to welcome your weekend!

 

Saturday, June 1, 2019

The Garage 1209 US Highway 70 East (252) 288-5585 welcomes Ryan Cain jamming your favorite country tunes from 7-10 pm.

BrÜtopia 1201 Highway 70 E, (252) 631-5142 welcomes Davy Williamson sharing songs from 7-10 pm.

The Brown Pelican 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 offers the music of Neville’s Quarter. They will provide the FREE original grooves from 8-11 pm.

Blackbeard’s Triple Play Restaurant 415 S Front St., (252) 635-0322 offers live music by The BiPolar Express this Saturday on the deck rocking the classics we all love from 7:30 pm until 11 pm. Free music to welcome your weekend!

City Stage New Bern 901 B Pollock St.,Madame Z Presents with Jamylla and Jazz , 8:00 p.m.  Call 252-631-5122.

 

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Riverside United Methodist Church – RUMC  Riverside Players Present Free Concert, 2:30 p.m. at Riverside United Methodist Church. Call 252-631-4117.

 

Monday, June 3, 2019

The Brown Pelican 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008. Welcome the week with a blues jam hosted by Big Jim Kohler Band. Music starts at 7 pm jam starts at 8 pm and music and fun last until 9 pm!

Sara’s Big Apple 1150 Broad Creek Road, (252) 633-2555 offers Simon Spalding Acoustic Show with music being served 6-8 pm.

 

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The Brown Pelican 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 Welcomes Honky Tonk Tuesday with your host Michael Watkins. Music starts at 7 pm. All country music lovers are welcome to come out and jam. All are welcome.

City Stage New Bern 901 B Pollock St, 252-631-5122 offers Irish Music Session at City Stage New Bern! Free music at 7 pm.

 

Wednesday, June 5, 2019:

City Stage New Bern 901 B Pollock St., (252) 631-5122 welcomes. Big Jim Kohler & Friends. Music plays 7-9 pm and music is free.

 

Karaoke/Trivia/Other Games:

Thursday, May 30, 2019

BrÜtopia 1201 Highway 70 E (252) 631-5142 30 Seconds Rocks 6:30 pm.

Blackbeard’s Triple Play Restaurant 415 S Front St., (252) 635-0322 Karaoke with Diane Dees 8 PM – 12 AM

 

Friday, May 31, 2019

City Stage New Bern 901 B Pollock St., (252) 631-5122 offers Karaoke Friday Nights at City Stage!

Attitudes Pub & Grille 32 Shoreline Dr., River Bend (252) 633-2006 Karaoke with Diane Dees 8 pm – 12 am

 

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Blackbeard’s Triple Play Restaurant 415 S Front St., (252) 635-0322 30 Seconds Rocks Music Bingo 9 pm with DJ!

 

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The Brown Pelican 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 TRIVIA NIGHT! The fun starts at 7 pm.

Beer Army Burger Company 313 Pollock St., (252) 288-5814. TRIVIA NIGHT starts at 7 pm

 

At The Palace

Tryon Palace 60th Anniversary

Saturday, June 1, 2019 

African American Heritage Walking Tour, 2:00 p.m. at the Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

 

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

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

 

 

On The Big Screen

Bruin Theater 2500 Neuse Blvd., enccinemas.com

Bear Town Cinema 6: 2806 Trent Rd., (252) 638-1820 beartowncinema.com

 

Our Stages

New Bern Civic Theatre 414 Pollock St,  Call 252-634-9057 or visit www.newberncivictheatre.org

RiverTowne Players Masonic Theatre, 514 Hancock St., Call 252-633-3318 or visit www.RiverTownePlayers.org

 

Other Groups and Activities From The Calendar

 

Friday, May 31, 2019

Union Point Park will be the place to be for Date Night Movies in the Park featuring “The Proposal”. City of New Bern Parks and Recreation invite you and the family to the park. The movie starts at 8 pm.

 

Saturday, June 1, 2019

CrossFit Burn hosts 2nd Annual Burnout Fundraiser, 7:00 a.m. at 260 Kale Rd.

River Bend Red Caboose Library Open House, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Call 252-638-1124.

 

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Environmental Justice and a Just Florence Recovery, 6:30 p.m. at the Harrison Center, 311 Middle St. Call 252-626-5100.

 

 

Don’t Forget To Check Out These Places

For more Live Music News, sign up an keep the beats with me, Tracey Stones, on my site, NCMZ.live.

Also, be sure to visit like the New Bern Music Calendar Facebook page created by Bob and Joanne Friedman.

Check out Jungle Jump of New Bern – it’s an indoor bounce arena with an obstacle course and arcade games (252) 772-3742

Go skating at Rollerland (252) 633-3804

Solve a mystery at the Bear Towne Escape Room (919) 288-4764

Take flight with ParaFlight (703) 963-7389.

Do you prefer ballroom dancing? Visit the Rivertowne Ballroom (252) 637-2003.

Take advantage of over 20 parks and recreation facilities maintained by New Bern Parks & Recreation (252) 639-2901.

Introduce your dog(s) to new friends or just let them run around at the Down East Dog Park at Glenburnie Park, please know that you need to register first and receive the gate code before you can enter (252) 639-2901

Craven County Recreation & Parks (252) 636-6606.

New Bern Farmer’s Market is open for business Saturdays: 8 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and Tuesdays: 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Stop, shop and enjoy the day meeting our vendors.

Visit the New Bern-Craven County Library as they have a lot of fun programs, events, and resources! They offer children’s programs, computer usage, and technology workshops, book clubs, writer’s workshops, open mic night, live music, children’s theater, movie screenings, and rentals, meeting rooms, historical and genealogy research, and much more! (252) 638-7800.

Learn more about our town by taking a self-guided walking tour or have locals take you on a tour:

African American Heritage Tour,

Architectural Walking Tour

Churches & Cemeteries Tour,

Historic Homes Tour, Revolutionary War Heritage Tour,

Walk to Remember Tour (based on Nicholas Sparks books) (252) 637-0250

Bear Town Bears self-guided tour;

New Bern’s Civil War Battlefield Park (252) 638-8558

Scenic Airplane Ride by Tradewind Aviation (252) 636-0716

Trolley Tour (252) 637-7316.

Take a walk in the woods in the Croatian National Forest. The forest’s habitat has carnivorous plants like the Venus flytrap, pitcher plant, sun-dew, butterwort, bladderwort among other exotic plants. The Croatian spans approximately 160,000 acres and is located in New Bern’s backyard. It’s a sanctuary for black bear, deer, wild turkey, quail, coyote, bald eagle, beaver, bobcat, porcupine, American alligator, red-tailed hawk, and other wildlife you may see. For maps and more information, talk to the people at the Croatian National Forest’s Ranger’s Station on Hwy 70 E (252) 638-5628

 

 

New Bern Now's Podsquad

Listen to New Bern and Beyond’s Podcast for an in-depth review of the great happenings in and around town! Here’s our latest show on May 23, 2019:

NewBernNow Pod Cast New Bern and Beyond Episode 118 May 23 at 3:44 PM

by Tracey Stones

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