Fun Found Around Town July 18 – 24, 2019

Live Music Options

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

 

Thursday: July 18, 2019 

 

Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse 202 Middle St (252) 633-2088 welcomes the music of Patrick Reid for your dining pleasure. She will be performing from 6-9 upstairs in the piano bar.

Persimmons Restaurant 100 Pollock St, (252) 514-0033 welcomes live music on the deck for your dining pleasure. Tonight come out for supper and enjoy music by the loving and talented duo, soon to be a trio…Shannon Grace who will entertain diners from 6:30-9:30 pm under the sails as the sun sets on the river.

City Stage New Bern 901 B Pollock St offers the serenading sounds of the talented Alisa Mike. Music is served from 7-9 pm

The Brown Pelican 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 Open Mic is hosted by Charlie Duzan. Sign up starts at 7 pm Music starts at 8 pm. Pack up the gear bag and come jam!!! All are welcome to attend and participate.

 

Friday, July 19, 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 a local singer and stringer Sam Lewis on tap to entertain you.

BrÜtopia 1201 Highway 70 E, (252) 631-5142 welcomes Brian Burke will be in town and sharing songs tonight from 7-10 pm.

Persimmons Restaurant 100 Pollock St, (252) 514-0033 welcomes live music on the deck for your dining pleasure. Tonight come out for supper and enjoy music by the loving and talented duo, soon to be a trio…Shannon Grace who will entertain diners from 6:30-9:30 pm under the sails as the sun sets on the river.

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

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

Union Point Park will be the site for  Footloose on the Neuse, featuring Rivermist, a fun rocking band that is ready to groove with New Bern in the park. This event is brought to us courtesy of New Bern Parks and Recreation Department and is sponsored by Trent Cadillac and Riverside Camping Center. Music starts at 6:30 pm. You may bring chairs, blankets, sunblock, bug spray, kids, pets on a leash, but please leave the coolers at home. Vendors will be on-site to serve you.

Persimmons Restaurant 100 Pollock St, (252) 514-0033 welcomes live music on the deck for your dining pleasure. This Friday it is Orientals own classic rock cover band, Saltwater Gold. Music plays 7:30-9:30 pm

 

Saturday, July 20, 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 Saturday it’s the Snead Ferry based stringer and singer, Daryl Lucas / Third Act will be there to entertain you.

BrÜtopia 1201 Highway 70 E, (252) 631-5142 welcomes Big Jim Kohler will be in town and sharing songs tonight from 7-10 pm.

The Brown Pelican 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 offers the music of Carolina Sky will cap off the weekend. 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 Suicide Blonde will take place out on the deck from 7:30-11 pm

Persimmons Restaurant 100 Pollock St, (252) 514-0033 welcomes live music on the deck for your dining pleasure. Tonight come out for supper and enjoy music by the loving and talented Joe Brown and The Band who will entertain diners from 7:30-9:30 pm under the sails as the sun sets on the river.

 

Sunday, July 21, 2019

 

Persimmons Restaurant offers Jazz night with Ben and Friends serving the sounds for dinner on the deck. Music plays from 5:30-7:30 pm.

 

Monday, July 22, 2019

Sara’s Big Apple 1150 Broad Creek Rd. (252) 636-2555 Welcomes Simon Spalding for an acoustic dinner set. Music plays at 6-8 pm.

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!

 

Tuesday, July 23, 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.

 

Wednesday, July 24, 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, July 18, 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, July 19, 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, July 20, 2019

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

 

Wednesday, July 24, 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

Thursday, July 18, 2019

African American Lecture Series: “The Chicago Defender – A Beacon of Hope”, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

 

Friday, July 19, 2019

The Fifes and Drums Corps of York Town Performance, 11:30 a.m. at Tryon Palace.

 

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Garden Lecture Series, 10:00 a.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

Discovering Tryon Palace: Outlander in the Governor’s Palace, 9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Discovering Tryon Palace: Outlander Home and Hearth, 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3524.

 

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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

Jonkonnu Workshops Jonkonnu was a very special celebration for enslaved African Americans in North Carolina. What is Jonkonnu all about? In the late 1800s, people danced in masks and multi-colored costumes while playing drums and cowbells. Each year at Tryon Palace’s Candlelight, this colorful tradition is reenacted. This event takes place at the Palace from 1-3 pm.

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,  www.newberncivictheatre.org presents Marie Antoinette.

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

Other Groups and Activities From The Calendar

Friday, July 19, 2019

Summer BBQ Fundraiser benefiting Realize U 252, 11:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 2302 Trent Rd. Call 252-622-0628.

 

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Free Horticultural Workshop, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at The Agricultural Building and Demonstration Gardens, at 300 Industrial Dr. Presented by Craven County Cooperative Extension. Call 252-633-1477.

IKF Point Muay Thai Kickboxing Tournament at Nine Limbs Strikers, 3966 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd. Call 252-658-1339.

 

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Ghostwalk Auditions, 6:00 p.m. at the Attmore-Oliver House, 511 Broad St. Presented by the New Bern Historical Society. Call 252-638-8558.

Check Out Our Library!

Friday, July 19, 2019

Far Out Flicks is a feature offered on Fridays throughout the summer season. Offering two movies each Friday. The first is at 10 am and the second one at 2:30 pm.

 

 

Monday, July 22, 2019

New Bern-Craven County Public Library presents Lunch with TEDTalks 12 pm in the Auditorium. Open to adults 18 and over.

 

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

 

 

Open a wormhole and zip to the delta quadrant of our library at 2:30 p.m. for the Children’s Summer Reading program Out of this World! Register to design and craft your own planet. If you like it, put some rings on it.

 

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

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New Bern Now’s Podcast Episode 121 July 12, 2019

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