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New Bern Now is a community website and magazine for New Bern NC and beyond. It was founded in April 2009 to provide a “One Stop, Information Shop” to help people find out what’s happening in our community along with creating a free business listing to help business owners who couldn’t afford to advertise.
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Bee by the River “Seasons for Quilts” Quilt Show is Rescheduled to 2019!

Bee by the River Quilt Show
The Twin Rivers Quilters guild Bee by the River “Seasons for Quilts” Quilt Show originally scheduled for October 2018 has been moved to October 25-26, 2019. Hurricane Florence significantly affected Eastern NC, specifically our members and the town of New Bern. Our venue for the show, the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center experienced extreme flooding and […]
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October Happenings Live at The City Stage

City Stage New Bern
5th: Stand up Comedy Showcase with Matt White and Friends at 7 p.m. Winner of the “2012 Port City Top Comic” and 2013 “Carolina’s Funniest Comic”, Matt White’s brand of observational humor mixed with improv and theatre elements engages audiences and leaves them giggling for days. $8 Cover Charge. 6th: Singer Songwriter Jon Shain at […]
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Craven County Clean Sweep

Craven County Clean Sweep
Craven County Clean Sweep sponsors four annual clean up events on the first Saturdays of February, May, August and October to help keep New Bern streets and waterways free of litter.  The upcoming one will be Saturday, October 6th, but if that day is not convenient, you can choose another day that fits your schedule! […]
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Twin Rivers Artists Association awards grant to Craven Partners In Education

Twin Rivers Artists Association - PIE Grant
Partners In Education was recently awarded $1,000 from Twin Rivers Artists Association to be used for grant money for art teachers in Craven County Schools. The grants are awarded to art teachers based on imaginative and creative art programs for their students. If you would like to learn how your organization can make a difference through Craven County Schools’ […]
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Mum’s the Word Exhibition

Eileen Wroe - Fireworks
Local Artwork centered around the Chrysanthemum on display at multiple locations October 3 – October 23 Craven Arts Council & Gallery in cooperation with Swiss Bear is proud to present the annual “Mum’s the Word” exhibition at various locations in downtown New Bern. This exhibition highlights local artists and the annual Mumfest. Locations displaying work […]
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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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Manufacturer Chooses New Bern for New Plant

McGuckin & Pyle, Inc. Craven County
Governor Cooper announces 33 jobs and $2.25M investment in Craven County McGuckin & Pyle, Inc., a manufacturer of custom lamination and processing equipment, chose Craven County for its new plant, creating 33 new jobs and investing $2.25 million, N.C. Department of Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The company will bring mechanical and electrical […]
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Craven CC to remain closed through Sept. 30 to help students, faculty, staff recover from Hurricane Florence

Craven Community College
Craven Community College (Craven CC) will remain closed through Sunday, Sept. 30 to help students, faculty and staff recover from the devastating impacts of Hurricane Florence. “The safety and well-being of our community is our highest priority,” said Dr. Ray Staats, Craven CC president. “Right now we want everyone to continue focusing on helping their […]
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Local Photographer Shares Hurricane Damage Portraits

Open Aperture Photography
Open Aperture Photography creates awareness campaign to raise money for charity Open Aperture Photography has completed a portrait photography project with the goal being twofold: 1) Create additional awareness of the post-Hurricane Florence situation for New Bern and its residents.  2) Raise awareness and funds for local charity Religious Community Services of New Bern (RCS). […]
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