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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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New Bern and Beyond Podcast – December 4th

New Bern Now Podsquad
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: Susan Moffat-Thomas, Rich Sheridan, Colleen Roberts, and I talked about all kinds of positive things happening in our community of New Bern, NC! Listen […]
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“Fill a Fire Truck” Food Drive

Fill a Fire Truck Food Drive
New Bern Fire-Rescue is launching its first-ever “Fill a Fire Truck” food drive which kicked off on Black Friday, November 24th.  The goal of the food drive is to help City of New Bern employees and local families who are in need of food this holiday season.  The food drive lasts through December 19th. Residents […]
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Awards Presented to Gingerbread Contest Winners

Gingerbread House Awards
The New Bern Historical Society presented the awards to its first Gingerbread House Contest winners at the recent Beary Merry Christmas Tree Lighting in downtown New Bern. First place and runner up awards were presented in three divisions:  Youth, Adult, and Professional.  The winners and prizes were Youth:  Runner-up $50 and pottery award to Cole […]
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Director’s Gallery: Elaine Varley

Craven Arts Council and Gallery
Local wildlife photographer to exhibit at Bank of the Arts Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present the work of Elaine Varley in the Director’s Gallery for the month of December. A Craven County native, Elaine’s work focuses on wildlife and landscapes. Craven Arts Council and Gallery will host an opening reception during […]
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Weekend Packed with Events and Things to do in and around New Bern

Weekend Events New Bern
1st: Bell Tower and Honor Garden Dedication and Chamber Ribbon Cutting, 1:00pm at the New Bern Fireman’s Museum. Call 252-637-3111. 1st: Ladies Only Holiday Sip and Shop, 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Mitchell Hardware. (Bring in “Mac & Cheese” and/or “Spaghettios” and receive 10% off your purchase on Dec 1st.- benefiting RCS). Call 252-638-4261. 1st: “Treasure Seeker” A Community […]
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Medieval Games Workshop – Oblong Chess

Medieval Games Bear's Lair
Simon Spalding and Bear’s Lair Games are offering a fourth Medieval Games Workshop, featuring the Persian chess variant “Oblong Chess”, on Sunday afternoon December 3. The workshop is free, and is open to anyone and everyone.  Historical games are fun for historical reenactors, strategy game lovers, SCA members, Renaissance Festival performers, and anyone who enjoys […]
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December Happenings Live at The City Laundry

Live at The City Laundry
Wednesdays Pub Trivia with Austin Vaquilar. Pub Trivia every Wednesday Night at 7pm! Come and test your Trivia skills for an opportunity to win great prizes and have fun with friends! It’s all about bringing people together! The kitchen at Live will be cooking up some great compliments for an evening of fun. December 1st: […]
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19th Annual Cookie Walk

19th Annual Cookie Walk
Saturday, December 16 from 10am – 1pm  Christ Episcopal Church is once again holding the Annual Cookie Walk 311 Middle Street New Bern. There will be homemade cookies, pastries, pastries, delicious edibles, and other desserts. Enjoy specialty items along with hostess trays for sale. There will also be: The craft table will display homemade gifts, just […]
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Giving Tuesday Celebration Video

Giving Tuesday 2017
What a beautiful day to celebrate #GivingTuesday with the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce’s Non-profit Council, Craven County Non-profits, businesses, and supporters! Special thanks to Tharesa Lee, with the Chamber’s Non-profit Council for organizing the Kickoff event at Union Point Park! The New Bern GIV3’s Initiative is “Time, Talent, Treasures”. Meet the executives, board […]
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“Around the World in 80 Carols”

Simon Spalding - 80 Carols
Simon Spalding offers a new spin on the season: holiday music played on international instruments! Simon Spalding plays Trent River Coffee Company on Thursday, December 21, presenting “Around the World in 80 Carols”. The concert features musical instruments from around the world.  Each instrument will be heard in a seasonal carol or song.  The program […]
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Share Your Christmas Food and Fund Drive

Share Your Christmas Food and Fund Drive
School groups and classes are invited to help our neighbors experiencing food insecurity by collecting dollars and food to support the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina’s Greenville & New Bern branches. If you are in the News Channel 12 viewing area, here is how to participate in the Share Your Christmas Food […]
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Send us your information for Ledger Magazine – Deadline December 18th

Ledger Magazine
Send us your community announcements, events, and other information that you want to share with local residents and visitors to be included in New Bern Now’s 1st Quarter Ledger Magazine (January  – March 2018). Deadline for submissions is December 18th. Reach prospective customers/clients by becoming an advertiser or sponsor. We offer opportunities like no other community […]
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