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Arts and Culture in New Bern

Find out what’s happening with the Arts and Culture scene in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

Auction of Amazing Gingerbread Art

Gingerbread House Art Auction
Bidding Closes December 15 Yes, this amazing image of Tryon Palace, sitting in the window of Bella’s Cafe, is a work in gingerbread! And you can add it to your own holiday decorations! The New Bern Historical Society is holding a silent auction on site with bidding running through December 15th inside Bella’s Café. This […]
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Holiday Cheer – the tiny tornado

the tiny tornado
The Holiday is upon us…. PAST: – We have been working at our primary job (which is what affords me to use my “free time” (hahahahhahah) to be able to put your donation 100% towards food and nothing else) teaching the yogas and spins and raising the STEVERS. We did a few free driveby mealings […]
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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 Bella’s Cafe’ and Catering on Friday, December 21, presenting “Around the World in 80 Carols”. The concert features musical instruments from around the world:  each instrument will play a seasonal carol or song.  The program includes Christmas […]
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Weekend Roundup: Things to do in and around New Bern

Weekend New Bern NC
7th: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony, 11:00 a.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500. 7th: Live Window Displays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in participating businesses in Downtown New Bern. 7th: Rob Lightber Live, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at BrÜtopia Brewery. Call 252-631-5142. 7th – 9th: The Nutcracker Ballet, Fri: 7:30 p.m.; Sat: 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 […]
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December Happenings at The City Laundry

City Stage New Bern
5th, 12th, and 19th: Big Jim Kohler, 7 p.m. With a unique style all his own, Jim Kohler is one of the last true blues players. Having played for over 20 years with blues legends, Jim has created a killer sound that everyone will enjoy! No cover charge – Artist donations encouraged. 6th, 13th, and […]
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Gingerbread Awards Presented at Festivities

Carol More
People’s Choice and Heritage Auction Still to Come The New Bern Historical Society presented the first batch of Gingerbread House Contest Awards at the Beary Merry festivities on Friday.  An excited crowd anticipated the results as Executive Director Mickey Miller announced the winners and invited the crowd to see all of the gingerbread houses which […]
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Free Pet Pictures with Santa

Pet Pictures with Santa
Sunday, December 9th 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join Craven Animal Hospital for a special Holiday Celebration with your pets! Get their pictures taken with Santa for free or consider donating as the funds raised will go to Top RJ Animal Rescue. All pets must be current on their rabies vaccination. Hot chocolate and cookies […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for December 3, 2018

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 106 Find out the latest “positive” news and 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: Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Colleen Roberts (City of New […]
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