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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!

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We’ve recently received an increase in requests from people wanting to know how they can promote their events and/or share information on NewBernNow.com, in New Bern’s Ledger Magazine, and on New Bern and Beyond Podcast. You can email us an article (up to 550 words) with the details and an image (photo or logo) and […]
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Happy, Happy New Year 2019!

Tracey Stones
“There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – CS Lewis We hope your New Year is filled with happiness, good health, and prosperity! We would like to thank our advertisers for believing in our efforts to promote the people, places, and great things happening in the greater New Bern area. We truly […]
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The Potters’ Throwdown

Potters Throwdown 2019
Annual Event educates and supports Empty Bowls January 11, 2019 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Craven Arts Council and Religious Community Services are proud to present the Annual Potters’ Throwdown on January 11th, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Bank of the Arts and Harrison Center in downtown New Bern. This annual […]
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WinterFeast: Oysters, Brews and Comfort Foods

WinterFeast New Bern, NC
January 25, 2019 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Shuck your winter shell as Tryon Palace’s WinterFeast oyster roast returns to the North Carolina History Center in 2019. Dive into a table full of fresh, local, steamed oysters, sample classic winter favorites like chowders, shrimp and grits, and jambalaya prepared by your favorite local chefs, and wash […]
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Twelfth Annual Local Authors Luncheon

The Chelsea Restaurant
The members of the Twin Rivers Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) invite the community to our Twelfth Annual Local Authors Luncheon to be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 11:30 AM at the Chelsea Restaurant at 335 Middle Street in New Bern. Once again, we will be spotlighting ten local […]
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Bear Faces Exhibition

Craven Arts Council and Gallery
Children’s Artwork on Display at Bank of the Arts to benefit Outreach Programs January 2 – 12, 2019 Craven Arts Council & gallery is proud to present “Bear Face Tesselations” in the Main Gallery at Bank of the Arts January 2nd to the 12th. Featuring uniquely decorated bear faces, these pieces will be for sale […]
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Aerial photo New Bern
If so, we would love to hear from you! New Bern Now was created to share information and current events about the people, places, interesting stories, and/or things to do in the Greater New Bern area. We’re going on 10 years and we’ve learned a lot about our community from everyone who has shared information […]
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Weekend Roundup: Things to do in and around New Bern

Weekend Events New Bern
21st: Free Classic Christmas Cartoons Showing, 5:00 p.m. at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-638-2577. 21st: Around the World in 80 Carols with Simon Spalding, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Bella’s Café and Catering, 323 Middle St. Call 252-633-7900. 21st: Trainwreck Live, 7:30 p.m. at Blackbeard’s Triple Play Restaurant. Call 252-635-0322. 22nd: 12th Annual Santa Paws […]
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Ship Modeling Club

Ship Modeling Club
The initial meeting for the Ship Modeling Club being formed in New Bern is Saturday, January 12th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. The club is being hosted by Shop Class, LLC located at 406 Guion St., in New Bern, NC. The purpose is to organize a group of modelers, to foster an interest in Nautical Heritage by […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for December 17, 2018

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 107 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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