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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!

Cookies Around the World

New Bern Farmers Market
June 22, 2019 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. The New Bern Farmers Market is holding a Cookies Around the World Day on Saturday, June 22 in honor of World Refugee Day. Proceeds will benefit Interfaith Refugee Ministry and their mission of helping refugees rebuild their lives in eastern North Carolina. When the doors open at […]
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Historical Society Seeks a Few Good Ghosts

Ghostwalk Auditions
Ghostwalk Auditions, July 24 New Bern, NC – The New Bern Historical Society is looking for a few good ghosts.  Whether you are a spirited novice or have lots of ghostly experience, the Historical Society wants you to portray the historic characters in this year’s Ghostwalk.  Ghostwalk brings to life noted personalities from New Bern’s […]
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Auditions for HONOUR, the Musical

HONOUR the Musical
HONOUR, the Musical is a presentation with scripts and lyrics by local historian and professional writer Bill Hand with music composed by local musician/historian and well-known local performer, Simon Spalding. It, first, tells the story of the 1802 duel between Richard Dobbs Spaight and John Stanly and, second, that of one of Spaight’s slaves, Sarah […]
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New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for June 6, 2019

New Bern Now's Podsquad
Episode 119 Connecting you with our community as we talk about the people, places, and the latest happenings in and around New Bern! During the show we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Night Trippin’! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts […]
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Fun Found Around Town June 6-13, 2019

Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm. Thursday: June 6, 2019   Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse 202 Middle St., (252) 633-2088 offers the sounds of Chuck Phillips will play tonight from 6-9 pm upstairs in the piano bar. City Stage […]
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Help Us Rock the Vote

Carolina Country
Carolina Country is holding their first annual Carolina’s Finest Awards, showcasing the finest North Carolina has to offer. Let’s put New Bern and Craven County at the top of the list! Here’s the Rules & Categories One entry per household Deadline to cast your vote is June 30 Winners will be published in December A response […]
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Survey Says?

Mitchell Hardware and Accidental Artist
We want to know what you think about living in New Bern so we can provide information that your interested in. We would really appreciate it if you would take this short anonymous survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TJXT7VK. If there’s something that we didn’t mention that you like to see more of, please let us know by […]
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Major Changes coming for New Bern Now’s Magazine

New Bern Now Magazine Logo
As we celebrate our 10-year Anniversary, as an independent community news and information source, we want to thank everyone who has been a part of making New Bern Now a successful local online news and information website, community magazine, and local podcast and radio show. In 2009, some people expressed their apprehension and thought I […]
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Fun Found Around Town May 30 – June 5, 2019

Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm. Thursday: May 30, 2019 Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse 202 Middle St., (252) 633-2088 offers the sounds of Chuck Phillips will play tonight from 6-9 pm upstairs in the piano bar. City Stage New Bern  901B Pollock […]
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Rotary Funds New Trent Woods Playground

Rotary Club of New Bern - Trent Woods Playground
Families in Trent Woods now have a new playground called Cottle Park on River Road.  The Rotary Club of New Bern helped fund the $115,000 project started by a local non-profit, Give-Grow Foundation. The $10,000 gift made possible the purchase of a “family” of slides, climbing and children’s playground equipment to compliment a complete facility […]
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Simon Spalding Acoustic Show

Simon Spalding
Monday evenings June 3 and 10, Simon Spalding performs acoustic music on instruments familiar (fiddle, 5-string banjo) and exotic (nyckelharpa, erhu, balalaika)… entirely unplugged, in the back room at Sara’s Big Apple on Broad Creek Road. The music is from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and there is no cover charge. Enjoy traditional and original music […]
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New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for May 23, 2019

New Bern Now's Podsquad
Episode 118 Learn about the people, places, and all the latest happenings in and around New Bern! During the show we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! Join as we go Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Night Trippin’ to surrounding areas! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of […]
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