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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!

Craven CC Adult Enrichment Program presents ‘A Sentimental Journey’ of Love Songs

Craven Community College
The Adult Enrichment Program at Craven Community College will host “A Sentimental Journey: Love Songs from a Bygone Era” in Orringer Hall at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30. Performed by former voice professor of music, Dr. Jay Pierson, and pianist Catherine Hamner, the show will include love songs, stories, little known North Carolina connections, audience […]
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Giving Tuesday – NEWBERNGIV3

Giving Tuesday 2018
TAKING A MOMENT! Our lives involve so many moments that enhance, build and empower others for resiliency, hope and a future. These moments could not be done without you, your organizations, collaborative efforts throughout this community and beyond.  Let’s stop for a moment on #givingtuesday to say “THANK YOU” to our sponsors, supporters, board members, volunteers, […]
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At the Gallery: Bob Dylan

At the Gallery - Bob Dylan
December 1st, 2018 at 7 p.m. Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present “At the Gallery: Bob Dylan,” performed by Ruth Wyand. The “reluctant voice of a generation,” Dylan’s music is seen as the anthem of the hippie and counter cultures of the 1960’s. Originally scheduled for September 22nd and rescheduled due to […]
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“The Holly & The Ivy” Holiday Homes Tour

The Holly and Ivy Tour Holiday Homes Tour
December 8th from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Historic Downtown New Bern and Ghent The New Bern Woman’s Club invites you to join them in a favorite holiday tradition on Saturday, December 8th when they present their 20th annual The Holly & The Ivy Holiday Homes Tour.  Stroll through the streets of downtown New Bern […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast – November 19, 2018

New Bern Now's Podsquad
Episode 105 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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Special Edition of New Bern’s Ledger Magazine

New Bern Ledger Magazine - Special Edition
We’re excited to announce the publication of a Special Edition of New Bern’s Ledger Magazine. This one is unlike no other! The Interactive Edition is available now, view it here. With so many people suffering in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, we wanted to highlight people, organizations, and business who have stepped up and displayed countless […]
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Weekend Roundup: Things to do in and around New Bern

Weekend New Bern NC
16th: Lunch and Learn: Decorating Through the Ages, 12:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500. 16th: Hairspray Auditions, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Masonic Theatre. Presented by RiverTowne Players. Call 252-633-3318. 16th: Spare Change Live, 7:30 p.m. at Blackbeard’s Triple Play Restaurant and Bar. Call 252-635-3322. 16th: Explorations in the Arts: Highland Echoes – […]
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Berry Merry Christmas

Beary Merry Christmas 2018
Our Elf Squad would like to give our supporters and local business community an opportunity to showcase their businesses during the 2018 Beary Merry Christmas season.  The first opportunity will be at the Community Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, November 24th. With the event moving to Union Point Park, our community and committee has more opportunities.  Gates will open […]
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Chainsaw Sawmill Demonstration by Shop Class

Chainsaw Sawmill Demonstration
Saturday, November 17, 2018 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. No charge, but please RSVP by email. With all the trees toppled in the hurricanes, several people have asked about the feasibility of slabbing them out to be used for lumber. My stock answer is that it takes expensive equipment and heavy lifting capabilities. However, Sean […]
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