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Two Rivers Meet Concert

Two Rivers Meet Concert
Lewis n Clark and Bryan Mayer Concert featuring Shannan Grace Friday, July 5th at 7:30 p.m. At RiverTowne Players Theatre in the Masonic Building on Hancock St. in Downtown New Bern! Tickets are $20 for assigned seating and are available at: http://bit.ly/LNCnBryanMayerTix7519. An evening of great music splashed with patriotism, celebrating the collaboration of some of New Bern’s home-grown […]
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Juneteenth Exhibition

Juneteenth by Lee Hood
New Exhibition by local African American Artists to focus on Freedom Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present “Juneteenth” in the Main Gallery at Bank of the Arts for the month of June. Local African American artists will present their works celebrating the diversity and freedom inherit to the arts, and what Juneteenth […]
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2019 Juneteenth Celebration of New Bern

Juneteenth 2019
Uptown and Downtown New Bern, NC 6/17/19 – 6/23/19 #ProjectRestore and various community co-facilitators are proud to present “Juneteenth of New Bern” in numerous locations throughout uptown and downtown New Bern for more than a week during the month of June. With last year’s resurgence of Juneteenth in New Bern and Craven County, this year […]
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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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2019 Summer Sailing Camp

Edward Teach Youth Sailing Association Summer Camps
Presented by Edward Teach Youth Sailing Association (ETYSA) The camps are held at Blackbeard’s Sailing Club in New Bern. Open to students with prior sailing experience who have previously attended camp. Sailing Camp Schedule: July 8 – 12 Camp 1 July 15 – 19 Camp 2 July 22 – 26 Camp 3 August 5 – […]
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Administrative Leaders Named for New School Year

Melisa Thompson
New Bern, NC – The Craven County Board of Education voted on new principal appointments for the 2019-2020 school year during a special called meeting on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Mrs. Melisa Thompson, Principal at Bridgeton Elementary, will become the principal of Arthur W. Edwards Elementary School. Mrs. Thompson has 23 total years in education […]
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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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Meeting to Focus on Summer Activities for Children

Craven Smart Start
New Bern, NC – Craven Smart Start will host a Craven Early Learning Network meeting on Wednesday, June 12th from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Children’s Developmental Services Agency (CDSA), located at 2842 Neuse Boulevard in New Bern. Vickie Sherman with Focus Therapy Services, Inc. will present information about the non-profit, that offers […]
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