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From fine dining to small cafes, find out the best places to eat in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

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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Do you enjoy writing or vlogging?

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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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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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 in downtown New Bern 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 […]
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Join the Coastal Women’s Forum for Lunch with Speaker Deedra Durocher

Coastal Women's Forum Networking
The Coastal Women’s Forum (CWF) President, Eileen Nonemaker has chosen Habitat for Humanity Craven County as the holiday charity for 2018. Representing Habitat will be this month’s lunch speaker, Deedra Durocher, Habitat For Humanity Volunteer and Resource Coordinator. Deedra will share information about the organization and volunteer opportunities, fitting individual talents, interests and schedules. Join CWF […]
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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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