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Dedication ceremony for Craven CC Veterans Memorial Park – November 9

Craven Community College Veterans Memorial Park
A dedication ceremony for the new Craven Community College Veterans Memorial Park, located on the college’s Havelock campus, will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, November 9. Veterans Memorial Park represents a scholarship fundraising project for Craven Community College (Craven CC) that uses engraved bricks to recognize veterans and active duty personnel. Entitled “Remembering Our […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast – November 6th

New Bern Now Podsquad
Find out the latest 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: Susan Moffat-Thomas, Rich Sheridan, George Oliver, and I talked about all kinds of positive things happening in our community of New Bern, NC! Listen […]
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Weekend Events and Things to do in and around New Bern

New Bern Waterfront
2nd – 5th: AIDA: The Timeless Love Story, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567. 3rd: New Bern Bacon and Brew Festival 2017, 5:00pm – 10:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Proceeds Benefit the United Way of Coastal Carolina. 4th: New Bern High School’s Allegiance Program: Honoring Veterans, 4:00pm – […]
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Weekend filled with Events and Things to do in and around New Bern

New Bern, NC
26th – 27th: Howl-O-Ween Adoption Event at Petsense New Bern.  Presented by the Guardian Animal Foundation. Call 252-636-0460. 26th – 28th: Ghostwalk 2017: Heroes and Hooligans “They Walk Among Us”, Thurs: 6:30pm – 9:30pm; Fri: 5:30pm – 9:30pm. Presented by the New Bern Historical Society. Call 252-638-8558. 27th: Annual Parade of Preschoolers, 9:30am, parade down Middle St. to […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast – October 23rd

New Bern Now's Podsquad
Episode 80 Find out the latest 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: Susan Moffat-Thomas, Rich Sheridan, George Oliver, and I talked about all kinds of positive things happening in our community of New Bern, […]
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Enjoy this Weekend filled with Events and Things to do in and around New Bern

Pumpkin Patch at Christ Church
20th: Formal Adopt-A-School Ceremony with Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28, 10:30am in the Tucker Creek Middle School Auditorium. Call 252-514-6300. 20th: Lunch and Learn: A History of Costumes, 12:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500. 20th: Family Fall Festival, 4:00pm – 8:00pm at Saint Paul Catholic School. Call 252-633-0100. 20th: New Bern Community Drum Circle, 6:00pm […]
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Heroes & Hooligans…They Walk Among Us!

Ghostwalk 2017
New Bern Historical Society’s Ghostwalk October 26-28 It is that time of year again, and the New Bern Historical Society is preparing its 27th annual Ghostwalk, Heroes & Hooligans… They Walk Among Us!. Each Ghostwalk brings a whole new batch of characters from New Bern’s colorful and varied past to tell you their stories right […]
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Walt Bellamy Jr. Park opens MumFest Weekend

Walt Bellamy Jr
The City of New Bern is excited to announce the opening of a new park.  Located at the intersection of Pollock, Jones, and Liberty streets, Walt Bellamy Jr. Park will officially open to the public during MumFest weekend. A special celebration is scheduled for Saturday, October 14th, at 1 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend. […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast – October 10th

New Bern and Beyond Podcast
Episode 79 Find out the latest 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: Susan Moffat-Thomas, Lisa Bisbee-Lentz, Jan Francoeur, and I talked about all kinds of positive things happening in our community of New Bern, […]
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