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New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for March 28, 2019

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 114 Today we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also talked about the latest happenings in and around town and went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Night Trippin’ to surrounding areas! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), […]
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Live Music Added to Heritage Homes Tour

DownEast Dulcimers
Four Groups on Back Porch Stage April 12 & 13 When you take a break at the Garden Party at the New Bern Historical Society’s Heritage Homes Tour on April 12 & 13, you’ll be entertained by some of the area’s most popular musicians. Taking the Back Porch Stage at the Attmore-Oliver House from 11am […]
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Fun Found Around Town March 21-27, 2019

Trent River Railroad Bridge, New Bern, NC
Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm.   Thursday: March 21, 2019 Captain Ratty’s Steak & Seafood Restaurant, 202 Middle St., (252) 633-2088 offers dinner and music now on Thursdays in the piano bar. This week Wyldwood Bluegrass Band will be offering the […]
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A Carnival of Colors

Carnival of Colors
New Bern Get Your Color On is hosting our annual event, themed and titled “A Carnival of Colors” on March 30th at the NC History Center from 12 p.m. -2 p.m. Come and show your support for the courageous cancer patients, survivors and caregivers in our community. Join us for live music, food trucks, games, […]
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New Bern Earth Day Celebration 2019

New Bern Earth Day 2019
April 20 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Did you know that Earth Day is recognized around the World as our Planet’s most significant civic engagement event? Although this is New Bern’s first Earth Day event in a few years, the recent announcement has sparked interest from citizens. We encourage everyone to join us for […]
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New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for March 14, 2019

New Bern Now Podsquad - 031419
Episode 113 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! Today we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also talked about the latest happenings in and around town and went […]
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“Africa to Carolina”

Africa to Carolina
The legacies of the U.S. slave trade have extended well into present. The N.C. African American Heritage Commission seeks to explore this present-day legacy by looking to the past through its newest initiative, “Africa to Carolina.” This information session comes to Tryon Palace’s North Carolina History Center March 14, 2019, at 6 p.m. The “Africa […]
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