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New Bern’s Outdoor Life

Enjoy the great outdoors – boating, fishing, golfing, hunting, swimming, camping, and much more in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

New Bern Neighborhood Bear Hunt

New Bern Bear Hunt
March 26, 2020 from 8 – 9 p.m. The idea behind the bear hunt is for neighbors to place a bear in their windows or in their front yard, depending on the weather. Then those walking in the neighborhood can go on their very own bear hunt, while still practicing social distancing! This Thursday while […]
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Underwater Symposium delves into dive, maritime cultures

Symposium - Paul Hudy photographer
Hatteras, N.C. – When Marc Corbett presents at an upcoming dive symposium, the audience won’t just be seeing his shipwreck photography on-screen. They’ll be surrounded by it. Corbett, an avid diver and shipwreck researcher, is one of seven presenters scheduled for the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum’s seventh annual Underwater Heritage Symposium. The symposium, which […]
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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Basic Boating Safety Class

USCG Auxiliary New Bern
Enroll today in a one-day basic boating safety class taught by certified U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors Saturday, March 21st from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Fairfield Harbour Community Center, 585 Broad Creek Rd. in New Bern, NC. $35.00 • $5.00 for additional person sharing the textbook. Includes textbook, certificate of completion, wallet card. […]
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Spring Pruning “The Right Tool for the Job” with Outdoor Demonstration

NC State Extension Craven County Master Gardener
Saturday, February 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Spring Pruning “The Right Tool for the Job” with Outdoor Demonstration presented by Dr Tom Glasgow. Demonstration Garden Tour from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Sponsored by the Craven County Cooperative Extension and Facilitated by Craven County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. FREE Horticultural Workshop Program (Listen, Learn, and […]
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Explore the Great Outdoors!

Croatan National Forest
“In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir According to the weather forecast, the temperatures should be in the 50’s – 60’s this weekend in New Bern! There are so many terrific ways to get back to nature in New Bern and surrounding areas. If you love nature, […]
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Sixth Annual Roundtable for Gardeners

Sixth Annual Rountable for Gardeners
Spring is just around the corner. Do you have a garden plan or are you waiting for inspiration? Are you concerned that last year’s problems will be lurking, ready to attack this year’s plants? Bring your concerns and questions to the River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center’s sixth annual Roundtable for Gardeners on […]
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Join Craven County Clean Sweep on February 1st

Riverwalk New Bern NC
Craven County Clean Sweep sponsors four annual clean up events on the first Saturdays of February, May, August and October to help keep New Bern streets and waterways free of litter. The upcoming one will be Saturday, February 1st, but if that day is not convenient, you can choose another day that fits your schedule! It’s […]
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The Underground Railroad in New Bern

Leesa Jones
New Bern Historical Society Brings Leesa Jones to Lunch & Learn New Bern, NC – With its many rivers, creeks, and seaports, the Maritime Underground Railroad was active in eastern North Carolina. This version of the Underground Railroad was so effective that runaway slaves often ran to the coast instead of heading north to reach […]
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Notification of Wastewater Spill in Craven County

City of New Bern, NC
General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works to issue a press release when an untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters. In accordance with that regulation, the following news release has been prepared and issued to media in the affected county: The […]
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Attention Anglers

Neuse River "Fishers of Men" Inshore Trail
Neuse River “Fishers of Men” Inshore Trail VANDEMERE TOURNAMENT THIS WEEKEND!!! You can still enter until the end of Captains meeting! This coming Saturday we see who has what it takes to win 1st place and take home $1200 at the 3rd event of the NRFOM Inshore Series in Vandemere! There is still time to […]
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Fun Around Town October 17 – 23, 2019

Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm.   Thursday, October 17, 2019    Alisa Mike on stage at City Stage each Thursday 7-9 pm City Stage New Bern 901 B Pollock St offers the serenading sounds of the talented Alisa Mike. Music is served from […]
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Native Plants Tour at Latham-Whitehurst Park

NC State Extension Craven County Master Gardener
Saturday, October 19, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Listen, Learn, and Questions OFFSITE: NATIVE PLANTS TOUR at LATHAM-WHITEHURST PARK” – Presented by Dr Tom Glasgow Sponsored by the Craven County Cooperative Extension and Facilitated by Craven County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. These programs are free and open to everyone! Great family education! Call 252-633-1477 for more information. […]
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