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Latest Hapenings and Things to do in New Bern through Memorial Day

Things to do in and around New Bern NC
1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Food Drive benefiting Religious Community Services, drop off location is the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-637-7500. 22nd: Ceremony to Celebrate Bicycle and Pedestrian Access, 9:00 a.m. H.J. MacDonald Middle School, 3127 Elizabeth Ave. Presented by The City of New Bern. Call 252-639-2750. 22nd: Resource Information Fair, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 […]
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2018 Bridgeton BlueberryFest

Bridgeton Blueberry Festival
The Bridegton BlueberryFest will be held on June 15 – 16. Friday: 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m and Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Vernon Blades Park, 901 B St, Bridgeton. $5 parking and the concerts are free. Friday night beach music with The Breeze Band at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday afternoon country music […]
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Latest Events and Things to do in New Bern through May 20th

Trent River Railroad Bridge, New Bern, NC
1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Food Drive benefiting Religious Community Services, drop off location is the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-637-7500. 15th: Behind The Scenes: Gardens, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 15th: 2018 Salute to our Veterans, 6:00 p.m. at the Havelock Events and Tourist Center. Presented by the […]
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Local Waters Knowledge Class

New Bern Area USCG Auxiliary
May 19, 2018 9:00 a.m. to noon New Bern Riverfront Convention Center As every boater knows, obtaining local knowledge is an important part of a safe and enjoyable boating experience. In this educational seminar, taught by certified US Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors, you will receive detailed information about the Neuse River and adjoining waters. While […]
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Memorial Day Weekend 2018

Memorial Day
Point of interest: As a nation we celebrate two holidays honoring veterans. Memorial Day (we horror the fallen) and Veteran’s Day (we honor living veterans) Remembrances Day – May 26th (Saturday morning) 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Sponsor: Girl Scouts Enchanting Waters Service Unit, New Bern supported by local Boy Scouts Troops. Location: New Bern […]
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Register Now for Summer Youth Basketball League

New Bern Parks and Recreation
New Bern Parks and Recreation is offering a Youth Basketball League this summer for ages 10 – 18. Registration is currently open and will end on May 25th. Registration fees are $10 for City residents and $15 for non-city residents. Games will begin June 12th. Individuals and teams may register online at Newbern.recdesk.com or in […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for May 7th, 2018

New Bern Now's Podsquad
Episode 93 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: Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Laura Johnson (NewBernNow), and I talked about all kinds of […]
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Latest Events and Things to do in New Bern through May 13th

Aerial photo New Bern
1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Food Drive benefiting Religious Community Services, drop off location is the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-637-7500. 8th: Behind The Scenes: Gardens, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 8th: “Gentle On My Mind: Historical & Humorous Stories About Coastal Carolina” Featuring Mr. Rodney Kemp, 6:30 p.m. […]
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Nearly 50 Participate in Park Day

Park Day
Historical Society Thanks Volunteers On a perfect day, volunteers from throughout Eastern North Carolina pitched in to help at New Bern Battlefield Park. Working in partnership with the Civil War Trust, the Battlefield Park hosted Park Day, an event that combined work, learning and fun.  Nearly 50 volunteers of all ages picked up their rakes […]
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