May 2019 Events in and around New Bern

Apr 25th – May 5th: Craven County Fair at the Craven County Fairgrounds, 3700 Hwy 70 E. Presented by The Craven County Jaycee’s.

1st: Presentation by Lower Neuse Riverkeeper – Katy Langley, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Harrison Center. Presented by the Carolina Nature Coalition. Call 252-626-5100.

1st – 10th: Neuse River Senior Games and Silver Arts at various locations. Presented by Craven County Recreation and Parks. Call 252-636-6606.

1st: Exceptional Children’s Event, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Craven County Fair, 3700 Hwy 70 E. Presented by Craven County Jaycee’s.

2nd: The Performance Arts Series Presents: NC Raga Revival at Tryon Palace, 7:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3524.

2nd: “A Musical Journey thru America”, 7:00 p.m. in Orringer Hall, Craven Community College. Presented by Craven Community Chorus. Call 252-670-0230.

3rd: First Friday: Civil War Medicine, 2:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

3rd: 4th Annual Brews & Bites on the River, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on the New Bern Riverfront at the end of Broad St. Presented by Allies for Cherry Point’s Tomorrow. Call 252-617-0757.

3rd – 4th: Vanceboro Strawberry Festival and Parade. Call 252-229-6881.

4th: 3rd Annual Ride to Remember, 8:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at HomePlace Assisted Living, 1309 McCarthy Blvd. Presented by Alzheimer’s North Carolina. Call 252-637-7133.

4th: Teacher Appreciation Day at Tryon Palace. Call 252-639-3500.

4th: Festival of Fun, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Lawson Creek Park. Presented by New Bern Parks and Recreation. Call 252-639-2901.

4th: Ukulele Hoalohas Of Oriental, 2:30 p.m. at Riverside United Methodist Church.

4th – 5th: “A Musical Journey thru America”, 7:00 p.m. in Orringer Hall, Craven Community College. Presented by Craven Community Chorus. Call 252-670-0230.

4th: Southern Gentlemen Barbershoppers’ 25th Annual Show, 7:30 p.m. at Grover C. Fields Middle School Performing Arts Center. Call 252-288-9132.

7th: Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab, 2:00 p.m. at the Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

8th: Lunch and Learn: A Distant Mirror: Craven County and Reflections on the Great War 1917-1920 with Mark Sandvigen. 11:30 a.m. at The Chelsea Restaurant. Presented by the New Bern Historical Society. Call 252-638-8558.

9th: MOTHER LAND New Dances by Wendy Osserman and Danielle Madrid, 7:30 p.m. in Stanly Hall.

10th: ArtWalk – New Bern, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., presented by the Craven Arts Council at the Bank of the Arts and numerous locations in Downtown and around New Bern. 252-638-2577.

10th: Uncorked – A Wine Tasting, 5:00 p.m. at Nautical Wheelers of New Bern. Call 252-514-2553.

10th – 11th: Mama Mia!, Fri – Sat: 7:30 p.m.; Sun: 2:00 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-634-9057.

10th: 3rd Annual Night Out with The Arts, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. at the New Bern Golf and Country Club.

11th: Garden Lecture Series, 10:00 a.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

11th: MOTHER LAND New Dances by Wendy Osserman and Danielle Madrid, 7:30 p.m. in the Old Theater, Oriental.

11th – 12th: 2019 Neuse River Artists Studio Tour. Call 252-571-8562.

14th: Behind the Scenes: Gardens, 2:00 p.m. at the Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

14th: Free Workshop: Five Questions for a Better Garden, 6:30 p.m. at River Bend Town Hall. Presented by the River Bend Community Organic Garden and Education Center. Call 252-634-3192.

15th: ”Wild About Girls Night Out” Networking Social, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings. Presented by New Bern Housewives in the City.

15th: Small Business Disaster Planning & Resource event: “Building Resilience Capacity for Natural Disasters”, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Bosch Advanced Manufacturing Center (Bosch AMC) Room 102, Craven Community College. Call 252-638-1166.

16th: African American Lecture Series: The Maid Brigade, 7:00 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

17th – 19th: Mama Mia!, Fri – Sat: 7:30 p.m.; Sun: 2:00 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-634-9057.

18th: Pancake Pursuit 5K & 10K, 7:45 a.m. at the Taberna Golf and Country Club. Presented by the Twin Rivers YMCA. Call 252-638-8799.

18th: Bern Garden Plein Air Event, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Union Point Park, Tryon Palace Outer Gardens, and the Master Gardeners Cooperative Extension Garden. Presented by the Craven Arts Council & Gallery. Call 252-638-2577.

18th: Discovering Tryon Palace: Outlander in the Governor’s Palace, 9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at Tryon Palace’s Gates. Call 252-639-3524.

18th: Colonial Market Day, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Tryon Palace Grounds. Call 252-639-3500.

18th: Discovering Tryon Palace: Outlander Home and Hearth, 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Gates. Call 252-639-3524.

18th: At the Gallery: Steven Sodheim performed by Andrea Owens and Judy Harrison, 7:00 p.m. at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-638-2577.

21st: Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop, 2:00 p.m. at the Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

24th – 25th: Mama Mia!, 7:30 p.m. at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-634-9057.

25th: African American Heritage Walking Tour, 2:00 p.m. at the Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

26th: Memorial Day at Tryon Palace, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Tryon Palace and the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

28th: Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop, 2:00 p.m. at the Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.