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Beary Merry Christmas Kicks Off Black Friday

Berry Merry Christmas
NEW BERN, NC – Beary Merry Christmas (BMC) will be having its kickoff event on November 29, 2019 from 4:45 p.m. until 9:00 Downtown New Bern. The event, Light Up the Season consists of the Community Tree Lighting and Santa’s Arrival to New Bern. Beginning in Union Point, everyone is asked to gather around […]
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The Great Fire of 1922

Great Fire of 1922 - Photo by George Moulton
New Bern Historical Society Lunch & Learn Remembers New Bern, NC – It was on December 1, 1922, nearly 100 years ago. A fire started at the Rowland Lumber Company on the banks of the Neuse River. Then another fire started in a home on Kilmarnock Street near the Five Points intersection. And many of […]
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Fun Around Town October 31 – November 6, 2019

Neuse River 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, October 31, 2019  Persimmons Restaurant 100 Pollock St (252) 514-0033 offers the music of Lewis & Clark 6:30-9:30 pm. The Brown Pelican 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 Open Mic is hosted by Charlie Duzan. Sign up […]
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Halloween in New Bern

Beary Not-So-Scary Halloween
Candy, Movies, Photos, Witches, Oh My! New Bern, NC – Trick or Treat in the Street is officially in its fifth year and now under the newly named “Beary Not-So-Scary Halloween”, sponsored by The City of New Bern Parks & Recreation and Rankin & Fiume Orthodontics. The free annual event gives children and their families […]
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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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Main Gallery: Critters

Rachel Chaplain - Peek a boo
November 4th – December 21st, 2019 Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present “Critters” in the Main Gallery at Bank of the Arts for the months of November and December. Featuring artwork of animals of all types, this exhibition features local artists here in eastern North Carolina. Craven Arts Council & Gallery will […]
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Things to do in and around New Bern: Oct 10 – 17, 2019

City Hall Clock Tower by Dave Cowles
Arts Around Town 11th: “Before Your Last Breath” Meet the Author – Jilliana Raymond, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at The Next Chapter Books & Art. Community Engagement 11th – 13th: Fall Garden Lover’s Weekend on Tryon Palace’s Grounds. Call 252-639-3500. 11th – 13th: MUMFEST 2019 in Downtown New Bern. Presented by Swiss Bear. Call 252-288-9825. 12th: Household Hazardous Waste Collection […]
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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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New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for October 3, 2019

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 126 Connecting you with our community as we talk about the people, places, and the latest happenings in and around New Bern! During the show we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Nighttrippin’! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City […]
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