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Honour, The Musical Celebrates, Seeks Support

HONOUR the Musical
NEW BERN, NC – Bringing history to life through musical theater – what a concept!  The uniquely-New Bern production of Honour, The Musical will do just that, illustrating the iconic New Bern story of the Stanly-Spaight duel in a full-length musical theater production.  Written by New Bern author, historian, and journalist Bill Hand with music […]
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Tryon Palace Awarded Wells Fargo Grant for Cultural Arts Programming

Tryon Palace
The Tryon Palace Foundation is honored to thank Wells Fargo for their generous support of the Tryon Palace 2019/2020 Cultural Arts Series. The $5,000 grant, awarded in May 2019, will enable Tryon Palace to offer low-cost and free performances throughout the 2019 and 2020 programming calendar, with an emphasis on cultural diversity. “I am so grateful to Wells Fargo for […]
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Tryon Palace to Host Traveling James Monroe Exhibit

James Monroe Traveling Exhibit
Tryon Palace will host a traveling exhibit “Your Obedient Servant: James Monroe’s 1819 Presidential Tour of the Southern States,” July 9 – 28, 2019, in the North Carolina History Center. This exhibit is on loan from the James Monroe Museum in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and will be on display free to the public in the Gateway […]
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Encore of World War I Presentation

WWI Encore Presentation
May’s Sellout Program Will Be Presented Again by Mark Sandvigen  – July 10 NEW BERN, NC – It has been 100 years since World War I, the “War to End All Wars”.  Mark Sandvigen will join the New Bern Historical Society once again at the Chelsea Restaurant July 10 at 11:30am for Lunch & Learn […]
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Historical Society Seeks a Few Good Ghosts

Ghostwalk Auditions
Ghostwalk Auditions, July 24 New Bern, NC – The New Bern Historical Society is looking for a few good ghosts.  Whether you are a spirited novice or have lots of ghostly experience, the Historical Society wants you to portray the historic characters in this year’s Ghostwalk.  Ghostwalk brings to life noted personalities from New Bern’s […]
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Fun Found Around Town June 6-13, 2019

Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm. Thursday: June 6, 2019   Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse 202 Middle St., (252) 633-2088 offers the sounds of Chuck Phillips will play tonight from 6-9 pm upstairs in the piano bar. City Stage […]
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New Bern Historical Society Presents Annual Awards

New Bern Historical Society Annual Awards
NEW BERN, NC – The strength of any non-profit organization comes from the time and commitment of its volunteers. The New Bern Historical Society celebrated and recognized some of its legions of volunteers recently at their Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner held at the New Bern Golf and Country Club. Board of Directors President Joe […]
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Encore of World War I Presentation

Mark Sandvigen
May’s Sellout Program Will Be Presented Again by Mark Sandvigen July 10 NEW BERN, NC, It has been 100 years since World War I, the “War to End All Wars”.  Mark Sandvigen will join the New Bern Historical Society once again at the Chelsea Restaurant July 10 at 11:30am for Lunch & Learn with a […]
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Fun Found Around Town May 23-30, 2019

Union Point Park
Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm. Thursday: May 23, 2019 Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse 202 Middle St., (252) 633-2088 offers the sounds of Bonnie Shirk will play tonight from 6-9 pm upstairs in the piano bar. City Stage New Bern  901B […]
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Fun Found Around Town May 2 – 8, 2019

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: May 2, 2019 Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse 202 Middle St., (252) 633-2088 offers the sounds of Patrick Reid who will play tonight from 6-9 pm upstairs in the piano bar. City Stage […]
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