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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 Cultural Arts Series Presents: Crystal Coast Musicians in Concert

Crystal Coast Musicians
NEW BERN, N.C. – Join Tryon Palace for a night of instrumental music, celebrating world-renowned composers, classic rock, our favorite movie scores, and contemporary pop music, as the Cultural Arts Series presents Crystal Coast Musicians in Concert. Crystal Coast Musicians is an ensemble composed of extremely talented local instrumentalists who will begin your weekend with […]
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The Enchanted Baroque – Community Concert

North Carolina Baroque Orchestra
Craven Community College’s Lifetime Learning Center is pleased to host the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, directed by Frances Blaker. On Friday, August 9 at 7:30 p.m. the orchestra will present The Enchanted Baroque, featuring the music of Vivaldi, Telemann, Rameau and others. The concert takes place at Orringer Auditorium on the New Bern Campus. This […]
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“City of New Bern 4th of July Celebration”

City of New Bern - July 4th Celebration
New Bern, NC – The City of New Bern presents the annual 4th of July Celebration on Thursday, July 4th at Lawson Creek Park. Admission is Free. Family friendly games and activities such as face painting, cornhole, twister, and much more begin at 5:30 p.m. Food trucks and inflatables will be available for fee. Live Music featuring Party […]
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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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Inner Coast Woodworking and Quilting

Inner Coast Wood and Quilting Exhibition
New exhibition highlighting craft at the Bank of the Arts Craven Arts Council and the Arts Council of Carteret are seeking submissions to “Inner Coast Woodworking and Quilting,” an exhibition highlight traditional craft in eastern North Carolina. Open to artists in seven counties, the exhibition will be in the Main Gallery at Bank of the […]
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2019 Juneteenth Celebration of New Bern

Juneteenth 2019
Uptown and Downtown New Bern, NC 6/17/19 – 6/23/19 #ProjectRestore and various community co-facilitators are proud to present “Juneteenth of New Bern” in numerous locations throughout uptown and downtown New Bern for more than a week during the month of June. With last year’s resurgence of Juneteenth in New Bern and Craven County, this year […]
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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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Auditions for HONOUR, the Musical

HONOUR the Musical
HONOUR, the Musical is a presentation with scripts and lyrics by local historian and professional writer Bill Hand with music composed by local musician/historian and well-known local performer, Simon Spalding. It, first, tells the story of the 1802 duel between Richard Dobbs Spaight and John Stanly and, second, that of one of Spaight’s slaves, Sarah […]
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