Month's Events in New Bern NC
1 Asian Games
w/Baduk, Shogi, Weigi and more
Trent River Coffee Co.; 2-5 pm come and have fun
"Behind The Scenes at the Palace"
;Costume Shop see the costumers at work
"Behind The Scenes at the Palace"
The Palace Gardens 2 pm at the Way Station.
4 Ports & Pilots
Learn and experience the NC docks at Morehead
City; fun and truly informative; register a week ahead;
6 Lunch with Author Alan Gurganus
discusses latest book at
in Beaufort; register:
6 Evening with Alan Gurganus
author of "Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All"
Comm. College, Morehead (Joslyn
Hall) tickets 252-728-5225 doors open 6:30
6 Lunch & Learn
"Scandalous-stories of the Stanly family" info at
12 pm NC History Center
6 Flamenco Vivo Carlota
Santana music and dance Orringer
Audit. 7:30pm; AWESOME 252.638.7351
(Attic-Basement-Closet) Yard Sale K of C
building 1125 Pinetree Dr.
10 Taste of Coastal
Carolina Sample Terrific specialties from 31
restaurants! Riverfront Conv
Cntr. 6:30 Tickets at Mitchell
Hdwe, Village Butcher Harris Teeter
11 "Merry Time for Tots: Boats
that Float" Little minds learn how to
figure out WHAT will float;
learn that cannon balls won't and canoes do!
NC Maritime Museum Beaufort
11 Brown Bag "GAM" The Wreck of the
Caribsea" sunk by a German sub Mar. 11, 1942!
(off the Banks)
(A GAM is a friendly gabfest by whalers on different
boats at sea.) call NC Maritime Mus.
12 Lunch & Learn
"The Battle of New Bern" Chelsea Restaurant
13 Lunch & Learn "A Tale of
www.tryonpalace.org 12 pm NC
13-14 Spring Book
Sale Sudan Shriners' building 9-5
20-21; 27-28; "SHREK, Jr. The Musical." a
StageHands" production NB Civic Theatre
where the kids take a bow!
Kids and Adults both love this one! Maatinees 15, 22 at 2pm
"Home & Garden Show" Riverfront Center,
14 Annual Emerald
Isle St. Patrick's Festival ....the "Isle" has it
14 Annual Civil War
Adventure Day New Bern Battlefield Park
Exotic music; think jazz musicians turn Gypsy
252.631.5008 at The Brown Pelican,
16 Horses, Hiking, History on
Shackleford Banks. 9:45-1:45 curator guided,
by NC Maritime Museum .Beaufort.
18 Leading With
Lipstick" Professional Women's Conference.
New Bern Convention Center 1:30-5pm P
19 Easter Egg Hunt
Emerald Isle Center
19 "Mama's Go the Blues"
Multi-media show featuring jazz and blues icons NC History
20 Lunch & Learn series
" Bottoms Up!"
www.tryonpalace.org 12 pm NC
History Center; 18th C
most popular beverages discussed
20-22 2015 Yacht Assoc.
Invitational Regatta! Bridgepoint Hotel
20 NYRA Invitational
Sailboat Race Bridgepointe Hotel
20 Southern Cooking: Highs and Lows
History Place Beaufort 7-8pm
21 Reach for the Stars Gala dinner/
dance to "Trainwreck" ; catered by The Flame; 6-12:30pm
Center; tickets: 633-0100
21 "The Voice"
winner- season 7: Craig Wayne Boyd,
8pm Shrine Auditorium tickets:
21 Acclaimed "Trio
Valinor" concert Old Theater Oriental 7:30
( SOLD OUT)
21 Trio Valinor jam
session Oriental Town Hall Porch 2pm don't
miss this one!
Anniversary Battle of Bentonville re-enactment;
almost 4,000 participants take part in the
last big battle of the Civil War in NC where 36,000 fought to stop Sherman!
Friends of Bentonville Battlefield
21 Harbor Hustle Fun 5K Run
Morehead City 252-726-8148 ext- 109
21 Medicine DROP New Bern
safely dispose of unused meds: several places
23 Tour the Demo Gardens w/ Tom
Glascow County Extension office; 5:30-6:30
24 Sailing Club Oriental; seminar
Oriental Town Hall, 10am, free call Ray Ruppert
27 "Around the World
in 80 Tunes" Our own Simon Spalding shows
his skill with many instruments and
tunes Trent River Coffee Co
Lunch & Learn series "The Sun and The Moon"
www.tryonpalace.org 12 pm NC History Center
Annual Pig Cookin' Contest
USA's biggest whole hog cook-off? big pigs.
big prizes! Big
28 NEW "DownTown
Dare" 2,3 or 4 person
teams race to solve clues, (all ages) using smart
phones to find
answers to tricky questions
about New Bern history, and racing to each checkpoint.
There are prizes to the winner and
runners'--up. call 252-259-3795 for entry
fees and team info.
28 "At The
Gallery with Harold Arlen" the composer
of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"
Arlen's music (500 songs) is
celebrated at Bank of the Arts by John Van Dyke Brandon Banks
29 Tribute to
Skip Waters: last day of the legacy display at the NC History
meteorologist Meant to eastern NC"
2 New Bern Country Club Annual
Fashion Show 5--7 pm fundraiser for Coastal
Hors D'oeuvres & Wine Included. contact Peacock's Plume
4 1st Annual Palace Easter
Egg HUNT!! 2-4 Bring your basket, that 'ol
is hiding hundreds of eggs on the South lawn! Kids 12 and under FREE:
Adults $6. email@example.com
5 Happy Easter!
Spring is Here, y'all! !!!!!!!!
10-11 Spring Historic Home &
Garden Tour includes
the fabulous Tryon Palace Gardens, and bagged lunches at the
Blades Mansion "Cafe"; baked goods en route. See how New Bernians love their
historic residences and gardens and
tour inside and out!
Best Historic Tour in NC!!
11 7th Annual
East NC Pottery Festival
NC History Center 9-4
11 PUBLICK Day Beaufort
a real old-fashioned flea market on the waterfront!
17 King Mackerel & "The Blues Are
Running" concert; Carteret CC Morehead City
18 Fashion Show, Tea & Trunk Sale
Broadway Christian Church 11-3
18 Historic Homes
and Gardens Tour--Oriental
18 Festival of FUN!
Union Point Park
18 John Lithgow: Stories
by Heart a 1 man show by a most popular TV/
movie Star: 8-10pm
Wright Auditorium, Greenville ECU DON'T MISS THIS MAGICAL SHOW
ECU Central Ticket Office
18-19 Cape Fear Chorale/Orchestra
Requiem in C minor; Winter Park Baptist Church, Wilmington
Wine and Food Weekend the best of... all
24-26 George Washington's 1791
Southern Tour including New Bern, will be recreated by
the New Bern Preservation and the Tryon
Palace, and will be an event for all New Bernians to enjoy and take pride
in our almost-famous little city.
for more info:
www.washingtonssoutherntour.org or the Tryon Palace.
25 " Hoagy Carmichael"
music of this early 20th C song-writer-performer,
"Buttermilk Skies" Georgis on my Mind" at Bank of Arts
7-9 pm; nostalgic, beautiful listenable, memorable
LAST Month in New Bern, you
Don't Forget to order
your singing Valentine! a Barbershop Quartet will
serenade your "object
of affection" in NEW BERN
style!! call 288-9132
1-14 Craven Kids Valentine card Sale
Carolina Creations, Pollock St. fund-raiser
2 NC Aquarium Succulent Seafood Series,
learn how to cook it! Ruddy Duck Morehead City;
age 12 and up; call
3 Homeless and Indigent Veteran Stand-down
VFW Post Jacksonville; services of all
provided for our still wounded warriors
5 Learn About our WATER
Trent River Coffee Co. 6:30 pm
5 Master Gardener lecture by Craven Co. specialist
Tom Glascow 930 am-- Crystal Coast Center
5 Daddy/Daughter Sweetheart Ball
5 Climate Changes from Landscapers Point of view
10-12 am Crystal Coast Civic Center
International Film series CCC Orringer Hall
6 Kim Richardson in concert
Trent River Coffee Co. 7:30-9:3- inter-active singer songwriter
"The Importance of Being Earnest" Masonic
Theatre, first class Oscar Wilde
comedy, (premiered in 1895-still current on human nature) Bank
of the Arts www.showtix4u,com
7 The Bellamy Bros. in Concert
Carteret Community Theater Morehead City
7 Craven County Clean Sweep
Lawson Creek Park, 10-12am
7 Johnnie '2 Cups' Smith
New Bern comiic at Arabian Temple, New Bern
7-8 Chocolate Festival
Crystal Coast Civic Center, Morehead City;
simply a delicious happening!
7 "Cocoa" 5K Run/Walk Crystal
Coast Civic Cntr. starts 8 am. Awards presented; resister:
7 "The Bears" band
classic rock; surf.shag; served up with plenty of fun! Attitudes
Pub River Bend 7pm
7 Mojo Collins
specialty is folk and blues
Trent River Coffee Co. 7pm
8 Beaufort Historic Site Valentine Party
ALL invited for food and drink in historic houses in
Beaufort's charming Historic Site.
8 NC Symphony interprets Beethoven &
Mozart Riverfront Center 7:30 877.627.6724
"Mozart's Magnificent Voyage" NC Symphony's
Young People's Concert!! Riverfront
3 pm "The Magic Flute" with Mozart's son Karl talking about his father!!
charming method of
opening a door into the classics.
9 Emerald Isle Youth Tennis Clinic 9 week session ages 7-13 all levels;
International stars violin/guitar pair Alex DePue, Miguel DeHoyos
at Grover C. Fields;
tickets 637-1119 or
11 Lunch & Learn at the
Chelsea "Dryborough: Craven County's 2nd
13 Lunch w/a dash of HISTORY
historian Rodney Kemp; Carteret History Museum
252-247-7533 call by the 6th to reserve lunch.
13 Annual Valentine ARTcrawl
Isaac Taylor house, 5-8 pm; Artists bring human form
Greater Good Gallery; info?
Craven St Feb 9-10
13-15 Simply Simone"
an electric revue based on Nina Simone, a music icon.
gospel, Blues and
Broadway; New Bern Civic Theater .252-634-9057
13 ArtWalk downtown
13 The Art of Quilting
Bank of Arts 5-8pm
13,14,15 New Bern Antique Show &
Sale Riverfront opens at 10am The BIG One!
14 Heart Society's Valentine Ball;
dinner by Chelsea! live auctions,
NC History Centr.
14 Singing Barbershoppers invade New
Bern's hearts with talented Valentine presenters.
Happy Love Day!
14 "Salmon & Sax"
Oriental Valentine Dance at Women's Clubhouse 1007
Gilgo Rd. 252) 249-0213
dinner, dancing and a show! Moscow Nights and Golden
Gate Dencers at Oriental Theater HOT TICKET
14 Valentine Chocolate & Jewelry Day
6 "Under the Streetlamp" SOLD
7-0pm Riverfront Convention Cntr. a TV fav, this group
does all the favorite doo-wop, rock, MoTown hits from days gone
by, tickets NB Historical Society
17 "GET-OUT-IN-THE-GARDEN DAY"
time to start clean-up and planning
17 "Classical Lunch" w/pianist Melvin Chen
Bank of Arts 12-1
17 Reagan Day Dinner
speaker Sen.Thom Tillis; Riverfront Center. 252-649-0303 for reservations
18 "Empty Bowls" 11-1 pm
Choice of 2 soups and handmade bowl! Crystal Coast Cntr.
City; charity fundraiser
15-21 Carolina Chamber Music
Festival venues change as does choices,
20-21 Neuse River Music FEST
stars Moe Bandy & Rhonda Vincent; Lenoir Comm Colege -Kinston
21-22 20th Annual Train Show
Riverfront ; see 10 different layouts 10am.
21-22 Contemporary Boatbuilding Carpentry Course.
NC Maritime Museum; Beaufort
www.ncmaritimemuseums.com. a pre-req to their famous wood boatbuilding
22 JAZZ Showcase
w/international stars: Adrian Cunningham; Bob Alberti; Ali Ryerson,
George Sheck Don
Stewart tickets: Bank of the Arts
Neuse River is always beautiful---- daylight or---------sunset
on the Neuse