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New Bern NC Events Calendar

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   Kayaking for Kids;   NC Maritime Museum
nca-pks allosaurus w
      Dinosaur Adventure now open at
     our Pine Knolls Shores NC Aquarium!!




       Lots of GREAT music in New Bern! You'll find every                 type performer.  WE are a "Most Melodic Town"

        Do a little fishin' while you're here...



            - - It's watermelon time down South


29th...  NC Maritime Museum "Mystery Dinner Theater"




     Jazz: America's music; 23rd at the Palace




                   September air arrives











Apple Festival      Hendersonville, worth the drive!




Pirates sail these waters...aargh!






 Otters are adorable rascals;  see them and  others at our NC Aquarium, at Pine Knolls Shores




Businesses WE use and Advertise:


Carolina Bagel   corner Glenburnie/Trent Blvd.

GREEN AC & Heating   252-259-7961

FAMOUS Restaurant (Pizza) Neuse Blvd.

NC HISTORY CENTER   Gift Shop Front St.

MJ's Restaurant   Middle St.

Thai Thai Restaurant, Neuse Blvd.

Sea Glass on Glenburnie, breakfast-lunch

Emerald Golf Club Shop  in Greenbrier

Baker's Kitchen Bakery/Restaurant,  Middle St.

Ballantyne's Framing,  Craven St.

Bear City Fudge  (perfect gift)




"Tugboat River Cruises"  short or long, call to set your time    252-349-3819

"Captain Fins" pontoon, paddleboards, kayak rentals, tours  from Doubletree Marina  252-876-2288.

"Cook-Out" (burgers/shakes) on MLK;  lines around the building

New:  WalMart Express on Neuse Blvd.  (We call it "Small-Mart")

"Buffalo Wild Wings"  at the Twin Rivers Mall



Chipotle Grill

Hibachi Buffet

"Firehouse Subs" in front of Wal-Mart  opening soon

"Jimmy John's"  S. Glenburnie Dr.,  Opening soon



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New Bern Cultural Venues, Groups and Annual Events:  Extensive list of groups, venues and annual events, including: Live Music in New Bern, Live Theater, Films and Lectures, Choral Music, Art Groups & Events, and Historical Groups & Events.
Enrichment Classes: Adults and Kids:   Jump to this page to find personal enrichment classes for kids, teens and adults in art, dance, music, computers and other hobbies and interests that you love or want to learn.    Just click!




  • Craven Community College Orringer Auditorium:   Off Glenburnie Rd, follow road into college and take immediate  right to the end
  • Riverfront Convention Center: downtown on waterfront next to Union Point Park
  • Cullman Hall: inside NC History Center on Front St.
  • NC Maritime Museum: Beaufort  252-728-7317
  • New Bern Library auditorium: 252-638-7800
  • NC Aquarium:  Pine Knolls Shores 252-247-4003


THIS Month's Events in New Bern NC   


   (whew! when's fall a'comin'?)

1 "Coffee With a Cop"  Dunkin' Donuts" Neuse Blvd. Public welcome

1-14  Shelling Cruise  collect and learn with experts; 10am-2; Hammocks Beach Swansboro,

1-30  Family Art Show NB Library features brother and sister artists;  SEE This!  call Library at 638-7800

2  Civic Theatre Fundraiser  Dinner/theater  sponsored by  'A Dog's Dream'  and Civic Theatre, dinner by

Christophe's w/cash bar. Doubletree Hilton; 6:30pm contact NC Civic Theatre or  

1-3  Baldhead Island Pirate Weekend!    be here when the scalawags arrive by tall ship and

take over the island for days of pirate revelry!!

2 -Sept.1  Gerry King local artist featured at the  NC History Center 

1-2, 8-9, 15-16,10,  Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Masonic Theater, Andrew

Lloyd Weber's hit musical;  tickets: Bank of the Arts, SnapDragon Toys or

2  "Beach Street Band"  Concert  Isaac Taylor Garden

3  Sierra Club Paddle the Neuse River   1:15-4:30 pm; bring your own kayak and

flotation device; arrive early

5  Free Jonkonnu performance

5 'First Tuesday Poetry' "Open Mike"   Trent River Coffee Co.  7pm: local poet Pam Desloges up first,

 then open to all

6  Gallants Channel Cleanup, Beaufort VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

7,14,21  EmeraldFest   free outdoor concerts on Islander Drive, music with waves breaking coastal summers

7  Audition for Ghost Walk  New Bern's most fun for actors!  7pm  Attmore-Oliver House  638-8558

 8-9  Beaufort Pirate Invasion !!  The biggest and best!  Kids' Costume Prizes, authentic pirate chanteys,  live music

invasion at  waterftont. with all things pirate.  much fun!

8-9   Oriental Dragon boat Festival  a great day on the waterfront!

8-10 Cape Lookout Lighthouse Moonrise Tours   Harker's Island  ferry departs from Harkers Island

at 7:30 p.m. and returns at 10 p.m. for all the tours;

9  Crepe Myrtle Fest    Scotland Neck  enjoy spectacular blossoms and food

9 Surgery & Medicine in Civil War   Kinston; CSS Neuse Center, 100 Queen St.  free 10-4pm

9-10  Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival   East coast's best shrimp extravangaza!

13  Tryon's Tots presents "School Days"

13 Shackleford Banks Cleanup, Cape Lookout National Seashore VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

14  Sand in the Streets   concert series Four Knights Band:  Pepsi night ;  Kinston:

15  Roasting? Try Maggie Valley Festival in the cool, gorgeous mountains;

the year's biggest festival in those parts

15  YPG River Jam  New Bern Farmers' Market

15-17  Port City Rib Fest   Wilmington  National Rib Team winners compete, and you win; on the waterfront

15-16  Fountain Peanut Festival everything PEANUT with great music and different events Fountain NC

15-16  Annual Sneads Ferry King Mackerel Tourney

21  19th Greater New Bern Business Expo sponsored by CenturyLink, Sun Journal, CarolinaEast

Health  Reserve a booth NOW

21-23  Winterville Watermelon Festival   lots of melons, some carved like punkins' ! food music crafts etc.

23  "Where Rivers meet: Summer Jazz Festival" on the South Lawn, featuring national

 jazz stars!  Grammy Winner Gregory Porter, "The Elevations", and Helen Sung.         HOT TICKET!!

gates open at 5pm Music starts at 6. Tickets Bank of the Arts, Fuller Music; NC History Center or

23  Youth Jazz Master Class as part of the Summer Jazz Fest; register: grades 5 and up;


22-23   2014 AMA ATV Extreme Dirt Track National   Goldsboro;  Busco Beach

23  Hillbilly Hike, Mud Run with over 20 EXTREME obstacles and lots of fun  Goldsboro

24  Lumina Daze  Wilmington's famous seafront pavilion remembered with live music, and dancing all night

29  Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Advance registration required. 252-728-7317.  Always a sellout!

NC Maritime Museum, Beaufort

29  The Wilson Family : bluegrass, gospel country  at Trent River Coffee Co.

29  APPLE FESTIVAL  Hendersonville, this one featured on TV, everything apple, everything down-home

30  Stanly-Spaight Duel Re-enactment on the South Lawn of the Palace; tiskets,

30-31  Carteret County Arts & Crafts Show;   Beaufort;  juried sale of the best of the best



4-7  NC Collards Festival  family activities, 5K run, lots of country food and kid stuff;   Ayden

6  Richlands Farmers' Day  home cookin' ; kid activities, music, down-home atmosphere

6  "In the Pines" Bluegrass Festival  music all day!  Goldsboro US 117;

12-13  Monster Truck JAM!  Newport;   mud, NOISE, macho trucks, short shorts, tatoos, Yee-Haw fun!!!

13  Duplin Winery's Grape Stomp  Really!! you will stomp those Muscadines!  And taste some of

Duplin's finest,  family fun they won't soon forget,   Rose Hill

16-21 American Legion County Fair  Greenville  6 days of real county fair activities  Greenville



LAST  Month in New Bern, you missed................


77TH SEASON OF THE "LOST COLONY" Manteo                                                                  (where it actually happened!!) for tickets, until Aug. 22

1  Search & Rescue for Teens Training, contact:

1  Cedar Grove Cemetery Tours  (ongoing program)  638-6281  Cool, evening stroll through New

Bern's famous cemetery where history is buried and still resonating.

1   "Artastico" students at "Poetry Open Mike"  7pm; Trent River Coffee Co.  After the e featured students,

the mike is open for other poets, sign up for your chance.

1- 14   NewBern Library Amateur photography contest, email:

2  Oyster Reef Construction   Jones Island, Swansboro

3  Night Trek on Beach  fascinating! reserve spot; NC Aquarium Pine Knolls Shores.  7pm start  1-800-832-FISH

3 Coastal Cruises  Hammock Beach State Park Swansboro Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 unitl 3 pm;

learn a lot about coastal waters; contact:  $20.00

3  US 440th Army Band, South Lawn Tryon Palace, starts at 7pm

4  "Run For the Warriors" benefit at Union Point Park register at;

children's fun run at the Park too. do this! Raise $ for the men who deserve it!  Raffles, awards



our costumed  Fife and Drum Corps starts the show.

4  "Sand in the Streets"  old-and new-fashioned street dance followed by fireworks over the Neuse

4  Palace Kitchen office Courtyard  Visitors can enjoy leonade from Richard Cogdell's Ordinary, families

should bring a picnic lunch!! Immerse yourself in 1776 lifestyle!!!!  lemonade from 10 am-2 pm.

4  Lawson Creek Park Family Freedom event: Reading Declaration of Independence -5pm; food vendors,

musical performances; bring coolers and your service animals only;

4 "A Sweet Taste of Country, Gospel and Downhome Humor" by Gaylon Pope and

Sweetwater   at Lawson Creek Park 7:30-9 pm

4  NC History Center has games and children's crafts in Mattock's Hall; includes signing a homemade version of the

Declaration of Independence; decorating fans; making whirlagigs.

4  Fireworks all around the area/ Downtown New Bern celebration in Union Point Park

4  Cannon Firings & Demo at Ft. Macon Park   10:30-3:00 pm

4-5  Croaker Festival  Oriental, PURE FUN ALL DAY! starts 3pm, street fair, crown "Miss Croaker" ; music, Sat.

parade starts at 10am; celebrating the fish that "croaks" -----when it croaks.

4  2nd Marine Aircraft Band at Freedom Festival  Havelock City Park  7-9 pm;  fireworks follows

5  Great "5th" Race;  sailing boat race with traditional riggings, will race historical routes, register Taylor's

Creek 9-10am; routes not announced until race day, race will be long! sponsored NC Maritime Museum Beaufort;

5  Carteret County Arts & Crafts Show  Beaufort;  Beaufort Historic Site;  9-5 pm

5  Croakerfest Regatta  1 pm;  Oriental on the Neuse; Sailors of all ages will race Sunfish, Optimists, FJ

and 420 classes of boats.  contact:

6, 13, 20 Swanfest Concert Series   Swansboro waterfront;  live music;  great atmosphere

7- 30   Youth Archery Program  2 age groupings, Mon. and Wed.  Ft. Benjamin Park Newport;

252-808-4067 Carteret Co. Parks Dept.

10,15,17,22,24,29,31 Coastal Cruises, Hammocks Beach State Park, Swansboro

11  Concert at the Fort   Ft. Macon State Park Atlantic Beach   7 pm free music under the stars

11-12  Blackberry Festival,  Lenoir, downtown  a most yummy festival!

12  Classy Chassis Car Show  Poplar Grove Plantation  17S north of Wilmington.

15-23   New Tutor Training Workshop    2-5 pm    Craven Library Audit.

16  Oyster Reef Construction   Jones Island, Swansboro

16  John Shain concert   Trent River Coffee Co.,.  a popular venue for ENC

17   "The Bread Family" AF-Am Lecture Series Lecture; tales and music from Jim Crow laws era;

 NC History Cntr. Cullman Hall   6:30

18  Corn Husk Doll Workshop  Beaufort Historic Site  10-12  fee for materials;

21-25  Girls' Sculpting Camp  Get creative!  8am-5pm; grades K-5 will create different pieces, party and

art show at end; St.Andrews' Lutheran Church;

22-27  "The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical" Morehead City

26 Kayak/Yoga Trip, Jones Island, Swansboro

27 -- Aug. 2    Shark Week  NC Aquarium,  Pine Knolls Shores; lots of programs for kids and adults. 

28  Pamlico Co. Watermelon Social  7pm at the museum

30  Annual Storytelling Festival   Morehead City   10am-12pm  Crystal Coast Civic Center

gear up for some TALL tales by talented performers

30 "Dog Days of Summer Concert"   Isaac Taylor Garden;  Paul Picard

30  Stanly-Spaight Duel re-enactment  one of New Bern's major dramatic historical events;

see it on the South Lawn of the Palace; tickets,






  Neuse River is always beautiful--------    daylight or...


            ........sunset on the Neuse 



Additional NEW BERN and CRYSTAL COAST Events Calendars

  • Craven Community College Community Events: Find links to concerts, international film and lecture series, and other events held on the Craven Community College campus on Glenburnie Road that are open to the entire New Bern area community.


  • East Carolina University Calendar: A major university and part of the University of North Carolina system, ECU offers a host of activities, from performing arts to athletics and more.
  • Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation Events: This foundation fights to keep our rivers alive and well, and offers many water-based events to enjoy and participate in. Check them out.
  •  small town is effectively striving for tourists' dollars with art, music and a small version of New Bern's Ghostwalk


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