Month's Events in New Bern NC
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
4 Ports & Pilots
Learn and experience the NC docks at Morehead
City; fun and truly
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 Flamenco Vivo Carlota
Santana music and dance Orringer
Audit. 7:30pm; AWESOME 252.638.7351
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.
14 Annual Emerald
Isle St. Patrick's Festival ....the "Isle" has it
14 Annual Civil War
Adventure Day New Bern Battlefield Park
16 Horses, Hiking, History on
Shackleford Banks. 9:45-1:45 curator guided,
by NC Maritime Mus.
19 Easter Egg Hunt
Emerald Isle Center
Annual Pig Cookin' Contest
USA's biggest whole hog cook-off? big pigs.
big prizes! Big
LAST Month in New Bern, you
1 HAPPY NEW YEAR!! (or at least, a "better than last one" Year)
1 First Day Hike Ft.
Macon State Park 8-9am meet at the fort
1 Healing Waters Fly Fishing
Swansboro VFW, all wounded vets are welcome to learn this
skill; 910-340-338 for details of this ongoing
6 Nexus Poets' Night Trent
River Coffee Co. 7-9pm
at New Bern Civic Theatre; 11,18 at 2pm matinee
9 ARTWalk in New Bern 5-8pm
9 Joe Crookson in Concert;
"musical madness in a versatile artist Trent River
Coffee Co. 7:30-9:30
9 -Feb. 14 Valentine Card Show & Sale
9 International Film "Blancanieves"
(Snow White) filmed in Seville, story of a female bullfighter
9- 10 Zumba in the Park
Jacksonville Onslow Pines Park 8-9am
10 Ivan Mushak,
famed young pianist plays Chopin at History
Place, Morehead City 8-10
11 Ed Bearss, NC Civil War expert, "Lincoln and His
Cabinet" lecture, New Bern History
Center 2 pm, $2 fee that will help support the New
16 BBQ in Blue Jeans
Riverfront Convention Cntr. Starts 6 pm on,
benefits the Fireman's Museum,
call 363-4087 for ticket info. A FUN time with
neighbors and good music.
17 Harvest Bear Cupcake War
8-2pm Farmers' Market downtown
17 WYNDSYNC in Concert
7:30 in Old Theater, Oriental; box office open at 7
18 New Bern Bridal EXPO & Tour
(register for tours) Riverfront Convention
Center 1-5 pm
21 Coastal Women's Forum lunch
at the Emerald Clubhouse 12-1; Members $12;
$18 for guests (checks/cash accepted at door)
24 Shriners' Convention Annual
Parade 11am (watch weather forecast...)
24 Sammy Cahn- the Music!
concert at Bank of the Arts firstname.lastname@example.org
24 National Disc Golf Champ
Scott Stokeley at Glenburnie Park 1pm; Free Disc
Golf Clinic and
random draw High Fly Doubles at 2:30pm;
instruction for all levels. fee $12
26 Oriental Women's Club Annual Art Show;
1007 Gilgo St. OwC clubhouse
26 Carteret Comm College Black History Celebration
Crystal Coast Civic Center
27-28 Cape Cod School of Art Painting class
BearHands Factory, 9-4
27 Dessert For the Ears
Nexus Poets Alan Welch, Meg Wethington and Sam Love on
Craven Library 7-8pm; booksigning too
28-29 Michele and Sadaf's Birthdays
30 "Winterfeast" oysters,
shrimp, grits, all NE NC comfort foods NC History Center.5:30-8 pm
is a HOT TICKET! call
31 Thomas Jefferson's Gardens at
Monticello; lecture, slides by Peter Hatch, master
at Monticello for 35 years.
in Greenville, Pitt Co. AG Center, 403 Government Circle.
31 Johnnie "2 Cups" Smith New
Bern comic at Montford Point, Jacksonville; 7pm.
Fundraiser Lunch b8am -2pm Farmer's Market
Neuse River is always beautiful---- daylight or---------sunset
on the Neuse