Month's Events in New Bern NC
77TH SEASON OF THE "LOST COLONY" ...at Manteo
(where it actually happened!!)
www.lostcolony.org for tickets,
until Aug. 22
1 Search &
Rescue for Teens Training, contact:
Grove Cemetery Tours (ongoing
program) 638-6281 Cool, evening stroll through New
cemetery where history is buried and still resonating.
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,
Reef Construction Jones Island,
Trek on Beach fascinating! reserve spot; NC
Aquarium Pine Knolls Shores. 7pm start
3 Coastal Cruises
Hammock Beach State Park Swansboro
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 unitl 3 pm;
learn a lot about
coastal waters; contact:
US 440th Army Band,
South Lawn Tryon Palace, starts at 7pm
"Run For the Warriors" benefit at Union
Point Park register at; hopeforthewarriors.org/2014newbern
run at the Park too. do this! Raise $ for the men who deserve it!
TRYON PALACE PRESENTS THE "GLORIOUS FOURTH"
FREE ADMISSION; costumed reenactors
LIVE REENACTMENT OF THE FIRST READING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE IN
Fife and Drum Corps starts the show.
4 "Sand in
the Streets" old-and new-fashioned
street dance followed by fireworks over the Neuse
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
Lawson Creek Park Family
Freedom event: Reading Declaration of
Independence -5pm; food vendors,
performances; bring coolers and your service animals only;
"A Sweet Taste of Country, Gospel and Downhome Humor"
by Gaylon Pope and
at Lawson Creek Park 7:30-9 pm
NC History Center has games and
children's crafts in Mattock's Hall; includes signing a homemade version of
Independence; decorating fans; making whirlagigs.
Fireworks all around the area/ Downtown New Bern celebration in Union Point
Firings & Demo at Ft. Macon Park
4-5 Croaker Festival
Oriental, PURE FUN ALL DAY! starts 3pm, street fair, crown "Miss Croaker" ; music, Sat.
at 10am; celebrating the
fish that "croaks" -----when it croaks.
2nd Marine Aircraft Band at Freedom
Festival Havelock City Park 7-9 pm; fireworks follows
Great "5th" Race; sailing boat race
with traditional riggings, will race historical routes, register Taylor's
routes not announced until race day, race will be long! sponsored NC
Maritime Museum Beaufort;
County Arts & Crafts Show Beaufort;
Beaufort Historic Site; 9-5 pm
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
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.
Reef Construction Jones Island,
"The Bread Family" AF-Am Lecture Series Lecture;
tales and music from Jim Crow laws era;
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
art show at end; St.Andrews'
26 Kayak/Yoga Trip, Jones Island,
27 -- Aug. 2
Shark Week NC
Aquarium, Pine Knolls Shores; lots of programs for kids and adults.
when's fall a'comin'?)
1-3 Baldhead Island Pirate Weekend!
be here when the scalawags arrive by tall ship and
over the island for days of pirate revelry!!
6 Gallants Channel Cleanup, Beaufort
Oriental Dragon boat Festival
Crepe Myrtle Fest
13 Shackleford Banks Cleanup, Cape
Lookout National Seashore VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Roasting? Try Maggie Valley Festival in the cool, gorgeous mountains;
biggest festival in those parts
Fountain Peanut Festival everything PEANUT with great
music and different events Fountain NC
Watermelon Festival lots of melons,
some carved like punkins' ! food music crafts etc.
29 APPLE FESTIVAL
Hendersonville, this one featured on TV, everything
apple, everything down-home
LAST Month in New Bern, you
1 NC Symphony
Concert on the Lawn of the Tryon Palace
free; 7:30; rain site at Grover C. Fields:
for pre-concert picnic supper available at Convention Center, and includes
preferred seating and parking.
1 Laughter for the Journey: Cancer
Survivors Day CCC Orringer Audit.
comedy and fellowship 2-4 pm
2 Saltwater Fishing School
Morehead City at
Holiday Inn Express;
5063 Executive Drive, contact
3 Estaurine Soundscapes
ECU professor presents the noisy world of fish, NC Estuarium
Washington: fee, 1 pm
3 Bows & Bling
Greenbrier Clubhouse; Coastal Women's
Forum annual dinner 5:30; fee for non-members
3,5,10,12,17,19,24,26 Coastal Cruises,
Hammocks Beach State Park, Swansboro
5 Tour 12 of Finest
Pine Knolls Shores Homes 3-7 pm;
dream of ocean living? see the best!
6 Big Rock Blue Marlin
Tournament Morehead City, the BIG
ONE! Over a million dollars in prizes,
6,7, 13,14, "The Marvelous Wonderettes:
Caps and Gowns" back in 1958 and the
graduating in smash musical, RiverTowne Players,
Masonic Theatre, tickets at Bank of Arts
6 The Motown Legacy Revue
The Morehead Center:
6-7 HUGE Yard Sale
by Knights of Columbus at the Hall on Pinetree; 8am
-12pm both days!!
6-7 Kayak for the Warriors
Pine Knolls Shores meet Saturday for reception, Sat am for
Deeds as guest speaker. New
Bern LDS Church, 1207 Forest Rd. 7pm
17-Aug 5. Jonkonnu workshops
Tryon Palace Waystation, free
18 Oyster Reef Construction:
Jones Island, Swansboro--volunteers needed;
click on NC Coastal Federation
www.nccoast.org or call 252-393-8185.
19, 26 "Kids in Canoes"
sponsored by NB Civitans and Recreation Dept.; Lawson
Creek Park; 8:30 am, kids age
the New Bern Rec. Dept for info. Another session in July
10, 17, 24, 31,
19 thro Aug. 2 "Uncommon Ground"
New Bern artists group show; Arts Center Kinston
20 ParrotHead Party at Farmer's Market
Jimmy Buffet tunes and games, party starts at 6:30pm
SUMMER is HERE!
20 Hank Barbee
at Trent River Coffee Co.; string artist specializing in mountain music 7:30
21 "Juneteenth" observance of
13th Amendment ending slavery, with rare NC copy
CSS Neuse museum, 100 Queen St. Kinston.
1st viewing outside Raleigh
21 Run for Shelter Creekside Park;
8am start; benefit Coastal Women's Shelter,
24 Marsh Cruises
10:45 am; Swansboro Town Dock; every other weekend
25 The Great Race
over 1,500 antique (1972 or earlier) autos race from FL to Maine, stopping
in New Bern!!
Get in the cars and meet the drivers!
27 The Monitors
Jazz legends at Cullman Hall NC History Cntr.
27-28 Beaufort Historic Homes and
Gardens: a wonderful weekend happening!
27-28 Antique Show and Sale;
Crystal Coast Civic Center; over 40 dealers
28 5th Annual BrewBernBeer Fest
180 beers for tasting! 60 brewers; Riverfront
www.beerarmy.com or at Beer Army Outoist,
30 "The Outliers" bluegrass band Trent River
Coffee Co. 7:30pm
30 Jones Island Summer Day Camp: Island Life,
call 252-393-8185. NC Coastal Federation
30 "Ameranouche" Trent River
Coffee Co;. gypsy jazz combo; hot New England group
Neuse River is always beautiful-------- daylight or...
........sunset on the Neuse