Month's Events in New Bern NC
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,
Family Art Show NB Library
features brother and sister artists; SEE This! call Library at
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
1-3 Baldhead Island Pirate Weekend!
be here when the scalawags arrive by tall ship and
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
hit musical; tickets: Bank of the Arts, SnapDragon Toys or
2 "Beach Street Band"
Concert Isaac Taylor Garden
3 Sierra Club Paddle the Neuse
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
outdoor concerts on Islander Drive, music with waves breaking
backup...........love coastal summers
7 Audition for
Ghost Walk New Bern's most fun for actors!
7pm Attmore-Oliver House 638-8558
Beaufort Pirate Invasion !!
The biggest and best! Kids' Costume Prizes, authentic pirate chanteys,
invasion at waterftont. with all things pirate. much fun!
Oriental Dragon boat Festival
a great day on the waterfront!
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;
Crepe Myrtle Fest
Scotland Neck enjoy spectacular blossoms and
9 Surgery & Medicine in
Civil War Kinston; CSS Neuse Center, 100
Queen St. free 10-4pm
Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival East coast's best
13 Tryon's Tots
presents "School Days"
13 Shackleford Banks Cleanup, Cape
Lookout National Seashore VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
14 Sand in the
series Four Knights Band: Pepsi night ; Kinston:
Roasting? Try Maggie Valley Festival in the cool, gorgeous mountains;
biggest festival in those parts
15 YPG River Jam
New Bern Farmers' Market
Port City Rib Fest
Wilmington National Rib Team winners compete, and you win; on the
Fountain Peanut Festival everything PEANUT with great
music and different events Fountain NC
Annual Sneads Ferry King Mackerel Tourney
21 19th Greater New Bern Business Expo
sponsored by CenturyLink, Sun Journal, CarolinaEast
Health Reserve a booth NOW
Watermelon Festival lots of melons,
some carved like punkins' ! food music crafts etc.
"Where Rivers meet: Summer Jazz Festival"
on the South Lawn, featuring
Grammy Winner Gregory Porter, "The Elevations", and Helen Sung.
gates open at 5pm Music
starts at 6. Tickets Bank of the Arts, Fuller Music; NC History Center or
Youth Jazz Master Class as part of the Summer Jazz Fest;
register: grades 5 and
2014 AMA ATV Extreme Dirt Track National
Goldsboro; Busco Beach
23 Hillbilly Hike,
Mud Run with over 20 EXTREME obstacles and lots of fun
24 Lumina Daze
Wilmington's famous seafront pavilion remembered with
live music, and dancing all night
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
Advance registration required. 252-728-7317. Always a
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
Stanly-Spaight Duel Re-enactment on the South Lawn of
the Palace; tiskets,
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
6 "In the Pines" Bluegrass Festival
music all day! Goldsboro
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
LAST Month in New Bern, you
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,
16 John Shain concert
Trent River Coffee Co.,. a popular venue for ENC
"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'
22-27 "The Great American Trailer Park Christmas
Musical" Morehead City
26 Kayak/Yoga Trip, Jones Island,
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;
on the South Lawn of the Palace; tickets,
Neuse River is always beautiful-------- daylight or...
........sunset on the Neuse