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New Bern NC Events Calendar

... If it's happening in New Bern, it's here!
(No city is mentioned? Then the event is taking place in New Bern)



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Happy Groundhog!



                      They do a gr-r-r-reat job!









                     NC Symphony with 2 magnificent shows! 8th











Nina Simone story is "Simply Simone" 13-15 Civic Theater





Join the Clean Sweepers in Lawson Creek Park on 7th; just need a

picker-upper and lots of smiles.


        Crocus taking the stage: New Bern late wintertime!



part of Morehead City port

       Mar. 16-learn about the horses and life on the banks

Civil War Adventure Day: New Bern Battlefield Park


             Newport's 37th Pig Cookin' Contest   27-28






   NOT  New Bern in January.

                          Pretty though.


  THIS is more like New Bern in January; all the                paperwhites are showing off.


                                                                                                       Cupcake War at Farmers' Market...  17th

            Shriners putt their stuff.  Saturday 24th! Rah!


          30th for    WINTERFEASTNC History Center



 Otters are adorable rascals;  see them and  all their

wet acquaintances Pine Knolls Shores NC Aquarium



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.

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")



Chipotle Grill  

Hibachi Buffet   next to Gold's Gym

"Firehouse Subs" in front of Wal-Mart  open !

"Jimmy John's"  S. Glenburnie Dr.,  Open!



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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  



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     252-247-4003

3  Homeless and Indigent Veteran Stand-down  VFW Post Jacksonville;  services of all kinds

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   (sold out)

5  Climate Changes from Landscapers Point of view  10-12 am  Crystal Coast Civic Center

6 "Quartet" International Film series  CCC  Orringer Hall  7:30

6  Kim Richardson in concert Trent River Coffee Co. 7:30-9:3-  inter-active singer songwriter

6, 7,8,13,14,15 "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.   2-4 pm 

8  NC Symphony interprets Beethoven & Mozart  Riverfront Center 7:30 877.627.6724

8  "Mozart's Magnificent Voyage"  NC Symphony's Young People's Concert!!  Riverfront

Convention Cntr.  3 pm "The Magic Flute" with Mozart's son Karl talking about his father!!  A unique,

charming method of opening  a door into the classics. 

9 Emerald Isle Youth Tennis Clinic 9 week session ages 7-13 all levels;

10  International stars violin/guitar pair Alex DePue, Miguel DeHoyos at Grover C. Fields;

tickets 637-1119  or   Craven Concerts Series

11  Lunch & Learn at the Chelsea "Dryborough: Craven County's 2nd Incorporated Town"  252-638-8558

13  Lunch w/a dash of HISTORY  historian Rodney Kemp; Carteret History Museum Morehead City

252-247-7533  call by the 6th to reserve lunch.

13 Annual  Valentine ARTcrawl  Isaac Taylor house, 5-8 pm; Artists bring human form works to

Greater Good Gallery;  info? Craven St  Feb 9-10

13-15  Simply Simone"  an electric revue based on Nina Simone, a music icon. Performing -rock,

 gospel, Blues and Broadway;  New Bern Civic Theater .252-634-9057

13  ArtWalk  downtown  5-8pm;

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  Farmers' Market

6  "Under the Streetlamp" SOLD OUT!  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.  Morehead

 City;  charity fundraiser

15-21  Carolina Chamber Music Festival  venues change as does choices, terrific choices,

20-21  Neuse River Music FEST stars Moe Bandy & Rhonda Vincent; Lenoir Comm Colege -Kinston

 call  252.233.6865

21-22  20th Annual Train Show  Riverfront ;   see 10 different layouts 10am.

21-22  Contemporary Boatbuilding Carpentry Course.  NC Maritime Museum;  Beaufort   a pre-req to their famous wood boatbuilding series

22  JAZZ Showcase w/international stars: Adrian Cunningham; Bob Alberti; Ali Ryerson,

 George Sheck  Don Stewart tickets: Bank of the Arts

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~                MARCH into spring!


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  Clawson's in Beaufort;  register:  12:30

6 Evening with Alan Gurganus author of "Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All"  at Carteret

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  HOT TICKET!

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             252-728-7317

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 all!!

14  Annual Civil War Adventure Day  New Bern Battlefield Park

16  Horses, Hiking, History on Shackleford Banks.  9:45-1:45 curator guided, sponsored

    by NC Maritime Mus.

19  Easter Egg Hunt  Emerald Isle Center

27-28   37th Annual Pig Cookin' Contest   Newport NC  USA's biggest whole hog cook-off? big pigs.

big prizes! Big bellies afterward!


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



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 activity

6  Nexus Poets' Night  Trent River Coffee Co.  7-9pm

9,10,16-17,23,24  "RENT"  Rock-Opera  7:30 at New Bern Civic Theatre; 11,18 at 2pm matinee

9  ARTWalk in New Bern 5-8pm  downtown

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  Carolina Creations

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 Bern Battlefield

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

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

Morehead City

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 stage at

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 . This

is a HOT TICKET!  call 1-800-767-1560

31  Thomas Jefferson's Gardens at Monticello; lecture, slides by Peter Hatch, master gardener

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.

31  "Soup-a-Bowl"  Fundraiser Lunch  b8am -2pm Farmer's Market




  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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