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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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   NOT  New Bern in January.

                          Pretty though.




  THIS is more like New Bern in January


                                                                                                       Cupcake War at Farmers' Market...  17th

            Shriners putt their stuff.  Saturday 24th! Rah!



Crocus just starting to peep out; New Bern late wintertime!






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.



We put our best paw forward for the

Palace Candlelight Tour! Hope you saw and enjoyed

the wonder!

Support our Palace, it needs YOU!

                                     Pretty  Purr-r-r--leeeese?   



      Tryon Palace's "Candlelight Ladies" will dance

you through 300 years of pre-war Christmases. Dec. 13, 20



  Cookie Walk---double YUM!   13th

     Romance and spectacle with the Palace

                 Candlelight entertainers





 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)




            IT NEEDS YOUR HELP!



"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  


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

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.



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

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

provided for our still wounded warriors

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

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

7  Craven County Clean Sweep  Lawson Creek Park,  10-12am

7-8  Chocolate Festival   Crystal Coast Civic Center,  Morehead City;  simply a delicious happening!

7 "Cocoa"  5K Run/Walk  Crystal Coast Civic Cntr. starts 8am.  Awards presented resister:

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

charming method of opening  a door into the classics. 

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

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

16  "Under the Streetlamp"  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


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


3  Hanging of the Green"   6pm  First Baptist Church

5   Bernie the Bear's Pajama Party  downtown New Bern  Shop in your pj's and receive

 a nice merchant discount!!

5   2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band concert   5:30 pm  on Cherry Point base: attendees

 of concert get passes; Two Rivers Theater

5  Breakfast With Santa   Riverfront Convention Center  Starts at 8am in 1/12 hr. seating

increments until 3pm

5-6, 12-13   "Dashing Through the Snow"  8 pm  Masonic Theater  hilarious comedy;

info at

6  Pet Photos with Santa  9am -12  Trent River Coffee Co.

7, 14  "Dashing Through the Snow"  3 pm

5-6, 12-13  The Nutcracker Ballet "  NB Civic Theatre 7:30

6-7, 13-24   The Nutcracker Ballet "  NB Civic Theatre  2;00 PM

6  30th Annual Christmas Flotilla  on the waterfront.  5:30 - 8 pm

7  Bed & Breakfasts Open House  downtown New Bern   2-5pm  free

9  Craven Community Band Concert   Grover C. Fields  7pm; free

10  First Family Christmas Gathering  choirs, hymns, the message of Christmas 6pm

First Baptist; 70 member choir will bring in the season! 6pm

11,12  Jennifer Licko Celtic Band   7:30 NC History Center  tickets at door

12  Christmas  FLOTILLA   Oriental  starting at 4:30 pm

12  Live Holiday Christmas Display  Middle St.

12, 13  "Dashing Through the Snow" Santa's elves love the season; w/matinee 14th at

 Masonic Theater 

13   The Holly & The Ivy Historic Homes Tour   10:30- 3:30

13  Bernie's Beary Mistletoe March  ALL kids ALERT!  start with Bernie at Chamber

of Commerce parking lot and march to Christmas music through downtown to the O'Marks building

on Middle St for a very special puppet show., with magic tricks and baloon animals

13, 20  Tryon Palace Candlelight Celebration! "Eve of Revolution"

4:30-  9:45pm  live 300 years of Christmas as soldiers prepare for...4  wars:

Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, and World War II.  Meet families,

lovers, dancers, and of course, soldiers from all these wars. Tickets are on sale:

13  16th Annual Christ Episcopal Church Cookie Walk  choose from hundreds of choices,

enjoy homemade soups, and sandwiches at the Cafe, an pick up gaily wrapped hostess gifts; 10am-2pm

13  Holiday Hustle Run  and judged "Holiday Spirit" Costume Contest;   Union Point Park

starts at 8am.  252-636-3198

14  Sledding and Shopping Sunday  Middle St. our weathermen predict snow from  1-4 pm;  lots

of fun and activities;  MUST bring the kids to enjoy the snow!!  and 1 food can for the RCS Food Kitchen

15  32nd Annual Handel's Messiah   Craven Messiah Chorus's awesome performance;  Centenary

Methodist Church:  7pm open rehearsal;  7:30  performance   tickets 252-638-2577  or Bank of the Arts

16  Holiday Pops with the NC Symphony  Riverfront  6pm  wonderful spirit lifting performance

17  "Keyboards at Christmas"  unique musical treat with carols on piano, harpsichord and organ;

  First  Baptist Church  6 pm

18  Community Caroling   300 block Pollock St.  5:30- 7:30

20  Santa Paws Parade 8:30 am  bring your pet in his/her best holiday finery for a fun parade/get-together

starting at corner of E. Front and Craven St. promptly at 9 am!!

20 Farmer's Market Christmas Grab & Go Gift Day 

21 Christmas Brass Concert-bring your own instrument and play along with the Craven Brass Quintet!!

Union Point Park,  3 pm. bring a folding chair and get the brass Christmas Spirit

22-23  39th Annual Live Nativity  Core Creek FW Baptist, Cove City  7-9pm

24  Christmas Eve at First Baptist Church  4 and 6pm  carols, music, nativity scene, communion

service at 6 with lots of music!

Merry Christmas from Bob Bartram and Suzanne Edington,                            the "Bartram Team" at CENTURY 21 in New Bern



  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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CENTURY 21 Zaytoun-Raines Real Estate
312 South Front Street
New Bern, NC 28560
CENTURY 21 Zaytoun-Raines is a real estate brokerage firm licensed by the NC Real Estate Commission that has been providing brokerage services since 1979.

Bob Bartram
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(252) 636-7313

CENTURY 21 Centurion Honor Society & Quality Service Award Winner starting in 1999

NC REC Licensee #132376
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