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New Bern NC Events Calendar

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                   September air arrives



                    Monster Truck Jam  Newport  13th




1st Annual Old Front Porch Music Festival--Oriental                          BE there or.......... BE sorry!











       Oktoberfest at Farmer's Market!









2014 GW poster opt 3
Honor the lowly mullet fish 11-12; Swansboro
nca-pks allosaurus w
      Dinosaur Adventure now open at
     our Pine Knolls Shores NC Aquarium!!






   Kayaking for Kids;   NC Maritime Museum



     Jazz: America's music; 23rd at the Palace






 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.

Sea Glass on Glenburnie, breakfast-lunch

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")


Panera  In front of the mall

Chipotle Grill   out parcel in front of BAM

Hibachi Buffet   next to Gold's Gym

"Firehouse Subs" in front of Wal-Mart  opening soon

"Jimmy John's"  S. Glenburnie Dr.,  Opening soon



We'd be happy to list your local event.  Please include date, start/end time, address of event, and public contact phone number where folks can call for more information. Click US!  at:


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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    


4-7  NC Collards Festival  family activities, 5K run, lots of country food and kid stuff;   Ayden

5  International Film Series "Salmon Fishing in Yemen"  CCC, Orringer Audit  2 and 7:30pm

6  Richlands Farmers' Day  home cookin' ; kid activities, music, down-home atmosphere

6  "In the Pines" Bluegrass Festival  music all day!  Goldsboro US 117;

6  Party in Pink Zumbathon  Stanly House Ballroom;

6-7 Annual  MS Historic Bike Ride:  raises over at million for research; 12 yr. and up; downtown

New Bern; choice of distance; more than 2,000 cyclists!! Cheer them on!!

10  "Lunch & Learn" (series) about the Tomb of the Unknown   Chelsea Rest. reservations


11 Carolina Chamber Music Festival : Mozart After Work;   Bank of the Arts   6pm

11  "The Hookers" in concert at Orringer Audit. CCC; for Explorations in ARTS performance;

ragtime/Dixieland with ukelele lead

12,13,19,20  "Lend Me A Tenor"  New Bern Civic Theatre   tickets online:

7:30; Sept 14,21  matinees at 2pm.       An hilarious "Screwball comedy"  with a lot of yelling, running and insanity.

12  Harvest ART Crawl  downtown New Bern   5-8pm  all galleries studios, performances and more

12  Peter Pan Showcase   fundraiser  Masonic Theatre  7pm

12-13  Monster Truck JAM!  Newport;   mud, NOISE, macho trucks, short shorts, tatoos, Yee-Haw fun!!!

12-13  The Malpass Brothers  Old Theater Oriental   7:30-9:30pm

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

13 Carolina Chamber Music Festival  "Colorful Composers" First Baptist Church   7pm  626-5419

13  Women's EXPO  Riverfront Convention Cntr.

13  13th Fund for Needy Children Golf Tourney  Emerald Golf Club; Super Ball format;  Hole-in-One

New Car Prize!  all fees cart dinner included with lots of fun

14  1st Annual Old  Front Porch Music Festivalalong Broad St in  Oriental   12-4pm .

19  Todd Hoke in concert  Trent River Coffee Co.

19   Governor's Challenge: A Cornhole Tournament Benefiting Tryon Palace $1000 in prizes

 Teams play NC's favorite backyard game on our favorite yard!  Tryon Palaces' South Lawn. Join in the fun! (and food)

19-21  26th Annual Oriental Cup Regatta  racing starts at 11:30am Saturday, come watch and get some

dramatic sailing photos. 

20  Emerald Isle Annual DAY4Kids

16-21 American Legion County Fair  Greenville  6 days of real county fair activities  Greenville

21  10th Anniversary of Letourneau Organ Concert ; Centenary Methodist  3:30 until...

21 "The Royal Society of London" presented  by member Dr. Roy Jackson; call 252-288-4185 for

time & place 

21  Dining at the Depot.  food trucks, tours, musicnaind talk about how to utilize this historic building.

New Bern RR Depot,  Queen and Hancock streets 

26  New CCC concert Series opens with "The Bad Racoons" bluegrass/Appalachian music, includes i

interviews with the artists, and audience participation 7:30-9:30;   Orringer Audit.

26  OKTOBERFEST   yes!  the food and the Music! At Farmer's Market  5:30pm- 9:30  pm

26  Paul Saik in concert    Centenary Methodist  fundraiser 7:30pm

27  George & Ira Gershwin  presented by Maddy Winer and Bill Covington at Bank of the Arts;


27  Community DAY  Celebrate 50 Years of Community;  College at  Craven Comm. College

all day entertainment and activities.

27  Fall Family Fun Day All ages will enjoy this differnt interaxctive outing

27  The KITCHENS of New Bern Tour     Historic New Bern homes open the kitchens for your viewing

and tasting of local chefs. benefit the Food Bank.     





3  HUGE Community Yard Sale   Knights of Columbus Hall;  Pinetree Dr.  8am-12pm

3  Voci Allegre ensemble "Cantate Domino" featuring western sacred songs since the

12th century;   Christ Episcopal  6pm free,, handicap accessible.

10-11,17-18  "Disney's Peter Pan Jr." 8pm  12,19  3 pm

11-12  Swansboro Mullet Festival   celebrate the tiny fish!

11-12  MUMfest  New Bern's award-winning street festival!

17  Concert  Carolann Solobello  Trent River Coffee Co.    7:30

23  Annual Beirut Memorial Ceremony  10:30am  Jacksonville

23  America's Boating Course;  7 weeks; 2 hr's per week;

23-25   GHOSTWALK History's characters return for a most famous HAUNT!!

25  Johnny Mercer's Music at the Gallery  Bank of the Arts w/ John VanDyke and Brandon Banks

in concert showcasing one of America's top music makers

31-1  "BEE by the River"   2014 Quilt Show   Riverfront Center  10 am to 7pm



8   Craft Fair River  Bend Country Club       9-1pm    

18  Craven Concerts opener " Let's Hang On" top pop music tribute group  



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


(whew! 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,

1-30  Family Art Show NB Library features brother and sister artists;  SEE This!  call Library at 638-7800

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 or  

1-3  Baldhead Island Pirate Weekend!    be here when the scalawags arrive by tall ship and

take 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

Lloyd Weber's hit musical;  tickets: Bank of the Arts, SnapDragon Toys or

2  "Beach Street Band"  Concert  Isaac Taylor Garden

3  Sierra Club Paddle the Neuse River   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 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

7,14,21  EmeraldFest   free outdoor concerts on Islander Drive, music with waves breaking coastal summers

7  Audition for Ghost Walk  New Bern's most fun for actors!  7pm  Attmore-Oliver House  638-8558

 8-9  Beaufort Pirate Invasion !!  The biggest and best!  Kids' Costume Prizes, authentic pirate chanteys,  live music

invasion at  waterftont. with all things pirate.  much fun!

8-9   Oriental Dragon boat Festival  a great day on the waterfront!

8-10 Cape 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;

9  Crepe Myrtle Fest    Scotland Neck  enjoy spectacular blossoms and food

9 Surgery & Medicine in Civil War   Kinston; CSS Neuse Center, 100 Queen St.  free 10-4pm

9-10  Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival   East coast's best shrimp extravangaza!

13  Tryon's Tots presents "School Days"

13 Shackleford Banks Cleanup, Cape Lookout National Seashore VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

14  Sand in the Streets   concert series Four Knights Band:  Pepsi night ;  Kinston:

15  Roasting? Try Maggie Valley Festival in the cool, gorgeous mountains;

the year's biggest festival in those parts

15  YPG River Jam  New Bern Farmers' Market

15-17  Port City Rib Fest   Wilmington  National Rib Team winners compete, and you win; on the waterfront

15-16  Fountain Peanut Festival everything PEANUT with great music and different events Fountain NC

15-16  Annual Sneads Ferry King Mackerel Tourney

21  19th Greater New Bern Business Expo sponsored by CenturyLink, Sun Journal, CarolinaEast

Health  Reserve a booth NOW

21-23  Winterville Watermelon Festival   lots of melons, some carved like punkins' ! food music crafts etc.

23  "Where Rivers meet: Summer Jazz Festival" on the South Lawn, featuring national

 jazz stars!  Grammy Winner Gregory Porter, "The Elevations", and Helen Sung.         HOT TICKET!!

gates open at 5pm Music starts at 6. Tickets Bank of the Arts, Fuller Music; NC History Center or

23  Youth Jazz Master Class as part of the Summer Jazz Fest; register: grades 5 and up;


22-23   2014 AMA ATV Extreme Dirt Track National   Goldsboro;  Busco Beach

23  Hillbilly Hike, Mud Run with over 20 EXTREME obstacles and lots of fun  Goldsboro

24  Lumina Daze  Wilmington's famous seafront pavilion remembered with live music, and dancing all night

29  Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Advance registration required. 252-728-7317.  Always a sellout!

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

30  Stanly-Spaight Duel Re-enactment on the South Lawn of the Palace; tiskets,

30-31  Carteret County Arts & Crafts Show;   Beaufort;  juried sale of the best of the best



  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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New Bern, NC 28560
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