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New Bern NC Events Calendar

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     Honor the lowly mullet fish 11-12; Swansboro
Peter Pan Jr. a show
for all ages-- by super-talented kids
Masonic Theatre
2014 GW poster opt 3
                "Bee" in quilt, as at the Riverfront
                 Center Oct. 31




 So, what's wrong with cow, or fish, maybe even rabbit?






(Usually without snow, ENC "Festivals of Trees" --are still gorgeous)









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







 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    



                            BET YOU CAN'T DO IT ALL!

Cedar Grove haunted Cemetery Tours until Nov. 29  252-638-6281

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

3-Dec.14  "Cedars in the Pines"  130 Years of  Lebanese History in NC   NC History Center

exhibit  in Duffy Hall

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

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

3  "Sweet Claudette" girl band from Ahseville; Trent River Coffee House 7:30pm

3-5  NC Seafood Festival   don't miss this one!  Morehead City's best foot forward!!!

3-5  Wilmington Riverfest  on the waterfront;   gets better every year!

3-5  Meherrin October PowWow Smoke Dance    Ahoskie Tribal Grounds. US 17 n of "little


4  Auditions for Palace Candlelight Tour roles, 10-121 and 1-3 pm  needs men and

women, 16 and up, speaking and non-speaking.

4  Selma Railroad Days  celebrating a unique southern rail history  Selma NC (1 1/2 hrs)

5 Chapel Hill "Festifall Arts" Celebration  3 stages ongoing music, juried and cash prizes

for arts in allmediums

7  Peter Makuck Pulitzer nominee, reads his poetry at Craven Co. Library 4 pm. ALSO

 at Trent River Coffee Co.  7pm

8  Tryon's Tots"Never too young for History" presents HARVEST!  Palace Kitchen;

 call 639-3524

8  Band of OZ   Morehead City Jaycee Park on waterfront...bring a chair

9  "Sonic Escape" violin/flute/cello virtuoso group performed in "Riverdance" Turnage theater

Washington NC

9  Canadian Brass  Wright Theater Greenville 

10  Mike Garrigan acoustic guitar, at Trent River Coffee Co.

10 Tryon's Tots "Never Too Young for History" presents A Kid's Life (back then)

call 639-3524

10  Painting Demo  by artist Sally Sutton at Carolina Creations  5-8pm

10-11,17-18  "Disney's Peter Pan Jr." Masonic Theatre;  8pm  12,19  3 pm;  by Rivertowne

"Rising Stars" players, a much talented group

18-19   "Race" Ratio Theatre presentation of the Pulitzer-prize winning play, Orringer Audit

11  King's Mountain Gateway Festival with re-enactment of famed Revolutionary War Battle,

music, encampment ca. 1776, food, crafts etc. at King's Mountain city

11   Hazardous Household Waste Disposal  Craven Comm College 10am-1pm

11  JUKEBOX Jam Street Dance   Oriental  4pm-7

11-12  Swansboro Mullet Festival   celebrate the tiny fish!

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

16  "At the Oscars" NC Symphony  Riverfront Center  7:30;   877.627.6724

 16  " FALL FLAVOR: A Historic Dining Experience inspired by 18th-century recipes

and fresh produce from the Palace Garden! Prepared by Food Network's "Cut throat Kitchens"

winner, Persimmon's Jerry Fong!  Reservations 252-639-3519  A wonderful night out!!

16-26  NC State Fair   Raleigh Fairgrounds ...note train service this year!

16  33rd Annual Goosed Creek Island Homecoming Play "Ducks Galore and More"

totally unique down-home show with snacks,  Hobucken

17  "Beer & Grits Riverfront Bash"  concert w/Hot Buttered Grits" sponsored by

Beer Army; fundraiser for Eastern Carolina students;  Riverfront convention Cntr. 7-10   FREE

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

17-18  43rd Annual Waccamaw/Siouan PowWow  Bolton NC  tribes invites all public

 to share their traditions. (Bolton is @20 west of Wilmington)

17-18  33rd Annual International Havelock Chili Festival Walter Jones Park

17-18-19  Plein Aire demo workshop w//Dan Nelson, Carolina Creations  252-4369 to register

18  Dragon Chili Cookoff  fundraiser for the Oriental Old Theater

18  10th Annual Neuse River Bridge Run   fundraiser; register at 7am at Union Park; sll proceeds

stay local for hard-working non-profits

18-19  NC Oyster Festival    Ocean Isle Beach

19  "The History of Bluegrass" w/silent auction, homemade pies and ice cream

after the show;  Oriental United Methodist Church  6pm

23  Annual Beirut Memorial Ceremony  10:30am  Jacksonville

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

24  2nd Marine Aircraft Band on the South Lawn; start your Ghostwalk weekend off with a rousing

music scene

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

25  26th NASCAR Day Festival at home of Richard Petty,  Randleman NC. off I-74, south of

High Point  cars, drivers, food, music, Richard Petty Museum open to all

25  All Hallows EVE NC History Center, bring your kids in costume for this family haunting in Cullman Hall

and the Pepsi Hall from 10am to 3 pm Kids 12 and under will wander haunted grounds and meet "haunts" with

Trick or Treat at the end.

25  "Whistle and I'll come to You"  live  SCARY 1940's radio show; 9 and up;  NC history Center Cullman Hall

11am and 2pm

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



1  5th Annual Farm/City Celebration 10am-2pm   NC History Center and New Bern Farmer's Market

1  NC Cotton Festival  Dunn NC   (n of Fayetteville)

7-8  "Exit the King"  absurdist take on ego and mortality   tickets, 249-0477, first on Broadway in 1963, starred

Alec Guiness

8   "Moderately LARGE Craft Fair"  River Bend Country Club       9-1 pm    

8  Mistletoe Magic Gift Show   Crystal Coast Center , Morehead City

9  Annie Moses Band!!! Really!!  Pamlico HS auditorium   call for tickets  252-249-3670

11  "Defending New Bern: 300 Years" FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL ACTIVE DUTY AND

 MILITARY VETERANS; FAMILIES DISCOUNTED  celebrating the rich military history of eastern NC

14-15  "ScroogeFest"  Annunciation Catholic School  Havelock. "Have a Dickens of a time"

15-16  Civil War Weekend: New Bern Military hospitals  free admission to New Bern Academy

with medical exhibits

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

20-  "From the Organ Bench:  A Musician’s Solitary Witness to Ministry, Matrimony,

and Mortuary” NC President of Black Storytellers Beverly Burnette tells a great tale. NCHistory Cntr. 7pm

19-23  Holiday Festival of Trees (over 200 decorated trees)  Carolina Hotel, Pinehurst

22-23  "Hidden Talents Craft Show"  Camp Lejeune Jacksonville NC;  in the officers' club

22-23  Seagrove Pottery Festival  named a top 20 event in southeast.;  Seagrove NC

28-29-30  Festive Holiday Kick-Off Weekend  Tryon Palace: We're Dressed in Holiday finest

and ready for company!!  Bring your family guests and friends to celebrate the BEST of NC celebrations



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


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.     






  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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