The public is invited to enjoy an exhibit celebrating student artists from Craven County Schools. Including pieces from art departments from all Craven County public schools, the exhibit is curated and produced by the dedicated art teachers of Craven County Schools. The art on display will include 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional works.
Visitors will see the splendor of tulips and spring blooms during Spring Garden Lovers’ Weekend where admission to the Tryon Palace gardens is free!
Be sure to stop by the Spring Heritage Plant Sale, April 12-13, on the Daves House Lawn just inside the Palace Gates.
Have you often admired New Bern’s wonderful historic houses from the street? The New Bern Historical Society presents a rare opportunity for an insider’s tour of these remarkable homes. Enjoy a delightful day as home-owners open their doors to visitors and share the history and the architecture of these unique buildings that make up the fabric of our New Bern Heritage.
ArtWalk is a fun, casual celebration of art and community in downtown New Bern, held every second Friday of each month . It begins at 5pm and usually goes till 8pm–but on warm summer nights, it has been known to go on until 10 o’clock. You’re invited to stroll along the sidewalks, drop in on shops and galleries, and dine at one of many fine restaurants and lively taverns on your way.
Mark your calendars for a night in Downtown, New Bern. Join us for the 2019 Bern Summer Blast. Band of Oz and North Tower promise to bring the BEST MUSIC IN TOWN. Join us for food, fun, and music.
Tickets are on sale NOW. You will be able to purchase tickets at Mitchell Hardware, Carolina Creations (Cash and Check Only) and the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce office. You can also purchase tickets online at www.newbernchamber.com.
Children 12 and under are free with a PAID adult
NO PETS – Exception of Service Assistance Pets
NO FOOD, DRINK OR COOLERS WILL BE PERMITTED
ALL CONCERTS WILL BE HELD RAIN OR SHINE
A Weekend of Wine, Craft Beer, and Spirits!
This weekend-long event has expanded this year to include events throughout Greater Downtown New Bern. Saturday is Juice Fest, the original Juice on the Neuse wine and craft beer festival, and is held under a tent overlooking the Neuse River. In its sixth year, Juice Fest is better than ever featuring dozens of US and international wines and craft beer.
Juice on the Neuse is a weekend you won’t want to miss!
Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 2 to 5 pm
Watch for more details http://www.juiceontheneuse.com/
2019 Eastern Carolina Pottery Festival
inside the North Carolina History Center
529 S Front Street, New Bern
Saturday, April 13, 9 am to 5 pm
Over 54 ceramic artists converge in the North Carolina History Center for this one-day show. You will see fine quality, original hand-made work in an enormous variety of styles and techniques. Pottery collectors and art lovers will get to chat with the artists, watch demos, and purchase beautiful work directly from the artists! $2 admission or a canned food donation.
Join us on Saturday, April 13th for the New Bern Parks & Recreation Easter Egg Hunt! This FREE event will be held at Lawson Creek Park, located at 1309 Country Club Road. Activities will begin at 10am with a variety of Inflatables, games and Fun! Food vendors will be on site!
The (1-2 age group) Egg Hunt begins at 11:00 am; The (3-5 age group) Egg Hunt begins at 11:15 am; The (6-8 age group) Egg Hunt begins at 11:30 am and the (9-12 age group) Egg Hunt begins at 11:45 am.
The Easter Bunny will be onsite! 10,000 candy-filled eggs and lots of prizes will be on hand. Please join us! For additional information, please call 252-639-2901. This event is presented by New Bern Parks & Recreation.
How does the event support Easter Seals UCP?
Easter Seals UCP is the host of The Great Glow Run 5K race.
100% of proceeds go directly to support programs in Craven, Carteret, Pamlico,
Jones, Onslow and Pitt Counties, benefiting our local communities.
• Money is raised through registration and promotional sponsorships.
• SPONSORS help offset the costs of hosting the event and contribute to the overall
experience of our participants.
• TICKET SALES for registration allow runners the fun and excitement of being part of the
experience, while also contributing to a local community cause that they care about. Benefit & Impact
• Easterseals UCP is a community-based non-profit, and a lifelong partner to children,
adults and families overcoming disabilities and mental health challenges.
• Easterseals UCP provides a broad range of supportive services: foster care and
adoption; inclusive therapeutic child care facilities; in-home therapies for youth and
families; supported employment training and placement; independent living supports;
mental health treatment, crisis intervention; and more!
• Easterseals UCP works side by side with children, adults, and families who are
managing disabilities and mental health challenges. We serve as a nurse, a therapist, a
social worker, a job counselor, a teacher, a psychologist, a caregiver, and a
compassionate friend all rolled into one.
The mission at Easterseals UCP is to help individuals with disabilities
live, learn, work and play in our communities.
For the 5K from now until March 23rd, 2019 registration fee is $15.00 for military and $25.00 general public.
March 24th until April 11th fee is $25.00 for Military and $35.00 for General Public.
April 12th and 13th Fee is $40.00 for everyone
Kids Fun Run is $15.00
Friday April 12th 2019 – Early packet pick-up and registration will be from 5:00pm-7:00pm at the Easterseals UCP office located at 2801 Neuse Blvd. New Bern, NC 28562.
Saturday April 13th 2019 – Registration for Kids Fun Run and Great Glow Run 5K opens at 5:00pm at Union Point Park 210 East Front St. New Bern, NC.
Kids Fun Run
KIDS AGES 1-4
MALE – 1ST MEDALLION AND GOODIE BAG.
FEMALE – 1ST MEDALLION AND GOODIE BAG.
KIDS AGES 5-10
MALE – 1ST MEDALLION AND GOODIE BAG
FEMALE – 1ST MEDALLION AND GOODIE BAG
ALL KIDS RECEIVE A MEDALLION
AWARDS FOR 5K
BEST GLOW- MEDALLION
OVERALL MALE- PLAQUE, MEDALLION, AND GIFT
OVERALL FEMALE- PLAQUE, MEDALLION, AND GIFT
7-12 MALE AND FEMALE 1ST, 2ND, 3RD
13-18 MALE AND FEMALE 1ST, 2ND, 3RD
19-29 MALE AND FEMALE 1ST, 2ND, 3RD
30-39 MALE AND FEMALE 1ST, 2ND, 3RD
40-49 MALE AND FEMALE 1ST, 2ND, 3RD
50-59 MALE AND FEMALE 1ST, 2ND, 3RD
60-69 MALE AND FEMALE 1ST, 2ND, 3RD
70+ MALE AND FEMALE 1ST, 2ND, 3RD
1ST, 2ND, AND 3RD, RECEIVE MEDALLION, AND GOODIE BAG
Stand up Comedy Showcase with comedian Matt White and Friends. Each month Matt White brings a group of hilarious comics to City Stage!
Winner of the “2012 Port City Top Comic” and 2013 “Carolina’s Funniest Comic”, Matt White’s brand of observational humor mixed with improv and theatre elements engages audiences and leaves them giggling for days.
Join Matt & friends for an evening of laughter and fun.
Presented by Folks Journal
Located in the Cellar Door Speakeasy at The Jarvis at 220
Pre-Party begins April 7th, 8-10pm
1st episode party April 14th, @8pm
Curated cocktails, 3 large screen TVs, Free gourmet nosh
Tickets are $10 per episode and are very limited!
Season passes available + costumes welcome
Purchase tickets online at
Folks Journal and City Stage New Bern are pleased to announce their 2019 events partnership in bringing New Bern an evening of Literature & Poetry every 3rd Tuesday from 7pm-9pm. Local poet and co-founder of FOLKS Journal Meg Wethington / Meg Wethington, Poet will be your host for the evening. Authors of all genres will be given 10 minutes to read on stage using a microphone from their works. Sign up begins at 6:30. Published authors will have the opportunity to have their books available for sale- authors, please bring your books and materials you will need to be responsible for the purchase/selling of any of your books. A table will be provided for display at the front of the stage where purchases can be made. The City Stage serves as the host venue for this free FOLKS Journal event. Local food and libations are readily served at the City Stage, lending itself to a particularly special evening with the written arts in downtown New Bern. For questions, please contact (252)617-0939.
Big Jim Kohler and Friends!
With a unique style all his own, Jim Kohler is one of the last true blues players. Having played for over 20 years with blues legends, Jim has created a killer sound that everyone will enjoy!
7:00pm – 9:00pm There is No Cover Charge
City Stage is a Private Club. There is a $1.00 Annual Membership Fee.
The Craven Community College Foundations is pleased to announce that the Community Fabric Awards will once again showcase individual, business and educational excellence in leadership. Join us for a luncheon event that celebrates the spirit of civic engagement as the fabric that weaves our community together.
Hey ladies! Spring is here and so is the Sunshine! (hopefully) lol For this event, we will be tie- dying t-shirts, and trying some delicious brews on tap at the new beer garden in James City @ The Garage! Please bring your own t-shirt to tie-dye, all other supplies will be provided. Also, Don’t forget to RSVP as it helps with estimating the amount of supplies needed for making some rad tees! See you ladies there, Cheers !
Popular local singer Alisa Mike serenades us with jazz standards from the Great American Songbook, as well as other classics through the years and ones in the making. Her dynamic vocal range, artistic phrasing and interaction with the audience make for a delightful evening! 7:00 PM Showtime – There is No Cover Charge – Artist Donations Encouraged Table reservations are recommended. 252.631.5122 City Stage is a Private Club. There is a $1.00 Annual Membership Fee.