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Oct
10
Thu
Lunch & Learn: The Last POW
Oct 10 @ 11:30 am
Lunch & Learn: The Last POW @ The Chelsea Restaurant | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

There were about 500 German and Italian POWs here in New Bern at Camp Battle for two years during World War II. Then the war ended. In 1946 Camp Battle was closed. What happened to those prisoners? Steve Tyson explores the story of the last POW to leave Camp Battle. This fascinating history will be the subject of the New Bern Historical Society’s Lunch & Learn on Thursday, October 10 at 11:30 am at The Chelsea Restaurant.
Steve Tyson is a native New Bernian with a love of history. He shares many historic images on his Faceboook Page, Remember In New Bern When. He has spent many hours researching the stories behind Camp Battle. In business, Steve began as a general contractor, spending 25 years in new home construction and remodeling. In 2007 he joined wife Jana in real estate sales. Steve has given his time on many local boards. He served as a Craven County Commissioner and is on the board of CarolinaEast Health System, Craven 100 Alliance Building Committee, and the Craven County Disaster Recovery Alliance. In 2019 Steve Tyson received the Community Fabric Award for Individual Leadership presented by Craven Community College Foundation.

Lunch & Learn starts at 11:30 a.m. at The Chelsea Restaurant, 335 Middle Street, New Bern. The cost is $17 for Historical Society members and $22 for non-members; lunch is included. Advance reservations must be made by calling the New Bern Historical Society at 252-638-8558, or can be ordered at www.NewBernHistorical.org/tickets. Lunch choices are Beef Tenderloin with Cabernet Demi Glace or Brown Butter BBQ Chicken with Potatoes Au Gratin and Mixed Vegetable Medley. Carrot Cake will be served for dessert.

 

30 Second Rocks!
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
30 Second Rocks! @ BrUtopia | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Think you know music?
Come prove it with our take on a traditional game! We play 30 seconds of a song, you mark the song title off on your game sheet! First three rounds, the first person to come up with a winning sheet wins a prize from the venue
1st round: A sampler flight of BrÜtopia beer.
2nd round: A Pint Glass and a BrÜtopia beer.
3rd round: A BrÜtopia beer.
For the final round, the jackpot is a blackout game, and is worth $100-$250!!

So what are you waiting for? Bring your friends and come dance, sing, and rock out to 30 Second Rocks!!

Evening Serenade with Alisa Mike
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Evening Serenade with Alisa Mike @ City Stage | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

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.

City Stage is a Private Club. There is a $1.00 Annual Membership Fee.

Oct
11
Fri
Fall Garden Lovers’ Weekend
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm
Fall Garden Lovers' Weekend @ Tryon Palace Grounds | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Tryon Palace gardens will be open for free during MumFest weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 11-13 in historic downtown New Bern. Hundreds of mums and a variety of fall blooming plants will be on display throughout the 16 acres of gardens of Tryon Palace during Garden Lovers’ Weekend.

Gardens will be free and open to the public Friday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 13, from noon to 6 p.m. Interior tours require the purchase of a ticket.

Fall Heritage Plant Sale
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm
Fall Heritage Plant Sale @ Dave House Lawn | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Want to take home some of that fall blooming splendor? The Fall Heritage Plant Sale will also be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12, on the Daves House Lawn just inside the Palace main gate. This annual plant sale offers a selection of plants grown locally and in the Palace’s nursery yard, as well as a wide variety of perennials, herbs and other fall favorites. There will also be honey from the Tryon Palace bees available to purchase. The Fall Heritage Plant Sale will be open Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Supplies are limited so come early for the best selection.

The Tryon Palace garden shop will also be open on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with gardening gift selections.

Mumfest WRNS Kickoff Concert
Oct 11 @ 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Mumfest WRNS Kickoff Concert @ Lawson Creek Park | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Come out and celebrate with us to kickoff the Mumfest!

The schedule for the country music is;
4:30 Gates open
5:45 Filmore
7:15 Mitchell Tenpenny
8:45 Granger Smith w/Earl Dibbles Jr.
Tickets are $125 for VIP, $40 for premium and $30 general admit

Ryan Rubich
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Oct
12
Sat
Jazz and Blues History
Oct 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Jazz and Blues History @ New Bern Arts & Wellness Center | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Travel through Americas Classical Jazz with music and an historic glimpse into one of the musical greats, Duke Ellington. Join Jacqueline and Willie Atkinson, who be the presenters.
Event is free.

BirdFest – The GRITS + The Raucous Brothers
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm
Jan Michael Fields Band
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Jan Michael Fields Band @ Blackbeard's Triple Play | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Jan Michael Fields Band on the deck!
Classic rock/pop/variety, 5 piece band with over 20 years experience!

30 Second Rocks at BlackBeard’s
Oct 12 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
30 Second Rocks at BlackBeard's @ Blackbeard's Triple Play Resturant | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Think you know music? Come prove it with our take on a traditional game! We play 30 seconds of a song, you mark the song title off on your game sheet! First three rounds, the first person to come up with a winning sheet wins a prize from the venue.

For the final round, the jackpot is a blackout game, and is worth $100-$250!!

So what are you waiting for? Bring your friends and come dance, sing, and rock out to 30 Second Rocks!!

Oct
13
Sun
MumFest 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
Oct 13 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am
MumFest 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run @ Union Point Park | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

The annual MumFest 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, presented by New Bern Parks and Recreation, will be held on Sunday, October 13th. This flat course will begin and end at beautiful Union Point Park, located at 210 East Front Street in downtown New Bern. Day of registration will begin at 6:00am. The 1 Mile Fun Run will begin at 7:00am. The 5K will begin at 7:30am. Advance registration for the 1 Mile Fun Run is $20.00 per person and $25.00 per person for the 5K. Registration fees include a race t-shirt, finisher medals (5K only) and participation ribbons (1 Mile fun Run only).

For the 5K, awards will be given to the overall top three male and female finishers as well as the top three male and female finishers in each of the following age categories: 10U; 11-14; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60 and over.

Click the link to register online: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/50621

Oct
14
Mon
The Jim Kohler Band
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Jim Kohler Band @ The Brown Pelican | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

The band is welcoming people to come and jam the blues with them. Bring your instruments and plug in with the band!

Oct
15
Tue
Team Feud Trivia Night
Oct 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Team Feud Trivia Night @ Blackbeard's Triple Play | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Try your luck in a fun new twist to trivia! Team Trivia – Eastern NC and Blackbeard’s Triple Play present to you….Family Feud! Build your team and head on downtown to try your hand.



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