The Antiques Show & Sale Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday 11 am to 4 pm. Dealers love the show and come from as far away as New York and Florida. Items range from fine jewelry and antique clothing to vintage toys to military heritage items to fine old beer steins. Everything must be at least 50 years old, so the range is from the 1700s to the 1960s. Tickets are easily available in advance at Mitchell Hardware for $8 per person or online at NewBernPF.org Or you can purchase them for $10 at the door. For families, children under 15 with an adult are free.
Join Tryon Palace historic clothing interpreter Leslie Lambrecht for a look at the evolution of women’s foundational garments through the 18th and 19th centuries and how proper undergarments were integral to the day’s fashionable silhouette. Location: Cullman Performance Hall in North Carolina History Center Event Price $6 or Free for Foundation Members Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Phone: 252-639-3500
The Historic Ghent Community and friends present New Bern’s 4th Annual Mardi Gras Saturday, March 2, 2019 This year will be our biggest, best, and most festive Mardi Gras yet—we’re planning to celebrate BIG in 2019—more vendors, more music, more floats, and more fun than ever before! Festivities will begin at 11 am and wrap up at 6 pm, with the parade at 3 pm. This year’s parade route will be from Spencer Avenue and 8th Street to Spencer Avenue and 2nd Street and will feature floats galore, antique cars, costumed krewes (groups and clubs), musicians and dancers, throws (Mardi Gras beads!), the New Bern Trolley, and of course, the Mardi Gras king and queen and their royal court. Festivities will take place before, during, and after the parade on Spencer Avenue between 2nd Street and 5th Street. Festivities to include vendors, artists, musicians, New Bern’s own Jonkonnu and other street performers, and food trucks.