Coming to New Bern on September 28th, 2019 is a 5k walk/run at Union Point Park! This event raises money for Justice for My Jewel, an organization focused on awareness of women’s health and menstruation issues. Sign up for the race at www.NewBern5k.com. See you in September!
MumFest is a combination of family fun, entertainment, attractions, exhibitors and great food in the beautifully restored setting of historic downtown New Bern and its waterfront. About 120,000 festival-goers enjoyed Mumfestivities in 2018. And, MumFest 2019 promises to be another fabulous fun-filled fall weekend! So be sure to mark your calendar for October 11-13, 2019! Watch for more details as they become available.
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
Friday October 25th 9-5 Saturday October 26th 9-4:30 Come out to view over 300 quilts, multiple vendors, exhibits, the famous Twice Around Treasures booth which has moved upstairs for the added space, the exclusive Guild Boutique and even take a quilt home at the Quilts for Sale booth. The guild’s gorgeous raffle quilt will be revealed! This year TRQG will have a special guest lecturer. On Friday at 2 pm and then again on Saturday at 10 am, Lynn Gorges, Textile Conservator and Restoration Specialist, will discuss Sanitary Commission Quilts. These quilts were made in the North for wounded soldiers hospitalized right in New Bern. We challenge all guild members, fellow quilters and community members to fill the convention center with their amazing quilted treasures highlighting the talent here in Eastern North Carolina. Let your artistry, your compassion, your struggle, your growth and your beauty shine as we come together as a community to host a beautiful quilt show and celebrate the resilience of our community. Stay updated at our website at www.twinriversquiltersguild.com or on facebook at Twin Rivers Quilters Guild. Admission
Save the Date for a Halloween must do!! The annual WRNS Run Witch Run is powered by Handy Mart – Turtle Dude & benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital .. It’s a 1 mile fun run/ walk or a timed 5k.. Do it in costume & do it big!!! More details to come ♥
The Savvy Bride – A Social Bridal Collective designed to plan your perfect day! Spend an afternoon at this bridal collective visiting with premier professional vendors for all of your needs to get you to the “I do’s” and beyond. Stanly Hall Ballroom is hosting their inaugral social bridal collective, featuring venues, caterers, florists,photographers and more! Purchase your tickets today! (Pre-purchase of tickets is recommended, but tickets will be available for purchase at entry for a fee of $8 per person)
At Craven Smart Start, we believe when young children are given the opportunity to reach their full potential, that they will become loving, nurturing independent individuals who will contribute to their families, communities, and society. We believe that all children, when surrounded by a supportive community, can achieve economic success and experience the highest quality of life. Support Craven Smart Start by registering for one of these family friendly, fun races today!! NO PETS WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE RACE COURSES!! Jingle Bell Jog 5K: $25 until Nov. 30/ $30 Dec.1 until race day Tinsel 10K: $30 until Nov. 30/ $35 Dec. 1 until race day Santa’s Fun Run: $15/ $20 on race day $5 per person family discount (3 or more participants) Register by Nov. 30 to guarantee T-shirt. Registration Fee is NONREFUNDABLE PACKET PICKUP @ CRAVEN SMART START, FRIDAY DEC. 13th, 3:00pm-7:00pm CASH ONLY @ PACKET PICKUP Race timed with disposable chips Awards for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place, male & female, in age categories 8-17, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-64 and 65+