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Sep
13
Fri
Art Walk
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Art Walk @ Downtown New Bern

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.

Carolina Chamber Music Festival
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Carolina Chamber Music Festival @ Christ Episcopal Church | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Instrument Showcase
Friday, 9/13 at 6 pm
Christ Episcopal Church
320 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC
Free admission
Explore the harpsichord alongside pianos of Beethoven’s day and today as Dr. John O’Brien presents an instrument show and tell!

Rick Huff
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dayton Vesper
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
I Hate Hamlet
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm
I Hate Hamlet @ New Bern Civic Theatre | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Andrew Rally seems to have it all: celebrity and acclaim from his starring role in a hit television series; a rich, beautiful girlfriend; a glamorous, devoted agent; the perfect New York apartment; and the chance to play Hamlet in Central Park. But there is trouble in paradise when his TV series is cancelled and Andrew really doesn’t want to play Hamlet. When Andrew]s agent visits him, she reminisces about her brief romance with John Barrymore many years ago, in Andrew’s apartment. This prompts a sèance to summon his ghost. From the moment Barrymore returns, dressed in high Shakespearean garb, Andrew’s life is no longer his own. Barrymore, fortified by champagne and ago , presses Andrew to accept the part and fulfill his actor’s destiny. The laughs are nonstop as Andrew wrestles with his conscience, Barrymore, his sword, and the fact that he fails as Hamlet in Central Park.

Sep
14
Sat
Civil War Weekend
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm
Civil War Weekend @ New Bern Academy Museum | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

The sights and sounds of the Civil War come to life during Tryon Palace Civil War Weekend on the grounds of the historic New Bern Academy, September 14 & 15. This event features an encampment of 35th Regiment of the United States Colored Troops, our state’s first regiment of African American Union soldiers, as well as the 7th North Carolina Regiment portraying the 44th Massachusetts Infantry. All Civil War Weekend activities are free to the public.

Saturday, September 14 (10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
The 35th Regiment of the United States Colored Troops will begin the day with a posting of colors. During the day, visitors will be able to witness food demonstrations and regiment drills, speak with the USCT members, explore a Union medical tent, and interact with Frederick Douglas.

At 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, all units will march to the Tryon Palace South Lawn for a rifle and cannon demonstration beginning at 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 15 (10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
The day will begin with a Sunday Camp Church Service with the USCT. Regiment drills, food demonstrations, and medical treatments will continue to be available to visitors.

Also, discover New Bern’s Civil War history through exhibits inside the New Bern Academy Museum, which will open to the public from 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Friday and 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Carolina Chamber Music Festival
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Carolina Chamber Music Festival @ Christ Episcopal Church | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Festival Finale: Baroque to Beethoven
Saturday, 9/14 at 7 pm
Christ Episcopal Church
320 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC
$35 general/$30 active and retired military
Dr. John O’Brien joins CCMF string artists in exciting Baroque works that set the stage for Beethoven’s genius. Featuring music by Vivaldi, JC Bach, JS Bach, Mozart, and Haydn.
Champagne reception to follow.

I Hate Hamlet
Sep 14 @ 7:30 pm
I Hate Hamlet @ New Bern Civic Theatre | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Andrew Rally seems to have it all: celebrity and acclaim from his starring role in a hit television series; a rich, beautiful girlfriend; a glamorous, devoted agent; the perfect New York apartment; and the chance to play Hamlet in Central Park. But there is trouble in paradise when his TV series is cancelled and Andrew really doesn’t want to play Hamlet. When Andrew]s agent visits him, she reminisces about her brief romance with John Barrymore many years ago, in Andrew’s apartment. This prompts a sèance to summon his ghost. From the moment Barrymore returns, dressed in high Shakespearean garb, Andrew’s life is no longer his own. Barrymore, fortified by champagne and ago , presses Andrew to accept the part and fulfill his actor’s destiny. The laughs are nonstop as Andrew wrestles with his conscience, Barrymore, his sword, and the fact that he fails as Hamlet in Central Park.

Stars & Stripes Show
Sep 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Stars & Stripes Show @ Grover C. Fields Performing Arts Center | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Whether you love beach music, the glory days of crooners, or just want a way to help local veterans, nationally-known musicians from across the country are descending into New Bern this summer for the perfect mix of the three.

Bill Stafford of Stafford Entertainment & Talent and “Lewis n Clark,” made up of the married singing duo Von Lewis and Abbey Clark, are helping organize “Stars & Stripes,” a night of musical entertainment to benefit Whitehurst-Ware American Legion Post No. 539 in New Bern to celebrate the national organization’s 100th birthday.

The show, “Stars & Stripes,” is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Grover C. Fields Performing Arts Center, 2000 Dr. M.L.K. Blvd. Tickets sales will open to the public on Aug. 1.

Online tickets are $25 plus a $2.00 credit/convenience fee charged per ticket. $25 Tickets are available for CASH or CHECK only at Carolina Creations, 317-A POLLOCK ST. New Bern, NC- The seat choices are limited when buying in cash or check .

To buy tickets online with more seating options, visit www.StarsAndStripesShow.com for more seating options.

The event will feature beach music from The Embers’ co-founder Jackie Gore, and classic hits throughout the decades from Lewis n Clark, and Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. – Murphy was the winner of “America’s Got Talent” in 2011 for his Frank Sinatra-like style.

MC for the event will be Miss North Carolina 1975 & Miss America Runner-Up, Connie Dorn Rist — who was involved in classic USO shows. Comedian William White of Washington, N.C.’s I.C. Improv will be co-hosting the event.

Attendees will be able to get autographs and photos with the talent following the show.

30 Second Rocks at BlackBeard’s
Sep 14 @ 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!!

Sep
15
Sun
I Hate Hamlet
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm
I Hate Hamlet @ New Bern Civic Theatre | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Andrew Rally seems to have it all: celebrity and acclaim from his starring role in a hit television series; a rich, beautiful girlfriend; a glamorous, devoted agent; the perfect New York apartment; and the chance to play Hamlet in Central Park. But there is trouble in paradise when his TV series is cancelled and Andrew really doesn’t want to play Hamlet. When Andrew]s agent visits him, she reminisces about her brief romance with John Barrymore many years ago, in Andrew’s apartment. This prompts a sèance to summon his ghost. From the moment Barrymore returns, dressed in high Shakespearean garb, Andrew’s lif is no longer his own. Barrymore, fortified by champagne and ago , presses Andrew to accept the part and fulfill his actor’s destiny. The laughs are nonstop as Andrew wrestles with his conscience, Barrymore, his sword, and the fact that he fails as Hamlet in Central Park.

Sep
16
Mon
At the Gallery: Hank Williams Sr.
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
At the Gallery: Hank Williams Sr. @ Bank of the Arts | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Dubbed the “King of Country,” Hank Williams Sr. was one of the first country music superstars in the world, and helped to shape and define the genre for decades to come. Learning folk, country, and blues from the age of eight, Williams’ radio debut was at the age of 13, with his first band, Hank Williams and his Drifting Cowboys, at 14. Commercial success started in 1947 with “Move It On Over,” and was quickly followed by a total of 35 Top Ten Hits, 5 released posthumously after his tragic death at 29 of a heart attack. Hits include “Hey Good Lookin”, “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry”, and “Honkey Tonk Blues.”

Sep
17
Tue
Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab
Sep 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab @ Tryon Palace | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Learn about the conservation work that is done to the artifacts on exhibit in the Governor’s Palace, North Carolina History Center and our historic house museums around Tryon Palace with Behind-the-Scenes tours of the Tryon Palace Conservation Lab.

Observe the techniques and tools the conservation staff uses to preserve items from the past to be showcased in the present and for future generations. Also, guests can learn about techniques they can use to care for their own treasures at home.

Space is limited on each tour and flash photography is prohibited. Tours may involve walking and climbing stairs.

Location:
Tour begins and ends at the Waystation

Event Price

$6 adults, $3 youth
Contact Email:
info@tryonpalace.org
Contact Phone:
252-639-3500
Poetry & Literature Open Mic
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm
Poetry & Literature Open Mic @ City Stage | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

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.

Team Feud Trivia Night
Sep 17 @ 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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