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Mar
30
Sat
Exhibit: Celebrating Craven County Student Art
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – May 26 @ 5:00 am
Exhibit: Celebrating Craven County Student Art @ North Carolina History Center | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

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.

Apr
18
Thu
Twilight Easter Egg Hunt
Apr 18 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Twilight Easter Egg Hunt @ Glenburnie Park | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Join us on Thursday, April 18th for the New Bern Parks & Recreation Twi-Light Easter Egg Hunt! This FREE event will be held at Glenburnie Park, located at 340 Glenburnie Drive in New Bern. The hunt starts at dusk! (Approximately 7:45pm).

This Egg hunt is available for youth ages 11 – 13.

3,000 candy-filled eggs and lots of prizes will be on hand. Don’t forget to bring your flashlight! Please join us! For additional information, please call 252-639-2901. This event is presented by New Bern Parks & Recreation.

Apr
20
Sat
EPIC 5K & 1 Mile Walk 4 Life
Apr 20 @ 6:30 am – 10:30 am
EPIC 5K & 1 Mile Walk 4 Life @ Creekside Park | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Race Description/Details:
In a huge community-wide effort to support the Eastern Pregnancy Information Clinic, affectionately known as the EPIC Center, we are hosting a 5k and 1 mile Walk 4 Life! Join us in working off those extra holiday pounds and supporting what we do!
Our race offers the option to runners for a regular 5K, families to walk a 5K, or anyone to walk at least one mile –all of it to show your support of L.I.F.E (Loving Individuals For Eternity!).

Why this is a good cause:
These funds will help the center continue to provide free pregnancy testing, limited ultrasound, and pregnancy support services to young women and men in our community who find themselves facing an unplanned pregnancy. We offer prenatal and parenting classes in exchange for free baby supplies. We have the pleasure of serving Craven, Greene, Lenoir, Jones, and Pamlico Counties. Ultimately we’re here to help families thrive!

Registration Fees/Dates/Categories:
5K (INCLUDES ONE FREE T-SHIRT*)
• EARLY BIRD: Now through April 3rd  – $30
• Late Registration*: April 4th through race day – $35
*No free T-shirt after these dates

1 Mile Fun Run – Please contact the office (252-638-4673) for more information about how to register for the fun run.

 

SCHEDULE & PARKING INFO:
Friday, April 19th – Race packet pick up available @ the New Bern EPIC Center 1505 South Glenburnie Rd 28562 from 4 pm – 7 pm

Saturday, April 20th
6:30 AM – Registration/Race Packet Pick-Up Opens
7:45 AM – Registration Closes
8:00 AM – 5K Run
8:30 AM – 1 Mile Walk4LIFE Starts
9:30 AM – Awards (Time Approximate)
Parking – On site

Race-day registration, race packet pick-up, and check-in will be set up under the tent on the school bus lot.

Awards/Categories:
5K Awards:
Awards will be given to top 3 M/F overall finishers and top 2 M/F age group finishers. Age groups are as follows: 12 & under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ (Top overall finishers not eligible for age group awards).

Giveaway:
T-Shirts:
All participants who register by April 3rd will receive a FREE EPIC race t-shirt! The shirts are available in Youth S-L and Adult Unisex S-XXXL cut sizes, and are 100% Cotton.

After April 3rd T-shirt not guaranteed.

Prizes:
AMAZING prize packages for top 3 money raising adults and top 3 money raising youth (12 & under).

New Bern Earth Day 2019
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
New Bern Earth Day 2019 @ Downtown | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Did you know that the 50th Earth Day Celebration is coming in 2020? The perfect time to start planning is this year’s Earth Day.

We will be gathering on Saturday, April 20th from 1 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the corner of Craven and S. Front Streets in the vacant lot next to Mitchell Hardware.

We’re happy to announce that we’ve teamed up with City of New Bern Parks and Recreation and ncmz.live to present New Bern Earth Day 2019!

Our goal is to bring people together to meet like-minded citizens while exploring opportunities that we can all take to protect our local natural resources, environment, wildlife, waterways and ultimately counter climate change.

We’ll have live music, preservation, environmental, and conservation exhibits, and eco-conscious children’s activities.

We also need volunteers to help us on the day of to set up and clean up, directing attendees, participating in children’s activities, and help exhibitors.

We are in the process of confirming volunteers, exhibitors, and sponsors. Deadline for exhibitors and sponsors is April 2.

Please help us put on this great event by volunteering! Our next volunteer planning meeting is scheduled for Saturday, March 30 at 1 p.m. Location to be determined.

Special thank you goes out to Artist Chris Wagner of The Sanctuary Gallery for creating the artwork for New Bern’s Earth Day logo!

To be an educator, volunteer or sponsor, please send an email to info@newbernnow.com or text/call 252-259-6853.

The Saturday Sessions
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Saturday Sessions @ Bear Plaza | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

The Saturday Sessions in Bear Plaza are rotating music and art weekends located in the heart of downtown New Bern, North Carolina. Saturday Sessions run from 1pm-5pm and begin Saturday April 6, 2019 and will run every Saturday until Mumfest weekend in October.

Special Saturday Sessions children’s programming is available. Between 1pm-5pm the second and fourth Saturdays indoors at the The Next Chapter Books and Art and the first and third Saturdays outside of The Craven Arts Council/Bank of the Arts, children of all ages are encouraged to paint #downtownNBrocks and hide them around town. The Craven Arts Council/Bank of the Arts will also be the host location of Saturday Session Storytimes held the second and fourth Saturdays at 1pm and 3pm. Please join us as books about community, nature, and neighborhood are shared alongside beautiful local works of art on display.

Saturday Session April 20 will feature covers and original music by local Hot Buttered Grits guitarist/singer/front man Seth Smith from 1-2:30 followed by North Carolina Songwriters Co-op band Michael Daughtry and the Drift featuring their original spin on alternative rock sound. More information is available online at www.michaeldaughtrymusic.com and www.ncsongwriters.org

Saturday Session April 27 from 1pm-5pm will be another fun-filled Art weekend in Bear Plaza featuring various artists demonstrating their disciplines. Please join us in this immersive cultural community experience. All are welcome. Please keep in mind there is always something for the kids to do, rain or shine, in participating downtown venues.

Apr
25
Thu
2019 Spring Fling Fair
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm
2019 Spring Fling Fair @ Craven County Fairgrounds | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States

Our annual Spring Fling Fair! This year we are featuring a new Midway Provider! We will have some of the ‘classic’ rides this year – like the bumper cars, the Ferris Wheel, and more!

Parking is always free, and there is a $5 entry fee. Unlimited ride arm bands will be available – and we will have that amazing fair food!

April 25, 6 to 9 pm

April 26, 6 to 10 pm

April 27, noon to 10 pm

April 28, 1 to 9 pm

April 29 thru May 2, 6 to 9 pm

May 3, 6 to 10 pm

May 4, noon to 10 pm

May 5, 1 to 9 pm

Wednesday May 1 will be Car Load Special night AND our annual EC Day at the Fair- more details to be posted soon.

https://www.facebook.com/events/415030905901085/?event_time_id=415030912567751

Apr
26
Fri
2019 Spring Fling Fair
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm
2019 Spring Fling Fair @ Craven County Fairgrounds | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States

Our annual Spring Fling Fair! This year we are featuring a new Midway Provider! We will have some of the ‘classic’ rides this year – like the bumper cars, the Ferris Wheel, and more!

Parking is always free, and there is a $5 entry fee. Unlimited ride arm bands will be available – and we will have that amazing fair food!

April 25, 6 to 9 pm

April 26, 6 to 10 pm

April 27, noon to 10 pm

April 28, 1 to 9 pm

April 29 thru May 2, 6 to 9 pm

May 3, 6 to 10 pm

May 4, noon to 10 pm

May 5, 1 to 9 pm

Wednesday May 1 will be Car Load Special night AND our annual EC Day at the Fair- more details to be posted soon.

https://www.facebook.com/events/415030905901085/?event_time_id=415030912567751

Lewis n Clark Live
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm
Lewis n Clark Live @ RiverTowne Players at Masonic Theatre | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Get your tickets now to the Lewis & Clark fundraiser concert featuring the song book of James Taylor and Carole King. Von Lewis is fresh off his role in the Academy Award winning movie Green Book and we are so lucky to have him on our stage. Tickets available at Nautical Wheelers and online at Rivertowneplayers.org/tickets.

Apr
27
Sat
2019 Spring Fling Fair
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2019 Spring Fling Fair @ Craven County Fairgrounds | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States

Our annual Spring Fling Fair! This year we are featuring a new Midway Provider! We will have some of the ‘classic’ rides this year – like the bumper cars, the Ferris Wheel, and more!

Parking is always free, and there is a $5 entry fee. Unlimited ride arm bands will be available – and we will have that amazing fair food!

April 25, 6 to 9 pm

April 26, 6 to 10 pm

April 27, noon to 10 pm

April 28, 1 to 9 pm

April 29 thru May 2, 6 to 9 pm

May 3, 6 to 10 pm

May 4, noon to 10 pm

May 5, 1 to 9 pm

Wednesday May 1 will be Car Load Special night AND our annual EC Day at the Fair- more details to be posted soon.

https://www.facebook.com/events/415030905901085/?event_time_id=415030912567751

The Saturday Sessions
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Saturday Sessions @ Bear Plaza | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

The Saturday Sessions in Bear Plaza are rotating music and art weekends located in the heart of downtown New Bern, North Carolina. Saturday Sessions run from 1pm-5pm and begin Saturday April 6, 2019 and will run every Saturday until Mumfest weekend in October.

Special Saturday Sessions children’s programming is available. Between 1pm-5pm the second and fourth Saturdays indoors at the The Next Chapter Books and Art and the first and third Saturdays outside of The Craven Arts Council/Bank of the Arts, children of all ages are encouraged to paint #downtownNBrocks and hide them around town. The Craven Arts Council/Bank of the Arts will also be the host location of Saturday Session Storytimes held the second and fourth Saturdays at 1pm and 3pm. Please join us as books about community, nature, and neighborhood are shared alongside beautiful local works of art on display.

Saturday Session April 20 will feature covers and original music by local Hot Buttered Grits guitarist/singer/front man Seth Smith from 1-2:30 followed by North Carolina Songwriters Co-op band Michael Daughtry and the Drift featuring their original spin on alternative rock sound. More information is available online at www.michaeldaughtrymusic.com and www.ncsongwriters.org

Saturday Session April 27 from 1pm-5pm will be another fun-filled Art weekend in Bear Plaza featuring various artists demonstrating their disciplines. Please join us in this immersive cultural community experience. All are welcome. Please keep in mind there is always something for the kids to do, rain or shine, in participating downtown venues.

Apr
28
Sun
2019 Spring Fling Fair
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2019 Spring Fling Fair @ Craven County Fairgrounds

Our annual Spring Fling Fair! This year we are featuring a new Midway Provider! We will have some of the ‘classic’ rides this year – like the bumper cars, the Ferris Wheel, and more!

Parking is always free, and there is a $5 entry fee. Unlimited ride arm bands will be available – and we will have that amazing fair food!

April 25, 6 to 9 pm

April 26, 6 to 10 pm

April 27, noon to 10 pm

April 28, 1 to 9 pm

April 29 thru May 2, 6 to 9 pm

May 3, 6 to 10 pm

May 4, noon to 10 pm

May 5, 1 to 9 pm

Wednesday May 1 will be Car Load Special night AND our annual EC Day at the Fair- more details to be posted soon.

https://www.facebook.com/events/415030905901085/?event_time_id=415030912567751

Apr
29
Mon
2019 Spring Fling Fair
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm
2019 Spring Fling Fair @ Craven County Fairgrounds | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States

Our annual Spring Fling Fair! This year we are featuring a new Midway Provider! We will have some of the ‘classic’ rides this year – like the bumper cars, the Ferris Wheel, and more!

Parking is always free, and there is a $5 entry fee. Unlimited ride arm bands will be available – and we will have that amazing fair food!

April 25, 6 to 9 pm

April 26, 6 to 10 pm

April 27, noon to 10 pm

April 28, 1 to 9 pm

April 29 thru May 2, 6 to 9 pm

May 3, 6 to 10 pm

May 4, noon to 10 pm

May 5, 1 to 9 pm

Wednesday May 1 will be Car Load Special night AND our annual EC Day at the Fair- more details to be posted soon.

https://www.facebook.com/events/415030905901085/?event_time_id=415030912567751

Apr
30
Tue
2019 Spring Fling Fair
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm
2019 Spring Fling Fair @ Craven County Fairgrounds | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States

Our annual Spring Fling Fair! This year we are featuring a new Midway Provider! We will have some of the ‘classic’ rides this year – like the bumper cars, the Ferris Wheel, and more!

Parking is always free, and there is a $5 entry fee. Unlimited ride arm bands will be available – and we will have that amazing fair food!

April 25, 6 to 9 pm

April 26, 6 to 10 pm

April 27, noon to 10 pm

April 28, 1 to 9 pm

April 29 thru May 2, 6 to 9 pm

May 3, 6 to 10 pm

May 4, noon to 10 pm

May 5, 1 to 9 pm

Wednesday May 1 will be Car Load Special night AND our annual EC Day at the Fair- more details to be posted soon.

https://www.facebook.com/events/415030905901085/?event_time_id=415030912567751

May
1
Wed
2019 Spring Fling Fair
May 1 @ 6:00 pm
2019 Spring Fling Fair @ Craven County Fairgrounds | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States

Our annual Spring Fling Fair! This year we are featuring a new Midway Provider! We will have some of the ‘classic’ rides this year – like the bumper cars, the Ferris Wheel, and more!

Parking is always free, and there is a $5 entry fee. Unlimited ride arm bands will be available – and we will have that amazing fair food!

April 25, 6 to 9 pm

April 26, 6 to 10 pm

April 27, noon to 10 pm

April 28, 1 to 9 pm

April 29 thru May 2, 6 to 9 pm

May 3, 6 to 10 pm

May 4, noon to 10 pm

May 5, 1 to 9 pm

Wednesday May 1 will be Car Load Special night AND our annual EC Day at the Fair- more details to be posted soon.

https://www.facebook.com/events/415030905901085/?event_time_id=415030912567751

May
2
Thu
2019 Spring Fling Fair
May 2 @ 6:00 pm
2019 Spring Fling Fair @ Craven County Fairgrounds | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States

Our annual Spring Fling Fair! This year we are featuring a new Midway Provider! We will have some of the ‘classic’ rides this year – like the bumper cars, the Ferris Wheel, and more!

Parking is always free, and there is a $5 entry fee. Unlimited ride arm bands will be available – and we will have that amazing fair food!

April 25, 6 to 9 pm

April 26, 6 to 10 pm

April 27, noon to 10 pm

April 28, 1 to 9 pm

April 29 thru May 2, 6 to 9 pm

May 3, 6 to 10 pm

May 4, noon to 10 pm

May 5, 1 to 9 pm

Wednesday May 1 will be Car Load Special night AND our annual EC Day at the Fair- more details to be posted soon.

https://www.facebook.com/events/415030905901085/?event_time_id=415030912567751

A Musical Journey Thru America
May 2 @ 7:00 pm
A Musical Journey Thru America @ Orringer Hall on Craven Community College Campus | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Craven Community Chorus Presents: “A MUSICAL JOURNEY THRU AMERICA” under the direction of Philip Evancho. The accompaniment will be provided by Cheryl Arthur Kite, pianist and Rachel Pino with the Trent River Orchestra. Performances will be held on Thursday May 2 at 7pm, Saturday May 4 at 3 pm, and Sunday May 5 at 3pm. TICKETS ARE $ 5 available for advance purchase from Chorus members, Bank of the Arts, Fullers Music, Kitchen on Trent, UPS Store and Harris Teeter (New Bern and Carolina Colour locations). Tickets at the door (if available). For more information contact Marilyn Davis 252-670-0230. Visit us on facebook.com/cravencommunitychorus

Live at Persimmons!
May 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Live at Persimmons! @ Persimmons Restaurant | New Bern | North Carolina | United States
Live music is coming back to the deck at Persimmons! One of our favorite restaurants is back and better than ever, having been restored after Hurricane Florence. Come out and show your support for this New Bern treasure and enjoy a delicious dinner on their beautiful deck on the Neuse River. No cover charge!
May
3
Fri
First Friday: Civil War Medicine
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
First Friday: Civil War Medicine @ Tryon palace | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Join Tryon Palace’s Military Interpretive Units Coordinator Gary Riggs for a look into medical history during the Civil War, including practices and procedures in camp and on the battlefield.

Location:
Cullman Performance Hall in N.C. History Center

Event Price

$6, Foundation Members Free
Contact Email:
info@tryonpalace.org
Contact Phone:
252-639-3500
2019 Spring Fling Fair
May 3 @ 6:00 pm
2019 Spring Fling Fair @ Craven County Fairgrounds | Smithfield | North Carolina | United States

Our annual Spring Fling Fair! This year we are featuring a new Midway Provider! We will have some of the ‘classic’ rides this year – like the bumper cars, the Ferris Wheel, and more!

Parking is always free, and there is a $5 entry fee. Unlimited ride arm bands will be available – and we will have that amazing fair food!

April 25, 6 to 9 pm

April 26, 6 to 10 pm

April 27, noon to 10 pm

April 28, 1 to 9 pm

April 29 thru May 2, 6 to 9 pm

May 3, 6 to 10 pm

May 4, noon to 10 pm

May 5, 1 to 9 pm

Wednesday May 1 will be Car Load Special night AND our annual EC Day at the Fair- more details to be posted soon.

https://www.facebook.com/events/415030905901085/?event_time_id=415030912567751

May
4
Sat
A Ride to Remember
May 4 @ 8:00 am
A Ride to Remember @ HomePlace of New Bern | New Bern | North Carolina | United States

Come join Alzheimer’s North Carolina on Saturday, May 4 for the 3rd Annual Ride to Remember – a cycling fundraiser to raise money and awareness for statewide support groups, educational seminars, and families and caregivers in need of assistance. All funds raised stay in North Carolina. With distance options of 15, 35 or 50 miles, the ride offers something for all levels: casual cyclists, weekend warriors and century cyclists. Tickets are $30 and the ride starts and ends at HomePlace Assisted Living, 1309 McCarthy Blvd in New Bern. To register for this event, go to www.eventbrite.com or contact Melanie Noble at 637-7133.



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