Spring Weekend Getaway
Looking to shake off the winter blues? Visit New Bern for the weekend, and enjoy all our beautiful town has to offer.
Friday, April 20th:
Galley Stores and Persimmons Waterfront Restaurant are excited to present an expansion of our popular Juice on the Neuse Wine and Craft Beer Festival entitled Juice Joint: A Waterfront Celebration of Eastern North Carolina’s “spirited” past on Friday evening, April 20th, under the Juice on the Neuse tent overlooking the river. This 1920’s themed event is designed to highlight North Carolina liquors and craft beers while educating guests on the history of North Carolina spirits throughout the Prohibition Era. Several of the finest chefs from across the state will prepare dishes to complement the spirits and engage the palate. Guests are encouraged to find their inner flapper or gangster and dress in 1920’s inspired attire. Must be 21 to attend.
Saturday, April 21st:
“Outlander at Tryon Palace” is part of the new series, Discovering Tryon Palace. Discovering Tryon Palace installments will take place on the third Saturday of every month, February – November, 2018.
April 21st, 2018 – Tickets will go on sale online 3/19 at 9:00 a.m.
Fans of the Outlander series can now follow Claire and Jamie’s footsteps in North Carolina as they visit Tryon Palace. An Outlander-themed tour on February 17 marks the first of a new specialized tour series, occurring on the third Saturday of every month, February – November, 2018.
Participants will receive a specially-themed tour of the Governor’s Palace that incorporates stories and rooms mentioned in the book series. Ticket quantities are extremely limited. Tour will begin at the Palace Gates at 9:15 a.m. Tickets do not include additional tours or access to the Tryon Palace Grounds.
The annual wine and craft beer tasting Juice on the Neuse is back for its fifth year and better than ever! Taste dozens of wines and craft beers from all over the world while enjoying a beautiful riverfront view and a collection of savory hors d’oeuvres provided by Persimmons. The wines and craft beers being served under the tent at Juice on the Neuse will be available for purchase during the event. If you are unable to attend, Juice wines and craft beers will be available for purchase online. Must be 21 to attend.
Saturday and Sunday, April 21st and 22nd and April 28th and 29th:
Tour new homes constructed by some of the areas top builders in Craven and Pamlico counties. Representatives will be on hand in each home to offer details on the home and answer questions. The official Parade of Homes magazine is available in each home on the Parade, at sponsoring businesses and the Visitor Center prior to the Parade.