Featured Event: Plein Air New Bern

Featured Event: Plein Air New Bern

Featured Event: Plein Air New Bern Our area is gearing up a brand-new event, Plein Air New Bern, featuring artists from across the United States and our own backyard. Twenty-eight artists will paint the natural and historical beauty of New Bern and the surrounding...
A year after Florence: New Bern’s resurgent prosperity

A year after Florence: New Bern’s resurgent prosperity

A year after Florence: New Bern’s resurgent prosperity (September 10, 2019) A year after Hurricane Florence barreled through in mid-September 2018, New Bern and Craven County have once again proven resiliency in the face of catastrophe. Craven County Manager...
MumFest Looks Forward to Bigger Year

MumFest Looks Forward to Bigger Year

MumFest Looks Forward to Bigger Year Downtown New Bern celebrates its annual MumFest street festival on Oct. 11-13, expecting to draw more than 120,000 visitors to one of the many sections of the city that were under water just 13 months earlier during Hurricane...
New Bern: Attracting boaters for centuries

New Bern: Attracting boaters for centuries

New Bern: Attracting boaters for centuries New Bern and water go hand and hand, something that may seem obvious considering it is located at the confluence of two rivers and near numerous navigable creeks and lakes. New Bern was settled by Europeans in 1710 because of...