Underground Railroad Symposium

Cullman Performance Hall 529 S. Front Street, New Bern

The Underground Railroad-the resistance to enslavement through escape and flight, through the end of the Civil War-refers to the efforts of the enslaved African Americans to escape bondage. Wherever slavery existed, there were efforts to escape. Some of these efforts were carefully planned with help from others, and some were opportunistic. The methods and routes […]

Shriner’s Spring Parade

Downtown New Bern New Bern

Join us in downtown New Bern for our spring parade! Parade Steps Off – George St. - Broad St. - Middle St. - Disbands on South Front St. at BB&T & DoubleTree

2nd Annual Tap That Block Party!

900 & 1000 Blocks of Pollock Street New Bern

It’s that time again New Bern! It’s the 2ND ANNUAL TAP THAT ANNIVERSARY BLOCK PARTY! This event was created by Tap That in 2021 to celebrate Tap That’s Birthday and this year, we are going even BIGGER! The street will be closed (sponsored by Religious Community Services), the drinks will be cold and the entertainment will be […]

Freshwater Beer Co “Beermuda Triangle” Block Party

900 & 1000 Blocks of Pollock Street New Bern

Work in Progress is excited about the invitation from Freshwater to be in the band lineup in celebration of Freshwaters opening 1-yr ago, and the formation of the "Beermuda Triangle". Mark your calendars to come out and support this awesome local business and the New Bern community. Start time is floating/TBD.

Outlander: Storm of Revolution

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

This tour is based upon book 6 of the Outlander series, A Breath of Snow and Ashes, and the corresponding season 6 of the series, The Storm of Revolution. The forces for independence have been unleashed throughout the colonies. Governor Josiah Martin has ordered Claire Fraser to assist him as he plots to stop the Revolutionaries, and Colonel […]

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

New Bern Civic Theatre 414 Pollock Street, New Bern

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a nonstop laughfest in which Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful, but slow-witted, courtesan named Philia for his young master, Hero, in exchange for freedom. The plot twists and turns with cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors and a showgirl or two.

2nd Annual New Bern History Quest

New Bern Battlefield Park 300 Battlefield Trl, New Bern

Can You Solve a Clue? Then the New Bern Historical Society and Sherlock T. Bear invite you to test your sleuthing skills in their second annual, family friendly outdoor history hunt! On Sunday May 22 at 11am, teams will gather at New Bern Battlefield Park to receive their clues. Hop in your car and follow […]

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

New Bern Civic Theatre 414 Pollock Street, New Bern

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a nonstop laughfest in which Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful, but slow-witted, courtesan named Philia for his young master, Hero, in exchange for freedom. The plot twists and turns with cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors and a showgirl or two.

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

The Palace often conjures images of the Governors and their families who called the building home. What often is missing from the picture, however, is the number of staff, free and enslaved, who cooked the food, cared for the horses, emptied the chamber pots, and anything else that was required to make a life of […]

An Evening of Chamber Music

Craven Community College 800 Collee Ct, New Bern

Join us for An Evening of Chamber Music featuring Shauna Bierly and Friends! Music will be performed by Craven CC staff accompanist and pianist Shauna Bierly, along with vocalist Megan Massey, pianist Jared Alan Yoakem, viola player Matthew Tucci, and cellist Kimberly Zimmerman. The concert will feature famous works from composers such as Dvoƙák, Schumann, […]