Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

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 […]

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 […]

Adrian Watts

Persimmons Restaurant 100 Pollock St, New Bern

Come out and hear some great live music on the deck!

Whispers of the Long Departed

North Carolina History Center New Bern

The Untold History of Southern Craven County Award-winning journalist, author, and historical sleuth Eddie Ellis will both entertain and educate us with the previously undisclosed story of southern Craven County dating from before the 1710 founding of New Bern. The gifted storyteller, author of New Bern History 101, will share the highlights of his new book Whispers […]

Art Walk

Downtown New Bern New Bern

Join downtown businesses and restaurants for opening receptions, demonstrations, special events, and much more!  

10th Annual Fly-In

Havelock Tourist & Event Center 201 Tourist Center Drive, Havelock

Free family event: Learn about engineering, weather, aerodynamics and much more. There will be interactive STEM activities, door prizes, giveaways and we will be showing "How to Train Your Dragon, The Hidden World" on the Giant Screen at 7pm! Bring your chairs or blankets. Concessions will be available for a nominal price.  

Footloose On the Neuse Summer Concert Series

Union Point Park 210 E Front St, New Bern

The concerts will be held at Union Point Park. All concerts start at 6:30pm. We have a great line-up of musical entertainment scheduled.      

The First Day of the Battle of New Bern Book Signing

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Join author Eddie Ellis, native New Bernian and historian, researcher, and speaker, for two evening lectures of revealing dialogue covering chapters from his new book, Whispers of the Long Departed.  Born in New Bern in 1950, Edward Barnes Ellis, Jr. began researching the history of Havelock and southern Craven County in his early teens and was named […]

TOMMY DUZAN

Freshwater Beer Co. 904 Pollock St, New Bern

Yep TOMMY is back…… Come one come all to hear him y’all!

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

New Bern Civic Theatre 414 Pollock Street, New Bern

Rated PG-13 August 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30 pm August 15, 22 at 2 pm Tickets (NOT including Sales Tax or Online Service Fee): • Orchestra Seats — Advance: $20, Door: $22, Students & Active Duty Military: $12 • Balcony Seats — Advance: $19, Door: $21, Students & Active Duty Military: $10 Tickets can […]