Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Downtown New Bern Calendar 2016


MumFest Rescheduled for November 12-13, 2016!!! 

Friday, November 18th 
Lunch & Learn – Historic Holiday Traditions & Celebrations – 12-1pm 
NC History Center 

Tuesday, November 22nd 
Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop – 2pm 
Tryon Palace Waystation 

Santa House – Ribbon Cutting 

Thursday, November 24th 
HAPPY THANKSGIVING! 

Friday, November 25th 
Christmas Begins in Downtown 
Many events all over – Be sure to visit BearyMerryChristmas.com 
Mitchell Hardware 26th Annual Open House 
Friday 10am – 8pm Saturday 10am – 6pm 

Annual Downtown Christmas Open House 
Retail Shops Open Friday until 8pm 

Carolina Creations Christmas Open House 
Friday 10am – 8pm Saturday 10am – 6pm 

“Light Up the Season” 1-9pm 
Santa’s Arrival Celebration 

Santa House 10-2pm, 6-9pm 

SNOW in Bear Plaza 6-8pm 

Festive Holiday Kick Off Weekend – 5pm-7pm 
Tryon Palace 

Saturday, November 26th 
Santa House 10-4 & 5-8pm 

Tree Lighting 5-6pm 
Traffic Circle – Broad & Front Street 

SNOW in Bear Plaza 6-8pm 

Festive Holiday Kick Off Weekend – 5pm-7pm 
Tryon Palace 

Shop. Eat. Be. Local 
Support your local small businesses downtown 

Christmas Decorations Day at the Farmers Market 8am-2pm 

Sunday, November 27th 
Santa House 4-8pm 

Friday, December 2nd 
Santa House 4-8pm 

SNOW in Bear Plaza 6-8pm 

Festive Holiday Kick Off Weekend – 5pm-7pm 
Tryon Palace 

The Nutcracker – Down East Dance – 7:30pm 
New Bern Civic Theatre 

White Christmas at 8:00 pm 
The Historic Masonic Theater 

Saturday, December 3rd 
Santa House 10-3, 4-9pm 

SNOW in Bear Plaza 6-8pm 

White Christmas at 8:00 pm 
The Historic Masonic Theater 

Breakfast with Santa – Carolina East Foundation 8-2pm 
Riverfront Convention Center 

A Very Beary Christmas Craft Sale 8am-2pm 
Farmers Market 

Parade – 3pm 
Downtown New Bern 

32nd Annual Coastal Christmas Flotilla – 5pm – 7pm 
2d MAW Band at 5pm, boats at 6pm 
Riverfront 

The Nutcracker – Down East Dance – 2pm & 7:30pm 
New Bern Civic Theatre 

Sunday, December 4th 
Santa House 12-4pm 

White Christmas at 3:00 pm 
The Historic Masonic Theater 

Bed & Breakfasts Holiday Open House 2-5pm 
Free Tours of New Bern’s Bed & Breakfasts 

The Nutcracker – Down East Dance – 2pm 
New Bern Civic Theatre 

Tuesday, December 6th 
Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop – 2pm 
Tryon Palace Waystation 

Friday, December 9th 
Santa House 4-8pm 

SNOW in Bear Plaza 6-8pm 

White Christmas at 8:00 pm 
The Historic Masonic Theater 

Live Window Displays 6pm 
Downtown Merchants 

The Nutcracker – Down East Dance – 7:30pm 
New Bern Civic Theatre 

Artwalk & Holiday Artcrawl 5-8pm 

Saturday, December 10th 
Santa House 10-3 & 4-9pm 

White Christmas at 8:00 pm 
The Historic Masonic Theater 

SNOW in Bear Plaza 6-8pm 

Movie Night in O.Marks 
Sponsored by Latitude Church 

Pancake Fundraiser for Partnership in Education (PIE) 7-10am 
Morgans 

Christ Episcopal Church Cookie Walk 11am–1pm 

Christ Church Ministry Center – 311 Middle Street 
18th Annual “The Holly & The Ivy” Holiday Homes Tour 10:30-3:30pm 
New Bern Woman’s Club 

3rd Annual Craven Smart Start – Holiday Hustle 
8:15am 10K Tinsel Run 
8:30am 5k Jingle Bell Jog 
9:15am Santa’s Fun Run 

35th Annual Tryon Palace Candlelight Tour 4:30pm-9:30pm 
The Nutcracker – Down East Dance – 2pm & 7:30pm 
New Bern Civic Theatre 

Christmas Gift Countdown/Ugly Christmas Sweater Day 8am-2pm 
Farmers Market 

Sunday, December 11th 
Santa House 12-6pm 

Sledding Shopping Sunday 1-4pm 
Downtown New Bern 

White Christmas at 3:00 pm 
The Historic Masonic Theater 

The Nutcracker – Down East Dance – 2pm 
New Bern Civic Theatre 

Monday, December 12th 

Messiah Chorus 
Centenary United Methodist Church 

Jennifer Licko Band – Celtic Folk Concert – 7:30pm 
Cullman Performance Hall – NC History Center 

Tuesday, December 13th 
Christmas Countdown 10am-2pm 
Farmers Market 

NC Symphony – Holiday Pops 7pm 
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center 

Friday, December 16th 
Santa House 4-8pm 

SNOW in Bear Plaza 6-8pm 

Bernie’s Breakfast for Supper 

Saturday, December 17th 
Santa House 10-3 & 4-9pm 

SNOW in Bear Plaza 6-8pm 

Pet Parade 8:30am 
Sponsored by Nauti Paws 

35th Annual Tryon Palace Candlelight Tour 4:30pm & 9:30pm 

Sunday, December 18th 
Santa House 12-6pm 

Tuesday, December 20th 
Santa House 12-4pm & 5-8pm 

Special Christmas Opening 10am-2pm 
Farmers Market 

Wednesday, December 21st 
Santa House 12-4pm, 5-8pm 

Thursday, December 22nd 
Santa House 12-4pm & 5-8pm 

Living Nativity 7-8pm 
Centenary United Methodist Church 

Friday, December 23rd 
Santa House 12-4pm, 5-8pm 

Living Nativity 7-8pm 
Centenary United Methodist Church

Saturday, December 24th 
Santa House 10-2pm 

SNOW in Bear Plaza 10-2pm 

Last Minute Gifts and Food Pick Ups at the Farmers Market 10am-2pm 

Living Nativity 7-8pm 
Centenary United Methodist Church 

Sunday, December 25th 
Merry Christmas Everyone!