September 21: Dining at the Depot Sponsor: Preservation Foundation’s Depot 100 Committee At the historic Train Depot (Queen & Hancock) Guided Tours, Music, Food 4:30pm – 6:30pm
September 23: Chamber Business Before Hours At the University of Mount Olive – New Bern Campus 7:30am – 8am
September 25: Alzheimer’s Walk New Bern Walk to End Alzheimer’s Meet at the Galley Stores 300 E. Front Street Registration 10am Walk 11am
September 26: OCTOBERFEST At the Farmer’s Market Sponsor- New Bern Breakfast Rotary 5:30pm – 9:30pm
September 27: The Kitchens of New Bern Tour In support of the “Food Bank” 10am – 4pm
September 27: Family Fun Day Tryon Palace 10am – 3:30pm
September 27: At the Gallery : 20th Century American Composers “George and Ira Gershwin” Performed by Maddy Winer and Bill Covington Bank of the Arts 7pm
October 1 - 31 "Food, Farm and Community" new work by artists Sally Sutton, Brenda Behr, Jan Francoeur, Janet Dixon. Show runs through October 31. At Carolina Creations.
October 7: Pulitzer prize-nominated poet, Peter Makuck, will be reading from his poetry and short stories in New Bern at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library. Reading and book signing at 4 pm. He will then read and sign books as the Featured Poet at the First Tuesday Poetry Open Mike at 7 pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. Both events are free.
October 9-19: Peter Pan Jr. Rivertowne Players
October 10: MUM ART crawl Downtown New Bern 5pm – 8pm
October 10: 5-8 pm Painting demonstration by Sally Sutton during ArtCrawl at Carolina Creations.
October 11, 12: MUMFEST Saturday Oct. 11th - 9:30am – 6:30pm Sunday Oct. 12th - 10:30am – 5pm
October 16: NC Symphony Riverfront Convention Center
October 17: Carolann Solebello in Concert Trent River Coffee Company Down East Folk Arts Society 7:30pm
October 18: Neuse River Bridge Run 2014 10th Anniversary Run!
October 23: New Bern Historical Society Fundraiser Morgan’s Tavern and Grill 50% of all sales go directly to the Historical Society
October 24 ,25: Ghostwalk 2014 New Bern Historical Society
October 25: At the Gallery : 20th Century American Composers “Johnny Mercer” Performed by John Van Dyke and Brandon Banks Bank of the Arts 7pm
October 31: Preschool Parade Downtown New Bern Sponsor – New Bern Recreation Department 9:30am
October 31-Nov 1: Bee By The River 2014 Quilt Show Riverfront Convention Center Oct. 31st – 10am –7pm Nov 1st - 9am – 5pm
November 1: 5th Annual Habit for HumanityCHAIRITYauction NC History Center
November 7 – 9: La Cage Aux Folles – The Musical New Bern Civic Theatre
November 14: David Russell in Concert Trent River Coffee Company Down East Folk Arts Society 7:30pm
November 14 – 16: Holiday Home and Gift Show Riverfront Convention Center Presented by the Sun Journal
November 14 – 16: La Cage Aux Folles – The Musical New Bern Civic Theatre
November 14 - ARTWALK 5-8 pm Downtown New Bern ArtWalk Venues throughout Downtown New Bern - Free. Come to downtown New Bern to participate in the festivities at the local ArtWalk businesses. Downtown art galleries and restaurants stay open for extended hours and sponsor special events.
November 19: Chairman’s Award Breakfast Sponsor: New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce At the Flame 8am
November 20: Holiday Magazine Distributed in the Sun Journal
November 21 – 22: La Cage Aux Folles – The Musical New Bern Civic Theatre
November 22: At the Gallery : 20th Century American Composers “Duke Ellington” Performed by Heather Pierson and Shawn Nadeau Bank of the Arts 7pmNovember 27: Thanksgiving
November 28: “Light Up The Season” 3pm Activities Begin on Middle Street
November 28,29: Downtown Christmas Open House Retail Shops Open Friday until 8pm Saturday until 6pm
November 28 - 30: The Nutcracker Ballet Presented by Down East Dance New Bern Civic Theatre
November 29: A Very Beary Christmas Craft Sale New Bern Farmer’s Market
DecemberDecember 5 – 7: The Nutcracker Ballet Presented by Down East Dance New Bern Civic Theatre
December 5 – 7: Dashing Through The Snow Rivertowne Players
December 6: Breakfast with Santa Riverfront Convention Center Presented by the Hospital Foundation
December 6: New Bern Christmas Parade Downtown – 3pm
December 6: Annual Coastal Christmas Flotilla Riverfront 5:30pm – 7:30pm
December 7: “Bed and Breakfast Holiday Open House”
December 12: Holiday ARTcrawl Downtown - 5pm – 8pm
December 12 – 14: Dashing Through the Snow Rivertowne Players
December 13: Holiday Hustle 5K, 10K, Family Fun Run Craven County Smart Start
December 13: Tryon Palace Christmas Candlelight 5pm – 9pm
December 13: Merci Clinic Fourth Annual Pancake Breakfast Morgan’s Tavern and Grill 7am – 10am 100% of all proceeds go directly to Merci Clinic
December 13: Beary Merry Mistletoe March 2014 Sponsor: New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce
December 14: Sledding Shopping Sunday 1pm – 4pm
December 15: Messiah 3pm / 7:30pm Centenary United Methodist Church
December 17: NC Symphony Holiday Pops Riverfront Convention Center
December 18: Community Caroling Led by Christ Episcopal Church Pollock Street 300 Block 5:30pm – 7:30pm
December 20: Tryon Palace Christmas Candlelight 5pm – 9pm
December 23: New Bern Farmer’s Market Special Christmas Open Day!
December 25: Merry Christmas!