Saturday, June 7, 2014

Downtown New Bern Calendar 2014

June 13, ArtCrawl  5-8 pm.

June 13-15 The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps and Gowns, RiverTowne Players

June 14 Saturday, Flag Day Ceremony,
Sponsored by New Bern elks lodge #764, Union Point Park, Marine Corps Band, bring a lawn chair, 10:30 am.

June 17 "Leave your Mark"
Wine tasting fundraiser for Tryon Palace, hosted by Captain Ratty's, 5-8 pm. $40

June 20 Parrot Head Party at the Market, summer Kick Off Party, presented by the New Bern Chamber, at the Farmer's Market, 6-10 pm.

June 25 "The Great Race", 90-100 vintage cars pass through New Bern, Vintage Cars on Middle Street, arriving approximately 5 pm.

June 28, 1-6 pm, 5th Annual Brew Bern Beer Fest, Riverfront Convention Center, ALL proceeds support local charities.

July 1 - August 31, 2014 Carolina Creations presents new work by two of North Carolina's favorite artists Dan Nelson and Mike Rooney. 317 Pollock Street, New Bern, open daily.

July 3 - 440th Army Band on the South Lawn, Tryon Palace, Free Concert 7 pm

July 4, Fourth of July Celebration at Lawson Creek Park The Ratio Theatre Company will read The Declaration of Independence at 5pm. At 6pm, local favorite, The New Diamond Jubilee Singers will entertain us with Gospel music, and more! Gaylon Pope and Sweetwater will be headlining with their Variety Show "A Sweet Taste of Country, Good Time Oldies, Gospel & Down Home Humor!" from 7:30pm-9pm! A fireworks show follows at 9 pm. Food vendors will be on site with treats ranging from hamburgers and hot dogs to pizza, chicken and icy sweet treats. We welcome coolers and service animals, but prohibit alcohol, glass containers, weapons, fireworks and all other pets. For more information, please call 252.639.2906 or 252-639-2901.

July 11 - Friday - ArtWalk 5-8 pm throughout 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.

July 11-13 Disney's Tarzan at New Bern Civic Theatre

July 12 Bern summer Blast Concert,
presented by New Bern Chamber of Commerce, Union Point Part, 3-11 pm.

August 15 - YPG River Jam, New Bern Farmer's Market


August 21 - Greater New Bern Business Expo - Riverfront Convention Center


August 23 - Summer Jazz Festival - "Where Rivers Meet" Gates open at 5, 6 pm concert, South Lawn Tryon Palace

August 23 - "Where Rivers Meet" Summer Jazz Festival
at Tryon Palace

September 6-7 Bike MS

September 12 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.

September 12 Opening reception for "Food, Farm and Community" new work by artists Sally Sutton, Brenda Behr, Jan Francoeur, Janet Dixon.  Show runs through October 31.

September 27 - Kitchen Tour
fundraiser for "Food Bank" 10-4 pm

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.