Craven County residents are set to walk as individuals, families and small teams to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. On October 25, hundreds of Craven County residents will join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®– New Bern. The funds raised support the care, support and research programs of the Alzheimer’s Association. This year’s Walk will take place on sidewalks, tracks and trails across Craven County as participants walk as individuals, families or small teams, instead of hosting a large gathering. On Walk day, an Opening Ceremony will feature local speakers and a presentation ofRead More →

Due to COVID, the MERCI Clinic has changed this year’s MERCI on Middle event. The one-day event was held in November on Middle Street at one long table lined with 750 chairs. Last year’s MERCI On Middle sold out 750 seats in less than six hours. “This is a testament to the skills of those who participate and the way to community comes together to support each other. This year, due to COVID, our partnering restaurants are struggling,” said MERCI Clinic Director Barb Krcmar. “MERCI wanted to give back to those who have helped us over the years, while also still having some part ofRead More →

Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore InStore Silent Auction for the month of October is open until noon Thursday, Oct. 29. The theme for this third month special InStore auction has a definite Asian flair with a number of items featuring Chinese and Japanese art or Asian inspired designs. There is no charge to register as a Bidder for one or the 17 items selected for this month’s InStore Auction displayed in a separate room at the ReStore, located at 930 Pollock Street in New Bern. Store hours for checking out this month’s Auction, and to place bids, are Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Wednesdays through Saturdays,Read More →

Colorfest will hold its annual event, Night Out With The Arts (NOWTA), on May 10 at the New Bern Golf & Country Club. Attendees will be introduced to the Colorfest Team, sponsors, and learn more about the things that Colorfest aspires to do in the community. The event will also feature live music by Songstress Rasheeda Waddell and Band, comedy, art exhibition from local artist, live painting and an art auction. All proceeds raised go towards paints, supplies, art scholarships and to the community Colorfest serves. Dinner will also be served. Those who wish to become a sponsor can call 404-725-3053 or email colorfestinnewbern@gmail.com by MarchRead More →

Desperate to find the perfect way to impress your Sweetheart on Valentine’s Day?  The Southern Gentlemen Barbershop Chorus has the perfect solution.  Simply order a Singing Valentine by calling 252-288-9132. The cost this year has been reduced to $25 because of the hardships caused by Hurricane Florence and can be paid by credit card or check in advance.  Monies have been used in part to support the charitable giving of the Chorus to MERCI Clinic, The Coastal Women’s Shelter and New Beginnings, the opioid recovery program of Bayboro’s Hope Clinic. A Barbershop Quartet in traditional attire will deliver two sentimental love songs, a long stemmedRead More →

Looking for a way to have a pancake breakfast before visiting Santa in Bear Plaza, taking in some shopping, and enjoying the many activities happening during the holiday season in downtown New Bern? Join Pancakes for PIE at Morgan’s Tavern & Grill, 235 Craven St.  Breakfast will be served Saturday, Dec. 15, from 7-10 a.m. to benefit Partners In Education, the local education foundation for Craven County Schools. Pancakes, bacon, sausage, fruit cup, orange juice, coffee, and water will be served in a festive setting.  The price is $7 per adult, and $5 for children 12 and under. Reservations are not required as this isRead More →