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Visitor Guide


WELCOME

On behalf of the Convention & Visitor Center Team, we would like to welcome you to charming New Bern, Havelock and all of Craven County! We are so pleased to have you as our guest and can’t wait for you to experience our scenic river views, beautiful historic downtown district, walkable streets, friendly merchants and residents, offering true southern hospitality. Our informational visitor guide features the many extraordinary things to see and do in the area, along with a directory of quaint shops, boutiques

and locally owned restaurants in Historic Downtown New Bern. A complete list of accommodations is also included, as well as outdoor recreational opportunities, day trip adventures and an easy-to-follow walking map of New Bern’s historic district. The Convention & Visitor Center is located inside the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center, with a team readily available to help ensure you have a memorable visit. We hope you enjoy your stay in New Bern and Craven County….where “everything comes together here.”

Best Wishes, New Bern – Craven County Convention & Visitor Center Team

DEMOGRAPHIC INFO

Craven County has a total area of 774 miles. Of this, 708 square miles is land and 66 square miles is water. Craven County Population: 104,510 (2014 Estimate) New Bern Population: 30,291 (2014 Estimate) Havelock Population: 20,706 (2014 Estimate) New Bern – Craven County Convention & Visitor Center 203 South Front Street, New Bern, NC 28560 • 800.437-5767 / 252.637.9400 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm / Sat 10am-4pm • www.visitnewbern.com Center image on front cover provided by: Keith Green


VISITOR SERVICES

NIGHT LIFE

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THINGS To DO

WHERE To EAT

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DOWNTOWN SHOPPING

DOWNTOWN MAP

WHERE To STAY

OUTDOOR RECREATION

ART

DAY Trip ADVENTURES

GOLF COURSES

CALENDAR of EVENTS


VISITOR SERVICES IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS New Bern-Craven County Convention & Visitor Center

(800) 437-5767 / (252) 637-9400

New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce (252) 637-3111

Havelock Chamber of Commerce (Visitor Center) (252) 447-1101

North Carolina Ferry Information (800) 293-3779

EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS

Police, Fire, Rescue 911 New Bern Police Department (252) 633-2020 Havelock Police Department (252) 447-3212 Craven County Sheriff (252) 636-6620 NC Highway Patrol (252) 514-4714 Carolina East Medical Center (252) 633-8111 Coastal Carolina Health Care (CCHC) & Urgent Care Center (252) 638-2273 Express Care (252) 634-6104

PETS Boarding Services Available

A Dog’s Dream (252) 514-2502 Bacon Farm Kennels (252) 447-4416 Craven Animal Hospital (252) 637-4541 Jill’s Pet Gallery (252) 633-2560 Lynaire Kennels (252) 633-4333 Pet Spa (252) 633-3933 Weller Kennels (252) 636-5225

AIRPORT

Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (252) 638-8591

200 Terminal Dr. New Bern, 28562

Tidewater Air Service, LLC (252) 633-1400 1210 Aviation Dr. New Bern, NC 28560

LIMOUSINE & SHUTTLE SERVICE

A Diamond Limousine (252) 240-1680 New Bern Tours (252) 637-7316 / (800) 849-7316 Palm Coast Tours & Sailing (252) 665-1175 Shuttle Me Transportation Service (252) 637-7433 Twilight Limousine Company (252) 633-0027 1929 “Model A” Car (800) 849-5553

TAXI SERVICE

Carolina Cab Co. (252) 447-7744 116 Trader Ave. Havelock 28532 Cherry Cab (252) 447-3101 221 East Main St. Havelock 28532

Newkirk Transportation Service (252) 636-9070 1101 Broad St. New Bern 28560

New Safeway Taxi Service (252) 636-9000 / (252) 633-2828

814 Queen St. New Bern 28566 Union Cab (252) 447-0444 221 East Main St. Havelock 28532

BUSES & CHARTERS

Amtrak (800) 872-7245 NC Thruway Bus, Pickup/Drop off at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center / 203 South Front St. New Bern 28560 New Bern Trolley Tours (252) 637-7316 / (800) 849-7316 1311 N. Craven St. New Bern 28560

Greyhound Bus Station (252) 633-3100

Pick up at WC Gas Station 4010 MLK Jr. Blvd. New Bern 28562

CAR RENTAL AGENCIES

All have pickups at Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (200 Terminal Dr, New Bern 28562)

Alamo Car Rental

(888) 826-6893 / (252) 637-5241

Avis Rent A Car

(800) 831-2847 / (252) 637-2130

Enterprise Rent A Car

(800) 736-8222 / (252) 638-2334 / (252) 514-2575 3524 MLK Jr. Blvd. New Bern 28562

Hertz Rent A Car

(800) 654-3131 / (252) 637-3021 / (252) 635-5000 2711 Neuse Blvd. New Bern 28562

National Car Rental

(800) 227-7368 / (252) 637-5241


Fully equipped kitchens. Living areas with comfortable recliners. Seperate, large work spaces with free highspeed internet. Fitness Facilities. A place to do the laundry and a place to grab a free cup of cofee, or pick up a few necessities. The longer you’re on the road, the more those things matter. And the more you’ll realize that the word “luxury”just might need to be redefined.

STAY IMPRESSED. Everything at Holiday Inn Express® is designed so that you can relax. Because we know all you really need on the road is a place to be yourself. That’s what Holiday Inn Express was built for. Now, that’s smart

Candlewood Suites 3465 Dr M.L.K. Jr Blvd. New Bern, NC 28562 252.638.8166 www.candlewoodsuites.com

Holiday Inn Express New Bern Enjoy all the things you’ve come to love: • Smoke Free Facility • Fitness Center • Free Hot Deluxe Breakfast • Free High-Speed Internet Access • Free Parking • Swimming Pool • HD Channels

Holiday Inn Express New Bern 3455 Dr. M.L.K. Jr. Blvd New Bern, NC 28562 252.638.8266 www.hiexpress.com/newbernnc


THINGS to DO Tryon Palace

At Tryon Palace, North Carolina’s history is more than a story…it’s an experience. At Tyron Palace, you can participate in a living history like no other – one that uniquely blends cutting-edge technology with events, experiences and tools of centuries past. Immersive encounters and learning adventures abound for the whole family. Interactive, multiperson games and hands-on exhibits delight visitors young and old at the new North Carolina History Center, while guided tours, live re-enactments and conversations with costumed interpreters bring history to life in vivid detail at the Governor’s Palace, Gardens and Historic Homes. 529 South Front St. (800) 767-1560 or (252) 639-3500, www.tryonpalace.org, Ticket Required

Birthplace of Pepsi

On this spot in his pharmacy, Caleb Bradham invented “Brad’s Drink,” which later he patented as Pepsi-Cola. Today, you can purchase a souvenir or relax and enjoy a Pepsi-Cola at the recreated soda fountain. 256 Middle St. (252) 636-5898,

www.pepsistore.com, Free

New Bern Trolley Tour

Experience the charm of Historic Downtown New Bern in a 90 minute tour. Professional guides recount the fascinating historical and architectural details of this former royal capital of North Carolina. Tour times vary; please contact the ticket office for further information or to purchase tickets. Tickets may also be purchased on board the trolley. 1311 N. Craven St. (252) 637-7316, www.newberntours.com, Ticket Required

New Bern Firemen’s Museum

Take a step back in time where horse drawn steam engines are brought back to life. Listen to the tales of the first Chartered Fire Department in the State of North Carolina, hear the story of Fire Horse Fred and enjoy an educational and historical look at the City of New Bern Fire Department. Open Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm. 420 Broad St. (252) 636-4087, www.newbernmuseums.com, Ticket Required

300 Battlefield Trail, New Bern, NC 28562 http:// http://NewBernHistorical NewBernHistorical.org/ NewBernHistorical.org/battlefield .org/battlefieldbattlefield-park/

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The Heritage Walking Tours offer a glimpse into the history of Downtown New Bern highlighting Historic Homes, Churches & Cemeteries, African American History, Civil War Times, Revolutionary War Times and Architecture. The Walk to Remember tour features locations mentioned in novels written by local resident and popular author, Nicholas Sparks. Each self-guided tour flyer is available at the Convention & Visitor Center. 203 South Front St. (800) 437-5765, www.visitnewbern.com, Free

Bank of the Arts

This former bank building (c.1913), headquarters of the Craven Arts Council and Gallery, is both a cultural and architectural treat. Changing exhibitions of various media such as painting, sculpture, photography, pottery and fiber art by artists of the southeastern United States are on display for viewing free of charge in the gallery area. 317 Middle St. (252) 638-2577, www.cravenarts.org, Free (some events require admission)

New Bern Civil War Battlefield Park

The site of the Battle of New Bern, fought in 1862, offers self-guided tour pamphlets available at the Battlefield site, or pamphlets can be downloaded from the New Bern Historical Society website. Guided tours are also available by appointment by contacting the Historical Society. Located off of Highway 70 E at the entrance to Taberna, (252) 638-8558, www.newbernhistorical.org, Free

Palm Coast Tours & Sailing

Our professional tour guide will entertain and familiarize you to ALL that historical downtown New Bern has to offer. The guide will share in-depth, local knowledge and intriguing stories of this 300 year old former Colonial Capital. The tour highlights the heart of the downtown retail district, unique restaurants to suit any taste and budget, historic sites, museums, points of interests, and fascinating history and lively characters. Reservations are recommended and can be made via the website or by calling (252) 665-1175, www.palmcoasttours.com, Ticket Required

1929 “Model A” Tour

Discover an exciting aviation exhibit highlighting over 100 years of aviation in Eastern North Carolina. Eight restored aircrafts on loan from the U.S. Marine Corps and Department of Navy are on display, along with scaled models depicting the aircraft lineage of the 2D Marine Aircraft Wing at MCAS Cherry Point from its inception in 1942. Historic photographs & artifacts from Indian settlements to Civil War history round out the exhibit. 201 Tourist Center Dr. behind the Havelock Hampton Inn, (252) 444-4348, www.havelockevents.com, Free

Ghosts of New Bern (Walking Tour)

Let the Ghosts of New Bern share some of the city’s mysteries, myths and legends with you on an entertaining one hour walking tour through the streets of the Historic District. Do ghosts really inhabit some of the city’s buildings and prowl its streets? You be the judge! Tours are available Wednesday through Saturday evening at 7:30pm beginning at Morgan’s Tavern & Grill. During the summer, tours are also offered at 8:30pm.

Enjoy a special tour from The Aerie innkeepers in a 1929 Model A Ford. Tour our historic downtown, with a trip across the Trent River over the drawbridge, in a fully restored 1929 Ford Model A. Tours last 30 minutes and can be scheduled to drop you off at any of our downtown restaurants for dinner. Ideal for weddings too! Year round tours available by appointment. For more information call

(800) 849-5553, www.aeriebedandbreakfast.com, Ticket Required

Bear Towne Escape Room

Bear Towne Escape Room offers real life interactive games where you and your team will have 60 minutes to solve a series of puzzles and riddles and find clues to solve a mystery. Games do not require any special knowledge, just creative, out-of-the-box thinking. 233 Middle Street (on the first floor of the O’Marks Building), (919) 288-4764, www.beartowneescaperoom.com, Ticket Required

Located on Craven St. (252) 571-4766, www.ghostsofnewbern.com, Ticket Required

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Craven Social

Aviation Exhibit at the Havelock Tourist & Event Center

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THINGS to DO

Heritage Walking Tours

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NIGHT LIFE Beer Army Burger Company

The Brown Pelican

The Beer Army Burger Company covers over 7,000 square feet and houses the largest selection of beer in New Bern and the surrounding area. Beer Army offers a full menu and bar specializing in fresh ground, never frozen burgers. If you drink beer, you are in the Beer Army!

Great place to meet locals with friendly bartenders ready to serve daily in Historic Downtown New Bern. Live local music is featured every Saturday night, with outdoor seating available to relax and enjoy a cocktail on warm evenings.

313 Pollock St., New Bern, (252) 288-5814

www.beerarmy.com

Bear Town Market & Beer Garden (BTM) 402 South Front St., New Bern, (252) 637-0022

BTM is one of the popular hangouts in downtown New Bern. With 38 beers on tap, BTM also offers premium wines and a full bar with daily drink specials. Enjoy an adjacent Beer Garden during the summer months offering live music every other Friday night. www.beartownmarket.tumblr.com

Brewery 99

417-F Broad St., New Bern, (252) 259-6369

Downtown New Bern’s first one-barrel brew pub, offers micro-brewed ales and lagers. Brewery 99 can serve up to 22 people at one time, and tap will be open to the public from 2-10p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

411 Broad St., New Bern, (252) 631-5008

Christoph’s On the Water Restaurant & Lounge / Cool Cabana Deck Party 100 Middle St., New Bern, (252) 638-3585

Located inside the DoubleTree Hotel, Christoph’s On the Water offers a delicious menu in a relaxed setting overlooking the scenic Trent River. During the summer months, join the fun at the Cool Cabana Deck Party hosted each weekend on Friday and Saturday nights. Enjoy a drink on the deck while listening to live entertainment from popular local bands. Live jazz performances take place on Sunday evenings as well.

The Diamond Club

1100 Highway 70, New Bern, (252) 634-3466

This premier nightclub features an electrifying audio and video experience on a high-quality sound system with plasma screens, laser lights, a fog machine, Exclusive VIP lounge and Eastern North Carolina’s only raised lighted dance floor. Enjoy premium mixed drinks, beer and wine. www.thediamondclubofnewbern.com

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NIGHT LIFE

Half-Time Pub & Grub

3325 MLK Blvd., New Bern, (252) 672-8777

Every day is game day at Half Time Pub & Grub! Boasting more than 27 HDTVs, you’ll always have the best seat in the house for every game. Enjoy a full service bar and delicious handmade menu items while cheering on your favorite team. Daily drink specials are also available. www.halftimepub.com

Harvey Mansion – 1797 Steamer Bar & Lounge 221 South Front St., New Bern, (252) 635-3232

The copper-top bar, exposed beams and low-ceilings provide a unique pub/lounge ambiance. The bar offers your choice of liquor, wine and beer with live local entertainment.

www.theharveymansion.com

MESH Sports Lounge

The Bruin Craft Beer & Wine

We MESH well with others! MESH Sports Lounge is a feel good place to hang out with friends. With classic décor, beers, quality cocktails and upscale service, MESH is the place for a quick drink or fun night out. www.meshnb.wix.com

Craft beer and wine store with over 100 NC Craft Beers. Have a craft beer or glass of wine at our in store bar or take a bottle or 6 pack to go! www.thirstybruin.com

224 Middle St., New Bern, (252) 675-7486

2500 Trent Rd., New Bern, (252) 636-6374

Trent River Coffee Company 208 Craven St., New Bern, (252) 514-2030

Mickey Milligan’s Billiards 3411 Trent Rd., New Bern, (252) 637-3711

This family-owned and operated establishment offers daily drink specials and is equipped with a fully stocked bar, 6 nine-foot professional grade Diamond pool tables and a large dance floor to ensure everyone has a good time!

www.facebook.com/MickeyMilligan’sBilliards

Trent River Coffee Company is a well-known destination for great coffee in downtown New Bern. Special events are also regularly hosted including live music concerts seating up to 75 guests, book signings, open mic night and more. www.facebook.com/trentrivercoffee

Triple Play Restaurant & Sports Bar 111 Williams Rd., New Bern, (252) 635-3010

Persimmon’s Restaurant Live Music 100 Pollock St., New Bern, (252) 514-0033

Persimmon’s Restaurant offers more than a modern menu with sustainable, farm-to-table foods in a beautiful Neuse River setting. It’s also home to a series of waterfront concerts. When the weather is nice, you can grab a table on the deck to catch local and regional bands and musicians. Concerts begin at 7pm every Thursday night during the summer. www.persimmons.com

If you’re looking for great food and a good time, Triple Play Restaurant & Sports Bar has plenty to offer. Pizza, a salad buffet, seafood and more is available on the daily menu. The Sports Bar features Open Mic Night on Tuesdays with Karaoke on Wednesdays. Live entertainment takes place on Fridays with Corn Hole Tournaments on Saturdays. Every Sunday menu appetizers are half price.

www.tripleplayrestaurantandsportsbar.com

Prohibition Drinks & Desserts Relax and unwind after a long day at this upscale bar and lounge, that serves world famous mixed drinks, beers and wines with appetizers, desserts, coffee and Sunday brunch. Experience the winning combination of skilled bartenders, top shelf liquor, local beer and wines from around the world.

www.prohibitiondrinksnewbern.com

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Craven Social

243 Craven St., New Bern, (252) 649-1838

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WHERE to EAT HISTORIC DOWNTOWN 247 Craven 247 Craven St. (252) 635-1879

Cow Café 319 Middle St. (252) 672-9629

Aperitivo at Lawson’s Landing

Ghent Sandwich Shop 1308 Broad St. (252) 638-5928

(located inside NC History Center)

Harvey Mansion 222 S. Front St. (252) 635-3232

529 South Front St. (252) 637-9307

Baker’s Kitchen 227 Middle St. (252) 637-0304 Bay Leaf 309 Middle St. (252) 638-5323 Beer Army Burger Company 313 Pollock St. (252) 288-5814 The Bistro (located inside Courtyard Hotel) 218 East Front St. (252) 636-0022

Captain Ratty’s 202 Middle St. (252) 633-2088 The Chelsea 335 Middle St. (252) 637-5469 Christoph’s on the Water (located inside the DoubleTree Hotel) 100 Middle St. (252) 638-0305

Cilantro’s 319 Bern St. (252) 633-4639 The City Laundry Coffee House 901 Pollock St. (252) 626-7338

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Country Biscuit 809 Broad St. (252) 638-5151

Lawson’s Landing Café (located inside NC History Center) 529 S. Front St. (252) 637-9307

MJ’s Raw Bar & Grill 216 Middle St. (252) 635-6890 Morgan’s Tavern & Grill 235 Craven St. (252) 636-2430 Persimmon’s 100 Pollock St. (252) 514-0033 Prohibition Drinks & Desserts 243 Craven St. (252) 649-1838

Savage’s Wood-Burning Pizzeria 303 Metcalf St. (252) 672-0103

Stingray Café 712 S. Front St. (252) 638-2280 Sweet Pea’s Cafe 323 Middle St. (252 ) 633-7900 Trent River Coffee Company 208 Craven St. (252) 514-2030


37th Street Pizzeria 2402 Neuse Blvd. (252) 633-5444

Jersey Mike’s 2309 Hwy 70 East (252) 636-2566

Annabelle’s Restaurant & Pub

Jimmy John’s 1809 S. Glenburnie Rd. (252) 638-0177

(located Inside New Bern Mall)

Kitchen on the Trent 2500 Trent Rd. (252) 638-2241

3400 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (252) 633-6401

La Casetta 2503 Neuse Blvd. (252) 638-6699

Applebee’s 3450 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (252) 637-8050

La Rosa Italian Restaurant

Arturo’s Mexican Restaurant

1503 A S. Glenburnie Rd. (252) 633-4606

1900 S. Glenburnie Rd. (252) 634-1894

Attitude Pub & Grill 32 Shoreline Dr. (252) 633-2006 The Bern Bar & Grill 1902 S. Glenburnie Rd. (252) 649-1800 Big Apple Pizzeria (located inside New Bern Mall) 3100 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (252) 636-3803 1150 Broad Creek Rd. (252) 636-2555

Mario’s Pizza 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. (252) 633-0836 McAlister’s Deli COMING SOON S. Glenburnie Road

Moe’s Southwest Grill COMING SOON S. Glenburnie Road

Buffalo Wild Wings (located inside New Bern Mall) 3102 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (252) 635-9464

Moore’s Old Tyme Barbeque 3711 Hwy 17 South (252) 638-3937

Musashi 2041 Glenburnie Rd. (252) 637-0063

Carolina Bagel 3601 Trent Rd. (252) 636-0133 Carolina Grill of New Bern 998 Hwy. 70 East (252) 634-3456 China King 133 Bridge Town Blvd. (252) 636-3155 Chipotle 2999 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (252) 633-1726

New Chinese Food Takeout 1405 Tatum Dr. (252) 636-9993 Osaka Express 701 Hwy 70 East (252) 288-5718 Outback Steakhouse 111 Howell Rd. (252) 672-9394

Craven Coffee House & Café

Panera Bread 2997 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (252) 649-6264

S. Glenburnie Rd. (252) 649-1746

Paula’s Pizza 1713 Red Robin ln. (252) 636-2324

Dairy Queen (not year round)

Ruby Tuesday’s 1004 Hwy 70 East (252) 638-8004

2401 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (252) 637-6457

El Cerro Grande 2503 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (252) 638-8938 El Taco Loco 2408 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (252) 633-3326 El Tequila 2037 S. Glenburnie Rd. (252) 633-2958 Famous Subs & Pizza 2210 Neuse Blvd. (252) 637-3473 Firehouse Subs 3123 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (252) 636-3473 The Flame (Sunday Brunch Only) 2303 Neuse Blvd. (252) 633-0262 Franco’s Pizza 1200 Hwy 70 East (252) 635-3396 Friday’s 1890 Seafood 2307 Neuse Blvd. (252) 637-2276 Gina’s Pizza 1904 S. Glenburnie Rd. (252) 633-9000 Golden China 951-53 Hwy 70 East (252) 637-1136 Golden Corral 400 Hotel Dr. (252) 638-4010 Half Time Pub & Grub 3325 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (252) 672-8777

Sanuki Japanese Restaurant 2311 Neuse Blvd. (252) 514-0459

Sea Glass Café & Bakery

1803 S. Glenburnie Rd. (252) 634-2327

Spunky McDoogle’s 1908 S. Glenburnie Rd. (252) 637-5705 Sumo Bowl 1905 S. Glenburnie Rd. (252) 672-8975 Sunrise/Sunset Family Restaurant 100 Marina Dr. (252) 631-5086

Thai-Thai Seafood Restaurant 2405 Neuse Blvd. (252) 633-9593

Texas Steakhouse

3231 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (252) 637-1500

Triple Play Restaurant & Sports Bar 11 Williams Rd. (252) 635-3010

Honey Baked Ham 2117 S. Glenburnie Rd. (252) 758-0702 Hwy 55 3200 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (252) 672-8777

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WHERE to EAT

IHOP 3400 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (252) 633-7800

SURROUNDING AREA

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DOWNTOWN SHOPPING ANTIQUES & CONSIGNMENT SHOPS

317 Middle St. (252) 638-2577

Habitat for Humanity Restore

323 Pollock St. (252) 634-9002

Middle Street Antiques & Flea Market

217 Middle St. (252) 237-6077

Poor Charlie’s

228 Craven St. (252) 626-7673

Tom’s Coins & Antiques

509 Guion St. (252) 876-6888

Twice as Nice

413 B Broad St.

1312 Broad St. (252) 633-2600 930 Pollock St. (252) 633-9599

231 Middle St. (252) 633-4879

208 Hancock St. (252) 672-0208 244 Middle St. (252) 633-0615 224 Craven St. (252) 633-4432

ARTS, CRAFTS & GALLERIES

Accidental Artist

219 Craven St. (252) 634-3411

Ballantyne Framing & Art 220 Craven St. (252) 633-0414

Carolina Creations

317-A Pollock St. (252) 633-4369

Community Artist Will Inc. 415 Broad St. (252) 571-8566

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Craven Arts Council & Gallery

Black Swan Flea Market

Fine Art at Baxter’s Gallery Framing Fox Gallery

Greater Good Gallery Martin Henry Designs Art Studio Michaele Rose Watson Studio Red Shoe Gallery

323-B Middle St. (252) 670-7736

Stardust Gallery

244 Middle St. (252) 617-0209

Studio 413

413 Broad St. (252) 626-4048

Weaver’s Web

602 Pollock St. (252) 514-2681


BB&T

218 South Front St. (252) 636-1771

Cash Points ATM

250 Middle St. (252) 636-3285

First Citizens

225 South Front St. (252) 633-0244

First South Bank

412 South Front St. (252) 636-2997

244 Craven St. (252) 514-0404 1305 Country Club Rd. (252) 638-3000

401 South Front St. (252) 638-7605

230 Middle St. (252) 288-5823

The Four C’s

375 South Front St. (252) 638-7100

South Front

226 Pollock St.

Stand Up Outfitters (two locations)

305 Broad St. (252) 637-8200

Surf Wind and Fire

Wells Fargo

Taylor’d To You

206 Craven St. (252) 633-7883

BOOKS

Thornbury Brides

The Next Chapter Books

233 Middle St. (252) 631-5140

320 South Front St. (252) 633-5774

Vash Ti Fine Apparel

FLORIST

218 Middle St. (252) 514-6720

Michael’s Florist

UNIQUE GIFTS

1017 North Craven St. (252) 633-9971

HAIR, NAILS & ACCESSORIES

Advanced Attractions 204 Craven St. (252) 638-6191

Atomic Cycles

504 South Front St. (252) 633-2242

Bear City Fudge Company 236-C Middle St. (252) 636-1360

C.Foy Tonsorial Parlor

Bear Essentials

309 Middle St. (252) 636-2369

309 Middle St. (252) 637-6663

Magnolia Jane Salon

Bern Bear Gifts

236-D Middle St. (252) 514-4867

301 Pollock St. (252) 637-2300

The Birthplace of Pepsi

JEWELERS & REPAIRS

256 Middle St. (252) 636-5898

Mike’s Downtown Jewelers

The Black Cat Shoppe

222 Middle St. (252) 637-9775

246 Middle St. (252) 635-1410

Blue Magnolia

MARKETS

Farmer’s Market (Open Saturday 8:00am to 2:00pm) 421 South Front St. (252) 633-0043

210 Middle St. (252) 636-2583

The Boathouse

220 Middle St. (252) 633-5501

Galley Stores & Marina

Frank Dini Lamp & Shade Co.

300 East Front St. (252) 633-4648

309 Middle St. (252) 808-7970

Tryon Palace Seafood Market

Holiday House

520 South Front St. (252) 638-2280

223 Middle St. (252) 514-6946

Midtown Olive Oil

PHARMACY/WELLNESS

215 Middle St. (252) 637-0333

Bynum’s Drug Store

Mitchell Hardware

240 Middle St. (252) 637-3123

215 Craven St. (252) 638-4261

Nauti Paws Pet Boutique

APPAREL

Juliette’s Boutique

208 Middle St. (252) 637-0247

Lula Balou

309 Middle St. (252) 514-6770

One World Shoppe

202A Craven St. (252) 514-2553

236 Middle St. (252) 514-9800

Nicholas Sparks Foundation Gift Shop

236 A Middle St. (252) 649-1856

Nautical Wheelers

228 Middle St. (252) 633-3929

Tryon Palace Museum Store

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DOWNTOWN SHOPPING

Peacock’s Plume

BANKING

529 South Front St. (252) 639-3532

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1006 Old Cherry Point Road., New Bern, NC

252-649-1717

902-212705

Northwest Creek Marina 104 Marina Drive Fairfield Harbour New Bern, NC 28560 (252) 638-4133 FAX (252) 636-0931 email: nwcreek@gmail.com website: www.northwestcreekmarina.com

‌More than just a place to keep your boat.


906-212552

MOREHEAD CITY 4114 Arendell St. Morehead City, NC 28557 (252) 247-7476

F

rom the fabulous to the fun, we are one stop shopping. A 10,000 sq ft showroom plus warehouses packed with beautiful estate items. We are constantly putting out new items. Browse through great selections of porcelain, china, crystal, art glass, linens, books, costume jewelry & wonderful solid wood American made furniture.

NEW BERN 2507 Martin Luther King Blvd. New Bern, NC 28560 (252) 636- 2398

HAVELOCK

Minutes from downtown New Bern

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1198 Hwy 17 North, Bridgeton

906-212545

252-634-2745

1419 E Main St. Havelock, NC 28532 (252) 447-5885


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WHERE to STAY RESTAURANT

LOUNGE or PARLOR

HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE

EXERCISE ROOM

MEETING ROOM

CAR CHARGING STATION

POOL

PET FRIENDLY

AAA & MILITARY DISCOUNT

HISTORIC BED & BREAKFASTS The Aerie Bed & Breakfast Guest House & Conference Center 509 Pollock St. (252) 636-5553 / (800) 849-5553

Antebellum Meadows Inn

212 Pollock St. (252) 634-1776 / (877) 551-1776

The Captain’s Stay Bed & Breakfast 718 Pollock St. (252) 288-5133

221 South Front St. (252) 635-3232

NEW BERN HOTELS Abbot Cottages & Ziegler Suites Hotel 1914 Trent Blvd. (252) 638-6868

Comfort Suites of New Bern 1006 Old Cherry Point Rd. (252) 649-1717

Hanna House

Bridge Pointe Hotel & Marina

218 Pollock St. (252) 635-3209 / (866) 830-4371

101 Howell Rd. (252) 636-3637 / (877) 283-7713

Harmony House

Candlewood Suites

215 Pollock St. (252) 636-3810 / (800) 636-3113

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Harvey Mansion

3465 MLK, Jr. Blvd., Hwy 17 (252) 638-8166 / (888) 226-3539


WHERE to STAY

Courtyard by Marriott 218 East Front St. (252) 636-0022

Dockside Inn

100 Marina Dr. (252) 638-8566

DoubleTree by Hilton

100 Middle St. (252) 638-3585 / (800) 326-3745

Hampton Inn by Hilton

200 Hotel Dr. (252) 637-2111 / (800) 426-7866

HAVELOCK HOTELS

Holiday Inn Express

Econo Lodge

3455 MLK, Jr. Blvd., Hwy 17 (252) 638-8266 / (888) 464-4329

1013 East Main St. (252) 444-8444 / (800) 228-5150

The Palace Motel

Days Inn

1901 MLK, Jr. Blvd., Hwy 17 (252) 638-1151

1220 East Main St. (252) 447-1122 / (800) 329-7466

SpringHill Suites by Marriott

Hampton Inn by Hilton

105 Tourist Center Dr. (252) 447-9400 / (800) 426-7866

300 Hotel Dr. (252) 637-0017 / (888) 287-9400

RESORTS/CONDOMINIUMS The Resort at Fairfield Harbor 475 Board Creek Rd. (252) 638-8011 ext. 0

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites 103 Branchside Dr. (252) 447-9000 / (800) 315-2621

Hostess House

499 McCotter Blvd. (252) 447-3689 / (800) 501-5772

Vacation Resorts International

1141 Broad Creek Rd. (252) 633-1151 / (866) 469-8222

Havelock Inn & Suites

310 East Main St. (252) 444-1414 / (888) 253-1628

CAMPGROUNDS

Quality Inn

New Bern KOA Cabins

400 US Hwy. 70 West (252) 444-1111 / (800) 465-4329

1565 B St. (252) 638-2556 / (800) 562-3341

Sherwood Motel

Craven Social

318 West Main St. (252) 447-3184 / (888) 253-1628

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NEW INVENTORY DAILY Unique • Unusual • Interesting You Never Know What You Will Find

Book Your Vacation Flight NOW Served by Delta and American Airlines, with direct flights to Atlanta & Charlotte. CoastalCarolinaAirport.com | 252-638-8591

Vintage & Primitive Furniture • Glassware Jewelry • Linens • Furniture • Pottery Pepsi • Coke • Dolls • Toys • Coins Stamps • Books • Clocks • CD’s • Paintings Crafts • Records • Political & Sports Pins and Patches • Silverware China • Star Wars Trains Tools Stained Glass • Comics

309 Middle Street New Bern, NC 28560 252-637-6663

HOURS: Monday-Saturday 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM Sunday 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM 1000 Greenleaf Cemetery Rd. Visit us online @ www.new-berne-antiques-and-collectibles.com Email: nbacllc@new-bern-antiques.net

Bear Essentials A Spa & Gift Boutique

Turn LEFT on Greenleaf Cemetery Rd at eighth traffic light past New Bern Mall on Business 17S. New Berne Antique Mall 400’ on right with red awning.

(252) 637-0206

Visit our website for coupons www.twiceasnicenewbern.com

“Special

Day” by Joanne Geisel

323 Pollock Street • New Bern, NC 28560 Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm 252.634.9002 www.fineartatbaxters.com


EXPERIENCE

THE CHARM.

Everything is better with

Butter Syrup

313 POLLOCK STREET • NEW BERN

252.288.5814

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227 MIDDLE STREET BakersKitchenNB.com

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iscover three centuries of history and architectural beauty in a 90-minute trolley tour of historic New Bern. You are sure to be enchanted by the city’s unique beauty and charm.

252.637.7316 NewBernTours.com

256 Middle Street NEW BERN pepsistore.com


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OUTDOOR RECREATION MARINAS

Bridge Pointe Marina

101 Howell Rd., New Bern, 28560 (252) 637-7372

Bridgeton Marina

103 D St., Bridgeton, 28519 (252) 633-1090

Bridgeton Harbor Marina

1101 B St., Bridgeton, 28519 (252) 514-6728

Duck Creek Marina

699 Galloway Rd., Bridgeton, 28519 (252) 638-1702

Galley Stores & Marina

300 East Front St., New Bern, 28562 (252) 633-4648

New Bern Grand Marina

100 Middle St., New Bern, 28560 (252) 638-3585

Creekside

1821 Old Airport Rd., New Bern, 28560

West Craven park

2791 Streets Ferry Rd., Vanceboro, 28586

Latham-Whitehurst Nature Park 1095 Broad Creek Rd., New Bern, 28560

Rocky Run Park

411 Rocky Run Rd., New Bern, 28562

Cove City Park

110 Trenton Rd., Cove City, 28523

New Bern Yacht Club

1206 Brice’s Creek Rd., New Bern, 28562 (252) 634-2626

CITY OF NEW BERN MUNICIPAL PARKS (252) 639-2900

Northwest Creek Marina

Fort Totten

101 Marina Dr., (Fairfield Harbor), New Bern, 28560 (252) 638-4133

CAMPGROUNDS/RV PARKS

Moonlight Lake RV Park & Campground 180 Moonlight Rd., New Bern, 28560 (252) 745-9800

New Bern K.O.A.

US Hwy 17N. Bridgeton, 28519 (800) 562-3341

Neuse River – Croatan National Forest 141 East Fisher Ave., New Bern, 28560 (252) 638-5628

Neuse River – Flanner’s Beach (Dump Station) 300 Flanners Beach Rd., New Bern, 28560 (252) 723-8331

Chip’s Campground

3902 River Rd., Vanceboro, 28586 (252) 244-0553 / (252) 229-5101

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CRAVEN COUNTY MUNICIPAL PARKS (252) 636-6606

490 Ft. Totten Dr., New Bern, 28562

Glenburnie Park

312 Glenburnie Dr., New Bern, 28562

Henderson Park

940 Chapman St., New Bern, 28560

Lawson Creek Park

1309 Country Club Rd., New Bern, 28560

Leander Morgan Park

Walt Bellamy Dr., New Bern, 28560

Pleasant Hill Park

427 NC Hwy 55 West, New Bern, 28560

Union Point Park

210 East Front St., New Bern, 28560


BOATING/CHARTERS Aerie Ferry Pontoon Tours

City Park

Cunningham Boulevard

Havelock-Cherry Point Rotary Waterfront Park Tourist Center Drive

Walter B. Jones Park Imagination Station Governmental Avenue

Slocum Creek

Visit the Havelock Tourist and Event Center to see a heavily-detailed diorama of the Union blockhouse fort built under the command of General Ambrose Burnside on the banks of Slocum Creek. The Slocum Creek Waterfront Park area and Havelock Tourist & Event Center are within a few hundred feet of the original fort and are available for tours. 201 Tourist Center Drive, Havelock,

www.havelockevents.com/exhibits, Free

CROATAN NATIONAL FORESTS

This 157,000 acre forest has been nationally recognized for its trails and recreation opportunities. Visitors can enjoy the wild beauty of the forest while camping, picnicking, hiking, hunting, fishing and exploring Civil War battle sites. The Croatan National Forest features coastal and inland habitats with hiking trails, birding areas, boat launches, campgrounds and day-use areas. The Ranger’s Station is located at 141 East Fisher Avenue, (252) 638-5628, Free

Tour the Trent River to view our wildlife, New Bern’s waterfront and “Millionaire’s Row” of homes, including those of author Nicholas Sparks, and former NC Governor Beverly Perdue. Tours are 90 minutes and can accommodate 2 to 6 guests per tour. The Aerie Ferry Pontoon offers tours year round by appointment. For more information call (800) 849-5553,

www.aeriebedandbreakfast.com, Ticket Required

Palm Coast Tours & Sailing

Northwest Creek Marina in Fairfield Harbour 104 Marina Dr., New Bern, NC 28560 (252) 665-1175

Tug Boat Cruises

Enjoy a tug boat cruise, hosted by a local captain, along the beautiful Neuse and Trent Rivers or up Brice’s Creek. Pick your interest including wildlife, gorgeous homes, remote tannin-stained waters and interesting insights. Standard cruises are 2 hours in length for up to 6 passengers and vary in price based on the number in your party. Quick 30 minute harbor tours are also available. Special charts/custom cruises offered including private ‘Romantic Evenings’. Tours depart from the New Bern Grand Marina’s E-Dock, located behind the DoubleTree Hotel, 100 Middle Street, (252) 349-3819, Ticket Required

BOATING RAMPS

City of New Bern (252) 639-2900 Glenburnie Park

Croatan National Forest Boating Ramps (252) 638-5628

312 Glenburnie Dr., New Bern, NC 28562

Brice’s Creek / Cahooque Creek / Catfish Lake / Cedar Point / Dixon Field Boat Launch / Great Lake / Haywood Landing / Long Point Boat Ramp / Oyster Point / Siddie Fields

Lawson Creek Park

1309 Country Club Rd., New Bern, NC 28560

Union Point Park

Croatan National Forest Walking Trails

Cedar Point Tideland Trail / Island Creek Forest Walk / Neusiok Trail

Ranger’s Station

141 East Fisher Ave., New Bern, 28560 (252) 638-5628

210 East Front St., New Bern, NC 28560

City of Havelock Boating Ramps (252) 444-6429 Havelock-Cherry Point Rotary Waterfront Park Tourist Center Drive

BICYCLING

CANOE/KAYAK RENTALS

Atomic Cycles

504 South Front St., New Bern, NC 28560 (252) 514-2242

Flythe’s Bike Shop

Stand Up Outfitters

300 East Front St., New Bern, NC 2856 (252) 633-4648

Bear Towne Adventure Company (inside Surf, Wind & Fire)

230 Middle St., New Bern, NC 28560 (252) 288-5823

1801 Brice’s Creek Rd., New Bern, NC 28562 (252) 633-4875

Galley Stores & Marina

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Bear Town Adventure Company (Inside Surf, Wind and Fire) Merchant’s Canoe Rentals

2411 Trent Rd., New Bern, NC 28562 (252) 638-1544

230 Middle St., New Bern, NC 28560 (252) 288-5823

OUTDOOR RECREATION

CITY OF HAVELOCK MUNICIPAL PARKS (252) 444-6429

244 Craven St., New Bern, NC 28560 (252) 514-0404 1305 Country Club Rd., New Bern, NC 28560 (252) 638-3000

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LOCATION LOCATION

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252-637-0017 300 Hotel Drive New Bern, NC

• Free Hot Breakfast (Fresh Waffles, Hearty Oatmeal with Toppings)

• Free WiFI • 32” HD Flat-Sceen TV • Microwave, Refrigerator Coffee Maker in Every Room • Weekly Guest Reception with Complimentary Food & Beverages Minutes from Historic Downtown New Bern & • Outdoor Pool Tryon Palace, Restaurants & Shopping Fitness Center 252-637-2111 • Hilton HHonorsTM www.newbern.hamptoninn.com

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218 East Front Street, New Bern, NC 28560


ART ARTcrawl

ARTcrawl throughout the landmarks and showcases of art exhibits, live performances and artisan demos by a plethora of creative people in New Bern on the second Friday of every month!

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ArtWalk

Held on the 2nd Friday of every month. Enjoy a walking tour around historic downtown, explore galleries, listen to local musicians, and socialize with local authors and more. www.cravenarts.org/artwalk.html

Bank of the Arts

317 Middle St., (252) 638-2577

Housed in a former bank building (c.1913), the Bank of the Arts is both a cultural and architectural treat. Regularly changing exhibits of various media include painting, sculpture, photography, pottery and fiber art from artists throughout the southeastern United States. www.cravenarts.org

Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Craft Gallery 317-A Pollock St., (252) 633-4369

Showcases the work of over 300 talented professional artists, from NC and across the country, including paintings and pottery by owners, Jan and Michael Francoeur. The Gallery features a vast section of hand-crafted pottery, jewelry, glass, wood, paintings, prints, garden art and greeting cards. Carolina Creations is located in the heart of Historic Downtown New Bern and is open 7 days a week. www.CarolinaCreations.com

Community Artist Will 415 Broad St., (252) 571-8566

A non-profit arts organization, CAW facilitates creative projects in order to organize and find funding for creative endeavors, enhance awareness in the arts, promote and support interactive creative opportunities both with artists and audiences, and expand the livelihoods of artists, performers and the merchants who embrace them. www.communityartistwill.org

Down East Folk Arts Society

The Down East FolkArts Society is dedicated to promoting the enjoyment

of traditional, multi-cultural, and contemporary folk music, dance, and storytelling in Craven County. Talented folk musicians are brought in from all over the country for this series. www.downeastfolkarts.org

Fine Art at Baxters

323 Pollock St., (252) 634-9002

Showcases multiple artisan demonstrations taking place in their working studios, which is open for the public to browse. www.fineartatbaxters.com

the public and houses a gallery, coffee shop and stage area. www.newbernartsandculturalcenter.com

New Bern Arts & Wellness Studio

919 Broad St., (252) 497-8928

The New Bern Arts & Wellness Center (NBAWC) delivers enrichment arts and wellness programs and is incorporated as a North Carolina non-profit. www.newberncenter.com

New Bern Civic Theatre

Greater Good Gallery 228 Craven St., (252) 649-1712

The gallery exhibits hand-made items by creative people in the showroom featuring paintings, photography, digital art, books, pottery and jewelry. www.greatergoodgallery.com

New Bern Arts and Cultural Center, aka “The City Laundry” 901 Pollock St., (252) 626-7338

The front two story block building is rented to working artists and open by appointment: City Potters (A collaborative of 10 Potters), Deborah Wheeler, Local Color Weaving Studio and Jill Eberle, East Carolina University Professor, Professional Artist. The Center’s main warehouse is open to

414 Pollock St., (252) 634-9057

Everything from comedies to musicals, to dramas and concerts grace the stage at the Athens Theatre. In addition to regularly scheduled performances, the Civic Theatre offers adult workshops, teen performances, summer movie nights and a one act festival. www.newberncivitheatre.org

RiverTowne Players 514 Hancock St., (252) 633-3318

Local artists, actors and musicians are given an opportunity to showcase their many talents through plays, dinner theaters, concerts, talent benefits and more. The RiverTowne Players performing arts home is the historic Masonic Theatre. www.rivertowneplayers.com

GOLF COURSES Carolina Colours Golf Club

Harbour Pointe Golf Club

Semi private, open year-round Architect: Bill Love 18 holes, 72 par Length: 6 tees / 4,913 yd. to 7,008 yd. 69.5/119 from white (6,180 yd.)

Semi-private, open-year round Architect: D.J. DeVictor 18 holes, 72 par Length: 6,577 yard championship course

3300 Waterscape Way, New Bern, 28562 (252) 772-7022

1105 Barkentine Dr., New Bern, 28560 (252) 638-5338

Emerald Golf Club

Sounds of Freedom Golf Course

Semi-private, open year-round Opened in 1988 Architect: Rees Jones 18 holes, 72 par Length: Middle (6,123 yd., 69.3 rating, 124 slope)

Public, Open year-round

5000 Clubhouse Dr., New Bern, 28562 (252) 633-4440

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Jackson Dr., MCAS Cherry Point, 28533 (252) 466-3044 (obtain pass at main gate) High Season: April-June Opened in 1946 Architect: George W. Cobb

18 holes, 72 par

River Bend Golf & Country Club 94 Shoreline Dr., New Bern, 28562 (252) 638-2819

Semi-private, open year round High season: April-June Opened in 1970 Architect: James Hoffman, Frank Fragale 18 holes, 71 par Length: Middle (5,376 yd. / 64.6 rating / 103 slope)


DAY Trip ADVENTURES Aurora Fossil Museum

400 Main St., Aurora, NC (252) 322-4238 Features four rooms of interesting marine fossils & a gift shop specializing in fossilized shark’s teeth. Travel Time: 45 minutes

Caswell No. 1 Fire Station Museum

118 South Queen St., Kinston, NC (252) 527-1566 Examine fire-fighting equipment from the 1800’s to modern times. A 1922 American LaFrance Pumper is the museum’s centerpiece. Travel Time: 45 minutes

C.S.S. Neuse State Historic Site and Governor Richard Caswell Memorial

Hwy. 70 Business, Kinston, NC (252) 522-2091 The Civil War ironclad ramming vessel and the memorial are alongside the Neuse River. Exhibits tell stories that span two American Wars. Travel Time: 45 minutes

Fort Macon State Park

901 West Fort Macon Rd., Atlantic Beach, NC (252) 726-3775 Among the finest examples of coastal forts constructed along the Eastern seaboard after the War of 1812. Travel Time: 1 hour

North Carolina Maritime Museum

315 Front St., Beaufort, NC (252) 728-7317 A visit will enhance your appreciation of the natural beauty, precious resources and rich cultural heritage of coastal North Carolina. Travel Time: 1 hour

www.VisitNewBern.com

Cruise the Crystal Coast

Crystal Coast Lady Cruises, departing from the Historic Beaufort Waterfront, NC (252) 728-7824 Choose among many regularly scheduled scenic tours, pirate cruises, treasure hunts, dolphin watches, Cape Lookout excursions, Shackelford Shelling safaris or Sunset Dinner cruises. Travel time: 1 hour

Beaufort Pirate Adventures

Departing from the Historic Beaufort Waterfront, NC (252) 728-7827 Jump aboard the pirate ship “Renegade” on the Beaufort waterfront. Our interactive voyages offer fun and adventure for families and swashbucklers of all ages. You will join our crew, take part in a live pirate show and enjoy festive music guaranteed to unleash your inner pirate. Travel Time: 1 hour

North Carolina Aquarium

1 Roosevelt Dr., Pine Knoll Shores, NC (252) 247-4003 Promotes appreciation of North Carolina’s aquatic resources. Daily programs may include marine life, videos, audience participation games and feeding programs. Travel Time: 1 hour

Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center 1785 Island Rd., Harkers Island, NC 28521 (252) 728-1500 Visitors will experience “Down East” culture through stories told by exhibits and gatherings to celebrate cultural traditions giving all who visit a better understanding of the area’s heritage. Travel Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

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CALENDAR of EVENTS January

May

September

Shriner’s Parade

NC Symphony Concert

Oktoberfest

BBQ in Blue Jeans

MCAS Cherry Point Air Show

New Bern Women’s Expo

Bridal Expo

Vanceboro Strawberry Festival

Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride

Tryon Palace’s Winter Feast: Oysters, Brews & Comfort Foods

Coastal Carolina Chamber Music Festival Kitchens of New Bern Tour

June

February

October

NC Symphony Concert

NC Symphony FREE Concert at Tryon Palace

MUMfest

Coastal Carolina Chamber Music Festival

Bernaroo Musical & Arts Festival

English Guild of American Hand Bell Ringers

New Bern Antique Show & Sale

Bern Beach Blast

Havelock Chili Festival

Jazz Showcase

Bridgeton Blueberry Festival

New Bern Ghostwalk Neuse River Bridge Run

Coastal Carolina Railroaders Annual Train Show

NC Symphony Concert

March

July

NC Symphony Concert

Rockin’ on the Rivers

Taste of Coastal Carolina

Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks

Spring Home & Garden Show

The Glorious Fourth at Tryon Palace

November

Tryon Palace Civil War Weekend

Children’s Civil War Adventure Day

December

Tryon Palace Candlelight Tours

April

August

Festival of Fun Tryon Palace Garden Lovers’ Weekend Spring Historic Homes & Gardens Tour

Coastal Carolina Flotilla/Parade

YPG River Jam

NC Symphony Holiday POPS Concert

New Bern Chamber Business Expo

Holly & Ivy Homes Tours

Carolinian Shakespeare Festival

Beary Merry Christmas Events

For a complete listing of events please log onto www.VisitNewBern.com


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252-638-8011 www.ncrmg.com

906-212724

Poor Charlie’s Flea Market & Antiques We Buy & Sell

208 Hancock St. Downtown New Bern

(252) 638-2798 www.poorcharlies.com

Experience

Marine Corps

Golf

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point’s

Sound of Freedom Golf Course is open to civilians. For tee times and base access call 466-3044.

per person

INCLUDES GREEN FEES & CART WITH THIS COUPON. COUPON CODE NBVG. EXPIRES 6/1/17.

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HOURS: M, W, Th, F (10a-5p) • Sat 9a-5p • Sun 12p-5p

LOCATED IN THE HISTORIC WAREHOUSE ACROSS FROM THE FARMER’S MARKET & THE HISTORY CENTER.


Locally Grown, Farm Fresh, Produce & Products, Baked Goods & Suberbly Crafted Hand-made Items $42 Green Fees: Includes Cart Play Our 18-Hole Championship Golf Course Call for Tee Times

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Saturday: 8am ‘Til 2pm (Year-round) Tuesdays: 10am ‘Til 2pm (April through December) 421 South Front Street (Next to the N.C. History Center) 252-633-0043 • newbernfarmersmarket.org

(252) 638-2819 94 Shoreline Drive, New Bern, NC 28562

ExplorE The Neuse river on

Two Peas,

a 41’ Sailing Yacht Day or Sunset Cruises available

Completely Restored Turn of the Century Dance hall

Copper Ridge Copper Ridge on the Neuse

Water Front Weddings on Over 5 acres on Neuse River

Located in Historic Down Town New Bern Walking Distance to: Restaurants, Bars & Pubs, Shopping, Historical Sights, Waterfront, Marinas, Hotels, and Bed & Breakfast

249 Craven St., New Bern NC 28560 305 Pollock Street, (252) 637 2003

2706 Old Cherry Point Road, New Bern NC 28560 252-636-3663

Tour New Bern by land in AC comfort

Call 252-665-1175

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Voted #1 SightseeingTour in New Bern by Trip Advisor

Deluxe Wedding & Special Event Buffet

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