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If you build it … they will come. And Coach Kenny Connor, a former physical education teacher with Craven County Schools, now in his fourth year at Craven Community College, is beginning to see the fruits of his labor. Craven Community College’s first sports team, the Craven Panthers, kicked off their much-anticipated fourth season Feb. 13 on the heels of last year’s one-loss season. The team came within two games of the World Series, falling only to Coastal Carolina. But that’s a far cry from the team’s humble beginnings. “That first year we had a rough season. We might of won two and lost eight if my memory serves me,” said Connor. “But it has improved with every game. And last year we beat Duke two out of three and went on to sweep Greenville, SC, three of three. It’s not often you see this much growth in such a short time.” 8

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Playing in Division II of the National Club Baseball Association, the team comes up against some heavy hitters. Duke University has a team. So does Howard, Emory, Texas State, Xavier, Georgetown, the University of South Carolina and more than 60 other schools. “It’s not like we’re out there playing unheard of teams,” said Connor. “We’re coming up against some strong teams with a lot of talent.” And they’re holding their own. Connor attributes their success to the large pool from which he has to draw talent from. “We may be a small town, but here in New Bern we have students from Carteret County schools, Jones Senior, Pamlico High, West Craven and the Vanceboro area, New Bern. We have a strong showing from Havelock,” the coach said. “So we are pooling some really great talent – we’re really fortunate in that regard.”

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He also attributes the team’s growth to the players, a strong coaching staff and dedicated supporters. “Now that word is getting around and the crowds are slowly starting to grow. We’d always like to see more, but we’re happy for those who come back for every game.” The team’s following has grown so much that when budgetary constraints forced the college to pull the $4,000 in funding last year, one local business, Neuse Builders, stepped to the plate and paid for the show to go on. Back in the community college’s budget this year, Connor, a former high school and college baseball player himself, is more excited than ever about the season ahead. Introducing sports at the community college level has raised so much excitement that the college, he said, is forming a committee to look at the feasibility of joining the Jr. College Athletic Association.

“Our new president Dr. (Catherine) Chew said she’d like to use this as a starting point for moving college athletics to the next level,” said Coach Connor. Unless otherwise noted, all home games are played at Heath Field on Pine Tree Drive. The public is more than welcome to come for a day at the ballpark – and for a chance to cheer on its hometown team.

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Tucked away on the banks of the Neuse River, the city of New Bern offers the comforts of a modern riverside city with a historic tradition that dates back to colonial times. In 1710, Swiss baron Christopher de Graffenried founded New Bern as the second-oldest town in North Carolina, naming the city after Bern, the Swiss capital. The bear proudly displayed throughout the city comes from the Swiss city’s name, taken from the German word “bären,” or “bears.” While providing shopping and dining experiences on par with other major cities,

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RIVER CITY New Bern’s History Bowl The first elimination round of the New Bern History Bowl will be held from 9am to noon on Saturday, March 17, at Orringer Auditorium on the campus of Craven Community College. Held as part of New Bern’s 300th Celebration, the History Bowl began with a practice round at the First Night celebration on Dec. 31, 2009. The competition continues through Sept. 25, with a second elimination round scheduled for June 26. Teams were solicited from schools, businesses, neighborhoods and retirement homes, with the hopes that everyone would ultimately learn more about New Bern’s colorful history.

Downtown ArtWalk Planned Enjoy an evening of art openings and “Meet the Artist” events from 5-8pm on Friday, March 12, for the bi-monthly New Bern ArtWalk. Galleries hold special programs, offer later hours and serve refreshments as they welcome visitors to historic downtown New Bern. Since March is National Youth Art Month, the Bank of the Arts will hold its opening reception for the Craven County Schools exhibit which features artwork by students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Participating galleries include: Carolina 12

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Maron Visits New Bern Bestselling author Margaret Maron comes to New Bern to kick off the New Bern Craven County Public Library series, Tar Heel Voices, an exploration of works showcasing life and culture in North Carolina. Her program will be held at 2pm on Saturday, March 20, in the dining room at the New Bern Scottish Rite Temple. The event is free, however, tickets must be picked up at the library prior to the event. In addition, a wine and cheese reception with Margaret Maron will be held from 7-8:30pm on Friday, March 19, at the home of Dr. John and Maria Cho. Tickets are $20 per person. Maron, a native Tar Heel, is the author of 26 novels and two collections of short stories, including the bestselling series of mystery novels featuring Judge Deborah Knott, a district court judge from fictional Colleton County. As district court judge, Knott travels all over the state and her cases (and Margaret Maron the novels) take her to Harkers Island, (Shooting at Loons), among the potters in central NC (Uncommon Clay), to the High Point furniture market (Killer Market) and the Blue Ridge Mountains (High Country Fall), among many familiar locations. Through murder

and mayhem, family trials and tribulations, hurricanes and scorching tobacco fields, Judge Knott dispenses justice across her beloved North Carolina with an even hand and a good sense of humor. Beyond the mystery stories, the novels explore author Maron’s concerns for North Carolina as the state transitions from agriculture to high tech, and touch upon problems of race, migrant labor, politics and unstructured growth. “Ms. Maron is a wonderful speaker and a great way to kick off our Tar Heel Voices series, which aims to celebrate North Carolina as an inspiration to the creative process,” said library director, Joanne Straight. “Margaret Maron herself is a North Carolina native who returned to her family home following time in Italy and New York. Not only does she have deep roots in our state but she vividly reflects that in her writing.” For additional information, call 252638-7800.

Homes Tour Tickets on Sale Now Historic homes in New Bern will swing open their doors on Friday and Saturday, April 9-10 in support of the New Bern Historical Society and the New Bern Preservation Foundation. Guests will be able to visit 19 historic homes, churches, gardens and landmarks from 10am to 5pm each day. Homes on the tour date from 1770 to 1949

in New Bern’s four separate nationally registered historic districts. Also included is a reception at Carolina Creations from 5-7pm on April 9, and trolley service between historic districts during tour hours. Advanced tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling 252-638-8558 or 252-633-6448 or visiting or Tickets on the day of the event are $20. Just one week later, the St. Thomas Episcopal Church Women and the Oriental History Museum is sponsoring its Tour of Homes and Gardens from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, April 17. Six homes and three gardens are scheduled to be open to the public. Other events that day include a bake sale, wine tasting, musical performances, farmers market, art gallery exhibits and sale, and a tour of the Oriental History Museum. All proceeds from this event will be used to further the respective missions of each organization. Tickets are $20 and available at Croakertown, the Oriental History Museum and Bank of the Arts in New Bern. For more information, email (continued on page 16) New Bern Magazine


RIVER CITY Neuseworthy March Tue. 2: Bern and the Palatine. 7pm. Tryon Palace will host a showing of the documentary made by UNCTV’s Rob Holliday when he accompanied the Council of Friends to Switzerland, France and Germany late last year. The event is free. Details: 252-514-4900 or Sat. 5: Dinner and Dance. 7pm-Midnight. The Community of Excellence fundraiser will be held at The Flame Banquet Centre. Dinner is planned from 79pm with dancing to follow. Tickets for the event are $25 per person and tickets for tables of eight are

$200. Details: John Grant, 252-9702 or jgrant1436@ 6, 13, 20, 27: Farmer’s Market. 8am-1pm. The New Bern Farmer’s Market, 421 S. Front St, features vendors offering locally grown fruits and vegetables, goat cheese products, free-range poultry and lamb, olive oil, fresh baked breads and pastries, wine, homemade candy, coffee, jewelry and unique crafts made by local artisans. Sat. 6: An Enchanted Evening. 6pm. The Hope Clinic invites the public to enjoy an Enchanted Evening Under the Umbrella of HOPE.

The event includes dinner, an auction and dancing to the music of Bruce Swartz, the King of Swing, at the Riverfront Convention Center. Tickets are $70 per person. Details: Jean Chastang, 252-249-1099.

Bowl For Kid’s Sake 2010. 9am-1pm. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern NC’s signature fundraising event will be held at the Strike Zone. Funds received go toward matching children enrolled in the One-to-One Youth Mentoring program with carefully-screened, caring volunteer mentors. Details: Johneiquel Smith-Griffin, 6, 7: 15th Annual Train Show. With more than 10 operating layouts of trains and a variety of vendors selling railroad equipment, the Train Show is set to take over the New Bern High School gymnasium from 10am-5pm on Saturday, March 6, and 10am-4pm


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300 Years of History As New Bern celebrates its historic 300th anniversary, there’s never been a better time to learn more about the town. Watch for these educational events in the calendar to catch up on your local history and lore: Wed. 10 – 11:30am: The Last Confederate Soldier Speaks Out. Thur. 18 – 7pm: A Southern Woman Confronts the Civic War. Sat. 20 – 10am: Tryon Palace Garden Lecture: Notable New Bernians in the Garden of Athens. Sun. 21 – 2pm: Tryon Palace African American Historic Downtown Walking Tour. Sat. 27 – 9:30am-2pm: Civil War Adventure Day.

on Sunday, March 7. Tickets, good for both days, are $6 for ages 12 and older; 12 and under are free. Details: Joseph Hofmann, 252-6388872 or Wed. 10: The Last Confederate Soldier Speaks Out. 11:30am. The New Bern Historical Society’s Lunch and Learn program offers an informative, and sometimes humorous look at the history that shaped Eastern North Carolina. Each luncheon is held at The Chelsea. Meal options include java rubbed beef tenderloin or chicken New Orleans with Cajun cream sauce. Tickets are $15 for members and $17 for nonmembers. Reservations are required by calling 252-638-8558. Fri. 12: Friday Flick – Back to the Future. 7:30pm. The Old Theater, Oriental, continues its Friday Flick series.

The box office opens at 6pm and the movie begins at 7:30. Price is $5, which includes all the popcorn you can eat as well as a few shorts before the main feature. 13, 14: Spring Home & Garden Show. The Home and Garden Show is an event designed for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes and includes hundreds of

exhibits with merchandise, sample interiors and exteriors and product demonstrations. Show hours are 10am to 5pm on Saturday and noon to 4pm on Sunday. Free. Details: Terri Cone at 910-219-8403 or Sat. 13: 3rd annual Chowder Cook-off. 11:30am1:30pm. The Oriental Woman’s Club is holding its annual Chowder Cookoff at the Oriental Marina (continued on page 18) New Bern Magazine



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Free Sundays Spend a free Sunday afternoon in the Tryon Palace Gardens beginning March 6. Beginning in March, the historic site is opening its gardens to the public at no cost on the first Sunday of each month. In addition, for those who are tempted to wander further inside the palatial estate, the two-day Governor’s Pass has been reduced to $12 for adults and $5 for students. Details: 1-800-767-1560 or

Sharing the Journey Mark your calendar for 1pm on Saturday, March 6, for the Interfaith Refugee Ministry’s (IRM) “Share the Journey – Introducing Refugees and Their Stories” at Garber United Methodist Church. The program includes colorful and exciting entertain16

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ment by refugees, educational demonstrations, personal conversations with refugees and tasty samples of ethnic foods. Music will be provided by the Trent River Chamber Players, a silent auction is slated and light refreshments will be served. Advance tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students and are available at Interfaith Refugee Ministry offices, Mount Olive College and Middle Street Antiques & Flea Market or by calling Susan Husson at 252633-9009 or Roselie McDevitt at 252-6336715. Tickets will be $7 for adults and $4 for students at the door. Interfaith Refugee Ministry is dedicated to helping refugees rebuild their lives in a safe land. Each year, the ministry resettles new refugee families from around the world. Their staff, working with volunteers, civic groups and faith communities, ensures each refugee will receive basic ini(continued on page 29)


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Courtyard. Watch chefs battle it out for coveted best chowder awards while enjoying live music. Guests are invited to taste them all and vote for their favorites. All proceeds benefit the club’s charitable efforts. Tickets are $7 and available at the gate or by calling 252-249-1161. Madison Singers. 7:30pm. The Pamlico Musical Society brings the cho-

ral music of the Madison Singers to the Pamlico High School auditorium. The small choral group from James Madison University performs complex pieces and was a hit at last year’s Spoleto Festival. Tickets are $15 and will be available at Croakertown. Corned Beef and Cabbage. 6pm. St. Peter the Fisherman, Oriental, is hosting its annual St. Patrick’s Day corned beef and cabbage dinner, including all the sides, dessert and beverages. Music provided by Frank Murphy and Fam18

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ily. Tickets available at Croakertown and Village Hardware. Adults $14, take-out $12. Details: Walt Brown 252-249-2627. Sun. 14: Middle Street St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival. 2pm. The St. Patrick’s Day Celebration brings a little green to downtown New Bern. The parade runs down Broad Street from George to Middle streets. Tue. 16: Taste of Coastal Carolina. 6-8:30pm. Enjoy the Neuse River Foundation’s 7th year showcasing restaurants in New Bern and the surrounding area. The show includes tastes from the menus of a variety of New Bern restaurants, a silent auction and a Culinary Combat competition. Tickets are $35 on the day of the event and $30 in advance by calling 252-637-7972, visiting or e-mailing info@ Thur. 18: A Southern Woman Confronts the Civic War. 7pm. This panel discus-

sion, featuring guest speakers Dr. Jeff Crow, Terrell Armistead Crow and Mary Barden, will focus on the African American woman’s take on the Civic War. The free event will be held in the visitor center auditorium. Details: 252-514-4900 or Sat. 20: Tryon Palace Garden Lecture: Notable New Bernians in the Garden of Athens. 10am. Tryon Palace staff Rebecca Reimer Arthur, curator of education, and Lisa Wimpfheimer, curator of gardens, will introduce the public to New Bern gardeners Amaryllis Sitgreaves and Lavinia Cole Roberts and botanist Hardy

Bryan Croom. Learn how their letters and lists impact what we know about gardens in the early days of New Bern. Details: 252514-4900 or tryonpalace. org. Sun. 21: Tryon Palace African American Historic Downtown Walking Tour. 2pm. Guests will meet in the lobby of the visitor’s center for this 90-minute walk covering 16 blocks of New Bern’s historic district. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for students. Reservations are required by calling 252-514-4935. Sat. 27: Civil War Adventure Day. 9:30am-2pm. Children ages 6-12 are welcome to bring an adult for a day of Civil War adventure. Re-enactors from the 26th and 7th NC Regiments will demonstrate encampment life and, battlefield guides will provide an informative and entertaining walking tour. Also included in the day are authentic Civil War drills, history-related craft activities and a commissary lunch cookout. Details: 252-638-8558. Sat.-Sun., April 10-11: Pamlico Chorale. The Pamlico Chorale performs at

7:30pm on Saturday, April 10, and 3pm on Sunday, April 11, at The Old Theater, Oriental. Tickets are available at Croakertown or any chorale member. Sat., April 10: The Main Event. 6:30pm. The Coastal Women’s Shelter is hosting the 10th annual Night to Remember – Tropical Night dinner, dance and silent auction fundraiser event at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Dinner will be provided by The Flame Restaurant. Tickets are $45. Details: 252-6384509. Sun., April 11: Fashion Show and Luncheon. 1-3pm. The Tryon Civitan Club will hold its annual Fashion Show and Luncheon at the

New Bern Convention Center. Lunch will be provided by The Flame and fashions will be provided by Lynn Faulk of Alluring Illusions. Historic fashions presented by Tryon Palace. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the UPS Store, Snap Fitness 24/7 or by calling Selina Brown at 252-5711035.

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SOUND Atomic Rhythm of Jazz The Eastern Carolina Jazz Cooperative and Smoke’s Supper Club, otherwise known as The Flame Restaurant, will present the Atomic Rhythm All-Stars on Sunday, March 14. Hailing from the Triangle area, the Atomic Rhythm All-Stars is a seven-piece band dedicated to preserving the music of the 1920s and the 1930s. With three horns, a stand-up bass, rhythm guitars and vocal-

cal experience. The Atomic Rhythm All-Stars will back up the cooperative’s traditional JazzFest jam session to top off the eveDanielle Miraglia ning with some special guests from the local jazz scene. Singer John Van Dyke will host the event. Tickets are $15 and available at The Bank of the Arts, New Bern Farmer’s Market or by calling 252-649-0109.

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Danielle Miraglia will pay homage to the blues with her classic rock stylings and catchy melodies at 8pm Friday, March 19, at Trent River Coffee Shop. Tickets are $15 for nonmembers, $12 for members and $8 for students and can be obtained by calling 252-633-6444 or visiting Miraglia, who grew up on a variety of popular music, from Motown to Led Zeppelin, began playing the guitar at 13. She released her debut album, “Bad Poetry” in 2001, followed by a second release, “Just Wrong Enough” in 2002. Her third, a selfreleased album entitled “Nothing Romantic,” hit the streets in 2005 to rave reviews. A creative writing degree originally intended for novels has produced a body of songs and CDs earning rave reviews, and her sharp wit and engaging stage presence have gained her fans from around the world. (continued on page 24)

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Nestled on Hwy 70 between Morehead City and New Bern, Havelock is best known as the home to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, now the largest air station in the world. From its landmark Harrier plane propped up halfway through town to the thundering sounds of passing jets throughout the day, there is no mistaking the presence and effect the air station has on Havelock’s visitors and residents. A small community started in the mid 1800s, Havelock grew from the 1858 joining of the Atlantic and North Carolina railroads. A depot was built at the crossing and named for accomplished British General Henry Havelock, who had gained popularity at the time for rescuing hostages during a bloody uprising in India. In addition to this community adopting Havelock as its moniker, seven other cities in the world

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share the general’s namesake. Apart from being a railroad depot, Havelock distinguished itself by being a popular hunting and fishing destination in the late 1800s and on through the early 1930s. Even baseball legends Babe Ruth and Christie Mathewson came down to hunt and visit. Photo albums still exist with pictures of these two greats in hunting gear, posing with locals. The 1940s and World War II brought with them MCAS Cherry Point. Havelock’s population exploded and with it came economic prosperity for local businesses. Before the MCAS was established, the community housed a modest population of 100 or less. Now, approximately 22,500 people call Havelock home. Since then, Havelock has enjoyed a strong relationship with Cherry Point and those who serve on the base, which is one of the largest employers of both Craven and neighboring Carteret County. Havelock enjoys visitors year round due to annual events like the NC Chili Festival in the fall and the MCAS Cherry Point Air Show held each June, along with natural attractions such as the Croatan National Forest and the Neuse River. To explore Havelock’s attractions even further, visit


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STORE Enjoying the ‘Simple’ Life Thomas Lilley is a waterman born and bred. And if there’s anything that disrupts a waterman’s day, it would be something impeding his ability to be on the water he loves so well. That one individual thought – that all men should have access to the water – was the impetus for Simple Boats, an affordable boat rental option that makes the water accessible to every man. When Lilley launched his company in Oriental in 2007 he did so with that one small vision in mind. Now, with 10 boats in his arsenal, he has opened new locations at BridgePointe Marina and Fairfield Harbor in New Bern, in hopes of reaching out to an even larger consumer base this summer. So what’s next on Lilley’s business timeline? He’s hoping to launch Floater’s Grill as soon as the weather takes a turn toward summer, selling hotdogs, sausages, sliders, barbecue sandwiches, potato chips and, of course, Pepsi products. “Often you’re out on the boat and you just need a little ice, or a small bite to eat,” Lilley said. And he hopes to fill that gap as this boat lover carves his niches just a little bit deeper. “Sailboat rents start at about $10 an hour and motorboats, little center consoles, rent for about $25 an hour,” the entrepreneur said. “And that’s pretty much unheard of. My goal is to make this something just about everyone can afford.” Born into a family that raced sailboats, Lilley had been around a variety boats his entire life and knew from an early age that he wanted to do something that involved boating as a career choice. “And I just began listening to the people. I’d do my own market research. When you 26

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live near the water the conversation almost always turns to something water related, eventually,” Lilley said. “And the one thing I heard time and time again was how costly it was. Sure, you can rent large boats, but you have to have tons of money and you have to have tons of experience in order to captain one. That’s no good for the average guy who just wants to take his kids for a boat ride.” And in this environment, where communities are linked together as easily by their rivers and estuaries as they are by highways, Lilley was determined to make a difference. “I want everyone to be able to enjoy the water as much as I do,” offered Lilley. “If someone is unsure because the boat is different from anything they’ve been on before, then I’ll go out with them at first until they feel comfortable. It’s all about making it an enjoyable experience for everyone, no matter what it takes.” To learn more about boat rentals, visit or call 252-617-1642.


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tial support as they begin a new life in a strange land. Interfaith provides a bridge to a new life for these persecuted people who are coming out of the darkness of a shattered life into the bright hope of a better future.

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Gallery Goes to the Garden Carolina Creations Fine Art and Contemporary Craft Gallery will host “The Glorious Garden,” featuring art for the garden and paintings of the garden. The show runs through the end of April with an opening reception scheduled from 5-8pm on Friday, March 12, during the Downtown ArtWalk. New artists that will be featured include Jeremy and Adam Neff, who create hand thrown bird feeders and bird houses; Chuck Adams, who creates herons, ducks and other water birds out of fieldstone and carbon steel; Phyllis Vaughn, who works with paper creating colorful wall hangings of flowers; Tori and Jim Mullan, whose vintage birds were inspired by his fascination with birds and antique objects; and Stephen Kitras, whose blown-glass hummingbird feeders and garden sun disks are perfect for spring. Other garden decorations in the show have been created by Alfredo Garcia-Lucio, Jim McKeever, Diane Markin, Janet Francoeur, Steve Fabrico and Hadley Kelly. Paintings in the show include work by gallery artists Sally Sutton, Janet Dixon and Donna Robertson. For more information call the gallery at 252-633-4369 or visit carolinacreations. com.

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ARTS Bringing ‘Chicago’ to New Bern The students at Craven Early College will bring the larger than life characters of the award-winning play “Chicago” to life this month on the stage at Orringer Auditorium, located on the campus of Craven Community College. Performances will be held at 7pm on March 18-20 and 26-27, with 2pm matinees slated for March 21 and 28. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students and can be purchased by calling 252-637-5706 beginning March 1. The acclaimed Broadway hit by Bob Fosse and Fred Ebb, “Chicago” is a musical vaudeville show that follows aspiring 1920s singer Roxie Hart (Quatisha Farland), who hit a speed bump on the road to fame when she reached for the gun. Faced with a murder conviction, she seeks legal counsel from slick lawyer Billy Flynn (Cameron Fillingame) through the razzle dazzle of the court system. Competing for the attention of Flynn is Roxie’s idol, Velma Kelly (Molly Leonard). The show also features Austin Palmer as Amos and Aaron Sowers as Matron Momma Morton.


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“I’m always excited about doing period pieces,” says Director Aaron Williams. “And we have an amazingly diverse multiracial cast. Even our supporting cast is filled with ‘lead’ material. Molly (Velma) is like a young Catherine Zeta-Jones. A high compliment if you’ve seen the movie. Quatisha (Roxie) and Cameron (Billy) are phenomenal singers and command the stage with their presence.” “Chicago” contains many memorable songs, such as “Funny Honey,” “We Both Reached for the Gun” and “Mr. Cellophane.” It is also a show famed for its elaborate dance and choreography. And the CEC production is no exception. Some of the shows edgier tunes, however, have been toned down for a more family-friendly production.

Beauty Meets Her Match The New Bern Civic Theatre presents “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” this month with 8pm performances on March 12-13, 19-20 and 26-27 and 2pm matinees on Sunday March 14 and 21. Admission is $10 in advance or $12 at the door. The brainy and beautiful Belle yearns to escape her provincial life … and her brute of a suitor, Gaston. However, as the young lady becomes more adventurous she finds herself held captive in the Beast’s enchanted castle. Dancing flatware, menacing wolves and singing furniture fill the stage with thrills in this beloved fairy tale about very different people finding strength in one another and learning how

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The Amorous Ambassador The Oriental Repertory Company is gearing up for “The Amorous Ambassador,” an American farce written by Michael Parker. Performances are slated for 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, March 26-27 at The Old Theater, Oriental. Tickets are $12 for nonmembers and $10 for members and can be purchased at Croakertown-Oriental and Bank of the Arts-New Bern. “Hormone” Harry Douglas, the American Ambassador to Great Britain, tells his wife he has arranged a golf outing in Scotland. Lois, Harry’s wife, has made plans for a weekend spa vacation. Debbie, their daughter, is off to visit friends for the weekend. Perkins, the very British butler, watches stoically as their weekend plans start to unravel. Harry’s secretary and Capt. South of the US Marine Corps arrive in the wake of a bomb threat at the embassy and set up embassy communications in Harry’s country home as raging hormones, mistaken identities and romantic rendezvous collide in a laugh out loud comedy.

Are You Ready for Shakespeare? Or perhaps we should ask if you’re ready for a Bollywood-style adventure? Au-

ditions are planned from 11am to 3pm on Saturday, March 13, at the office of Sumrell, Sugg, Carmichael, Hicks and Hart PA, 416 Pollock St., for this year’s Carolinian Shakespeare Festival. But expect a twist – this year organizers want to add a little Bollywood to their exploration of “As You Like It.” “I was aware of a great theatre tradition in India, but when I heard a program on NPR about the strong tradition of doing Shakespeare in India, I began to think,” explained director, Mary McGinley. “Wouldn’t it be great to combine the fun feeling you get from a Bollywood musical with Shakespeare’s most musical comedy?” CSF is seeking adult actors of all types, especially those who can sing, dance or play a musical instrument. All parts are open. Auditioners are asked to prepare a two-minute speech, Shakespeare preferred. Singers will be asked to prepare 16 bars of a song of their choice. Auditioners may also be asked to demonstrate their ability to move and perform choreography, so are advised to wear comfortable clothes. Those attending who are unprepared will be given something to read from the script. The Carolinian Shakespeare Festival is produced by New Millennium Theatre Works, Inc. a professional, nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of the New Bern community through the development of the arts and culture. The Carolinian Shakespeare Festival is scheduled for Aug. 5-22. For information: 252349-0151 or New Bern Magazine


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MARKET Airports Coastal Carolina Regional Airport, 200 Terminal Drive in New Bern is close, convenient & connected. Now offering more airlines for more convenience: US Airways Express & announcing new Delta Connection Service provided by Atlantic Southeast Airlines. Visit for more info.

Antiques & Collectibles JL Kirkman’s Antique Mall, 1198 Hwy 17 N, Bridgeton, a unique mall filled with treasures past & present; antique furniture, home décor, ephemera, antique books, costume jewelry, records, pottery, art & much more! Mon.-Fri. 9am6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, 252-6342745, (H-11).

Arts, Galleries & Crafts The Accidental Artist, 220 Craven St. in historic downtown New Bern is a paint-your-own-

pottery studio. Relax & have fun in this creative setting. No experience necessary & all ages are welcome! Bring your own refreshments. Groups, parties or individuals. Open studio time daily. We gladly arrange shipping, 252-634-3411 or (R-19). Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Craft Gallery, 317 Pollock St., features wonderful handcrafted gifts by over 250 North American artists. Artists include Janet & Michael Francouer, Hank Goodman, Peter James, Mary Page Whitley & many others. Blown glass, NC pottery, handcrafted jewelry, paintings and prints. Bridal registry. Open 7 days a week, 252633-4369, carolinacreations. com (R-19). Framing Fox Art & Custom Picture Framing, 217 Middle St., quality professional custom picture framing & fine art prints. Over 35 years in business. Featuring collectible fine art prints by leading artists in Civil War, nautical, equine, aviation, Americana, landscape, Western, and many other areas. We ship anywhere. We sell The Trail of The Painted Ponies collectible figurines (Nationally Collectible). Military Discounts. Details:, 800237-6077 or (R-18). New Bern Artworks & Company, 323B Middle St. (rear), enter through the Bank of the Arts or via the parking lot behind The Chelsea restaurant. A working studio representing 15 local art-

ists, featuring a wide range of styles and media. Open Tues.Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. 10am4pm. Details: 252-634-9002 or (R-18). Weaver’s Webb & Gallery, 602 Pollock St., constantly enriches their collection of fine yarns for knitting and crocheting as well as supplies, patterns and books for knit, crochet, needlepoint, cross stitch, and weaving. Year round classes. Make your projects unique with ideas, yarn, patterns and help in putting it all together. We ship. Hours: 10am-5pm, M-Sat, 252-5142681, (R17)

Entertainment & Attractions New Bern Civic Theatre, 412 Pollock St. Box office: 252633-0567. Info: 252-634-9057, (R-18). RiverTowne Repertory Players, 403 East Front St., located at the Shrine Center at intersection of East Front & Broad streets. Call 252-638-3750 for information on upcoming shows. Tickets on sale at Bank of the Arts or visit rivertownerepertoryplayers. com (P-20). Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens, tour historic buildings including Tryon Palace, the grand restoration of North Carolina’s colonial capitol & governor’s mansion, plus 14 acres of impressive gardens exploring three centuries of gardening history. One of North (continued on page 34) New Bern Magazine


MARKET (continued from page 33) Carolina’s prime attractions, programs & special events are featured throughout the year. 252-514-4900, (R-15).

Food, Wine & Gourmet Annabelle’s, fine dining featuring an array of cultures of the world, ABC permits, open 7 days for lunch & dinner, dine in or take out, 252-633-6401, inside Twin Rivers Mall (G-3). Bear City Fudge, 236-C Middle St., offering more than 30 flavors of freshly made fudge. Standard varieties plus exotic experiences like jalapeno, mochachino and more. Freshly baked gourmet cupcakes available in a variety of flavors. Fudge platters and mail orders available. 11am6pm Mon.-Sat., 252-636-1360, (R-18). Boston Deli, 309 Middle St., features subs, sandwiches, salads and more as well as meats


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and cheeses by the pound. Platters for all occasions. 10am6pm, six days a week, 252-6334899. (Q-18). Charlie’s Restaurant, Hwy 55 South, Bayboro, offering home cooked meals, homemade desserts, delicious grilled steaks and daily specials. Most outstanding seafood around, now just minutes from New Bern with the completed highway, open Tues.-Sat. 6am-8pm, Sun. 7am-2pm and Mon. 6am-2pm, 252-745-4551. Cow Café, 319 Middle St., is New Bern’s only Four Hoof restaurant, featuring a full lunch & supper menu along with delicious treats including ice cream, GourMoo popcorn & more. Check out the Cow Café’s Dairy MooSeum, a treat for all ages, 252-672-9269 (R-18). Fraser’s Wine, Cheese & More, 210 Middle St., features a variety of wine, whether you are shopping for yourself or someone else, check out our unique selection of wines, imported cheeses, specialty foods, imported & domestic beer, wine accessories & elegant gifts, as well as Fraser’s Fantasy Bags, 252-634-2580 (R-18). Friday’s 1890 Seafood, enjoy Turn of the Century Dining, daily lunch & dinner specials, casual atmosphere, relaxing prices, open 7 days, dine in or take out, 252-637-2276, 2307 Neuse Blvd. (E-5). Half Time Pub & Grub, 3325 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., enjoy handcrafted, made-to-order

cuisine in a great sports atmosphere with 23 hi-def monitors while our all-pro team caters to you. It’s like having box seats at every game, 252-672-8777 (G-3). Harvey Mansion, 221 S. Front St., enjoy casual dining in six historic dining rooms. Come early from 5-6:30pm for a scaled down version of the menu with smaller portions and smaller prices. Open Tues.-Sun. 5pm, last seating at 8pm, 252635-3232, (S-18).

Port City Java, 323 Middle St., New Bern’s premier coffeehouse & cafe serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, an array of desserts, fresh juice smoothies, shakes, assorted teas & wonderful iced & hot coffee & espresso beverages; open 7am, 252-6337900 (R-18).

Lodging Hilton New Bern Riverfront Hotel, 100 Middle Lane, nestled on the banks of the Trent River in historic downtown, the Hilton features 171 newly-appointed rooms with all amenities, meeting/banquet space and fine dining at Christoph’s on the Water. 252-638-3585. (T-19).

Marinas Wayfarers Cove, 1107 Bennett, Arapahoe, on the Neuse River, this hurricane-protected, fullservice, 150-slip marina offers a permanent home to boats of all designs and sizes. With the 60-ton travel lift we assist with everything from routine repairs to complete overhauls. Stop by our Ship’s Store for service, supplies and scuttlebutt, 252-2490200.

Real Estate Stillwater Harbour, an exclusive and secluded area that offers affordable waterfront living just minutes from downtown New Bern. Homes start in the $300s, with a total of 36 home sites and 100 deepwater boat slips in a protected harbor. For more information call 252-6388310. Village Realty, 802 Broad St., Oriental, located on the Intracoastal Waterway. Whether buying, selling or looking for a perfect vacation property, Village Realty is ready to share the beauty of this historic waterside village. Call 252-249-0509 or e-mail

Specialty Shops, Gifts, Clothing Bern Bear Gifts, 301 Pollock St, New Bern’s original souvenir & gift source for European imports & city/state souvenirs. Emphasis on Bern, Switzerland, our “Mother City.” All flags, Tshirts, chocolates, nice selection of English teapots, musical notions, German nutcrackers, cuckoo clocks & steins. Visitor information too, phone/fax 252-637-2300 (R-19). The Boathouse, 220 Middle St., offering unique gifts, quality bags, New Bern T-shirts & more, plus the best hat selection in town featuring Tilley, Scala, Greek Fisherman hats, Sun protective shirts, Sunday Afternoon, & more. Open 7 days a week, stop by this fun-tobrowse & buy shop, 252-6335501 (Q-18). Four C’s, 252 Middle St., offers unique gifts, T-shirts & toys, plus active clothing from Columbia, Woolrich & Atlantis. Also sandals, shoes & boots by Teva, Naot, Dansko & Colombia. M-Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 11am-3pm. Great gifts for all ages, free gift wrapping, 252636-3285 (R-18). Etched in Time Designs, 309 Middle

St., a fun-to-browse boutique with lots of unique items for you to personalize. Our monogrammed shells, engravable sterling silver, one of a kind ceramic tiles and more are fun and affordable. Work is on site, so turnaround is usually same or next day. Free shipping, 252633-3834 or, (R-18). The Haymaker’s Wife, 219-A Craven St., is the only country store in New Bern. Featuring home décor and special gifts. Call 252-633-2956. (R-19) Late Bloomer Garden & Gift Shop, 809 Pollock St., come experience autumn at the newly restored All Saints Chapel, an eclectic shop offering an outstanding selection of pottery, iron & metal works & other curious, unique & artful finds to enhance indoor & outdoor living. Open Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun. noon-4pm; closed Tuesdays; 252-633-0999 (R-15). Marsha’s Cottage, 204 Wall St., Oriental, features casually elegant clothing, accessories and unique gifts. New merchandise is arriving daily. Call 252-2490334 or visit marshascottage. com. Middle Street Landing, 225 Middle St., fine gift shop offering “unique gifts for those you love.” Handbags and accessories by Vera Bradley, Baggallini and Lodis. Pandora Jewelry de(continued on page 37) New Bern Magazine


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MARKET (continued from page 35) signed in Denmark. Jewelry by Emily Ray and engraved jewelry by Heartstrings. Fragrances by Crabtree & Evelyn, The Thymes and Lady Primrose. Fashionable coats by Mycra Pac and Maralyce Ferree. Christopher Radko, Old World Christmas and Carolers by Byers’ Choice. Exceptional customer service and free gift wrap are the hallmarks of Middle Street Landing. Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm, 252-5140000 (Q-18). Mitchell Hardware, 215 Craven St., a New Bern tradition for 100 years offers a complete line of hardware, gifts, cast iron & enamelware, crockery, pottery, cookbooks & more! It’s great browsing in a yesteryear setting with everything you need … today. M-Fri. 6:30am-5:30pm, Sat. 6:30am-5pm, 252-6384261. Now on the web at (R-19). NautiPaws Pet Boutique & Dog Bakery, 223 Middle St., in historic downtown New Bern, is pawsitively a shop just purrfect for pets. Specializing in gourmet dog treats & unique gift items for pets & their owners. Fourlegged friends are welcome inside. Come see our new location, 252-637-0247 (R-18). New Bern Farmer’s Market, 421 South Front St., open 7am1pm every Sat. through Jan., featuring more than 50 vendors offering locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, plants, fresh flowers, goat cheese products,

free-range poultry & lamb, local seafood, fresh baked goods, wine & crafts. Info, or special events rental, 252-633-0043 or (S-17). The Pepsi Store, 256 Middle St., is the birthplace of PepsiCola. Stop in for unique gifts promoting the logo of North Carolina’s favorite beverage. Collectibles, clothing, postcards, books and more. Call 252-636-5898 or visit (Q-18) Rosemary St. Clair Originals, 711 B. Pollock St. (near Tryon Palace). A unique shop featuring Custom-Made Designer, Special Occasion and Art-toWear Clothing for all figures including Plus Sizes. Also carrying Sangam Cotton & Tencel Clothing. Fri. & Sat. 1-4pm or by appointment. 252-636-3589 or (R-15). Tangles & Knots, 1910-G, South Glenburnie Road, New Bern, offers color, cuts, perms, texturizing, nails, manicures, pedicures and waxing. Paul Mitchell Focus Salon and supplier of Paul Mitchell Pet Care. Open Mon. and Sat. by appointment, Tues.-Fri., 8am-8pm, 252-6365933, (G-1). Twice as Nice, 2650 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.; Upscale Boutique, 224 Craven St., consignment stores featuring high quality women’s and children’s clothing and accessories at reasonable prices. Open Mon.-Fri., 10-6pm, Sat., 10-5pm, 252-

633-1868 or 252-633-4432, (H-1), (R-19). Treasures on the Trent, 250 Middle St., fine gifts & home accessories featuring a Round Baby Crib, authentic model airplanes & hot-air balloons, Badash crystal, hand painted towels & decorative soaps perfect for hostess gifts; CaswellMassey bath & body, semiprecious jewelry & engravable sterling silver jewelry; the area’s only authorized retailer for Peggy Karr Glass & Wolf leather jewelry & travel cases, custom cards for all occasions, bridal & baby registries, free gift wrapping, 252-637-7900 (Q-18). Tryon Palace Museum & Garden Shops, 613 Pollock St., offers unique gifts and collectables of porcelain, silver and pottery from the Victorian, Early American and Civil War periods. Also available are custom souvenirs of Tryon Palace, local and regional history books and educational toys for children. Free gift wrapping. 252-5144932 (R-15).

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ADVERTISER Accommodations Hilton New Bern Riverfront Hotel ........ 5

Airports/Transportation Coastal Carolina Regional Airport ......... 4

Friday’s 1890 Seafood ........................... 3 Half Time Pub & Grub .......................... 7 Harvey Mansion ................................. 10 Port City Java ...................................... 11 Strange & Sons Catering ....................... 3 Floater’s Grill ...................................... 21

Antiques & Collectibles JL Kirkman’s Antique Mall..................... 6


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Wayfarers Cove Marina & Full Service Boat Yard .................... 23

Accidental Artist ................................. 17 Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Craft Gallery ........... 17 Framing Fox ........................................ 29 New Bern ArtWorks............................ 11 Weavers Webb Gallery ....................... 17

Entertainment & Attractions New Bern Civic Theatre ........................ 6 RiverTowne Repertory Players ............... 6 Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens 27 Oriental Boat Show ............................ 21 Fur Ball............................................... 32

Employment US Census Bureau .............................. 39

Food, Wine & Gourmet Annabelle’s Restaurant & Pub ............... 3 Bear City Fudge .................................... 7 Boston Deli ........................................ 11 Charlie’s Restaurant ............................ 29 Cow Café ............................................. 6 Fraser’s Wine, Cheese & More ............ 11 38

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Real Estate Stillwater Harbour ................................ 2 Village Realty...................................... 23

Specialty Shops, Gifts & Clothing Bern Bear Gifts ................................... 17 Boathouse .......................................... 11 Etched in Time .................................... 11 Four C’s .............................................. 11 Haymaker’s Wife .................................. 4 Late Bloomer Garden & Gift Shop ...... 17 Marsha’s Cottage ................................ 23 Middle Street Landing.............back cover Mitchell Hardware.............................. 17 NautiPaws Pet Boutique ..................... 11 New Bern Farmer’s Market.................. 25 Peacock’s Plume ................................. 27 Pepsi Store .......................................... 10 Rosemary St. Clair Originals ............... 17 Tangles & Knots .................................. 29 Treasures on the Trent ......................... 29 Twice as Nice ..................................... 17

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