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FEATURES 8.......................Jump Start the Holidays 10.......................River City Currents 16.......................Arts Affairs 21.......................Storefront 26.......................Neuseworthy 30.......................Marketplace

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Garden Lecture: “Fallscapes – Adding Fall Interest to your Garden”; North Carolina History Center, Free Thurs., Nov. 11 - Sun., Nov. 14 Defending New Bern: 300 Years of Stewardship; Free admission for all active duty and military veterans with military ID. Thurs., Nov. 18, 7 pm African-American Lecture Series: “Lady Jonkonnu”; Visitor Center Auditorium, Free

Sun., Nov. 21, 2 pm African-American Historic Downtown Walking Tour; $4 per adult, $2 per student Fri., Nov. 26 - Sun., Nov. 28 Festive Holiday Kick-Off; Join us as we kick off the holiday season on Thanksgiving weekend. Christmas decorations are up in the Palace and in our three historic houses. Holiday tours of the festooned gardens and bedecked halls and special activities officially launch us into the Christmas season. Check back later at www.tryonpalace.org for specific event information.

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HOLIDAYS he Thanksgiving turkey has been sliced for tomorrow’s sandwiches, the full belly has been napped away and thoughts of Christmas begin to take shape on the outskirts of our personal landscapes. As Thanksgiving passes, Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens is ready to move right into holiday mode on Friday, Nov. 26, as it kicks off the Christmas season in Craven County with a weekend full of special holiday events. The fun runs from 9am to 5pm on Friday and Saturday and 1-5pm on Sunday. All events

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are free with admission, or tickets can be purchased separately for individual events. Experience three centuries of Christmas cheer in North Carolina during the site tours, including the holiday customs found in New Bern throughout its 300 years. Celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas with the Royal Governor’s household, help the Hay family prepare for the holiday season, or make an ornament like one that your grandparents may have hung on their tree. Holiday decorations from multiple centuries will be displayed and interpreted in the historic houses and the NC History Center and there are plenty of hands-on activities to get everyone involved.


J calendar of events J FRIDAY, NOV. 26 10-11am History of Holiday Music NC History Center, Cullman Performance Hall $6 per adult, $3 per student, included with regular admission. Join historian and musician Simon Spalding as he explores the history and culture of the holiday music we love. 1-4pm

Trim the Tree NC History Center Free Get in the holiday spirit by making an ornament for the NC History Center’s Christmas tree. Drop by the History Center anytime between 1-4pm to help make a decoration. This activity is free and for all ages.

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Holiday Stories NC History Center, Cullman Performance Hall $6 per adult, $3 per student, included with regular admission. Join Storyteller Terry Rollins as he shares holiday stories from the past. This program is open to all ages.

SATURDAY, NOV. 27 10-11am History of Holiday Music NC History Center, Cullman Performance Hall $6 per adult, $3 per student, included with regular admission Join historian and musician Simon Spalding as he explores the history and culture of the holiday music we love.

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Victorian Ornament Workshop NC History Center $8 per adult, $5 per student Learn the history and art behind Victorian Christmas ornaments while you make one of your own. Due to skill and supplies, this activity is geared toward ages 14 to adult. Reservations and prepayment required by Nov. 26.

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Holiday Stories NC History Center, Cullman Performance Hall $6 per adult, $3 per student, included with regular admission. Join Storyteller Terry Rollins as he shares holiday stories from the past. This program is open to all ages.

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Children’s Historical Ornament Workshop NC History Center Included with regular admission or $6 per adult, $3 per student. Make a Christmas tree ornament similar to those made by children over 100 years ago. Geared for youth but open to all ages.

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History of Holiday Music North Carolina History Center, Cullman Performance Hall $6 per adult, $3 per student, included with regular admission. Join historian and musician Simon Spalding as he explores the history and culture of the holiday music we love.

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RIVER CITY Christmas Boutique Mark your calendars and start your shopping list, because it is time to start thinking about Christmas. The Catholic Daughters annual Christmas Boutique is a great way to get started. Scheduled from 8am-7pm on Saturday, Nov. 6 and 8am-1pm on Sunday, Nov. 7, at St. Paul Catholic Church, the sale includes an array of handmade gifts and more. Be on the lookout for holiday decorations, silk floral arrangements, a fantastic array of new and recycled jewelry, new and gently used books, and of course, homemade baked goods and sweets. The “Second Time Around” booth has beautiful new and gently used items that are always a hit with bargain hunters – even youngsters. The CDA Café opens at 8am on Saturday for breakfast, then lunch, with dinner available from 5:30-7pm and on Sunday the Café will be open from 8am to 1pm for breakfast/brunch. You can just shop, stop and eat, and shop some more. Proceeds from this annual event will help fund local charities, including MERCI Clinic, Habitat for Humanity and many others. For additional information please call Belinda Swager (252) 633-0100 (day) or (252) 638-4079 (evenings).

Made in North Carolina opens on Friday, Nov. 12 and runs through Dec. 23. With a variety of artistic mediums, pottery, wood, paint and more, featured artists from around the state show off their handiwork. To learn more, call (252) 638-2577 or visit cravenarts.org.

Revealing Blackbeard The New Bern Historical Society is delighted to present its 4th annual Dr. Richard K. Lore Lecture Series at 2pm on Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Masonic Theater. Back by popular demand this year is Kevin P. Duffus of Raleigh, an

Unlimited Fun Shoot Ducks Unlimited will hold a Fun Shoot beginning at 9am on Sunday, Nov. 7, at the MCAS Cherry Point Skeet Club. Each contestant will participate in one round of skeet and one round of trap for a total of 50 shots. Cash prizes will be awarded and first place will receive a Lewis Class system. The cost is $30 to enter. Ducks Unlimited is providing food and beverages. To register, call Craig Perry, (252) 622-0898; Thomas Williams, (252) 725-1593; Jeremy Pedersen, (252) 241-6317; or Steve or Colette Campbell, (252) 617-2678.

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award-winning filmmaker, researcher, author and investigative journalist of historical events. This year’s program is entitled “The Last Days of Blackbeard the Pirate” and will explore the last days of the notorious Edward Teach. Duffus believes that most historical accounts describing Blackbeard’s last days are inaccurate, insufficiently researched and not nearly as interesting as the truth. The true facts about Blackbeard’s last days promise to substantially change history!


Duffus invites you to enter the dimly-lit passageway of time and learn surprising contradictions to previously-published historical accounts of the last days of Blackbeard. New research finds that many of the pirates who remained after the wreck of the Queen Anne’s Revenge were sons of North Carolina families. Could they be relatives of yours? During his career as a television executive at WRAL-TV, Duffus produced pioneering satellite news broadcasts from England and the coast of North Carolina for the state’s 400th anniversary. In 1985, he produced a documentary about drought and famine in east Africa, which was honored by the World Hunger Media Judges Award at the United Nations. He is also a co-recipient of the George F. Peabody award for excellence in journalism. In a recent 10-year span, Duffus has published three books and produced four films on various maritime topics, including shipwrecks, lighthouses

and the devastating German U-boat attacks off our coast in 1942. After researching original, handwritten records in England, Kevin Duffus published, “The Last Days of Black Beard the Pirate,� a detailed examination of the famous seafaring rogue’s final six months in North Carolina. The controversial book presents stunning contradictions to traditional historical accounts about Blackbeard’s origins, his travels and motivations as a pirate, his death and the identity and fate of his most trusted crew members. This program is free to the public, but donations are appreciated. A reception will follow immediately at the Attmore-Oliver House at 512 Broad St. where you can meet the author, purchase one of his books or CDs and have it autographed. Refreshments will be served. For additional information, call 252-638-8558.

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Exploring 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, New Bern maintains the spirit and feel of a small town. Visitors can explore 150 historic landmarks, many of which date back to the 18th century. The revitalized historic district offers visitors a variety of shops, galleries, restaurants and historic homes.

Tryon Palace is one of New Bern’s most popular historic sites. Completed in 1770, Tryon Palace was built by British Governor William Tryon and served as the capital building in the later 1700s when New Bern was North Carolina’s capital. Tryon Palace hosted many famous people, including George Washington. New Bern is also famed for a late 1800s pharmacist named Caleb Bradham. Bradham mixed syrup of coca, kola nut extracts and rare oils with carbonated water to create the fizzy beverage known today as Pepsi Cola.

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Exploring 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 cityofhavelock.com.


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RIVER ARTS CITY Bringing Christmas Back A Victorian-style Father Christmas has been kidnapped by ne’er-do-wells and Mother Christmas has hauled out a crew of fictional misfit Christmas characters to help her solve the mystery and save the day. This is the set-up for Athens of the South’s second mystery dinner play, “The Miscreants’ Christmas,” slated for Nov. 5-6 and December 10-11 and 17-18 at the BridgePointe Hotel and Marina in New Bern. Performances begin at 7pm. The play, written by company director Bill Hand, is peopled with famous (and not-so-famous) characters from popular Christmas tales. From Charles Dickens’ “The Christmas Carol” comes Ebenezer Scrooge (played by John Baldwin), who still battles with his crotchety ways; his goodnessmentor, a grown-up Tiny Tim (Daryl Harris), whose innocence has gone just a little awry, and an emo-like, tricky Want (Cassi Young), who was half of the “Ignorance and Want” children housed under the Ghost of Christmas Present’s robe. From O. Henry’s “Gift of the Magi” comes Della (Nancy Hitchcock) and James (Bill Hand), a naïve and good-natured but penniless husband and wife. Rounding out the cast is the mischievous Jack Frost. M o t h e r Christmas (Sue Baldwin) calls the characters together for a council to read the ransom letter and try to figure out who took Father Christmas and why. Audience interaction is a major part of the 16

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show, with diners being selected to do small parts on stage and with characters talking with them and answering questions between scenes. Before the last act, everyone gets to take a guess as to who took Father Christmas and why. The closest guess wins a prize. Dinner is provided by Annabelle’s for this BYOB event. Tickets, which include dinner, are $40 and $35 for children under 18, military and groups of 10 or more. They can be purchased through the Bank of the Arts, Middle St., New Bern, at AthensMysteryDinners.yolasite.com, or by calling (252) 229-4977.

Savage of the Stage Jazz pianist Matt Savage comes to the Delamar Center, Pamlico Community College, Grantsboro, at 7:30pm on Friday, Nov. 5. Just 18 years old, Savage has already had a career that rivals much older jazz musicians: releasing eight albums and performing with jazz greats Brubeck, Corea and Chaka Khan.


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Marian McPartland of NPR says, “This young man plays with grace, energy and originality. Jazz savant indeed!” Savage has appeared at the Kennedy Center, Kravis Center, Birdland and on NPR, “20/20” and the “Today Show.” After an appearance on the David Letterman show he released a CD which became #11 on the JazzWeek radio charts, and garnered the #2 position in LIVE JAZZ on Amazon.com. The Autism Society of North Carolina and The Pamlico Community College Foundation join Pamlico Musical Society in sponsoring this concert. Tickets are $20 and available at Croakertown, 807 Broad St., Oriental, or at pamlicomusic.org. For more information, call 252-249 3670.

Defining the Crucible If you saw a friend or neighbor in trouble, how far would you go to help them? Would you risk yourself to save your friends? Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” asks these questions of society, and many more. The West Craven Theatre Arts Society is proud to present an all-county production of “The Crucible” this month. This Tony award winning production will feature teenage actors from all high schools in the county, as well as students from Craven Community 18

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College. Show dates are Nov. 13 and 1820 at 7pm and Nov. 14 at 2pm at the L. Michael Averette Performing Arts Center at West Craven High School, Vanceboro. Tickets are $10, general admission, and $5 for students. The play takes place in Salem, Mass., in 1692, during the witch hysteria. While the events in the play occurred more than 300 years ago, the questions it raises are still applicable today.

Brenda Behr, Plein Air November starts out with the last ArtWalk of the season from 5-8pm on Friday, Nov. 12. The featured artist will be


Brenda Behr and her show “On the Plein Air Trail with Brenda Behr” features oil paintings of rural scenes, boats and waterways, homes and landmarks of the area in North Carolina. Painted mostly en plein air (on location), the collection of oil paintings reflect the spontaneity with which they were painted. On a sunny day with the light constantly changing, the artist’s challenge is to paint fast and ala prima (first stroke). Stop in and meet Brenda and watch her paint during ArtWalk. Her show continues through December at Carolina Creations.

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Feed Me, Seymour A down-and out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood in the rocking musical “Little Shop of Horrors.” Soon Audrey II grows into an illtempered, foul-mouthed, R&Bsinging carnivore who offers his owner fame and fortune in exchange for feeding its growing appetite before finally revealing itself to be an alien creature poised for global domination. Join the New Bern Civic Theatre as it weaves this darkly humorous tale of affection gone awry. Shows are planned for 8pm, Nov. 4-6, 12-13, 18-20 and 2pm matinees are slated for Nov. 7, 14 and 21. Tickets are $22 at the door and $20 in advance by calling (252) 633-9057 or visiting newberncivictheatre.org. New Bern Magazine

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they all share their personal journeys. An opening reception will be held from 5-8pm on Friday, Nov. 12. â&#x20AC;&#x153;From Darkness to Lightâ&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Williamsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; new paintings of flowers are symbolic of the light of Christ. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Without sunlight there is no beauty, without sunlight there is no growth, without sunlight there is no life and without sunlight there are no flowers.â&#x20AC;? Years ago Martha painted about her depression and rebirth. Today she is painting about the beauty, the growth and the life that has come to her since then. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Partners in Artâ&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Through their ability to travel the world, Vitale and Bisbee team up to share their journey in paintings and photography. Using Bisbeeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s photos as reference, Vitale paints large objects

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captured in an image no bigger than 2x2 inches. To learn more about the upcoming show, call 252-634-9002 or visit newbernartworks. com.

At the Root of it All A veteran singer-songwriter from the Durham area, Jon Shain combines improvised Piedmont blues with bluegrass, swing and ragtime. The musician will bring his special style to Eastern North Carolina for an 8pm concert at the Trent River Coffee Company on Friday, Nov. 12. The Down East Folk Arts Society is sponsoring the event. After leaving Massachusetts to study at Duke University in the mid-1980s, Shain explored his passion for American roots music. He had the good fortune to learn from some of the stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s great old bluesmen such as John Dee Holeman and Big Boy Henry. Besides acclaim while touring with his own band from Chapel Hill, Shain has opened for such luminaries as Keb Mo, Little Feat and John Hiatt. His fiery acoustic guitar style and engaging stage presence keep fans coming back for more. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 members and $8 students. To learn more, visit downeastfolkarts.org or call 252-6336444.


STORE ARTS Building for New Bern On the opening page of Tab Premium Built Homes’ website, it isn’t owner Andy Bayliss who you first get a gander of. In fact, it’s none of the contracting company’s employees at all. It’s New Bern’s favorite star – author Nicholas Sparks. When the author was ready to design his dream home in New Bern, there was only one builder in the area who met his criteria, Sparks said, so he turned to Tab to create the home his family had always wanted. There are a lot of variables when buying a house – size, craftsmanship, design, materials. At Tab, size doesn’t matter, but quality, materials, technology and workmanship do. Catering to the discriminating buyer looking for the highest level in quality, Tab constructs homes ranging from 1,500 to more than 30,000 sq. ft. And as Bayliss will tell you – it isn’t the size that matters, it’s what goes into each Tab Premium Built Home that does. “From concept to completion, our goal is to incorporate innovative design, state-of-the-art building techniques, and environmentally sound materials into every project, resulting in the most distinctive and unique homes in eastern

North Carolina – on time and on budget,” said Bayliss. And after 18 years in business, he’s certainly doing something right. Tab took a first place award in the single family home category in the 2002-2007 New Bern Craven County Home Builders Association awards, among others. In addition, the company was chosen as a Southern Living Custom Builder, a designation reserved for a handful of builders who understand Southern hospitality and craftsmanship. Keeping pace with today’s more conservative approach to the environment, Tab has also earned a Certified Green Professional designation from the National Association of Home Builders. Looking to see their words in action? Tab’s craftsmanship can be seen at Stillwater Harbour, a riverfront community ideal for nature enthusiasts, and Carolina Colours, a golf-course community intertwined with the Croatan National Forest. Of course, the company is always willing to talk shop one-on-one. Check out its website at tabpremiumbuilthomes.com or call (252) 638-8310 to set up an appointment. New Bern Magazine

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Exploring The Lore and Lure of Oriental In a place where boats outnumber its residents nearly three to one, the town of Oriental is a sailor’s refuge perched along the Neuse River. Before “orienting” itself to a new name in 1899, Oriental was known as Smith’s Creek. The original name lacked pizzazz for citizens, so a new name was coined by the wife of Oriental’s founder and first postmaster, Lou Midyette.

Midyette’s wife saw the name on the transom name board of a Union Steamship that sank 33 miles north of Hatteras, near Bodie Island, in 1862. The name board washed ashore and was displayed a few years later at a residence in Manteo she happened to be visiting. Boats are not just a part of Oriental’s history. Labeled the sailing capital of North Carolina, it’s common to find residents and visitors kayaking, fishing and sailing year round. Nearly 5,000- 6,000 sailors come in to port each year from the Intracoastal Waterway, with the Oriental Cup Regatta in September or the Neuse River Solo Race in October being among the biggest draws. The town boasts a plethora of activities on the water, a wealth of award-winning artisans, an active musical society, a theater group and a thriving community spirit. Find out more about the waterfront town at the Oriental History Museum at 802 Broad St. in Village Square. The museum features items of interest for all ages and is currently open Friday, 11am-3pm, Saturday, noon–4pm and Sunday, 1-4pm. The year-round ferry, which carries 30 cars, docks at Minnesott Beach, which is just a 10-mile scenic drive to Oriental. For confirmation or additional information, call 1-800-BY-FERRY or visit ncferry.org. 22

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Neuseworthy November 6, 13, 20: Oriental Farmer’s Market. 7:30-10:30am. Vendors will have produce, fresh-baked desserts, eggs, plants and more. Details: orientalfarmersmarket. com. New Bern Farmer’s Market. 8am-1pm. Located at 421 S. Front St., the New Bern

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Farmer’s Market features local organic produce, spring flowers and herbs, free range meat and poultry, seafood, goat cheese products, homemade bread and desserts, olive oil, sauces, handmade candies, barbecue sauces, flags and a variety of arts and crafts by local artisans.

Sat. 6: Bear City Opry. 7pm. Enjoy the Bear City Opry Country & Gospel Music Show at the Masonic Theatre in downtown New Bern, for a night of good country and gospel music played the way it used to be played at the Grand Ole Opry. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Children under 12 are $2. Details: 252-670-7082. Fallscapes – Adding Fall Interest to Your Garden. 10am. Join speaker Helen Yoest at the NC History Center for this gardening program. Fall gardening seems to be the forgotten season, yet it is the best time to be in the garden to enjoy the sights, sounds and colors. It is also the best time to prepare for the next growing season. Admission is free. Fine Craft Show. 10am-4pm. Join the Oriental Woman’s Club and the Eastern Carolina Artists Association for a craft show at the club on Gilgo Street featuring 20 regional craftsmen. Admission is free. Details: orientalwomansclub. org. Bridgeton Women’s Fellowship Fall Bazaar. 9am-3pm. Sale features holiday items, baked goods, a white elephant table, lunch, raffle, cookbooks, calendars and much more.


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 (and fun) events in the calendar to catch up on your local history and lore:

10th – Lunch & Learn with Skip Riddle 11th – Veterans Day Ceremony of Lights 14th – Dr. Richard K. Lore Lecture Series hornpipes and songs. No charge at the door, however, donations for the musicians are always welcome. Details: 252514-2030. Wed. 10: Lunch & Learn with Skip Riddle. 11:30am. Join the New Bern Historical Society for lunch and a lecture at The Chelsea Restaurant. The program will focus on the Revolutionary War. Cost is $15 for members; $17 for nonmembers. Meal choices are beef tenderloin or salmon with dill sauce. Details: 252-638-8558.

Sun. 7: Asian Games. 2:30pm. Join the Asian Games Club of New Bern at the Trent River Coffee Co. for an afternoon of fun. The featured game, Shogi (Japanese chess), will be taught and English instructions will be available. Details: 252-5142030 or 252-636-1256.

Thur. 11: Veterans Day Ceremony of Lights. 5pm. The Pilot Club of New Bern will hold its 9th annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony of Lights on the steps of the Craven County Courthouse, honoring all military, living or deceased with personalized luminaries. The program includes patriotic music and remarks by veterans and officials of the community. Luminaries are $4 and can be purchased before the ceremony by calling (252) 638-5882 or (252) 638-3876.

Tue. 9: Irish Music Session. 7-9pm. This informal music session at the Trent River Coffee Co. will feature the accordion, fiddle, guitar and flute and a variety of Irish jigs, reels,

11-14: Defending New Bern – 300 Years of Stewardship. Join Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens as it offers a special salute to the military men and women who have

Details: Carol Haggett at 252638-4638.

defended New Bern over three centuries. Expect living history interpretations and a military encampment at New Bern Academy. Programs run from 9am-5pm Thursday-Saturday and from 1-5pm Sunday. Details: 252-514-4900 or tryonpalace.org. Fri. 12: New Bern ArtWalk. 58pm. Enjoy an evening of art openings and “Meet the Artist” events during the bimonthly New Bern ArtWalk. Galleries hold special programs, offer later hours and serve refreshments as they welcome visitors to historic downtown New Bern. Sat. 13: New Bern Regional Alzheimer’s Walk. 10am. This year’s event begins in Union Point Park. Everyone is invited to come out and make a difference in the lives of those living with Alzheimer’s disease. Details: 252-626-0147 or alznc.org. Sun. 14: Dr. Richard K. Lore Lecture Series. 2pm. Kevin Duffus will present “The Last Days of Blackbeard the Pirate” in this fourth annual lecture program at the Masonic Theater. A reception will follow at the Attmore-Oliver House. Sponsored by the New Bern Historical Society. Free. Details: (252) 636-8558. (cont. on page 28) New Bern Magazine

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Neuseworthy (cont. from page 27) Fall Recital. 2pm. Fuller’s Music will hold its fall recital at the River Bend Baptist church. Performances on piano, violin, mandolin, guitar and other instruments are planned. Free to attend. Thur. 18: African American Lecture – Lady Jonkonnu. 7pm. Irene S m a l l s , referred to as Lady Jonkonnu, is an author, storyteller and historian. The former Miss Black New York State holds a bachelor’s degree in black studies from Cornell University and a master’s degree from New York University. Join her for this free program at Tryon Pa l a c e

Historic Sites and Gardens. Details: 252-514-4900 or tryonpalace.org. Fri. 19: Arts Gone Live! Join the Craven Arts Council for an art auction and live demonstrations by dozens of area artists at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Various art media will be included as well as auction packages for services, travel and jewelry. Details: 252-6382577 or cravenarts.org. Sat. 20: Contra Dance. 7pm. Sponsored by the Down East FolkArts Society, the dance will feature the music of Bill and Libby Hicks. Jack Mitchell will serve as caller. Beginner’s session starts at 7pm and the dance follows at 7:30 at the student center in the ministry center at Christ Episcopal Church. Admission is $8 for nonmembers, $5 for members and students and $25 for the whole family. Details: 252633-6444. Sun. 21: African American Downtown Walking Tour. 2pm. Learn about 300 years of African American history on a walking tour of the historic district. The tour, sponsored by Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens, lasts for 90 minutes and covers 16 blocks. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for students. Reservations required by calling 252-514-4935. Nov. 23-Dec. 23: Festival of Lights. 6pm. Beginning at 6pm each evening Mike’s Farm in Beulaville invites guests for a lighted hayride tour through the farm in all its Christmas glory. Christmas lights, holiday scenes

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and a live nativity ring in the holiday season. 26-27: Christmas Open House. Swing by Carolina Creations as it continues its tradition of kicking off the holiday season with a hand-crafted ornament show. Featuring 20 artists, mostly working in glass, the show is sure to get everyone in the spirit. Hours are 10am-8pm on Friday and 10am-6pm on Saturday. For more information, call 252-633-4369 or visit carolinacreations.com. 26-Dec. 31: Three Centuries of Christmas Cheer in the ‘Athens’ of North Carolina. Experience the Christmas customs found in New Bern throughout its 300 years and celebrate the 12 days of Christmas with the Royal Governor’s household. Special theater programs, tours and craft activities will take place throughout the month at Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens.


December 1, 8: Tryon’s Tales for Tots. 3pm. You’re never too young for history! Preschoolers and parents will learn about life in the past through stories, objects and crafts during this Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens program. Come listen, look and learn about the past three hundred years. Details: 252-5144900 or tryonpalace.org. 3-4: A Victorian Christmas. Join Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens to see which of today’s most popular Christmas traditions have roots in the past. This unique program combines traditional carols and music with a carefully researched narrative to show the connection between customs from long ago

and the Christmas we know today. Dressed in 19th-century finery, artists Suzanne and Jim sing time-honored holiday melodies accompanied by a variety of historic instruments. Join us before the show to warm up with holiday cider and cookies. Details: 252-514-4900 or tryonpalace.org. 4-9: Festival of Trees. Hospice of Carteret County’s annual Festival of Trees will be at the Crystal Coast Civic Center in Morehead City, celebrating the magic of the holiday season. Enjoy live entertainment while browsing and take a moment to visit with Santa during his busy season. Details: 252-808-6085.

Fri. 4: Holiday Flotilla. Each Christmas, the residents along the Crystal Coast like to celebrate the season with their own personal style. Boats decked out in Christmas finery cruise past the Morehead City and Beaufort waterfronts at sunset. Details: 252-728-1638.

PLAYING THE WORLD’S BEST ARTISTS Your favorite music is back on the radio. Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis are playing all day on AM 1330, WANG.

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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 NewBernAirport. com 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 or jlkirkmans.com (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 theaccidentalartistnc.com (R-19).

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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, 252-633-4369, carolinacreations.com (R-19). New Bern Artworks & Company, 323B Middle St. (rear), enter through Port City Java or the Bank of the Arts. A fine arts gallery representing local artists, featuring a wide range of styles and media. Open Tues.-Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. 10am-4pm. Details: 252-6349002 or newbernartworks.com (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. Yearround classes. Make your projects unique with ideas, yarn, patterns and help in putting it all together. We ship. Hours: 10am-5pm, MSat, 252-514-2681, weaverswebb com (R-17).

Entertainment & Attractions

New Bern Civic Theatre, 412 Pollock St. Box office: 252633-0567. Info: 252-634-9057, newberncivictheatre.org (R-18). RiverTowne Repertory Players, 526 Hancock St., Masonic Theater. 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 Carolina’s prime attractions, programs & special events are featured throughout the year. 252-5144900, tryonpalace.org (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). 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). Dinner Time Magic, 2715 Hwy 70 E, New Bern. Fondue is a wonderful way to relax and enjoy food, socialize with your favorite people and enjoy life. We have four delicious cheese fondues, four


very different salads and entrees to match anyone’s appetite as well as pre-packaged meals you can take home to enjoy. Let us take the work out of dinner. Fondue hours are 49pm, Thur.-Sat. 252-635-5000 or dinnertimemagic.com. 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, 252-6342580 (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, 252637-2276, 2307 Neuse Blvd. (E5). Half Time Pub & Grub, 3325 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., enjoy handcrafted, made-toorder 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, 252-6728777 (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, 252-635-3232, harveymansionhistoricinn.com (S-18). MJ’s Raw Bar and Grille, 216 Middle St. Join us for familyfriendly dining on a bounty of seafood or New Bern’s best burger. Don’t forget to try our famous crab cake. 252-635-6890 (R-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, 252-633-7900 (R-18). Toucan Grill, 103 Wall St., Oriental, festive dining along Oriental’s Inner Harbor overlooking the town docks. Live music on the patio Tiki Bar. Nightly entertainment on weekends. Watch the boats and sunset views while enjoying a true waterfront dining experience. 252-249-2204, tourcangrill.com.

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. 252638-3585 (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, 252-249-0200.

Real Estate Stillwater Harbour/Tab Premium Built Homes, 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 252638-8310. 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 michelle@villagerealtyorientalnc. com. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, 1916 S. Glenburnie Road, for all your home mortgage and consulting needs. Call 252-6379494 or 252-229-4754 or visit newbernmortgage.com for our free home ownership guides.

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, T-shirts, 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, collectables, quality bags, New Bern T-shirts & more, plus the best hat selection in town featuring Tilley, Scala, Greek Fisherman hats, Sunday

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MARKET (cont. from page 31) 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. MSat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 11am-3pm. Great gifts for all ages, free gift wrapping, 252-636-3285 (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, 252-6333834 or etchedintimedesigns. com, (R-18). 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; 252633-0999 (R-15). Marsha’s Cottage, 204 Wall St., Oriental, features casually elegant clothing, accessories and unique gifts. New merchandise is arriving daily. Call 252-249-0334 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 designed 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., 9am5pm, 252-514-0000 (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. Mon.-Fri. 6:30am-5:30pm, Sat. 6:30am-5pm, 252-638-4261, mitchellhardwareonline.com (R19). 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, holistic & all natural pet food for pets & their owners. All fourlegged friends are welcome inside for a treat. 252-637-0247 (R-18). Rosemary St. Clair Originals, 2118 Trent Road (next to the Almond Tree Café). A unique shop offering fabrics, notions, classes, machine embroidery, Sangam cotton clothing, jewelry and my Designer, Special Occasion and Art-to-Wear clothing for all figures including plus sizes. Open T, W, Th, F, 11-6, Sat., 11-4, 252-636-3589 or www. stclairoriginals.com (R-15). Street Sounds, 3200-B Martin Luther King Blvd., features Rockford Fosgate, Kenwood, Pioneer, JVC, Memphis Car Audio and more for all your car audio needs. Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm and Sat. 10am-5pm. 252-672-8895 (F-6). 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, 252633-1868 or 252-633-4432, (H1), (R-19). 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. 252514-4932 (R-15).

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ADVERTISER Accommodations & Marinas Hilton New Bern Riverfront Hotel ..............5 Wayfarers Cove Marina & Full Service Boat Yard ..........................23

MJ’s Bar and Grill .....................................13 Port City Java ............................................13 Strange & Sons Catering .............................3 Toucan Grill .............................................23

Airports/Transportation

Professional Services

Coastal Carolina Regional Airport .............15

JL Kirkman’s Antique Mall.........................11

Atlas General Maintenance ......................24 Automation East .......................................24 Farm Bureau Insurance .............................24 Megan Crouch..........................................12

Arts, Entertainment & Attractions

Real Estate & Development

Accidental Artist .......................................17 Aurora Fossil Museum ..............................15 Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Craft Gallery .................17 Down East Dance .....................................25 New Bern ArtWorks..................................13 New Bern Civic Theatre ............................20 Next Media ..............................................29 RiverTowne Repertory Players ...................15 Still Serving ................................................6 Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens ........7 Weavers Webb Gallery .............................17

Homeplace of New Bern ..........................24 Mike Maher Construction .........................24 Stillwater Harbour ......................................2 Village Realty............................................23 Wells Fargo Mortgage ...............................25

Antiques and Collectibles

Specialty Shops, Gifts & Clothing Bern Bear Gifts .........................................17 Boathouse ................................................13 Etched in Time ..........................................13 Four C’s ....................................................13 Late Bloomer Garden & Gift Shop ............17 Marsha’s Cottage ......................................23 Miche Bags...............................................24 Middle Street Landing.................. back cover Mitchell Hardware....................................17 NautiPaws Pet Boutique ...........................13 Peacock’s Plume .......................................35 Rosemary St. Clair Originals .....................12 Street Sounds ..............................................4 Tangles & Knots ........................................14 Twice as Nice ...........................................17

Food, Wine & Gourmet Annabelle’s Restaurant & Pub .....................3 Cow Café .................................................11 Dinner Time Magic ...................................35 Fraser’s Wine, Cheese & More ..................13 Friday’s 1890 Seafood .................................3 Half Time Pub & Grub ................................7 Harvey Mansion .......................................17

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