MumFest 2017

October 14 - 15, 2017

MumFest is a combination of family fun, entertainment, attractions, exhibitors and great food in the beautifully restored setting of historic downtown New Bern and its waterfront. More than 100,000 festival-goers enjoyed Mumfestivities in 2016. And, MumFest 2017 promises to be another fabulous fun-filled fall weekend!  So be sure to mark your calendar for October 14-15!
MumFest is one of the finest award-winning festivals in the state of North Carolina. It is recognized statewide as a major eastern North Carolina family festival and has received numerous awards over the years to include Best NC Main Street Downtown Event, Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 October events, and the Sun Journal Reader’s Choice winner as Best Festival for many years running. MumFest is a great weekend for visitors of all ages!

For more information on the MumFest Kickoff Concert, featuring Brett Young, please visit, www.visitnewbern.com/event/mumfest-kickoff-concert

Behind the Scenes at Tryon Palace: Gardens

September 19, 2017

Tryon Palace gardeners will meet guests at the Waystation to view what is blooming in the 16 acres of Tryon Palace Gardens.
During tours of the palace gardens, visitors will discover what is in bloom this spring, learn about specific plants and design techniques, see the vegetables served on the governor’s table this season, and take a behind-the-scenes peek into the nursery yard.
Tours also include information on the Waystation cistern project, garden weddings, privy and parterre gardens, and the use of produce in the kitchen garden. Behind-the-scenes garden tours include access to all gardens, including the Green, Latham, Wilderness, Kellenberger, and Kitchen gardens.

Tour begins and ends at Palace Gates.
Admission: $6 adults, $3 youth

Sept 19 2:00 pm
Tickets: http://www.tryonpalaace.org

ArtWalk and ARTcrawl

October 6, 2017

ArtWalk and ARTcrawl are a fun, casual celebration of art and community in downtown New Bern, held every second Friday of each month (yes, even in winter!). It begins at 5 p.m. and usually goes till 8 p.m.–but on warm summer nights, it has been known to go on until 10 o’clock. You’re invited to stroll along the sidewalks, drop in on shops and galleries, and dine at one of many fine restaurants and lively taverns on your way.

For more Information please follow the Link Here

Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride 2017

September 9 - 10, 2017

Bike MS is back in New Bern celebrating our 29th annual year!

Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride 2017 is a ride that will take you farther than you’ve ever gone before. What makes this ride so special? There are multiple route options, all of which are well supported by a fully-stocked rest stops every 10-15 miles, a great lunch stop each day and safety provided by medical personnel, HAM radio operators, law enforcement and motorcycle escorts. Once you’ve gotten your miles in, you can celebrate with your teammates, friends, and family in our vibrant and scenic water-front Team Village and Start/Finish Festival area!
In addition, you’ll experience an incredible level of camaraderie as you embark on a journey filled with laughter, excitement, support and a profound sense of accomplishment. Your participation will drive MS research forward faster and deliver programs and services to those who face the challenges of MS
every day.
We are proud that Bike MS: Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride 2017 raises more than $1.7 million every year, and thank you for being a part of that achievement! Your fundraising supports programs and services that help people affected by MS live their best lives.
Route options include 30, 50, 75 and 100 miles each day!
Register today at www.bikeMSnewbern.org and let’s fight MS together!

10th Annual Chili Cookoff – Oriental

October 28, 2017

Here’s a voting experience where you get to try a lot of chili and help the Old Theater raise funds. The 10th Annual Chili Cookoff is Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 from 11a-1:30p at the Oriental Marina & Inn on the harbor in Oriental. Awards at 2p.

It works like this: A dozen or so chefs bring their best chili, you buy a ticket, sample them and then vote for who you think should win the People’s Choice Award. Local restaurants provide the chili for the competition. (There’s also the Judge’s Pick, determined by a trio of judges.) Tix: $10. All proceeds go to support The Old Theater, a non-profit organization.

Chili. By the harbor.

Location: Toucan Grill & Fresh Bar, 101 Wall St, Oriental, NC 28571, USA
Start Date: Oct 28, 2017 12:00AM
End Date: 2017-10-29

Fall Birding Classes

October 24, 2017

Pamlico Community College’s Fall Bird Watching class starts Tuesday, October 3. Geared towards backyard bird watchers, the class consists of one classroom session followed by three field trips on consecutive Tuesdays.

Emphasis will be on fall warblers returning to the tropics, along with ducks and waterfowl returning to our waterways. Pauline Sterin will be the instructor. Registration for this October class begins Wednesday August 9. Update: the fall class has fillled up. There is a waiting list. More details are available online at Pamlicocc.edu, or call Denise Myerson of PCC at 252-249-1851 ext. 3113 or 252-617-1376.

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Location:
Start Date: Oct 24, 2017 12:00AM
End Date: 2017-10-25

 

Photo Credit: Lynn Hines of Village Gallery in Oriental

Fall Birding Classes

October 17, 2017

Pamlico Community College’s Fall Bird Watching class starts Tuesday, October 3. Geared towards backyard bird watchers, the class consists of one classroom session followed by three field trips on consecutive Tuesdays.

Emphasis will be on fall warblers returning to the tropics, along with ducks and waterfowl returning to our waterways. Pauline Sterin will be the instructor. Registration for this October class begins Wednesday August 9. Update: the fall class has fillled up. There is a waiting list. More details are available online at Pamlicocc.edu, or call Denise Myerson of PCC at 252-249-1851 ext. 3113 or 252-617-1376.

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Location:
Start Date: Oct 10, 2017 12:00AM
End Date: 2017-10-11

Fall Birding Classes

October 3, 2017

Pamlico Community College’s Fall Bird Watching class starts Tuesday, October 3. Geared towards backyard bird watchers, the class consists of one classroom session followed by three field trips on consecutive Tuesdays.

Emphasis will be on fall warblers returning to the tropics, along with ducks and waterfowl returning to our waterways. Pauline Sterin will be the instructor. Registration for this October class begins Wednesday August 9. Update: the fall class has fillled up. There is a waiting list. More details are available online at Pamlicocc.edu, or call Denise Myerson of PCC at 252-249-1851 ext. 3113 or 252-617-1376.

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Location:
Start Date: Oct 03, 2017 12:00AM
End Date: 2017-10-04

 

Photo Credit: Lynn Hines of the Village Gallery in Oriental

April Verch Band: Pamlico Musical Society

September 16, 2017

Pamlico Musical Society opens its 20th season on September 16 with a performance by The April Verch Band at 7:30p at the Old Theater Sat night. It’ll be a return performance in Oriental for the Canadian fiddler, singer and step dancer. Tickets are $22 and on sale now at Nautical Wheelers and at www.pamlicomusic.org.

Earlier that afternoon, at 2:30p, April Verch will also present a jamboree outreach at Pamlico Community College – it’s free and open to the public, including those who want to bring an instrument and jam. (Bringing just a chair is fine too. ) For more details, click here.

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Location: The Old Theater, 609 Broad St, Oriental, NC 28571, USA
Start Date: Sep 16, 2017 12:00AM
End Date: 2017-09-17

Old Theater Friday Flicks

September 15, 2017

The Old Theater’s new season of Friday Flicks opens on September 15 with What About Bob? In the 1991 comedy, Bill Murray plays Bob, a patient who charms his psychiatrist’s family. Richard Dreyfus is the doc immune to Bob’s charms. For more of the synopsis and more info, click here. Tix are $6. Popcorn’s free. Showtime is 7:30p

Location: The Old Theater, 609 Broad St, Oriental, NC 28571, USA
Start Date: Sep 15, 2017 07:30PM
End Date: 2017-09-15

The Barefoot Movement Band

December 14, 2017

The Pamlico Musical Society proudly presents The Barefoot Movement at the Old Theater on Thursday, December 14. For more information go to www.pamlicomusic.org/season-calendar.

Location: The Old Theater, 609 Broad St, Oriental, NC 28571, USA
Start Date: Dec 14, 2017 12:00AM
End Date: 2017-12-15

Quebe Sisters Band in Oriental

October 19, 2017

The Pamlico Musical Society proudly presents the Quebe Sisters Band at the Old Theater in Oriental on Thursday, October 19.

The Quebe Sisters are a band rooted in traditional Texas music with a unique blend of triple fiddles and vocal harmonies backed by a rhythm section of archtop guitar and upright bass.

When the Quebe Sisters from Texas take a stage, and the triple-threat fiddle champions start playing and singing in multi-part close harmony, audiences are usually transfixed, then blown away.

Location:

The Old Theater,

609 Broad St,

Oriental, NC 28571, USA