Home show, history, museum and art to prominence week

March 9, 2015 - garden totes

Week Ahead Best Bets: Top activities for a opening week.

1. New Bern Home and Garden Show

The New Bern Home and Garden Show on Saturday and Sunday will underline some-more than 100 vendors during a New Bern Riverfront Convention Center.

Show times are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

The uncover is a prolongation of ENC Shows, sponsored by Moen, Bath Fitter and a Sun Journal.

It is a giveaway event, with demonstrations, products, services and esteem drawings, along with giveaway receptacle bags both days while reserve last.

More information; ENC Shows on Facebook

2. Taste of Coastal Carolina

The Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation will horde a 12th annual Taste of Coastal Carolina Tuesday during a New Bern Riverfront Convention Center.

This vital fundraiser brings together 30 of a area’s restaurants, caterers and food trucks for a open to representation their food.

Tickets embody total sampling from all food vendors.

General acknowledgment tickets are $35; $40 during a door.

Tickets embody a splash of choice. Additional booze and drink will be accessible for a charge. A few Patron tickets are still accessible during $100 per person. A Patron Ticket includes early acknowledgment to a “Champagne Reception,” indifferent seating, total drink and booze during a private bar, and “first tastes” from a restaurants.

Tickets are accessible during neuseriver.org on a web, Mitchell Hardware, Harris Teeter, The Village Butcher, Cravin’ Wine in James City and Nautical Wheelers in Oriental.

3. Battle of New Bern activities

The New Bern Historical Society will have twin events this week to applaud a anniversary of a Mar 14, 1862, Battle of New Bern.

There will be a Thursday Lunch and Learn during The Chelsea, 335 Middle St. during 11:30 a.m.

The orator will be Jon Miller, New Bern Historical Society Battlefield adjutant.

Tickets are $16 for chronological multitude members, $18 for non-members.

On Saturday, a venue will be a New Bern Battlefield Park, U.S. 70 East, with a annual Civil War Adventure Day for children.

It is for boys and girls, ages 6 to 12, with parents.

Registration will be during 9 a.m. The module will be from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The cost is $20 for one child, one parent; $5 for any additional family child and $10 for any additional family adult.

Call 638-8558. On a website: newbernshistorical.org

4. ‘Shrek The Musical Jr.’

New Bern Civic Theatre’s StageHANDS will benefaction “Shrek The Musical Jr.” for 8 shows, commencement Friday during 7:30 p.m. during a Athens Theatre on Pollock Street.

Other 7:30 p.m. shows are Saturday, along with Mar 20, 21, 27 and 28. There will be a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday and another on Mar 22.

Tickets are $14 in allege and $16 during a door, with students and active avocation troops certified for $10.

It is destined by Ciara DiNapoli and constructed by Katherine Morris, with low-pitched instruction by Kim Scott.

5. Mar ArtWalk, ARTcrawl

The monthly twin walking tours of New Bern downtown galleries, shops and restaurants will continue Friday night, a third eventuality of 2015.

As always, there will be new exhibits that open during this event, along with additional artists and performers during a accumulation of venues.

Among a offerings will be a Craven Arts Council Gallery’s Kindergarten to 12th category Student Art Show. It will underline a 5 p.m. “cookie reception.”

John Pitts will have an vaunt in a behind gallery of a 317 Middle St. venue. More design will be during a North Carolina History Center on South Front Street.

Studio 413 during 413 Broad St. will have a design of Dianne Ballard, Ed Macomber, Joyce Bayse, Laura Overman, Chris Wagner and others.

A new further to a festivities will be a opening of a Stardust Gallery during 244 ½ Middle St., Suite D.

Fine Art during Baxters on Pollock will have an vaunt by Susan B. Hecht, and subsequent doorway during Carolina Creations, there will be a opening of a annual Garden Art Show.

As always, The Accidental Artist on Craven Street will have giveaway studio time from 5 to 9 p.m.

Many locations, such as a Isaac Taylor House Gardens on Craven Street, will have works by a accumulation of internal artists.

Other activities that should be on your radar:

■ The Craven County Genealogical Society will horde “It’s In Your Genes! Using DNA To Discover Your Ancestry” on Tuesday.

The 7 p.m. giveaway display will be by residence member David A. French, a executive of The Family History Society of Eastern North Carolina.

The society’s monthly meetings are reason during a New Bern LDS Church located during 1207 Forest Drive.

Call 638-3291. The website: cravengenealogy.org

■ New Bern-Craven County Public Library has a common bustling report of events, commencement with Game Night on Tuesday during 6:30 p.m.

Also Tuesday, there will be partial twin of a Youth Art Series during 4:30 p.m. for grades kindergarten to fifth.

On Wednesday and Thursday, Beginning Internet will be during 10:15 a.m. This is a two-day class. Learn about rodent basics, internet searching, email and a library catalog.

Another Wednesday category is Word 2010 during 2:30 p.m.

Saturday will underline a monthly assembly of a Teen Library Council during 10 a.m. It is for grades 6 to 12.

The week will be capped by a Sunday program, Pinterest Party, during 3 p.m. All reserve will be provided.

■ Arapahoe United Methodist Church will horde a annual Corned Beef Dinner on Wednesday during 6 p.m.

Pam Yurko and her son, Mark, do a cooking to lift income for Pamlico County Fishes and Loaves Outreach — a internal food bank.

Tickets are $15 in advance. Call Pam Yurko during 249-0828 or Mark Yurko during 617-0669.

■ The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 20-03 in Oriental will reason “The Weekend Navigator” march Thursday during 6:30 p.m. It continues any Tuesday and Thursday by Mar 24.

It includes chart-plotting and compass navigation.

The site is a Southeast Pamlico proffer glow hire 19 on Straight Road.

The cost is $40 per chairman or $50 for twin who are pity text. Participants contingency have charting instruments and internal draft No. 11548.

Registration is required. Call Bob Webster during 249-2426.

■ The rescheduled “I Love That Lady” approval cooking will be Thursday during 6 p.m. during a New Bern Riverfront Convention Center.

It is a sixth annual event, that concludes a year of fundraising to respect Craven County women for charitable efforts. It will be catered by 247 Craven and will underline a wordless and teacup auction.

Three women — twin finalists and a leader — will appropriate a gift for their endowment of possibly $1,000 or $5,000.

For sheet information, revisit ilovethatlady.com on a web.

To get your chair during a dinner, go online to ilovethatlady.com. The sponsors embody Bojangle’s, River City Massage Wellness and Ward and Smith.

■ CarolinaEast Health System and East Carolina Behavioral Health will horde a first-ever Behavioral Health Fair in New Bern.

It will be Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during a CarolinaEast Medical Center, 2000 Neuse Blvd.

It will embody information about accessible mental health resources in a area.

It is a giveaway conference. Call 633-8215.

■ New Bern Friends of a Library’s Spring Book Sale will be Friday by Sunday. It will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and interpretation from noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday during a Sudan Shrine Center on Broad Street in New Bern.

It is a fundraising eventuality to advantage special projects during a library, with books and churned media.

Information on a book sale, or information per donating books and churned media for a sale, can be found by job a library during 638-7800.

The website: newbern.cpclib.org

■ The Old Theater in Oriental will benefaction “Love Letters” Friday by Sunday.

It facilities twin characters, a rebel lady and a straitlaced man. They have corresponded for half a century. Jackie Mahan is a director.

Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, along with a 3 p.m. Sunday matinee.

Tickets are $12, with Old Theater members certified for $10.

Tickets are during Nautical Wheelers.

■ Explorations: The International Film Series will benefaction “Quartet” on Friday for twin shows, during 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. during Orringer Auditorium on a Craven Community College New Bern campus.

Admission is free. It is sponsored by a college’s Lifetime Learning Center.

Contact Jennifer Baer during 638-1105 or email baerj@cravencc.edu

■ The Rivertowne Ballroom will horde a monthly “Fools Rush In” jazz eventuality Friday from 7 to 10 p.m.

The ballroom, during 305 Pollock St., facilities some of a tip internal musicians, led by late East Carolina University song highbrow Joe Distefano on piano.

Daynette Stead earnings as a vocalist for a event.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students. Free light snacks are available, along with soothing drinks. Patrons can move their possess drink or wine.

Tickets are accessible at: Rivertowne Ballroom; a Craven Arts Council, 317 Middle St.; Bern Bear Gifts, 301 Pollock St.; and during a door.

For information, call 637-2003 or 638-2577.

■ College sailing comes to Oriental Saturday, with N.C. State’s SailPack hosting a initial intercollegiate regatta.

To support a event, a grill cooking is set for Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. on a rug of a Water Street Grill. Tickets are $15, accessible in allege during Nautical Wheelers.

Saturday’s sailing eventuality includes 10 schools, including N.C. State, UNC-Charlotte, a Merchant Marine Academy of New York, Auburn, Syracuse, Georgia Tech, Virginia and Florida State.

The sailors will use a swift of 18 new Flying Junior boats recently acquired by Bow to Stern Boating Center.

■ The UPS Store on Glenburnie Road in New Bern is hosting it second annual giveaway Shred Day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Customers can move papers to a store during 1822 South Glenburnie Road.

Documents will be shredded on site, with secure shredding services supposing by Iron Mountain. All shredded materials will be recycled.

Participants also are invited to move a non-perishable food object for Religious Community Services.

The eventuality is dictated for personal equipment usually and is not for blurb or tiny business use.

Call The UPS Store during 637-7500.

■ U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 20-04 of New Bern will horde “Boating Safety” classes Saturday during a University of Mount Olive, 2912 Trent Road in New Bern. The cost is $20 for a 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. session.

It covers protected doing of all forms of paddle craft. Textbook and certificate of execution are included.

■ The Oriental Woman’s Club’s eighth annual Chowder Cookoff will be Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Serving a chowders will be: a Florence/Whortonsville Fire Department; Inland Waterway Provision Co.; River Dunes; Live Oak Grill from Minnesott Golf Country Club; The Silo’s; Toucan Grill; Water Street Grill; MM’s; Nel’s Sports Bar Grill; First Citizens Bank; Endurance Seafood; Camp Don Lee and a Pamlico County Community Foundation. Attendees will opinion on a People’s Choice winner.

This year’s eventuality is dedicated to a late Skip Waters, WCTI-12 meteorologist, who participated in this and other Oriental events over a years.

■ St. Peter a Fisherman’s of Oriental will have a 2015 St. Patrick Corned Beef Cabbage Dinner on Saturday during 6 p.m. during a Parish Center on White Farm Road.

The 12th annual cooking will embody Irish song by a Frank Murphy Family group.

Tickets are $17 and embody drink or wine, soda, coffee and dessert. Take out is also accessible for $14. Tickets are during Nautical Wheelers and Village Hardware in Oriental. Call 670-5625.

■ Neuse Sailing Association will have another in a sailing convention array with “Provisioning” on Saturday.

It will be during 10 a.m. during Oriental’s Town Hall. No registration is required.

Call John Phillips during 910-528-8383 or email John.phillips.nc@gmail.com

■ Craven Community College’s 50th anniversary jubilee continues with a “Rockin’ a 50th” unison Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. It is partial of an open residence during a Havelock-Cherry Point campus.

Admission is giveaway for a event. The campus is during 305 Cunningham Blvd.

Entertainment will include: a college’s ENCORE! Singing Ambassadors; a 2nd Marine Air Wing stone band; The Aviators; college mascot Knight a Panther; a “How do airplanes fly?” seminar for children; scholarship demonstrations; helicopters; glow trucks; and a pie-eating contest.

Contact Veronica Abreu during 444-1713.

■ The Twin Rivers Branch of a Association of American University Women has commissioned a annual Mar Women’s History Exhibit during a New Bern-Craven County Public Library.

It is located only inside a categorical opening to a Johnson Street library.

This year’s vaunt facilities photos and biographies of internal women in science, technology, engineering and math.

■ Items for Week Ahead contingency be submitted by noon on Friday before to a Monday publication.

Charlie Hall can be reached during 252-635-5667 or 252-259-7585, charlie.hall@newbernsj.com, on Twitter @CharlieHallNBSJ

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