Friday, May 09, 2008

Downtown New Bern on Carolina Creations Website

I have a new page on our Carolina Creations website where I will list what is going on that I know about in Downtown New Bern. The address is

That's kind of long to remember so there will be a link in the link section of this blog. It is on the right side of your screen at the bottom of the list. So when you want to see what's happening you can click that link and go directly to the page. As I go along I will also have links to other shops website on that page as well.

The above is a print from an original watercolor depicting downtown from the Neuse River Bridge. For more information (and if you might want to purchase one!) click this link.
Today on the Downtown New Bern page there is information about our raku show, A book signing next week at The Next Chapter, Behind Closed Door Tour, and the Haunted Evening coming up.
I've just created this so it will take me a little while to get it more inclusive.

Smoke & Fire II - Raku Show at Carolina CreationsAt Carolina Creations we're having a raku show, we've got beautiful pieces from 10 artists. Show runs through the end of June. During our regular hours Mon-Sat 10-6, Friday until 7 (sometimes 8 or 9!), Sun 12-4. 317 Pollock Street, New Bern. For more info on this show click on this link. So mark the dates and come join the fun!!!

Art Walk Tonight!! Downtown New Bern.

Book signing
Saturday, May 24th, 1 – 4 pm, Tom Lewis will be here to sign his newest book, “My King The President”. Intrigue, murder, and treason in the White House, with exciting twists and turns, ending in a highly explosive climax. Anyone who has read “Sunday’s Child” and Hitler’s Judas” knows what a treat is in store for them---and anyone who is new to Tom Lewis’ books, are you in for a good read!The Next Chapter, 320 S Front St, New Bern NC 28560, 252-633-5774

Tour Behind Closed Doors
Would you like to see the view from the top floor of the Elks Building plus 8 other interesting sites?

Take the “Tour Behind Closed Doors” presented by the Preservation Foundation,
May 17, 10-4. Tickets $10 and can be purchased at NBPF, Historical Society, Bank of the Arts, or Harris Teeter. Other sites to see include The Fenner House, Judge Nunn Office, NCNB Bank Building, Blondies, The George Street Mews (3 houses) and the Old West Street Library. More information call NBPF 633-6448.

Charles & Carolyn Peterson, Foundation Coordinators, 252-633-6448, Fax: 252-633-4428,
For more info

Haunted Evening
An Historical Drama in New Bern7:30 & 8:30 p.m. performances
Friday, May 30

Enjoy an evening of spirited fun from New Bern’s historic past. The New Bern Historical Society invites you to experience the mysteries, shadows and phantoms of the Attmore-Oliver House by candlelight.Haunted Evening’s tour of this 19th century house brings you spirits from the past, southern funeral customs, life in New Bern after the Civil War and recent paranormal investigations of the Attmore-Oliver House.

Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at performance. Advance tickets are recommended as space is limited to 20 persons each performance.

A Drama/ Dinner Package is available for $37 per person, including southern dinner entrée, tax and gratuities.

For additional information & tickets, contact the New Bern Historical Society at 252-638-8558 or Craven County Convention & Visitors Bureau, at 252-637-9400 or 800-437-5767. New Bern Historical Society, 512 Pollock Street, PO Box 119, New Bern, NC 28563, 252-638-8558

Links to things to do in Downtown & the Area
Paddle Trails - We have lots of water around us - get out on it! Follow this link to a map of paddle trails.
Vist galleries, artists, & other sights of interest by visiting the Home Grown Hand Made Website
Haven't been to New Bern? You can get a peek by seeing these videos
North Carolina Weekend Video Link
Take a look around New Bern by watching this video

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