Historical Lectures ~and~ Lunch & Learn Programs
The New Bern Historical Society brings our local history to life with a variety of interesting educational programs.
Whether newcomer or New Bern native, there's so much to learn about our fascinating local heritage!
Our very popular Lunch and Learn program at The Chelsea Restaurant combine learning with delicious dining in a relaxed social atmosphere. Book early - these are always sell-outs!
The annual Dr. Richard K. Lore Lecture in November features regionally and nationally-known speakers of historic note, followed by a light reception.
The annual Ed Bearss / Civil War Presentation in January brings engaging guest speakers to teach "all the stuff you missed in history class." Light reception follows.
Our Special Presentations feature guest speakers, genealogy presentations, historical book signings, and much more!