New buffet format - Same great price!

Cost for Lunch & Learn is $24 for Historical Society members and $27 for non-members, which includes the program and new lunch buffet format.  Buffet includes two entrees, salad, bread, dessert, iced tea, coffee, and gratuity.  Lunch & Learn starts promptly at 11:30 am at the Carolina Colours Pavilion, 3300 Waterscape Way, Carolina Colours.  Prepaid reservations are required, either online or by calling the New Bern Historical Society at 252-638-8558.  Paper tickets are not issued; simply check in at the door with your confirmation.

Between Two Rivers: A Seafarer's Guide to Early New Bern
Presented by John Leys
December 6, 2023 at 11:30am
at Carolina Colours Pavilion

Join us as popular local speaker John Leys recounts New Bern's early days as a mighty port between the Neuse and Trent Rivers. 

Prepaid reservations required. Cost is $24 for Historical Society members and $27 for nonmembers, which includes new buffet meal format. Two entrees are included along with salad, sides, rolls, and dessert. Iced tea, coffee, service, and gratuity are all included; wine and beer are available for purchase. 

Watch here for more. Reservations open October 9.

John Leys came to New Bern after finishing his graduate degree at East Carolina University in 1975 and taught French, History and English in the New Bern school system. After retiring as a teacher he worked at the Craven County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the New Bern Public Library, and Tryon Palace. A sought-after speaker on local history, he also served for ten years as volunteer Historian on the Historical Society Board of Directors. John has done extensive research and writing, and written and acted as a ghost in Ghostwalk productions. He has appeared in many productions at the Civic Theatre, was on the founding board of the Rivertowne Players, and is active with the English Speaking Union. 

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