Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (or any time before)
Arrival and Welcome at the New Bern Grand Marina.
5:00pm BYOB Docktails and pitch in hors d ’Oeuvres on “G” Dock
Dinner on your own at an outstanding restaurant in town
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
9:00am, Registration and check-in at the Chelsea Restaurant
Beverage Station: Coffee, Iced Tea, Soft Drinks, and Water
9:30am, Welcome aboard by Mayor of New Bern (or rep)
10:00am, Welcome aboard by the NEW Harbormaster, Jeremy McConnell. He is a retired Master Chief with the USCG and has lived through, seen, and learned from a number of career experiences that might surprise or help us understand some of the challenges and highlights of his career with the United States Coast Guard.
11:00am, Sabrina Bengel, Alderman for Ward 1 (Downtown). She can tell us about all the many things the city of New Bern is doing to make sure New Bern is "alive & attractive.” She embraces New Bern in such a positive way, and has secured the Pepsi Building for our Thursday evening.
12:00 noon, Catered luncheon by the famous Chelsea Restaurant
Choice of Entrée
Sautéed chicken breast topped with tomato, basil, garlic, pine nuts and parmesan over rice pilaf with sautéed house vegetables.
Shrimp and Grits
Shrimp sautéed with scallions, tomatoes, mushrooms and smoked sausage, over creamy stone ground grits with cheddar-jack cheese.
Grilled Chicken Apollonian Salad
Toasted pita bread with mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, feta and grilled chicken. Served with a side of cucumber dressing.
Grilled salmon over mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, croutons and choice of dressing.
Chocolate Tuxedo Cake
1:00pm, Curtis Stokes, Welcoming address and a presentation on yacht sales, use and property taxes, registration versus documentation and update on the yacht market
1:45pm, New Bern Yacht Club Welcoming address
2:00pm, Eastern Carolina Yacht Club Welcoming address
2:15pm, Barbara and Buzz Savage, “The Albemarle Loop”
5:00 pm, BYOB Docktails and hors d ‘Oeuvres on “G” dock
With the New Bern Yacht Club and Eastern Carolina Yacht Club
6:00pm, Wednesday Wings at the Prohibition Restaurant
Thursday, October 25, 2017
10:00am, Coffee social somewhere ‘round the marina (transients walking around the dock with a cup of coffee looking for someone to talk or lie to)
New Bern on your own
New Bern Yacht Club is offering transportation to local grocery stores and the local West Marine
5:00pm. Cocktails at the Pepsi Building
New Bern Yacht Club and Eastern Carolina Yacht Club
Wine and hors d ‘Oeuvres provided by
The MTOA North Carolina Cruisers Regional Group
The MTOA Mid Atlantic Operations
Friday, October 26, 2018
10:00am. New Bern Yacht Club Small Boat cruise. The scenery is spectacular on the Neuse and Trent rivers. The thought here is to end the trip at the NBYC for a barbeque and then return to the NB Grand Marina. More details as we get closer to the date.
Saturday, October 27,
All day, New Bern famous Farmers Market
Registration – about $30.00/person
Slip fee at the New Bern Grand Marina - $1.00/foot/night
Barbara & Buzz Savage, firstname.lastname@example.org
Talley & Jim Powell, email@example.com
Millissa True, firstname.lastname@example.org