Check out the Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern, NC

Photo by: Joe Hughes

Photo by: Joe Hughes

8th: Havelock Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, 5:30pm at Pay Day Pawn. For details call 252-447-1101.

9th: Jazzroom in the Ballroom at the Rivertowne Ballroom. For details call 252-637-2003.

9th: “Benefit for Religious Community Services (RCS) with music by The Ends, 5:00pm at Bear Town Market, 402 S. Front St. For details call 252-637-0022.

9th – 11th: The Time Machine, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm and Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. For details call 252-633-0567.

10th: Summer Flower Day at the New Bern Farmer’s Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm. For details call 252-633-0043.

10th: ‘Celebrate the Old North State’ with Free Gardens and Activities on 2nd Saturdays at Tryon Palace and the North Carolina History Center. For details call 252-639-3500.

10th: Back to School Zumba Extravaganza, 12:00pm – 3:00pm, presented by Gold’s Gym at the New Bern Mall. For details call 252-639-9449.

10th: The French Huguenot Interest Group Inaugural Luncheon, 12:00pm at The Chelsea Restaurant. For details call 252-349-0405.

10th: On the Road to Mandalay with Simon Spalding, 7:00pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. For details call 252-514- 2030.

There also all kinds of fun activities to include something to do for all ages!

Visit the local Art galleries and shops to admire the vast array of art on display by local Artists.

Check out Amusements to learn about fun and games. Some examples are miniature golf, rollerskating, playing bingo, bowling, and much more!

Relieve some stress by working out at the local Fitness Centers.

Learn about New Bern’s 302 years of History by taking a professionally guided or self-tours and visit the many historical landmarks.

Spend some time at the New Bern – Craven County Library, read a book, use the computer, and better yet, take some FREE computer classes!

Get some fresh air by taking a walk in the park. Your kids will have a blast at the local playgrounds and water park. Your dog can play with others in the “dog park”. Thanks to the City of New Bern’s Parks and Recreation and Craven County Recreation and Parks there are over 20 parks, a community resource center, two recreation centers, an aquatic center complex, and a spray park in our community. They also organize numerous events and classes throughout the year.

Enjoy a Night on the Town by attending a live performance, singing Karaoke or dancing, or watching a movie at the box office.

Get back to nature by visiting Outdoor Recreation and see the hotspots for biking, boating, camping, fishing, golfing, hiking, hunting, tennis, scuba diving, etc.

Enjoy a stroll through the New Bern Farmer’s Market. The locals gather here on the weekends to shop for arts and crafts, food, and many other unique gifts. They even have live bands throughout the year.

What are you doing this weekend?

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