Check out this Weekend’s Happenings in and around New Bern

Photo by: Joe Hughes

Photo by: Joe Hughes

27th: Bank of the Arts Homecoming Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting, 10:00am. For details call 252-638-2577.

27th: “Benefit for New Bern Fireman’s Museum with music by Jesse Stockton”, 5:00pm at Bear Town Market, 402 S. Front St. For details call 252-637-0022.

27th: OktoberFest, 5:30pm – 9:30pm at the New Bern Farmers Market presented by the New Bern Rotary Club.

27th: 1st Annual Bear Town Beer Run, starts at the Galley Store and Persimmon’s at 6:00pm.

27th – 29th: New Bern Friends of the Library Bi-Annual Book Sale, Friday and Saturday: 9:00am – 5:00pm; Sunday: 12:00pm – 4:00pm at the Sudan Shriner’s Building, 403 East Front St. For details call 252-638-7800.

28th: Race for the Cure Road Race/1 Mile Walk at Tucker Creek in Havelock, registration begins at 7:00am, race at 8:00am.

28th: Fall Family Day, 9:00am – 3:30pm at the North Carolina History Center and Tryon Palace. For details call 252-639-3500.

28th: The Kitchens of New Bern Tour, 10:00am – 4:00pm, Historic New Bern District. For details, call 252-514-2006.

28th: Havelock Appearance Commission’s Plant Swap in Havelock City Park.

28th: 4th Annual Baby Expo, 11:00am – 3:00pm at the New Bern Mall. Presented by Craven Smart Start and the New Bern Mall.

28th: Cedar Grove Cemetery Tours presented by the Earl of Questers, 4:00pm at 701 George St. For details call 252-635-1374.

29th: New Bern CROP Walk for Hunger, 12:00pm – 5:00pm, Union Point Park and Downtown New Bern. For details call 888-297-2767.

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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