Check out the Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern!

weekend events and happenings in new bern nc

7th: Brian Ashley Jones in Concert presented by the Down East FolkArts Society, 7:00pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. For details call 252-646-4657

7th: Explorations: The International Film Series, 7:30pm in the Orringer Auditorium, Craven Community College. For details call 252-638-7351

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

8th: Chocolate and Jewelry Day, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers. For details call 252-633-0043

8th: Historic Dryborough: A Forgotten Town, 2:00pm, Hayden H. Jones Auditorium, New Bern-Craven County Public Library. For details call 252-637-7192

8th: Michael and Teenie Harcus in Concert at the Pollocksville Presbyterian Church

8th: Daddy Daughter Sweetheart Ball, 6:00pm at Christ Episcopal Church Ministry Center. For details call Craven Smart Start at 252-637-8079

9th: 25th Annual Jazz Showcase, 1:30pm and 7:00pm at the DoubleTree by Hilton. For details call 252-638-2577

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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