Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

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1st: ABC (Attic – Basement – Closet) Yard Sale, 7:30am – 12:30pm at the Knights of Columbus Building, Pine Tree Dr. For details call 252-638-8558

1st: Mardi Gras Celebration, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers. For details call 252-633-0043

1st: Pine Needle Basket Making Class, 10:00am – 1:00pm at Cool Springs Environmental Education Center. For details call 252-514-3533

1st: Impact Jamaica Auction Fundraiser, starts at noon, auction at 1:30pm at Broad Creek Christian Church. For details call 252-327-5533

1st – 2nd: Carolina Coastal Railroaders 19th Annual Train Show, Sat: 10:00am – 5:00pm; Sun: 10:00am – 4:00pm, at the Sudan Temple. For details call 252-638-5994

7th: Explorations: The International Film Series “As It Is In Heaven”, 2:30pm and 7:30pm presented by Craven Community College Foundation in the Orringer Auditorium. For details call 252-638-7200

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, and two recreation centers. 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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