Weekend Events in and around New Bern, NC

Weekend Events in New Bern, NC

14th: ArtWalk Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at participating businesses. For details, call the Craven Arts Council at 252-638-2577

14th: ArtWalk at Fine Art at Baxters, 5:00pm – 8:00pm. For details call 252-634-9002

14th: ArtWalk Holiday Show featuring Gallery Artists at Carolina Creations Fine Art and Contemporary Craft Gallery. For details call 252-633-4369

14th: ARTcrawl at Greater Good Gallery and Isaac Taylor Garden and twenty more venues. See performances, artist exhibits, and creative demonstrations. For details call 252-649-1712

14th: Friction Farm in Concert presented by the Down East FolkArts Society, 7:00pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. For details call 252-646-4657

15th: Whitley Law Firm Run for the Green, 5K/10K/Fun Run, 8:00am, Greenbrier in New Bern. For details call 800-598-0456

15th: St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers. For details call 252-633-0043

15th: Civil War Adventure Day, 9:00am – 1:30pm at the New Bern Battlefield Park, Hwy 70 E, presented by the New Bern Historical Society. For details call 252-638-8558

15th: Leprechaun Leap for Organ Transplant Surgery, 10:00am at the New Bern Aquatic Center presented by New Bern Parks and Recreation. For details call 252-639-2902

15th: Eastern NC Pet Expo comes to New Bern, 10:00am – 4:00pm, Craven County Jaycees Fairgrounds. For details call 252-633-4333

15th: St. Patrick’s New Bern PUBCRAWL, 3:00pm-Midnight, Celebrate St. Patty in restaurants & pubs with raffles, live music, traditional Irish food & drinks! For details visit www.newbernpubcrawl.com

15th: Family History Society of ENC remembers Mrs. Davetta Hill Cuthrell and celebrates 4th Anniversary, 6:30pm at the Scottish Rite Banquet Hall, 516 Hancock St. For details call 252-349-0405

15th – 16th: 2014 New Bern Home and Garden Show, Sat: 9:00am – 4:00pm; Sun: 10:00am – 4:00pm. Presented by ENC Shows at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center.

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 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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