Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

Weekend Events

9th: Mother’s Day ARTcrawl through Galleries, Studios, Shops with Art, Performance Venues in Downtown New Bern. For details call 252-649-1712

9th: ARTWalk through numerous Galleries, Shops, and Businesses in Downtown New Bern. For details call 252-638-2577

9th: BBQ Chicken Fundraiser by the New Bern Scottish Rite with proceeds benefiting Rite Care of North Carolina, 11:00am – 2:00pm, at the Scottish Rite Temple, 516 Hancock St.. For details call 252-772-5578

9th: Dan Philips in concert with friends, 7:00pm at Fairfield Harbour Food and Spirits, 100 Marina Dr. For details call 252-514-0202

9th – 11th: Monty Python’s Spamalot (Musical Comedy), Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. For details call 252-633-0567

10th: Mother’s Day Celebration at the New Bern Farmers Market. For details call 252-633-0043

10th: Community Yard Sale, 8:00am – 12:00pm at 2851 Trent Rd. (parking lot across from movie theatre). For details call 252-646-3356

10th: Birding Bonanza, 8:00am – 2:00pm at Weyerhaeuser’s Cool Springs Environmental Education Center. For details call 252-514-3533

10th: Duffest 2014, 10:00am – 6:00pm at Kafer Park on George St. For details call 252-259-1934

10th: Antique Automobile Show, 10:00am – 3:00pm, on Middle St., Downtown New Bern presented by First Capital AACA Chapter.

11th: Dan Philips in concert with friends, 2:00pm at Fairfield Harbour Food and Spirits, 100 Marina Dr. For details call 252-514-0202

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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