Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

Weekend New Bern NC

10th: Dog Days of Summer Concert Series: RFS, 6:00pm in the Isaac Taylor Garden. For details call 252-626-7673

10th: Free Film Showing: Triple Divide, 6:30pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. For details call 252-571-4236

11th: Alzheimer’s and Dementia Educational Symposium, 8:00am – 12:30pm at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. For details call 800-272-3900

11th: Summertime Art Crawl in Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at numerous galleries and businesses. For details call 252-649-1712

11th: Artwalk in Historic Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at participating galleries and businesses presented by the Craven Arts Council. For details call 252-638-2577

11th – 13th: Tarzan, the Stage Musical, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm and Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. For details call 252-633-0567

12th: Bern Summer Blast – Meet us at the Point!, starts at 1:30pm at Union Point Park. For details call 252-637-3111

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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