Weekend Happenings around Town

Neuse River Railroad Bridge

14th: Dog Days of Summer Concert Series: Rick Huff, 6:00pm in the Isaac Taylor Garden. For details call 252-626-7673

15th: YPG River Jam, 5:00pm – 9:00pm, presented by the New Bern Young Professional Group at the New Bern Farmers Market. For details call 252-637-3111

15th – 16th: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, 8:00pm at the Masonic Theatre, 416 Hancock St., New Bern. For details call 252-633-3318

16th: Free Back to School Events for Kids, festivities begin at 7:30am and run throughout the day.

16th: Craven County Partners In Education – Stuff the Bus Event, 9:00am – 1:00pm at Walmart Stores in New Bern and Havelock. For details call 252-514-6321

16th: Jon Shain in Concert, 8:00pm at Trent River Coffee Company. For details call 252-514-2030

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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