Weekend Happenings in and around Town

Photo by: Joe Hughes

Photo by: Joe Hughes

5th – 7th: “Dashing through the Snow” a Jones Hope Wooten Comedy”, Fri – Sat: 7:00pm; Sun: 3:00pm, at the Masonic Theatre presented by the Rivertowne Players. Call 252-638-2577.

6th: Christmas Card and Wreath Day, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. For details call 252-633-0043.

6th: Breakfast with Santa at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Call 252-636-8780.

6th: Photos with Santa benefiting Passion for Paws, 9am – 12pm, Trent River Coffee Company. Call 252-637-0247.

6th: New Bern Christmas Parade Downtown, 3:00pm. Call 252-636-8780.

6th: Coastal Christmas Flotilla, 5:30 – 7:30pm at Union Point Park presented by New Bern Parks and Recreation. Call 252-639-2902.

6th – 7th: Craven Community Chorus presents Sprit of the Season, 3:00pm in Craven Community College’s Orringer Auditorium. For details call 252-638-2577.

7th: “Bed and Breakfast Holiday Open House”, 2:00pm – 5:00pm. Call 252-636-5553.

7th: Christmas Tree Lighting at Havelock City Park. Call 252-444-6429.

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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