Weekend Happenings in and around Town

Photo by: Joe Hughes

Photo by: Joe Hughes

9th: ArtWalk in Downtown New Bern presented by the Craven Arts Council, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Bank of the Arts and participating businesses. Call 252-638-2577.

9th: ArtCrawl presented by the Community Artist Will, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Isaac Taylor House and Gardens and various locations in Downtown New Bern. Call 252-649-1712.

9th: Explorations: The International Film Series: “Blancanieves”, 2:30pm and 7:30pm presented by Craven Community College’s Lifetime Learning Center in the Orringer Auditorium. Call 252-638-7200.

9th: Joe Crookston in Concert, 7:30pm at the Trent River Coffee Company presented by the Down East FolkArts Society. Call 252-646-4657.

9th – 11th: RENT, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 633-0567.

10th: Poultry at Lavender Cottage Book Signing by Brenda Hooks Harris, 2:00pm at Bear Town Java. Call 252-349-3042.

10th: Wrecks, Lies, and Videotape: Creating and Selling Wormwood, 2:00pm – 3:00pm at Fine Art at Baxters Gallery.

10th: Winter Benefit Concert for Carolina Chamber Music Festival, at the Bank of the Arts. Call 638-2577.

11th: Annual Ed Bearss Lecture – “Lincoln and His Cabinet”, 2:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 638-8558.

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 300+ 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” (you need to register for access). 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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