Weekend Happenings in and around Town

New Bern Waterfront

6th: Roy Schneider and Kim Mayfield, 7:30pm at the Trent River Coffee Company presented by the Down East FolkArts Society. Call 252-646-4657.

6th: Flamenco Music and Dance, 7:30pm – 9:30pm, Orringer Auditorium at Craven Community College. Call 252-638-7200.

7th: ABC (Attic-Basement-Closet Indoor Yard Sale, 7:30am – 12:30pm, Knights of Columbus Building on Pine Tree Drive. Call 252-638-8558.

7th: Oyster Roast Fundraiser for Camp Cocoon, 12:00pm – 3:00pm in the Isaac Taylor Gardens.

7th: Mardi Gras Parade, 6:00pm, starts at the corner of 7th and Spencer in Ghent.

8th: NCS Kids: Mozart’s Magnificent Voyage presented by the North Carolina Symphony, 3:00pm at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. For details call 877-627-6724.

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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