Weekend Happenings in and around Town

Weekend in and around New Bern

26th: Book Club: An American Childhood, 6:00pm – 7:00pm at the Havelock Library. Call 252-444-7509.

26th: Roundtable for Gardeners, 6:30pm at the River Bend Town Hall. Presented by the River Bend Community Organic Garden. Call 252-634-3192.

27th: Seventh Annual Art at the Airport, 1:00pm at the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport. Call 252-638-8591.

27th: Family History Roadshow and Roundtable Special Event, 3:00pm – 5:00pm at the New Bern-Craven County Library. Presented by The Family History Society of Eastern North Carolina. Call 252-349-0405.

27th – 28th: Knights of Columbus Yard Sale, Fri: 8:00am – 12:00pm; Sat 7:00am – 12:00pm at 1125 Pine Tree Dr. Call 252-633-9419.

27th – 28th: Shrek The Musical JR, 7:30pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

28th: Downtown Dare Race, registration: 8:30am, race begins: 10:00am on East Front St. across from the Sudan Shriners Building.

28th: Easter Eggstravaganza, 9:00am at Union Point Park. Call 252-637-2460.

28th: ENC Pet Expo, 10:00am – 4:00pm at the Craven County Fairgrounds.

28th: Easter Egg Hunt, 10:00am at the City Park in Havelock. Call 252-444-6400.

28th: Open Mic Series, 6:00pm – 9:00pm at Trent River Coffee Company. Call 252-514-2030.

28th: “At the Gallery: 20th Century American Composers with Harold Arlen”, 7:00pm at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-638-2577.

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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