Weekend Happenings in and around Town

Weekend in and around New Bern NC

The events keep coming! We have another weekend filled with all kinds of events and things to do! Here’s some ideas to help you decide what to do.

17th – 19th: Camp-Out-Hunger with V103.3FM and the United Way of Coastal Carolina.

17th – 19th: Les Misérables presented by the RiverTowne Players, Fri – Sat: 8:00pm; Sun: 3:00pm at the Masonic Theatre. Call 252-638-2577.

18th: Friends and Fun, 10:00am – 12:00pm, at Garber United Methodist Church presented by the Craven County Chapter of the Autism Society of North Carolina. Call 252-626-5359.

18th: Festival of Fun at Union Point Park, 10:00am – 3:00pm, presented by the New Bern Parks and Recreation. Call 252-639-2902.

18th: Spring Art Workshop, 10:00am – 2:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. 252-639-3524.

18th: Spring Corvette Display, 10:00am – 3:00pm at Joe Alcoke Chevrolet presented by the Twin Rivers Corvette Club.

18th: 7th Annual Fur Ball, 6:00pm at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Call 252-637-0247.

18th: Mozart’s Requiem, 7:30pm, Centenary United Methodist Church. Presented by the Carolina Coast Choral Festival. Call 252-244-3721.

19th – 21st: NC Garden Club Convention at the DoubleTree by Hilton – New Bern Riverfront.

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, roller skating, 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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