Memorial Day Weekend Happenings in and around Town

Memorial Day Weekend Events

There are all kinds of things to do this Weekend! Here are some ideas to help you decide what to do:

21st: Red, White & Blue Run to Remember 5K at 6:30pm in Taberna.

21st: The Pioneers of Jazz, 7:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. 252-639-3500.

22nd: The Mo Music Band, 5:30pm – 9:00pm at Bear Town Market. Call 252-514-4518.

22nd – 23rd: Into the Woods, 7:30pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-634-9057.

23rd: Memorial Day (Military Appreciation Day), 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-0043.

23rd: African American Historic Tour, 10:00am in Historic Downtown New Bern. Call 252-665-4438.

24th: Memorial Day Grapple-thon, 9:00am at Sugoi Submissions BJJ, 1702 Hwy 70E, New Bern. Call 361-446-5639.

25th: Memorial Day Ceremony, 11:00am, New Bern National Cemetery. Call 252-637-2912.

25th: In Honor and Remembrance, 9:00am – 5:00pm at Tryon Palace and the North Carolina History Center. 252-639-3500.

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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