Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

New Bern, NC

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

28th: Community ACTion Gathering with music by Bryan Mayer and presented by Allies for Cherry Point’s Tomorrow at Havelock Tourist and Event Center. Call 252-631-5021.

30th: Move Your Booty 5K and Neverland 1 Mile Fun Run, 8:30am at Union Point Park benefiting the national MS Society. Call 252-617-0798.

30th: Paddle for HD, 10:00am leaving from Upper Broad Creek leaving from Lee Landing Wildlife Ramp (helping families with Huntington’s Disease).

30th: 1st Charity Golf Tournament Driving Out Domestic Violence at Carolina Colours Golf Club. Call 252-638-4509.

30th: Second Annual Ride for Autism starting at Harley Davidson of New Bern presented by Creekside Recreational Therapy. Call 252-349-0220.

30th: “At the Gallery: 20th Century American Composers with Frank Loesser”, 7:00pm at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-638-2577.

31st: NC Symphony Concerts in Your Community: Your Favorite Light Classics.  7:30pm on the South Lawn at Tryon Palace.  FREE.  Rain Site: Grover C. Fields Middle School.  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, 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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