Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

Weekend in and around New Bern NC

12th: Annual Spring PIE Luncheon, 11:30am at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Call 252-514-6321.

12th: ArtWalk throughout Downtown New Bern, 5pm – 8pm, presented by the Craven Arts Council at the Bank of the Arts. 252-638-2577.

12th: Father’s Day ArtCrawl presented by the Community Artist Will, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Isaac Taylor House and Gardens and various locations in Downtown New Bern. Call 252-649-1712.

12th: Local Author Couple Book Signing: JayKenton Manning and Leslie Tall Manning, 5:00pm – 8:00pm in the Isaac Taylor Gardens. Call 252-649-1712.

12th: 5th Annual “FLY-IN” Movie & Family Night, 5:00pm at the Havelock Tourist and Event Center. Presented by The Eastern Carolina Aviation Heritage Foundation. Call 252-444-4348.

12th: Craven Literacy Council’s Trivia Night & Silent Auction, 6:00pm at the Harrison Ministry Center, 311 Middle St. Call 252-637-8079.

12th: The Monitors in Concert, 7:30pm, Cullman Auditorium, North Carolina History Center. Presented by the Jazz Preservation Society and Craven Arts Council and Gallery. Call 252-638-2577.

12th: Movie at the Park, 8:30pm at Union Point Park. Presented by Two Rivers Church and the City of New Bern Parks and Recreation. Call 252-633-2830.

12th – 13th: The Knights of Columbus Yard Sale, Fri: 8:00am – Noon; Sat 7:00am – Noon at 1125 Pinetree Dr., New Bern. Call 252-637-9225.

12th – 14th: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike presented by the RiverTowne Players, Fri – Sat: 8:00pm; Sun: 3:00pm at the Masonic Theatre. Call 252-633-3318.

13th: World Refugee Day with Interfaith Refugee Ministries, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-0043.

13th: Helping Hands Boutique Yard Sale, 8:00am – 2:00pm presented by the Coastal Women’s Shelter. Call 252-638-4509.

13th: Black Cat-a-Thon for the Colonial Capital Humane Society, 10:00am – 2:00pm, The Black Cat Shoppe, 246 Middle St. Call 252-633-0146.

13th: Colonial Capital Humane Society Open House, 10:00am – 4:00pm, 1860 Old Airport Rd. Call 252-633-0146.

13th: Tryon’s Tots: Palace Fashions, 10:00 at the North Carolina History Center. 252-639-3524.

13th: Flag Day Ceremony, 11:00am at Union Point Park with the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band. Sponsored by the Elks Lodge #764.

13th: 99 Barrels of Beer Festival, 11:00am at Brewery 99, 417-F Broad St. Call 252-259-6393.

13th: Celebrate Retirement Party and Fundraiser for Marine Corps Aviator, Garret Biss, 7:00pm – 10:00pm at The Thirsty Bruin Craft Beer and Wine.

13th – 14th: Mid-Summer Night’s Dream, Sat: 7:00pm; Sun: 2:00pm at Grover C. Fields Performing Arts Center. Presented by the New Bern Ballet Company. Call 252-633-5800.

14th: Tie One on for Dad, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-0043.

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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