Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

Weekend Events

Photo by: Joe Hughes

There’s all kinds of things to do this weekend! Here are some events and ideas to help you decide what to do:

23th – 25th, A Tuscarora Homecoming & ENC Family History Fair at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center and North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace. Call 252-349-0405.

24th – 25th: Bernaroo Music and Arts Festival in the Isaac Taylor Gardens. Call 919-987-5636.

24th: 5th Annual Jeff Miller Concert inspired by Phil Keaggy, 7:30pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. Call 252-639-1644.

24th – 26th: Jesus Christ Superstar, Fri – Sat: 8:00pm; Sun: 3:00pm, Masonic Theatre. Presented by The Rivertowne Players. Call 252-638-2577.

25th: Christmas in July at the New Bern Farmers Market open: 8:00am – 2:00pm. Call 252-633-0043.

25th: Christmas in July: Children’s Miracle Network Vendor and Craft Show, 9:00am – 2:00pm at the Havelock Tourist and Event Center. 252-444-4348.

25th: Injured Soldiers, Wounded Societies: Health Care in WWI, 2:00pm, Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center. Call 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 305 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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