Weekend Happenings in and around Town

Weekend in and around New Bern NC

We have another weekend filled with all kinds of events and things to do! What are you doing? Here are some events and ideas to help you decide what to do:

17th: Lunch and Learn – Francisco de Miranda’s Journey to America, 12:00pm, Debnam-Hunt Board Room, North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

17th: “The Descendants of Owen Dogharty of Ireland” Book presented by Donna Hart, 2:00pm – 6:00pm at the Cove City Public Library.

17th: Rockin’ on the Rivers with Nantucket, 5:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-637-3111.

17th – 18th: Ice Skating in the Park, 10:00am – 6:00pm at Kidsville Playground, 1225 Pine Tree Dr. Presented by City of New Bern Parks and Recreation and Religious Community Services (RCS). Call 252-633-2767.

17th – 18th: World War I Weekend, 9:00am – 5:00pm, North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

17th – 19th: The Outsiders, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-634-9057.

18th: New Bern Farmers Market open: 8:00am – 2:00pm. Call 252-633-0043.

18th: Flags of Hope Sewing Bee Demonstration, 10:00am at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-638-2577.

18th: The United States Life-Saving Service and the SS Mirlo, 1:00pm, 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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