Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

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Wow…there’s all kinds of things to do this weekend! What are you doing?

13th: Live Music with The Fearless Freaks (acoustic), 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Isaac Taylor Garden & Gallery Caffè. Call 252-649-1712.

13th: Historical Society Hunts for Ghosts – Auditions for Ghostwalk 2015, 7:00pm at the Attmore-Oliver House. Call 252-638-8558.

14th: ArtWalk throughout Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, presented by the Craven Arts Council at the Bank of the Arts. 252-638-2577.

14th: 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.

14th: YPG River Jam with The Embers featuring Craig Woolard, 5:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-637-3111.

14th: Susan Walker Book Signing: “A Doormat No More”, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at Next Chapter Book Store. Benefiting the Coastal Women’s Shelter and Promise Place. Call 252-638-4509.

14th: 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.

14th – 16th: In the Heights, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

15th: MCAS Cherry Point Kids and Adult Triathlons, 7:00am at the Hancock Pool. Call 252-617-0798.

15th: New Bern Farmers Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm and Tuesdays: 10:00am – 2:00pm. Call 252-633-0043.

15th: 4th Annual Colonial Cup SUP, 9:00am. Call 252-617-0798.

15th: Children’s Horticulture Workshop, 10:00am – 12:00pm, Craven Ag Building, 300 Industrial Dr. Presented by the NC Cooperative Extension – Craven County Center. Call 252-633-1477.

15th – 16th: Civil War Living History Weekend, 10:00am – 2:00pm, New Bern Academy Museum, Tryon Palace. Call 252-639-3500.

16th – 17th: Raiders of the Lost Art Movie Night, 7:00pm – 9:00pm, Isaac Taylor Garden & Gallery Caffè. Call 252-649-1712.

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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