Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

Weekend New Bern NC

Wow…this is another weekend filled with all kinds of events in and around the Greater New Bern area and beyond!

18th: POW/MIA Recognition Day. Call 252-649-1441.

18th: 2nd Annual Craven County Veterans Stand-down, 9:00am – 3:00pm at the Veterans Organic Garden, 901 Chapman St. Call 252-617-2848.

18th: Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament, 10:00am – 5:00pm, Tryon Palace South Lawn. Call 252-639-3500.

18th: Lunch and Learn — A Visit with the Dixons, 12:00pm, Debnam-Hunt Board Room, North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

18th – 20th: A Few Good Men, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

19th: Craig Brake Memorial Colors 4 Cancer 5K, 8:00am at Carolina Colours. 252-633-4673.

19th: New Bern Farmers Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm and Tuesdays: 10:00am – 2:00pm. Call 252-633-0043.

19th: 2nd Annual Craven County Veterans Stand-down, 9:00am – 4:00pm at the Walter B. Jones Park in Havelock. Call 252-617-2848.

19th: 2015 New Bern Women’s Expo at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Proceeds benefit New Bern Get Your Pink On. Call 252-635-5658.

19th: Shrubs & Heritage Plants for an Eastern NC Garden, 10:00am – 12:00pm, Tryon Palace Waystation. Presented by the NC Cooperative Extension – Craven County Center. Call 252-633-1477.

19th: Sixth Heritage Festival, 10:00am – 4:00pm, Parade starts at 10:00m on Jones St. and festivities continue at the Jones County Civic Center. Call 252-448-9621.

19th: Fall Festival, 10:00am – 5:00pm, Tryon Palace, North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

19th: Cove City Fire and Rescue Fireman’s Day/Family Day and Open Car and Truck Show, 9:00am – 3:00pm at the Cove City Fire Department, 425 S. Main St. Call 704-905-3031.

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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