Weekend Events and Things to do in and around New Bern

Have a great weekend!

Hanna House Bed and Breakfast Porch

1st – 2nd: “Downeaster” Weekend presented by the Democratic Party at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center.

1st: 8th Annual Art at the Airport – Seven Outdoor Sculptures from East Carolina University, 1:00pm at the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport. Call 252-638-8591.

1st: Explorations: The International Film Series “The Dish”, 2:30pm and 7:30pm in the Orringer Auditorium, Craven Community College. Call 252-633-2618.

2nd: Community Vision Neighborhood Forum, 9:00am – 11:00am and 12:00pm – 2:00pm at the Stanley White Recreation Center. Call 252-259-1599 or 252-675-0069.

2nd: “Around the World in 80 Tunes” Concert, 7:00pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. Call 252-514-2030.

2nd: 4th Annual Great Glow Run, 7:30pm at Union Point Park with After Glow Party featuring Bryan Mayer and benefiting Easter Seals UCP.

3rd: Fashions and Tea for Charities, 2:00pm – 4:00pm at the Stanly Hall Ballroom presented by the Tryon Civitan Club. Call 252-672-1684.

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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