Weekend Events and Things to do in and around New Bern

Weekend New Bern NC

14th – 15th: Singer-Songwriter Susan Werner in Concert, 7:30pm at the Old Theatre in Oriental. Presented by the Pamlico Musical Society. Call 252-617-2125.

15th: Lunch and Learn: The Regulators, 12:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

15th: Natasha Borzilova in Concert, doors open at 6:30pm, show starts at 7:30pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. Presented by Down East FolkArts Society. Call 252-646-4657.

16th: SpringFest, 8:00am – 4:00pm (Extended hours) at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-0043.

16th: Civil War Adventure Day, 9:30am – 1:00pm. Call 252-638-8558.

16th: Festival of Fun, 10:00am – 3:00pm at Union Point Park. Presented by New Bern Parks and Recreation. Call 252-639-2902.

16th: Turf Management ‘A Multi Seasonal Approach’ – Free Horticultural Workshop Program, 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Craven County Agricultural Building, 300 Industrial Dr. Call 252-633-1477.

16th: Community Day, 10:00am – 2:00pm at Craven Community College – Havelock-Cherry Point Campus 305 Cunningham Blvd. Call 252-444-6005.

16th – 17th: Double-Header – Craven Community College vs. ECU, Sat: 12:00pm; Sun: 3:00pm at Creekside Park. Craven Panthers is the college’s competitive Men’s Club Baseball Team.

16th: John Van Dyke and Ann Sorocki in concert, doors open at 6:30pm at Trent River Coffee Company. Call 252-514-2030.

17th: African American Heritage Tour, 2:00pm, Tour begins at Tryon Palace Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

17th: “Meeting William Faulkner: How an English Schoolboy Found a Literary Lion”, 3:00pm in the Orringer Auditorium, Craven Community College.

17th: 225th Anniversary of President George Washington’s 1791 Southern Tour, 3 p.m., Broad Street Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 802 Broad Street. Call 252-349-0405.

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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