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Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

Photo by: Joe Hughes
Photo by: Joe Hughes

28th: Music on the Deck with DJ Gare Stevens, 5:00pm – 9:00pm at the Doubletree by Hilton in New Bern. For details call 252-638-3585.

28th: Craven Literacy Council’s Reverse Drawing and Silent Auction, 6:00pm at Christ Church Ministry Center. For details call 252-637-8079.

28th: Harry Potter and the Obnoxious Voice of The Ssssspoof, 7:00pm, presented by the Rivertowne Rising Stars Camp Broadway at the Masonic Theatre, 516 Hancock St. For details call 252-633-3318.

29th: Neuse River Day Environmental Symposium, 9:00am – 5:00pm, North Carolina History Center. For details call 252-637-7972.

29th: 4th Annual Brew Bern Bear Festival at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. For details call 252-633-5060.

29th: Bear City Opry, 7:00pm at 516 Hancock St. For details call 252-670-7082.

29th: Carolina Casuals presents “Summer Slam”, 8:00pm at the New Bern Shrine Club. For details call 252-675-9004.

30th: “I Love That Lady” Summer Golf Classic at the Emerald Golf and Country Club.

30th: Music on the Deck with Andrea Owens Jazztet, 5:00pm – 9:00pm at the Doubletree by Hilton in New Bern. For details call 252-638-3585.

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, rollerskating, playing bingo, bowling, and much more!

Relieve some stress by working out at the local Fitness Centers.

Learn about New Bern’s 300 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”. 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, two recreation centers, an aquatic center complex, and a spray park 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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