Check out this Weekend’s Events in and around New Bern, NC


25th: Thursday’s Jam Session hosted by John Van Dyke, 7:00pm at Christoph’s Lounge in the Doubletree by Hilton New Bern. For details call 252-638-3585.

25th – 27th: Dixie Swim Camp, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm and Sun: 3:00pm, Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center. For details call 252-638-2577.

25th – 28th: “Damn Yankees” presented by the RiverTowne Players, Thurs – Sat: 8:00pm and Sun: 3:00pm, Masonic Theatre, 514 Hancock St. For details call 252-638-2577.

26th: “4 Keys to Trade Show Success” Seminar, 8:30am at the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce. For details call 252-637-3111.

26th: 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.

26th: “Benefit for Brad” with music by The Southerners, 5:00pm at Bear Town Market, 402 S. Front St. For details call 252-637-0022.

26th: Pickin’ and Grinnin’ Country Music, 7:00pm – 9:00pm at Rhems Firehouse on Hwy 17 South.

27th: Trent-Neuse River Dragon Boat Races at Union Point Park presented by the Coastal Carolina Riverwatch. For details call 252-514-0269.

28th: 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 302 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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