Check out the Weekend Events in and around New Bern, NC


2nd: Cafe’ Cabaret, benefit hosted by John Van Dyke and Clara DiNapoli, 7:00pm at the Trent River Coffee Company.

2nd – 4th: NC Tax Free Holiday Weekend.

2nd – 4th: The Time Machine, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm and Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. For details call 252-633-0567.

3rd: Watermelon Day at the New Bern Farmer’s Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm. For details call 252-633-0043.

3rd: “Stuff the Bus” – Donate school supplies, 9:00am – 1:00pm at Walmarts in New Bern and Havelock. Presented by Craven County Partners in Education and Craven County Schools. For details call 252-514-6321.

3rd: Summer Reading Party, 11:00am – 12:30pm at the Cherry Tree House, MCAS Cherry Point. For details call 252-466-3552.

3rd: 17th Annual National Night Out in Havelock starts at 3:00pm. For details call 252-447-3212.

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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