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Check out the Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern!

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20th: “Almost Free” Friday, 5:00pm at the Galley Stores, 300 East Front St. For details call 252-633-4648.

20th: Jacob Johnson in Concert presented by the Down East FolkArts Society, 7:00pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. For details call 252-646-4657.

20th – 22nd: 12 Angry Men, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm and Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. For details call 252-633-0567.

21st: Heritage Days at the New Bern Farmer’s Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm. For details call 252-633-0043.

21st: New Bern Women’s Expo presented by ENC Shows, 9:00am – 4:00pm at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center.

21st: Pottery at the Palace free workshop for kids, 10:00am – 12:00pm. For details call 252-639-3592.

21st: Cedar Grove Cemetery Tours, 4:00pm at 701 George St. For details call 252-635-1374.

21st: 13th Annual Neuse RIVERKEEPER Foundation Sprint Triathlon, 9:00am – 3:00pm at Duke University Lab. For details call 252-637-7972.

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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