Check out the Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

Photo by: Joe Hughes
Photo by: Joe Hughes

5th: – 7th: Ratio Theatre Company presents ‘RED’ by John Logan, Fri – Sat: 8:00pm, Sun: 2:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. For details call 252-626-0358.

6th: 3 Day Weekend in Concert, 8pm at Bambooz Tiki Bar, 101 Howell Rd. For details call 252-633-2585.

7th: Special Olympics Benefit Motorcycle Ride, Registration: 8:30am, Havelock Police Department, 2 Government Ave., Havelock, NC. For details call 252-444-6400.

7th: Super Scuppernong Saturday at the New Bern Farmer’s Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm. For details call 252-633-0043.

7th: BBQ Fundraiser for the Masonic Home for Children, 10:00am – 4:00pm at Boone’s Truck Center, 317 Hwy 70 E, Havelock, presented by the Cherry Point Masonic Lodge #688.

7th: “Forever Home” National Pet Adopt-a-thon, 10:00am at Petsense, 2025 S. Glenburnie Dr. For details call 252-636-0460.

7th: Pottery at the Palace free workshop for kids, 10:00am – 12:00pm. For details call 252-639-3592.

7th: New Bern Pirate Adventure Cruise, starting every 2 hours at 10:00am thru 6:00pm. For details call 252-504-2638.

7th: “Almost Free” Friday, 5:00pm at the Galley Stores, 300 East Front St. For details call 252-633-4648.

7th: – 8th: Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride at Union Point Park. For details call 919-792-1015.

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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