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Check out the Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern


24th: OKT Music Fest – Autumn Concert Series with Hot Buttered Grits, 6:00pm at the Isaac Taylor Garden. For details call 252-649-1712

24th – 26th: Ghostwalk 2013 presented by the New Bern Historical Society. For details call 252-638-8558

25th: Annual Halloween Preschool Parade, 9:30am – 11:30am begins at corner of Broad and Middle St. presented by New Bern Parks and Recreation. For details call 252-639-2902

25th: “Benefit Concert for Craven Arts Council”, 5:00pm at Bear Town Market, 402 S. Front St. For details call 252-637-0022

25th: “Stomp Out Genocide” Preview Screening Party, 6:00pm, benefiting Arts to End Genocide at the Isaac Taylor Garden. For details call 252-288-5260

25th – 26th: Ghostwalk with the spirit of Fannie Taylor in Greater Good Gallery at Isaac Taylor House. Click for more info.

26th: 2013 New Bern Walk to End Alzheimer’s, 8:00am at The Galley Stores and Marina, 300 E. Front St. For details call 919-803-8285

26th: TBC/Operation Christmas Child Golf Tournament, 1:00pm at the Emerald Golf Club. For details call 252-637-4166

26th: Cedar Grove Cemetery Tours, 4:00pm, 701 George St. presented by the Earl of Craven Questers. For details call 252-635-1374

26th: Merci Clinic Fall Gala, 6:00pm – 11:00pm at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. For details call 252-633-1599

26th – 27th: Bridgeton RiverFest – Fine Arts and Artisan Festival, Sat: 10:00am – 5:00pm; Sun: 10:00am – 4:00pm, Bridgeton Harbor Marina. For details call 919-616-6782 or 252-670-9656

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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