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Check out the Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

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15th: Ruth Wyand in Concert presented by the Down East FolkArts Society, 7:00pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. For details call 252-646-4657

15th – 17th: Hello Dolly, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm and Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. For details call 252-633-0567

15th – 17th: The Rise and Rise of Daniel Rocket, Fri – Sat: 8:00pm and Sun: 2:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. For details call 252-626-03558

16th: Fairfield Harbour Arts and Crafts Bazaar, 9:00am – 2:00pm at the Fairfield Harbour Community Center/Firehouse. For details email: jeanhueb@yahoo.com

16th: Riverside School Homecoming at the New Bern National Guard Armory. For details call 252-349-0102

16th: Auditions for Pippin presented by the RiverTowne Players, 2:30pm at the Masonic Theatre, 514 Hancock St.

16th: Cedar Grove Cemetery Tours, 4:00pm, 701 George St. presented by the Earl of Craven Questers. For details call 252-635-1374

16th – 17th: Civil War Weekend, Sat: 9:00am – 5:00pm; Sun: 12:00pm – 5:00pm, Tryon Palace and the North Carolina History Center. For details call 252-639-3500

17th: – New Bern Civic Strings Concert, 3:00pm at Epiphany School of Global Studies, 2201 Henderson Ave.

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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