Weekend Happenings in around New Bern

New Bern Now's Mascot Boo is ready to enjoy holiday festivities!
New Bern Now’s Mascot Boo is ready to enjoy holiday festivities!

20th: Christmas Bear Trolley Tour, 5:30pm and 7:30pm. For details call 800-849-7316

20th: The Christmas Comedy Explosion, 10:00pm at the Flame Banquet Center

20th – 21st: The Nutcracker – Nutz about Christmas, Fri: 7:00pm and Sat: 3:00pm at the Havelock Performing Arts Center in Havelock High School, 316 Main St. For details call 252-349-0259

21st: Coffee For a Cause, 10:00am – 11:00am at Bear Towne Java benefiting the Colonial Capital Humane Society. For details call 252-633-7900

21st: City of Havelock Christmas Parade at 10:30am. For details call 252-444-6429

21st: Seasons of Delight: A Candlelight Masquerade, 5:00pm – 9:00pm at Tryon Palace. For details call 252-639-3500

21st: Trent River Comedy Showcase, doors open: 6:00pm, show: 7:00pm. For details call 252-637-9307

23rd: Four Season in New Bern, 4:00pm presented by the Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival at Christ Episcopal Church Parish House. For details call 252-328-4788

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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