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Latest Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

New Bern City Hall
New Bern City Hall

10th: ArtWalk Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at participating businesses. For details, call the Craven Arts Council at 252-638-2577

10th: ArtWalk at Fine Art at Baxters, 5:00pm – 8:00pm. For details call 252-634-9002

10th: ArtWalk Holiday Show featuring Gallery Artists at Carolina Creations Fine Art Contemporary Craft Gallery. For details call 252-633-4369

10th: ARTcrawl at Greater Good Gallery and Isaac Taylor Garden.  See performances, artist exhibits, and creative demonstrations. For details call 252-649-1712

10th: Explorations: The International Film Series, 7:30pm in the Orringer Auditorium, Craven Community College. For details call 252-638-7351

10th: Dana and Susan Robinson in Concert presented by the Down East FolkArts Society, 7:00pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. For details call 252-646-4657

10th – 12th: The Underpants, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm and Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. For details call 252-633-0567

10th – 12th: “Clybourne Park” presented by Ratio Theatre Company, Fri – Sat: 8:00pm; Sun: 2:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. For details call 252-626-0358

11th: Saltwater National Seminar Series 2014 at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. For details call 800-448-7360

11th: Pancakes and Pirates, 8:00am – 11:00am, Mattocks Hall, North Carolina History Center. For details call 252-639-3500

11th: Pirates in the Palace, 10:00am – 3:00pm, North Carolina History Center and Historic Grounds. For details call 252-639-3500

12th: American Treasure Visits New Bern by Ed Bears presented by the New Bern Civil War Round Table and the New Bern Historical Society. For details call 252-638-8558

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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