Check out the Weekend Happenings in and around Town!

City of New Bern, NC

28th: Veterans Garden Groundbreaking Ceremony, 12:00pm at Henderson Park, 901 Chapman St. (Rain date: April 4)

28th: 6th Annual Art at the Airport, 1:00pm at the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport. Presented by the Airport and Eastern Carolina University Sculpture Program. For details call 252-638-8591 ext 222

28 – 29th: “The Belle of Bisbee” Melodrama Dinner Theatre, 6:30pm at Havelock Elementary School Gym. Presented by Early College EAST Theatre Arts Society. For details call 252-444-5199

28th – 30th: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm and Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. For details call 252-633-0567

28th – 30th: “Pippin”, Fri – Sat: 8:00pm; Sun: 3:00pm at the Historic Masonic Theatre. Presented by RiverTowne Players. For details call 252-638-2577

29th: 8th Annual Early Childhood Conference presented by Craven Smart Start and Child Care Resource and Referral at Craven Community College. For details call 252-672-5921 ext 21

29th: Car Wash for the V Foundation for Cancer Research, 9:00am – 12:00pm at the New Bern Applebee’s, 3450 Dr MLK Blvd. For details call 252-637-8055

29th: 9th Annual Chili Cook-off benefiting the Wounded Warriors, 10:00am at the Harley-Davidson of New Bern, 1613 Hwy 70 E. For details call 252-633-4060

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, and two recreation centers 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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