Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern


25th: BBQ Fundraiser presented by the Colonial Capital Humane Society, 10:30am – 1:00pm at the Elks Lodge, 1175 Pine Tree Dr. For details call 252-229-2077

25th: Shriners Fish Fry, 11:00am – 7:00pm, benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children at the New Bern Shrine Club; Bridgeton Food Lion parking lot; Harley Davidson; and the lot next to Burger King on Neuse Blvd. For details call 252-638-1277

25th – 26th: 20th Annual Relay for Life of Craven County at Grover C. Fields School. For details call 252-633-0979

26th: Herb Day at the New Bern Farmers Market. For details call 252-633-0043

26th: Ghent Neighborhood Yard Sale starting at 8:00am

26th: Yard Sale presented by the River Bend Organic Garden at the Red Caboose Library

26th: 2014 Craven County Alzheimer’s NC Walk, registration at 9:00am, Union Point Park. For details call 252-638-3185 x 3011

26th: Stop Hunger Now, 9:00am – 2:00pm, Harris Teeter’s Parking Lot. St. Paul Catholic Church’s 1st year Confirmation Class Community Project for Religious Community Services

26th: Healthy Kids Day, 10:00am – 2:00pm at the Twin Rivers YMCA. For details call 252-638-8799

26th: Bettye Goodman Green Book Signing, 2:00pm at the New Bern Mall. For details call 252-635-7342

26th: Southern Gentlemen Chorus of New Bern presents Its Annual Concert featuring “Lunch Break”, 7:30pm at Grover C. Fields Auditorium, 2000 Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. For details call 252-288-9132

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.

Heading to the beaches?  The replicas of the Nina and the Pinta will be in Morehead for the weekend and will take visitors aboard.

What are you doing this weekend?

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