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Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern!

Summer New Bern NC

20th: Parrot Head Party at the Market presented by the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce at the New Bern Farmers Market. For details call 252-637-3111

20th: Wine and Appetizer Tasting, 5:00pm – 7:00pm at the Galley Stores. For details call 252-633-4648.

20th: ArtFri at the Gallery on Craven and the Antiquery Boutiquery, begins at 7:00pm, Downtown New Bern. For details call 252-649-1712.

21st: World Refugee Day with Interfaith Refugee Ministries, 8:00am – 2:00pm, at the New Bern Farmers Market. For details call 252-633-0043

21st: 5K Run for Shelter benefiting the Coastal Women’s Shelter, 8:00am at Creekside Park. For details call 252-68-5995

21st: Premier Martial Arts – Primus Mixed Martial Arts Tournament, 6:00pm – 10:00pm, Havelock Tourist and Event Center. For details call 252-447-2446

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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