Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

weekend events and happenings in new bern nc

31st: New Bern Gymnastics Booster Twilight 5K Trail, registration begins: 5:30pm; race starts: 6:30pm at Creekside Park. For details call 252-635-2100

31st: Sunrise Business Update Meeting, 8:00am at Stanly Hall, 249 Craven St. Presented by the New Bern Chamber of Commerce and Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corporation. For details call 252-538-5781

31st: Dog Days of Summer Concert Series: Paul Picard, 6:00pm in the Isaac Taylor Garden. For details call 252-626-7673


1st – 3rd: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Fri – Sat: 8:00pm and Sun: 3:00pm at the Masonic Theatre, 416 Hancock St., New Bern. For details call 252-633-3318

2nd: National Night Out in Havelock, 5:30pm – 8:00pm at Walter B. Jones Park.

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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