Weekend Happenings in and around Town

Weekend Events

26th: Oktoberfest 2014, 5:30pm – 9:30pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Presented by the New Bern Breakfast Rotary

26th: From Broadway to the Met featuring Paul Saik, 7:30pm at Centenary United Methodist Church. For details call 252-638-2577

27th: Community Garage Sale, 7:00am – 11:00am, inside the West New Bern Recreation Center. For details call 252-639-2902

27th: Havelock Women of the Moose Craft Show, 9:00am – 2:00pm at the Havelock Moose Family Center. For details call 252-665-3608

27th: Savoring September: Family, Education and the Kitchen’s of New Bern Tour, 10:00am – 6:00pm, North Carolina History Center, Historic Site. For details call 252-639-3500

27th: Community Day in Celebration of 50th at Craven Community College at 800 College Court.

27th: Celebrate Dog Ownership Week with Masterful Dog Training at Lynaire Kennels. For details call 252-672-5933

27th: Tryon Palace Teacher’s Day, 10:00am – 5:00pm, Tryon Palace and the North Carolina History Center. For details call 252-639-3500

27th: Family Fun Day, 10:00am – 3:30pm, Tryon Palace and the North Carolina History Center. For details call 252-639-3500

27th: Fall Operation Medicine Drop, 10:00am – 2:00pm at Realo Drug Store on Commerce Dr. For details call 252-649-1615

27th: Author Christian McBurney lecture and book signing, 2:30pm, Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center. For details call 252-639-3500

27th: “At the Gallery: 20th Century American Composers”, 7:00pm at the Bank of the Arts. For details call 252-638-2577

28th: New Bern Crop Walk for Hunger. For details call 888-297-2767

28th: Dedication Ceremony for the Ship Hauling Machine, 2:00pm at Lawson Creek Park. For details call Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corp. at 252-638-5781

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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