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Weekend Happenings in and around Town

Weekend Happenings

14th: Tryon’s Tots: You’re Never Too Young for History! Presents, Harvest!, 10am, Tryon Palace’s Kitchen Office. Call 639-3524.

14th: Naturalization Ceremony at Tryon Palace, 10:30am, Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center. Call 639-3500.

14th: ArtWalk in Downtown New Bern presented by the Craven Arts Council, 5pm – 8pm at the Bank of the Arts and participating businesses. Call 638-2577.

14th: ArtCrawl presented by the Community Artist Will, 5pm – 8pm at the Isaac Taylor House and Gardens and various locations in Downtown New Bern. Call 649-1712.

14th: David Russell in Concert, 7:30pm at the Trent River Coffee Company presented by the Down East FolkArts Society. Call 633-6444.

14th – 16th: Holiday Gift Show presented by ENC Shows, Fri – Sat: 9:00am – 5:00pm; Sun: 9:00am – 12:00pm, New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. For details call 252-635-5658.

14th – 16th: La Cage Aux Folles, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 633-0567.

15th: ScroogeFest Arts and Crafts and Vendor Show, 3:00pm – 8:00pm at Annuciation Catholic Church in Havelock. Call 447-3137.

15th: Chili Cook Off, 6:00pm – 9:00pm at St. Paul Family Life Center. For details call 252-633-0100.

15th: Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival, 7:00pm at Christ Episcopal Church Parish House. For details call 252-328-6019.

15th –  16th: Civil War Weekend: New Bern Hospitals, Sat: 9am – 5pm; Sun: 12pm – 5pm, North Carolina History Center, Waystation, New Bern Academy Museum, Stanly and Dixon Houses, and the Governor’s Palace. Call 639-3500.

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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