Weekend Happenings in and around Town

New Bern, NC

20th: From the Organ Bench, 7pm, Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center. Call 639-3500.

21st: Celebrating 83 years at the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport, 10am – 5pm. For details call 252-638-9591

21st – 22nd: La Cage Aux Folles, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 633-0567.

22nd: Cancer Awareness Turkey Trot 5K Walk/Fun Run, 8:00am at Union Point Park. For details call 252-655-8030.

22nd: Fall Pottery Sale on the Green, 8:00am – 4:00pm in the empty lot across from Captain Ratty’s Seafood and Steakhouse. For details call 252-514-2787.

22nd: Santa’s Arrival, 11:00am at the New Bern Mall. For details call 252-633-2800.

22nd: “At the Gallery: 20th Century American Composers with Duke Ellington”, 7:00pm at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-638-2577.

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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