Weekend Happenings in and around Town

Holiday Weekend New Bern

28th:  Light up the Season with Santa’s Arrival, 3:00pm – 7:00pm at Bear Plaza. Presented by “A Beary Merry Christmas”. For details call 252-636-8780.

28th – 29th: Tryon Civitan Club’s Gift Wrap Station, 8:00am – 6:00pm at Bear Essentials in the Kress Mall, 309 Middle St., New Bern.

28th – 30th: Holiday Kick-Off Weekend at Tryon Palace. For details call 252-639-3500.

28th – 30th: Festive Holiday Kick-Off Weekend, Fri – Sat: 9:00am – 5:00pm; Sun: 1:00pm – 5:00pm, North Carolina History Center and Tryon Palace. Call 252-639-3500

29th: Reminder to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

29th: A Very Beary Christmas Craft Day, 8:00am – 4:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. For details call 252-633-0043.

30th: Upcoming Program Remembers The Great Fire of 1922, 3:00pm in the New Bern-Craven County Library Auditorium.

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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