Weekend Happenings in and around Town

Weekend New Bern NC

19th: City of New Bern Hosting Celebratory Parade Honoring New Bern High School Bears, 12:15pm at Lawson Creek Park and ending at New Bern Riverfront Convention Center.

20th: Christmas Grab ‘n Go Gift Day, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. For details call 252-633-0043.

20th: Santa Paws Pet Parade, 8:30am at the corner of Craven & East Front. For details call 252-637-0247

20th: Bear City Opry Christmas Show, 2:00pm and 7:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 633-0567.

20th: Eve of Revolution: A Candlelight Christmas Celebration, 4:30pm – 9:45pm, Tryon Palace, Stanly House, Hay House, and Commission House. Call 252-639-3500.

20th: Movie Night – “Disney Frozen”, 6:00pm in the O’Marks Building on Middle St.

20th: Snow in Bear Plaza, 6:00pm – 8:00pm in the O’Marks Building on Middle St.

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” (you need to register for access). 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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