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What are you doing this Weekend…see what’s happening

Weekend in and around New Bern

There’s all kinds of things to do this Weekend! Here’s some ideas to help you decide what to do.

24th: Washington’s Southern Tour: Dinner with President Washington, 7:00pm at the Stanly House and Garden. Email:

24th – 25th: Relay for Life of Craven County begins: 7:00pm at Grover C. Fields Middle School. Call 252-497-1814.

24th – 26th: George Washington’s 1791 Southern Tour. Call 252-633-6448.

24th – 26th: Les Misérables presented by the RiverTowne Players, Fri – Sat: 8:00pm; Sun: 3:00pm at the Masonic Theatre. Call 252-638-2577.

25th: Run with George – 10 Miler/5K/Kids’ Run, 7:30am at Tryon Palace benefiting the New Bern Preservation Foundation. Call 252-617-0798.

25th: Herb Day with the Trent Woods Garden Club Herb Sale, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-0043.

25th: Mixed Doubles Tennis Round Robin Fundraiser at the Harbour Town Racquet Club benefiting Journey of Hope. Call 252-633-4673.

25th: Craven Smart Start Flapjack Breakfast Fundraiser, 8:00am – 10:00 am at Applebee’s on Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Call 252-671-0689.

25th: The Epiphany Gala and Auction “Explore. Dream. Discover”, 6:00pm at the Epiphany School of Global Studies on Trent Rd. Campus. Call 252-638-0122.

25th: The Great American Road Trip Performance, 7:30pm in the Performing Arts Center of Grover C. Fields Middle School. Presented by the Southern Gentlemen Barbershop Chorus. Call 252-288-9132.

25th: Washington’s Southern Tour: President’s Ball, 8:00pm at Tryon Palace.

25th: “At the Gallery: 20th Century American Composers with Hoagy Carmichael”, 7:00pm at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-638-2577.

26th: Spring Showcase Tradeshow, 2:00pm – 5:00pm at Billy Casper Golf’s Harbour Pointe Golf Club in Fairfield Harbour.

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, roller skating, playing bingo, bowling, and much more!

Relieve some stress by working out at the local Fitness Centers.

Learn about New Bern’s 300+ 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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