Weekend Happenings in and around Town

Weekend in and around New Bern

There are all kinds of things to do this Weekend! Here are some ideas to help you decide what to do:

8th: 3rd Annual Kay Wilson Memorial Golf Tournament at the Carolina Colours Golf Club. Call 239-851-8809.

8th: ArtWalk throughout Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, presented by the Craven Arts Council at the Bank of the Arts. 252-638-2577.

8th: Mother’s Day ArtCrawl presented by the Community Artist Will, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Isaac Taylor House and Gardens and various locations in Downtown New Bern. Call 252-649-1712.

8th – 10th: Into the Woods, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-634-9057.

9th: Gifts for Mom Day, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-0043.

9th: 25th Annual Car Show, 10:00am – 4:00pm presented by the 1st Capital Chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America on Pollock and Middle Streets, Downtown New Bern. Call 252-633-9275.

9th: Tryon’s Explorer’s: Secrets of the Blacksmith, 10:00am at the North Carolina History Center. 252-639-3500.

9th: Mother’s Day Tea, 10:30, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm at the North Carolina History Center. 252-639-3524.

9th: The Beatles – A Sound that Changed the World Lecture, 3:00pm at the New Bern-Craven County Library. Presented by the English-Speaking Union of New Bern. Call 252-633-0974.

9th: Palovation Singers featuring Mo Music, 4:30pm – 8:00pm at the Havelock Tourist & Event Center.

10th: Spring Concert with Havelock Community Band, 2pm at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 305 Hwy 70 W, Havelock. Call 252-447-3826

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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