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Weekend Happenings in and around Town

Weekend in and around New Bern

What are you doing this weekend? Here are some ideas to help you decide what to do:

18th: Sy Liebergot, Shares Mission Controller Experiences of Apollo 11 and Apollo 13, 2:00pm, at The Epiphany School of Global Studies in the Trent Campus PAC.  Call 803-­413-4768.

18th: Fresh Face: Celebrating one of Pepsi’s first African American models, 7:00pm, Cullman Auditorium, North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

19th: Elder Abuse Awareness Walk, 10:00am at the Craven County Senior Center. Presented by the Eastern Carolina Council Area Agency on Aging. Call 252-638-3185.

19th: Lunch and Learn: The History of Tryon Palace, 12:00pm, Debnam-Hunt Board Room, North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

19th: Bern Summer Blast, 5:00pm – 11:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Presented by the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce. Call 252-637-3111.

19th: Sengalese Musician Diali Cissokho in Concert, 6:00pm at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-638-2577.

20th: 17th Annual Run for Shelter 5K, 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run at Creekside Park. Call 252-638-4509.

20th: The Bugs and the Bees, 10:00am – 12:00pm, Craven Ag Building, 300 Industrial Dr. Presented by the NC Cooperative Extension – Craven County Center. Call 252-633-1477.

20th: Gospel Recording Artist, Bonita Burney Simmons, hosts Zumba Fundraiser, 10:00am – 12:00pm at Courts Plus of New Bern. Call 252-635-0711.

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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