Weekend Happening in and around New Bern

Weekend New Bern NC

This weekend is filled with all kinds of events and things to do! What are you doing? Here are some events and ideas to help you decide what to do:

9th: Concert Benefit with Stephen Jenkins in Memory of Martha Hall Jenkins, 7:00pm – 9:00pm in the Isaac Taylor Garden. Call 252-638-2577.

10th: “Is There Life after Football? Surviving the NFL” book signing by George Koonce, 3:30pm at the Beer Army Burger Company. Call 252-288-5814.

10th: ArtWalk throughout Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, presented by the Craven Arts Council at the Bank of the Arts. 252-638-2577.

10th: 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.

10th: Concert Benefit with Stephen Jenkins in Memory of Martha Hall Jenkins, 5:00pm – 7:00pm at the Red Shoe Gallery in Artisan Square. Call 252-638-2577.

10th: Movie at the Park, 8:30pm at Union Point Park. Presented by Two Rivers Church and the City of New Bern Parks and Recreation. Call 252-633-2830.

10th – 12th: The Outsiders, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-634-9057.

11th: Korn ‘N Kountry Day, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-0043.

11th: Tryon’s Explorers: Palace Fashions, 10:00am, Palace Grounds, meet at ticket desk in Mattocks Hall. Call 252-639-3500.

11th: Coastal Women’s Shelter and Promise Place Zumbathon, 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Rivertowne Ballroom. Call 252-638-4509.

11th: Picturing the Great War: Modern Art and the Combat Zone, 2:00pm, Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

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 305 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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