Arts, History, Entertainment and more…Weekend Events in and around Town

Weekend New Bern NC
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20th: Coastal Carolina Regional Airport Celebrates 84 Year Anniversary, 10:00am – 5:00pm. Call 252-638-8591.

20th: Lunch and Learn – History of Toys and Games, 12:00pm, Debnam-Hunt Board Room, North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

20th – 21st: 25th Annual Scroogefest, Fri: 3:00pm – 8:00pm; Sat: 9:00am – 4:00pm at Annunciation Catholic School, 246 E. Main St., Havelock. Call 252-447-3137.

20th – 21st: Evita (Musical Drama), 7:30pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

21st: New Bern Farmers Market, Sat: 8:00am – 2:00pm and Tues: 10:00am – 2:00pm. Call 252-633-0043.

21st: Open House and Holiday Pottery Sale, 9:00am – 1:00pm at the New Bern Arts and Wellness Center. Call 252-497-8928.

21st: Santa arrives at New Bern Mall, 12:00pm. Call 252-633-2800.

21st: Carolina Lily Fest, starts at 12:00pm in the Isaac Taylor Gardens presented by GEM Productions. Call 919-987-5636.

21st: At The Gallery: Irving Berlin, 7:00pm at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-638-2577.

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.

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