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Weekend Events: Celebrate the Holidays, Arts, History, and much more

Holiday Events

11th: Salvation Army Christmas Food Drive, 4:00pm – 8:00pm at Joe Alcoke’s Auto Center.

11th: ArtWalk throughout Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, presented by the Craven Arts Council at the Bank of the Arts. 252-638-2577.

11th: 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.

11th: ArtWalk and Author Meet and Greet, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Next Chapter Book Store, 320 S. Front St. Call 252-633-5774.

11th: Celtic Christmas Concert with Patrick Mangan from Riverdance, 7:30pm at Craven Community College.

12th: Christmas Countdown at the New Bern Farmers Market, Sat: 8:00am – 2:00pm and Tues: 10:00am – 2:00pm. Call 252-633-0043.

12th: 3rd Annual Craven Smart Start Holiday Hustle, 8:00am, Union Point Park.Call 252-671-0689.

12th: Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, 6:30am and 10:00am at Morgan’s Tavern and Grill. Presented by the MERCI Clinic. Call 252-633-1599.

12th: Cookie Walk, 10:00am – 1:00pm at 311 Middle St. Call 252-631-1111 or 708-267-2672.

12th:  17th Annual “The Holly & The Ivy” Holiday Homes Tour, 10:30am – 3:30pm presented by the New Bern Womans Club. Call 252-638-3623.

12th: 35th Annual Candlelight Christmas Celebration, 4:30pm – 9:30pm at the Governor’s Palace, Historic Grounds, Commission House, Stanly House, and Dixon House. Call 252-639-3500.

12th: Enjoy Festive Evening of Hayrides, Caroling, and Christmas Traditions, 5:30pm at The Twin Rivers YMCA parking lot. Call 252-288-5663.

12th – 13th: “The Bear City Opry Christmas Show”, Sat: 7:00pm and Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

12th – 13th: The Nutcracker presented by the New Bern Ballet, Sat: 7:00pm; Sun: 2:00pm at West Craven High School, 2600 Streets Ferry Rd., Vanceboro. Call 252-633-5800.

13th: Santa’s visiting Craven Animal Hospital for Pet Photos, 1:00pm – 3:00pm at Craven Animal Hospital. Donations benefit the Colonial Capital Humane Society. Call 252-637-4541.

13th: Sledding Shopping Sunday from 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

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