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Weekend Happenings in and around New Bern

Weekend New Bern NC

7th: Beer Army and Community Artist Will unite to bring Arts to the Underprivileged at Beer Army Burger Company. Call 252-571-8566.

7th: Making Resolutions for You and the Planet, 6:30pm at Trent River Coffee Company. Call 252-626-5100.

8th: Voci Allegre sings International Christmas Carols, 6:00pm, sponsored jointly by Craven Arts Council and First Baptist Church. Call 252-638-2577.

8th: First Annual Potters Throwdown for Empty Bowls during Downtown ArtWalk, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Bank of the Arts. Call 252-638-2577.

8th: ARTcrawl presented by the Community Artist Will, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Center for the Arts, Isaac Taylor House and Gardens, and numerous locations in Downtown New Bern. Call 252-571-8566.

8th: Jeff Talmadge in Concert, doors open at 6:30pm, show starts at 7:30pm. Presented by Down East Folk Arts Society at Trent River Coffee Company. Call 252-646-4657.

8th – 10th: Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller Musical, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567.

9th: “Fabric and Fiber Day”, 8:00am – 2:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Call 252-633-0043.

9th: Visit the Quilting Mandarin at the New Bern Farmers Market.

9th: Awards Ceremony for Recipients of the Arthur B Hanson Rescue Medal, 5:00pm at the Blackbeard Sailing Club in Fairfield Harbour. Call 252-349-1490.

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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