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Weekend of things to do in and around New Bern

Weekend in and around New Bern NC

3rd: Calling All Parrot Heads: Celebrating 25 years of Leadership Craven, Gates open at 5:30pm – 10:00pm at the New Bern Farmers Market. Presented by the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce. Call 252-637-3111.

3rd: Craven Literacy Council’s Trivia Night, 6:00pm – 8:30pm, Harrison Ministry Center. Call 252-637-8079.

3rd: Pianist Nicholas Susi – Free Concert, 6:00pm at First Baptist Church, 239 Middle St. Hosted by St. Cecilia/East Carolina Music Club.

3rd – 5th: The Battle of Shallowford presented by RiverTowne Players, Fri – Sat: 8:00pm; Sun: 3:00pm at the Historic Masonic Theatre, 514 Hancock St.

4th: HD Paddle, 8:00am at Creekside Park’s Conglington Shelter.

4th – 5th: Experience Life on the Brink of Revolution at Tryon Palace Living History, Fri: 9am to 5pm and  Sat: 12pm – 5pm, at Tryon Palace. 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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