Craft beer and fall festivals also scheduled for weekend

1. Kitchens of New Bern Tour

The Kitchens of New Bern Tour is scheduled for Saturday in historic downtown New Bern.

The event, a fundraiser for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, provides ideas for designing or renovating kitchens along with industry ideas and products from sponsors.

The event includes a barbecue lunch at the Isaac Taylor Garden, 228 Craven St.

Tickets are $25 and are available online at foodbankcenc.org/kitchentour or foodbankcenc.org/KitchenTour.

2. Craft Beer Festival

The Beaufort’s Brewin’ Craft Beer Festival is scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Beaufort.

The festival features a variety of mostly North Carolina craft beers as well as food at various events at various prices.

A complete list of events is available online at http://beaufortwineandfood.org/category/events or call 515-0708.

3. Corn Maze

The grand opening of the Garner’s Corn Maze is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at Garner’s Farm off U.S. 70 in Newport.

Admission also includes hay rides, a pumpkin chunker and family friendly games.

For more information, call 241-1184.

4. Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the N.C. History Center in New Bern.

The event includes interactive crafts and activities designed for the entire family.

Teachers are invited to attend the Fall Festival free with identification and receive a complimentary one day pass.

For more information, call 636-3707 or go online to www.tryonpalace.org.

5. Bluegrass and Barbecue

Bluegrass and Barbecue is scheduled for Saturday at the New Bern Elks Lodge.

Barbecue will be served at 4 p.m. with music from Harbor Sounds beginning at 5 p.m.

Tickets are $20 in advance only and benefit the Elks’ many charities.

For more information, call Dale Petrangelo at 634-9083.