Free Children’s Art Workshop Draws Inspiration from Palace Gardens

Fall art workshop invites children ages 5-12 to N.C. History Center on Oct. 10 Children ages 5-12 are invited to the North Carolina History Center for a Fall Art Workshop Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon. This free workshop invites each participating child to create a decorative fall wreath...
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Tryon’s Tots Invited to Explore Nautical New Bern

Program for children ages 3-5 at the N.C. History Center set for Oct. 10 Children ages 3-5 are invited to the North Carolina History Center Saturday, Oct. 10, for Tryon’s Tots: Nautical New Bern. Preschoolers will explore the Stanly House, once home to John Wright Stanly, a powerful businessman...
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October Means Mums for Tryon Palace Gardens

Mums are here! Why do garden mums have names that sound like bad burlesque stage names? We have no idea, but it certainly helps to remember the ones you don’t want to see again next year (Never again will a Camille dance in a garden of mine). No Dazzling Stacy, Spicy Cheryl or Nutty Fiona for us...
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Kitchens of New Bern Tour Stops by Tryon Palace Kitchen Office

Annual Food Bank fundraiser set for Sept. 26 Tryon Palace’s Kitchen Office will be just one of the many stops found on the Kitchens of New Bern Tour this Saturday, Sept. 26. In addition to the Tryon Palace Kitchen Office, the Kitchens of New Bern tour includes homeowners who open their kitchens to...
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Tryon Palace Offers Family Fun, Free Admission for Teachers

Interactive crafts and activities, living history demonstrations on Sept. 19 Families, teachers and children of all ages are invited to enjoy Tryon Palace’s Fall Festival, held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19. Offered programs include interactive craft activities, blacksmith and cooking...
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‘Lunch and Learn’ to Uncover Mysteries of the Dixon Family

Tryon Palace monthly series continues at NC History Center Sept. 18 “A Visit with the Dixons” is a lunch and learn program that will explore the history of New Bern’s historic Dixon House (c.1830s) and the family who built it. The program will begin at noon, Sept. 18, in the North Carolina History...
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Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament Returns to Tryon Palace

Spend the day playing cornhole on the South Lawn Sept. 18 Tryon Palace invites cornhole players to register for the Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament presented by the Home Builders Association of Craven and Pamlico Counties. The tournament will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, on...
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Voices of the Harlem Renaissance Revisited at NC History Center

Tryon Palace African American Lecture Series continues Sept. 17 Voices from the gilded era of the Harlem Renaissance will resound at the North Carolina History Center Thursday, Sept. 17, from 7-8:30 p.m., for the Tryon Palace African American Lecture Series. Antuan Hawkins and Sharon Mervin will...
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Tryon Palace Hosts Author Linda Monk for Lecture and Book Signing

Constitutional scholar visits NC History Center Sept. 13 In honor of Constitution Week, award-winning author and scholar Linda R. Monk, J.D., will give a free lecture entitled, “We the Whole People: How North Carolina Saved the Constitution,” at the North Carolina History Center from 2-3 p.m. on...
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Children Invited to Explore Tryon Palace Kitchen Garden

Tryon’s Explorers to highlight 18th century gardening Saturday, Sept. 12 Tryon’s Explorers invites children ages 6-10 to explore the Tryon Palace Kitchen Garden, discover how the royal governor’s food was grown in the 18th century and plant a seed of their own to bring home. This program will begin...
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September Blooms of Tryon Palace

Flowering Vines Coral honeysuckle (Lonicera sumpervirens), native, red and yellow Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata) Hyacinth bean or lablab vine (Dolichos lablab), purple bloom, purple pods Morning Glory (Ipomoea tricolor), blue, magenta Sweet autumn clematis (Clematis terniflora), white Trumpet vine...
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Kubrick’s ‘Paths of Glory’ Comes to North Carolina History Center

Tryon Palace to host screening of WWI film Sept. 12 Tryon Palace will host a screening of director Stanley Kubrick’s World War I masterpiece, “Paths of Glory,” as a finale to Tryon Palace’s WWI exhibit, North Carolina in the Great War, at 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12. Released in 1957, “Paths of...
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