Candlelight: Colonial Christmas Celebration comes to Tryon Palace

NEW BERN, NC - December 10, 2016 Tryon Palace's annual holiday event, Candlelight: Colonial Christmas Celebration, returns for two Saturdays this year, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17, from 4:30-9:30 p.m. each night. Sponsored by First Citizens Bank and the New Bern Sun Journal, this famed North Carolina...
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Holiday Kickoff Weekend Begins Holiday Season at Tryon Palace

NEW BERN, NC - November 25, 2016 The weekend after Thanksgiving marks the start of holiday tours through the Governor's Palace and historic homes, as well as many other activities for the whole family at Tryon Palace Holiday Kickoff Weekend Nov. 25-27. To make sure Santa knows who is on his nice...
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Tickets to Candlelight: A Colonial Christmas Celebration on Sale Aug. 1

Discounted tickets to Tryon Palace's 2016 Candlelight: Colonial Christmas Celebration will be available online at www.tryonpalace.org/candlelight beginning Monday, Aug. 1. Tickets will increase to the full price on Dec. 1. This annual tradition returns to Tryon Palace on the Saturdays of Dec. 10...
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Tryon Palace African American Lecture Series Presents 'How We Got Over'

The Tryon Palace African American Lecture Series continues in July with "How We Got Over: Singing Praises of Struggles from Cradle to Grave," Thursday, July 21, at 7 p.m. in Cullman Performance Hall at the North Carolina History Center. Discover the spirituals, hymns, work songs and African...
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Sing, Dance with Jonkonnu at Tryon Palace this Summer

Tryon Palace's Jonkonnu interpretive performance group will hold free workshops for all ages interested in joining the troupe. Workshops will be held in the Waystation Auditorium on Tuesdays, from 1-3 p.m., June 21 to Aug. 9. A celebratory fusion of music and dancing, the 19th-century African...
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Tryon's Tots Invited to Learn About Mr. Washington

Tryon's Tots ages 3-5 are invited to learn about George Washington and visit the New Bern house where he slept during his southern tour Thursday, June 9, at 10 a.m. The tots will spend time learning about America's first president while visiting the historic John Wright Stanly house. Afterward,...
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Learn to March with the Tryon Palace Fife and Drum Corps

This summer youth ages 10-17 can learn to march and perform with the Tryon Palace Fife and Drum Corps through a five-day camp held June 20-24 on the Tryon Palace grounds. Musicians were an important part of the 18th-century military, and participants can become a part of that tradition this summer...
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Youth Program to Explore the Lives of 18th-Century Children

Children ages 6-10 can explore the Governor's Palace and what life was like for children in the 18th century during "Tryon's Explorers: A Kid's Life," Thursday, May 12, at 10 a.m. Participating children will see how the Governor's children and their servants lived by visiting the Governor's Palace...
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