U.S. Naturalization Ceremony Planned at North Carolina History Center

New Citizens Will Take the Oath of Allegiance on Friday, Nov. 14 NEW BERN, NC – Nov. 14, 2014 Tryon Palace will welcome some of the United States’ newest citizens during a naturalization ceremony held at the North Carolina History Center on Nov. 14. Hosted by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...
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Tryon Palace Offers Free Admission with Military I.D. on Veterans Day

Discounted admission for accompanying family members will also be offered FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Discounted Admission for Military Family Members Also Available NEW BERN, NC – Nov. 11, 2014 Tryon Palace will honor veterans and active duty members of the military with free admission on Veterans Day,...
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Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament Raises $4,002 for Tryon Palace

Homebuilders Association of Craven and Pamlico Makes Donation, Plans 2015 Event NEW BERN, NC – Oct. 28, 2014 The Homebuilders Association of Craven and Pamlico Counties helped raise $4,002 for Tryon Palace during the inaugural Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament. Held Sept. 19 on the palace’s...
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2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band to Perform Free Concert at Tryon Palace

Outdoor concert to be held on the South Lawn Friday, Oct. 24 NEW BERN, NC – Oct. 24, 2014 The 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band will host a free concert at Tryon Palace on Friday, Oct. 24. This outdoor event will occur at 7 p.m. on the South Lawn, which overlooks New Bern’s picturesque Trent River...
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Tryon Palace Promises a Spooky Saturday of Ghosts and Trick-or-Treating

This is a previous year's event. Click here for information on our Oct. 24, 2015 event. ‘All Hallow’s Eve’ takes Over the Historic Grounds on Oct. 25 NEW BERN, NC – Oct. 25, 2014 Ghouls, ghosts and witches will take over Tryon Palace during “All Hallow’s Eve,” a Halloween-inspired event held 10 a.m...
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Historic Candlelight Dinner Offers Fall Flavors in Tryon Palace Kitchen

Reservations Now Being Accepted for Exclusive Dining Experience Being Held Oct. 16 NEW BERN, NC – Oct. 16, 2014 Savor the flavors of fall with a unique candlelight dining experience inside Tryon Palace’s Kitchen Office from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16. “Fall Flavor: A Historic Dining...
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Tryon Palace Offers Free Gardens Admission, Plant Sale during Mumfest

Free Admission to Gardens Oct. 10-12, Plant Sale to be Held Oct. 10-11 Tryon Palace will have gardens full of mums displayed for free during “Mum’s the Word.” Gardens will be free to the public from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oct. 10-11, and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12. Held each year in...
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Tryon Palace Searching for Holiday Actors, Dancers, Performers

Auditions for Candlelight Volunteers Held Oct. 4 at Waystation Auditorium Tryon Palace is looking for excited volunteers to assist as actors and dancers during its annual candlelight tour. Auditions will be held 10 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. on Oct. 4 for “Eve of Revolution,” a production focusing...
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Fall Family Day Brings Food and Fun to Tryon Palace

Cooking Demos, Crafts, Hay House Tours, Author’s Lecture Offered Sept. 27 Fall Family Day invites visitors of all ages to experience life in the 18 th century with colonial cooking demonstrations, take-home crafts and a special hands-on museum experience in the Hay House. Activities will be held...
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Teachers Admitted to Tryon Palace for Free on Saturday, Sept. 27

Teacher Appreciation Day Includes Discounted Admission for Family Members NEW BERN, NC – Sept. 27, 2014 All teachers will be admitted to Tryon Palace for free during Teacher Appreciation Day, held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27. A valid form of teacher ID—includes public, private and...
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Tryon Palace Honors 97-Year-Old Son of N.C. Colored Infantry Soldier

‘Memories of An American Family: the Luke Martin Story’ set for Sept. 18 NEW BERN, NC – Sept. 18, 2014 “Memories of An American Family: the Luke Martin Story” will bring one of New Bern’s most historic family stories to life on Thursday, Sept. 18. Held as a presentation of the Tryon Palace African...
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Tryon Palace to Host ‘Governor’s Challenge’ Cornhole Tournament

Teams set to compete for more than $1,000 in prizes on Sept. 19 NEW BERN, NC – Sept. 19, 2014 “The Governors Challenge: A Cornhole Tournament Benefitting Tryon Palace” invites the public to compete in a unique, first-time fundraising event on Friday Sept. 19. Trophies, bragging rights and more than...
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Blooming in September

As the seasons change, so do the surprises you'll find in the Tryon Palace gardens. Below is a list of what's blooming this month across our 14 acres of gardens. And don't forget that Tryon Palace is switching to its fall schedule. From Tuesday, Sept. 2, through Friday, Oct. 31, the gardens will...
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Tryon Palace to Recreate Historic Stanly-Spaight Duel on South Lawn

Drama unfolds Aug. 30 with gunfire, performance by Fife and Drum Corps NEW BERN, NC – Aug. 30, 2014 Tryon Palace will perform a live reenactment of the Stanly-Spaight Duel during Labor Day weekend. Held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, this dramatic performance includes the loud boom of pistols firing...
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2014 Grammy Winner Headlines Jazz Festival on Tryon Palace South Lawn

Where Rivers Meet Summer Jazz Festival Held Saturday, Aug. 23 NEW BERN, NC – Aug. 23, 2014 Grammy winner Gregory Porter will perform an outdoor concert at Tryon Palace during the inaugural Where Rivers Meet Summer Jazz Festival on Saturday, Aug. 23. Porter is the event headliner and his recent...
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Tryon’s Tots Invites Young History Lovers to ‘School Days’

Program held at the New Bern Academy Museum on Wednesday, Aug. 13 NEW BERN, NC – Aug. 13, 2014 Tryon Palace announces an upcoming Tryon’s Tots event, “School Days,” scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 13. The program will be held from 10-11 a.m. in the New Bern Academy Museum. Participants will meet...
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Tickets for Tryon Palace’s Candlelight Celebration Available Aug. 1

‘Eve of Revolution: A Candlelight Christmas Celebration’ to be held Dec 13 and 20 NEW BERN, NC – Aug. 1, 2014 Tickets for Tryon Palace’s annual candlelight holiday event went on sale today, Aug. 1. Held 4:30-9:30 p.m. on Dec. 13 and 20, “Eve of Revolution” will allow visitors to meet families in...
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Tryon Palace Hosts Free Public Performance of Jonkonnu

Students perform Jonkonnu celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 5, in the Waystation Auditorium NEW BERN, NC – Aug. 5, 2014 Tryon Palace invites the public to a attend a free Jonkonnu performance on Tuesday, Aug. 5. Beginning at 2 p.m. in the Waystation Auditorium, students participating in the Jonkonnu...
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Artist Gerry King Brings 1970s New Bern to Life with Painting Exhibit

‘The Paper Route’ opens Saturday, Aug. 2, at the North Carolina History Center Tryon Palace will host a free art exhibition celebrating the work of local artist Gerry King, beginning this Saturday, Aug. 2. Held in at the North Carolina History Center’s Duffy Exhibit Gallery, “The Paper Route” will...
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Tryon’s Tots Presents ‘An American Revolution’ this Wednesday, July 9

Tryon Palace will host another Tryon Tot’s event, “An American Revolution,” on Wednesday, July 9. The program will be held from 10-11 a.m. at the Governor’s Palace. Participants will meet first at the North Carolina History Center, located at 529 South Front St., before continuing to the Governor’s...
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440th Army Band Concert Cancelled Due to Hurricane Arthur

Events planned for July 4th still unchanged, may be moved to N.C. History Center Tryon Palace announces that the 440th Army Band concert on the South Lawn, scheduled for tonight, July 3, is canceled due to the approaching weather associated with Hurricane Arthur. The concert will not be rescheduled...
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Tryon Palace Not Likely to Cancel Events for Tropical Storm Arthur

440th Army Concert, Fourth of July celebrations may be relocated to N.C. History Center NEW BERN, NC – July 2, 2014 As Tropical Storm Arthur approaches the North Carolina coast, Tryon Palace is preparing to keep its holiday celebrations intact. If needed, the two outdoor events planned for this...
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Tryon Palace Hosts Patriotic Outdoor Performance by 440th Army Band

Outdoor concert will be performed Thursday, July 3 on the South Lawn NEW BERN, NC – July 3, 2014 Tryon Palace invites the public to captivate its patriotic spirit with a free outdoor performance by the 440th Army Band on Thursday, July 3. Beginning at 7 p.m. on Tryon Palace’s picturesque South Lawn...
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