Tryon Palace Multicultural Fair to Celebrate Cultural Diversity

NEW BERN, NC - July 22, 2017 Tryon Palace will celebrate cultural diversity and international traditions with a Multicultural Fair. This free event will take place at the North Carolina History Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 22. Eastern North Carolina's various and diverse cultures...
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July Lunch and Learn: A History of Dogs as Pets

NEW BERN, NC - July 21, 2017 Discover the history of man's best friend, historic breeds and more during the July Lunch and Learn at Tryon Palace's North Carolina History Center. This program will begin at noon Friday, July 21. "This lecture will help visitors see a bit more of the history of breeds...
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Learn to March and Perform with the Tryon Palace

NEW BERN, NC - June 19, 2017 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 19-23 on the Tryon Palace grounds. Musicians were an important part of the 18th-century military, and participants can become a part...
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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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Show Your Patriotism at Tryon Palace this Fourth of July

Special events planned around Palace and N.C. History Center Tryon Palace will celebrate the anniversary of America’s birth with a wide range of special events and activities planned for The Glorious Fourth, Saturday, July 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Events planned for the whole family include...
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Become Part of Jonkonnu at Tryon Palace this Summer

Free workshops held Tuesdays starting June 23 Tryon Palace’s Jonkonnu interpretive performance group will hold free workshops for those interested in joining the troupe in the Waystation Auditorium on Tuesdays, from 1-3 p.m., June 23 to Aug. 11. A celebratory fusion of music and dancing, the 19th-...
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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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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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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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Behind the Scenes: Summer Day Camps at Tryon Palace

(The following blog was written by Rachel Metcalf, a marketing and communications intern for Tryon Palace, and Golden Leaf Scholar from UNC-Chapel Hill.) Interning at Tryon Palace is starting to feel less like work and more like play. At the beginning of the month, I played dress-up as a Palace...
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