Uncommon Chairs

Duffy Exhibition Gallery, North Carolina History Center June 10, 2017 - 9:00am to September 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
Early Turned Seating of North Carolina’s Tar-Roanoke River Region This exhibit brings together 75 ladder back, or “common” chairs from the Tar-Roanoke River...Read more

"Wilmington on Fire"

North Carolina History Center August 24, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
By popular demand, there will be a second viewing of the "Wilmington on Fire" documentary from the July African American Lecture Series. “Wilmington on Fire”...Read more

Tryon Palace Closed for Regular Tours

Tryon Palace Historic Grounds, Stanly House, Dixon House, Pepsi Family Center, Regional History Museum September 2, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tryon Palace will not be open for regular tours to accommodate the inaugural Piggin’ and Grinnin” Celebrating BBQ and Bluegrass event. The Governor’s Palace,...Read more

Stanly-Spaight Duel

New Bern Academy Green September 2, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
On September 5 th , 1802, a prominent New Bern lawyer met his political rival, a former State Governor, in a lethal duel on the streets of New Bern. Step back...Read more

Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop

Tour begins and ends at the Waystation September 5, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Tryon Palace historic clothing interpreter Leslie Lambrecht will lead a tour of the historic Jones House with a brief description of the house and then through...Read more

Teacher Appreciation Day

Tryon Palace, North Carolina History Center September 9, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
In appreciation of all educators, Tryon Palace will offer free admission all day for teachers on Sept. 9. Teachers with identification will receive a...Read more

Palace Pours: Oktoberfest

Commission House September 13, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The September Palace Pours will feature a lecture on Oktoberfest and its beginnings in Germany. While attendees imbibe a selection of German beers, a presenter...Read more