Uncommon Chairs

Duffy Exhibition Gallery, North Carolina History Center June 10, 2017 - 9:00am to September 10, 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

Jonkonnu Workshops

Waystation Auditorium June 20, 2017 - 1:00pm to August 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
Tryon Palace’s popular celebration of African American culture, history, music, and song is currently seeking new performers to join its troupe. Jonkonnu...Read more

The Glorious Fourth

Tryon Palace July 4, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Enjoy the anniversary of the birth of America at Tryon Palace with historical interpreters, games and crafts for all ages, exhibitions, and a live reading of...Read more

Independence Night

North Carolina History Center July 4, 2017 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm
Enjoy an evening of food, fun, live music, and fireworks at Tryon Palace’s North Carolina History Center this Fourth of July. Located on New Bern’s picturesque...Read more

Tryon Palace Gardens Lecture Series

Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center July 8, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
The July garden lecture features Lindy Cummings, Tryon Palace Research Historian, discussing historical aspects of 18th century gardens, colonial revival...Read more

Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab

Tour begins and ends at the Waystation July 11, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn about the conservation work that is done to the artifacts on exhibit in the Governor’s Palace, North Carolina History Center and our historic house...Read more

Palace Pours: Shandies in the Shade

Bate Commons - Tryon Palace Wetlands/Boardwalk July 12, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Engage with local history and friends while imbibing a selection of craft beers or wines during Palace Pours: History After Hours, held every other month at...Read more

Ed Bearrs on the Civil War

Cullman Performance Hall July 13, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
An American treasure, Civil War historian Ed Bearss will appear for his 11th annual presentation in New Bern to discuss his three-quarters of a century...Read more

African American Heritage Tour

Waystation July 16, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Tryon Palace’s African American Heritage Tour explores the history and heritage of more than 20 historic locations around downtown New Bern. New Bern served as...Read more

Behind the Scenes: Museum Technology

Tour begins and ends at the North Carolina History Center July 18, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
The museum technology Behind the Scenes tour will take visitors inside the technology that operates the interactive exhibits inside the North Carolina History...Read more