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Becky Stone as Harriet Tubman

Special Invitation for Students

Students from local schools will have the opportunity to meet Harriet Tubman on March 26 at the Cullman Performance Hall in the North Carolina History Center. Harriet Tubman escaped slavery to become a leading abolitionist and led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom along the route of the Underground Railroad. She’ll share her story and …

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Crystal Coast Musicians

Tryon Palace Cultural Arts Series Presents: Crystal Coast Musicians in Concert

NEW BERN, N.C. – Join Tryon Palace for a night of instrumental music, celebrating world-renowned composers, classic rock, our favorite movie scores, and contemporary pop music, as the Cultural Arts Series presents Crystal Coast Musicians in Concert. Crystal Coast Musicians is an ensemble composed of extremely talented local instrumentalists who will begin your weekend with …

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Teacher Appreciation Day

Tryon Palace Celebrates Teachers with Free Admission this Teacher Appreciation Day

As a “thank you” to the hard-working educators in North Carolina, Tryon Palace will offer free admission to all teachers on May 4. This event is made possible through a sponsorship by Carolina Publishing & Associates. Teachers with identification will receive a complimentary One Day Pass, which includes access to the Governor’s Palace, North Carolina …

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Tryon Palace, NC History Center Weather Hurricane Florence, Closed Until Further Notice

A statement from Bill McCrea, Executive Director, Tryon Palace: In the wake of Hurricane Florence, Tryon Palace staff are working hard to assess the damage the storm caused at the historic site and the North Carolina History Center. It is of the utmost important to management at Tryon Palace and at the state that the …

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North Carolina History Center

“Artifacts of Outlander” Exhibit coming to Tryon Palace

Outlander fans will have something extra to get excited about while visiting Tryon Palace this summer. A new exhibit Artifacts of Outlander will open at the North Carolina History Center May 16. The exhibit will feature Colonial artifacts related to the detailed history and setting found in the Outlander book and television series. The main …

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony

Tryon Palace to Host Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony

Ceremony to be held on Thursday, Dec. 7 at the N.C. History Center Tryon Palace will commemorate the attack on Pearl Harbor with a remembrance ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. This free program is open to the public and will take place in the Cullman Performance Hall, located inside the North Carolina …

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Colonial Market Days

Colonial Market Days: A Tryon Palace Renaissance Fair

“Colonial Market Days: A Tryon Palace Renaissance Fair” comes to Tryon Palace June 3-4 for a weekend festival that celebrates the cultures and early inhabitants of North Carolina. Held in the spirit of a traditional renaissance fair, “Colonial Market Days” will feature the period of 1660-1720 with an outdoor market, encampments, and multiple performance stages …

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Michael Tracy

Tryon Palace Sets March Programming Around Tiffany Exhibit

Tryon Palace has set two programs in March in conjunction with the new exhibit, “Louis C. Tiffany: Art and Innovation,” about the stained glass work of Louis Comfort Tiffany. The first program of the month is a screening of the 1961 film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” and is the first installment in the Tryon Palace Film …

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Tryon Palace Candlelight Dancers

Auditions scheduled for Tryon Palace’s Candlelight: A Colonial Christmas Celebration

Tryon Palace will host auditions for parts in Candlelight: A Colonial Christmas Celebration Saturday, Aug. 6, from 1 – 3pm in the Waystation Auditorium. Available roles are for men and women ages 18 and older in both speaking and nonspeaking roles, as well as individuals who are willing to perform as 18th-century dancers and soldiers. …

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Letters from Home - Tryon Palace

Letters From Home Returns to Tryon Palace with USO – Inspired Performance

Letters From Home returns to the North Carolina History Center with a patriotic night of singing, tap dancing, audience interaction and skits Friday, June 10, at 8 p.m. Known as “America’s Bombshell Duo,” Letters From Home promise a high-energy night featuring songs from the Andrews Sisters, Donald O’Connor, Gene Kelly, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra and …

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