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New Bern Academy Museum

HistoriCorps Returns to New Bern for Academy Restoration, Seeks Volunteers

New Bern, NC – HistoriCorps, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to engaging volunteers on the rehabilitation of historic structures for public benefit, in collaboration with the Tryon Palace Foundation, return to New Bern for preservation of the New Bern Academy from October 20 – November 15, 2019. HistoriCorps is seeking volunteers to help restore this community resource …

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Justice Paul Newby

Justice Paul Newby to Present “Recovering History”

“The Undercover Sting Operation that Recovered North Carolina’s Copy of the U.S. Bill of Rights” New Bern, NC – Senior Associate Justice Paul Newby of the North Carolina Supreme Court will make a presentation on “Recovering History: The Undercover Sting Operation that Recovered North Carolina’s Copy of the U.S. Bill of Rights” at 7 p.m., …

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Stanly-Spaight Duel

Stanly-Spaight Duel Interpretation Showcases Infamous New Bern History at New Bern Academy

New Bern, NC – Join Tryon Palace at the annual reenactment of the Stanly-Spaight Duel, an interpretation of an infamous moment in New Bern’s early history at 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 31, at the New Bern Academy. On September 5th, 1802, a prominent New Bern lawyer met his political rival, a former State Governor, …

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Tryon Palace

Tryon Palace Awarded Wells Fargo Grant for Cultural Arts Programming

The Tryon Palace Foundation is honored to thank Wells Fargo for their generous support of the Tryon Palace 2019/2020 Cultural Arts Series. The $5,000 grant, awarded in May 2019, will enable Tryon Palace to offer low-cost and free performances throughout the 2019 and 2020 programming calendar, with an emphasis on cultural diversity. “I am so grateful to Wells Fargo for …

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Fun Around Town This Week June 27 – July 3, 2019

Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm. Thursday: June 27, 2019 Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse 202 Middle St., (252) 633-2088 offers music in the Piano Bar on the second floor from 6-9 pm. Chuck Phillips performs. City Stage New Bern 901B Pollock St., …

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Glorious Fourth at Tryon Palace

Celebrate the Glorious Fourth at Tryon Palace

New Bern, NC – In 1783, North Carolina Governor Alexander Martin became the first American governor to issue a state order for celebrating the Fourth of July. Step back in time and attend one of our earliest celebrations of American independence at the Glorious Fourth at Tryon Palace, July 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 …

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Memorial Day at Tryon Palace

Tryon Palace to Honor Military, Veterans, Families this Memorial Day

NEW BERN, N.C. – On May 26, Tryon Palace will offer free admission to all active duty and military veterans, and their dependents and minor children in honor of Memorial Day. Because Tryon Palace is closed Mondays, the museum will mark the occasion Sunday. Hours of operation are 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free One …

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Colonial Market Day at Tryon Palace

Colonial Market Day at Tryon Palace

Experience the excitement of a busy colonial market during a militia muster with historic craft demonstrations and costumed interpreters. Enjoy the pageantry of the colonial Fife and Drum Corps, watch as the militia practice their drills, and observe live firing demonstrations by the 1st NC Regiment of the Continental Line. Demonstrations include: – Knitting – …

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Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Fun Found Around Town April 18-24, 2019

Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm. Thursday: April 18, 2019 Harris Teeter (2019 S Glenburnie Rd, New Bern, NC) welcomes The Take Kindlies live from 4-6 pm. Stop by, grab a beer, shop for supper and groove all the way …

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HistoriCorps - New Bern Academy

Tryon Palace Contracts with HistoriCorps to Begin Brick Work at New Bern Academy

Tryon Palace is pleased to announce they have contracted with HistoriCorps, who have begun work at the New Bern Academy. Beginning Monday, April 8, volunteers with HistoriCorps have begun repointing historic brickwork with traditional lime mortar to restore and protect the New Bern Academy. The repair of this important historic building is being made possible …

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