New Citizens Welcomed During Naturalization Ceremony at Tryon Palace

Tryon Palace to host U.S. naturalization ceremony June 3 Join Tryon Palace in welcoming some of the United States’ newest citizens during a citizen naturalization ceremony held at the North Carolina History Center. Hosted by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, this emotional ceremony will...
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Jazz Pioneers Come Alive for Free Concert at Tryon Palace

Longtime band director leads performers in tribute May 21 The halls of the North Carolina History Center in historic downtown New Bern will echo with the sounds of jazz greats like Louis Armstrong and Fats Waller beginning at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 21. Charles Richberg, retired Kinston High School...
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Tryon Palace’s Family Night at the Museum Set for Each Week this June

Explore the N.C. History Center after hours every Thursday Family Night at the Museum returns to the North Carolina History Center this June with art-inspired children’s activities, costumed interpreters, and access to the Pepsi Family Center’s interactive exhibits. Family Night at the Museum is...
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Southern Living Plant Collection Arrives at Tryon Palace

Garden staff member Janet Loader plants an Illumination Apricot Digiplexis in the Kellenberger Garden.
Garden staff member Janet Loader plants an Illumination Apricot Digiplexis in the Kellenberger Garden.
Southern Living Plant Collection varieties are planted in the Kellenberger Garden.
Southern Living Plant Collection varieties are planted in the Kellenberger Garden.
Loader plants a Joy of Living Celebration Daylily in the Kellenberger Garden.
Loader plants a Joy of Living Celebration Daylily in the Kellenberger Garden.
Southern Living Plant Collection plants wait to be planted in the Dot Tyler Garden next to the historic Jones House.
Southern Living Plant Collection plants wait to be planted in the Dot Tyler Garden next to the historic Jones House.
Fifty plants introduced to Palace gardens this month Around 50 new shrubs, perennials and other plants from the Southern Living Plant Collection will be introduced at no cost to Tryon Palace gardens this May. Plants from the Southern Living Plant Collection are featured at Tryon Palace...
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North Carolina Symphony to Give Free Concert at Tryon Palace May 31

Works from Mozart, Liszt, Rossini, and more in “Concerts in Your Community” The North Carolina Symphony will give a free outdoor concert Sunday, May 31, at 7:30 p.m. on the South Lawn at New Bern’s historic Tryon Palace. Symphony Associate Conductor David Glover will lead the orchestra in “Concerts...
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Palace Offers Free Admission to Armed Forces, Veterans on Memorial Day

Discounted admission for accompanying family members also offered Tryon Palace will offer free admission to all active duty and military veterans on Memorial Day, May 25. Military ID or proof of service is required, and discounted admission will be available for accompanying family members. For...
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Needle Arts in New Bern Opens at the North Carolina History Center

New exhibit showcasing work of local artisans open through May 31 “Needle Arts in New Bern” is an all-new exhibit in the Duffy Exhibition Gallery that showcases the art of needlework. The free exhibit will be on display through May 31 at Tryon Palace’s North Carolina History Center, located in...
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May the Blooms be with You

May is the month of the Magnolia (Magnoliaceae) family in New Bern. The sweet scent of the southern magnolia can be found throughout the Palace grounds along with its messy leaves. Found in the Stoney Garden and the Eden Street parking lot is a smaller but equally impressive relative, the banana...
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