November in the Tryon Palace Gardens

Time to put the gardens to bed. Time to plant the spring bulbs and pansies. Time to start prepping for holiday decorating. Time to start planning the gardens for next summer! The gardeners have started cleaning away the dead and dying summer annuals and mums, as well as cutting back perennials in...
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Halloween-Themed Tryon Palace Theatre Staged at the N.C. History Center

Two showings of ‘The Maze at the Elms’ Oct. 30 and 31 NEW BERN, NC – October 30, 2015 Tryon Palace will bring the golden age of radio back to life with “The Maze at the Elms.” This Halloween-themed theatre performance will be held Oct. 30 and 31, at Cullman Performance Hall, located inside the...
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USAF Band Tuning Up for Free Concerts at Palace’s Cullman Hall

Performances to be held Nov. 10-11 at 7pm The United States Air Force Heritage Brass will play two free concerts Nov. 10-11 at Cullman Performance Hall, located in Tryon Palace’s North Carolina History Center. Both performances will begin at 7 p.m. The Heritage Brass is a pioneering symphonic brass...
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Veterans Offered Free Admission to Tryon Palace on Veterans Day

Discounted admission available for immediate family members Tryon Palace will offer free admission for all active duty and military veterans on Veterans Day and discounted admission to accompanying family members. Free and discounted passes will include tours of the Governor’s Palace, Stanly House...
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‘Passion for the Palace’ Honors Preservationist Minnette Chapman Duffy

Brook’s biography of early Tryon Palace Restoration champion to be released Oct. 30 The Tryon Palace Commission will release a biography of one of its charter members, Minnette Chapman Duffy (1882-1951), on Friday, Oct. 30. The book, “Passion for the Palace: Minnette Chapman Duffy, Her Life and...
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NCDNCR Secretary Kluttz Announces Johnson will be New Tryon Palace Director

Media Consultant, Attorney, NC Native to Begin Oct. 30 NEW BERN, NC – October 16, 2015 Secretary Susan Kluttz of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources announced today that Lee Johnson has been chosen to serve as Tryon Palace’s new executive director. “I am thrilled that...
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Children Invited to Trick or Treat with Ghosts, Ghouls at Tryon Palace

Ghouls, ghosts and witches are taking over Tryon Palace Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. during All Hallow’s Eve. Children ages 12 and under are invited to dress in Halloween costumes for free admission and trick-or-treating around Tryon Palace. All Hallow’s Eve gets children in the...
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Learn How Death was Treated in the 1700s During Palace’s Lunch & Learn

Bring a lunch to the North Carolina History Center for Oct. 16 lecture Tryon Palace’s Lunch and Learn lecture series will return to the North Carolina History Center Friday, Oct. 16, with “Greedy Worms Shall Eat My Bones.” The program begins at noon and attendees must bring their own lunch. Whether...
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Juice on the Neuse to Offer Wines, Beers from Around the World

Wine and beer festival benefitting Tryon Palace Foundation set for Oct. 17 Dozens of wines, craft beers from all over the world and tasty hors d’oeuvres will be served on New Bern’s picturesque waterfront during the Juice on the Neuse Wine and Craft Beer Tasting. This third annual event will be...
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Tryon Palace to Open Hay House Living History Experience

Experience 1835 life every Saturday beginning Oct. 10 Tryon Palace will add another living history experience for regular visitors with the opening of the historic Robert Hay House every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., beginning Oct. 10. Located near the corner of Eden and Pollock streets, the Hay...
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Tryon Palace Offers Free Gardens Admission during Mumfest Weekend

Gardens open free Oct. 9-11, Fall Heritage Plant Sale held Oct. 9-10 The Tryon Palace gardens will be open for free during Mumfest weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 9-11. Hundreds of mums and a variety of fall blooming plants will be on display throughout the 16 acres of gardens. The Fall...
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