Tryon Palace to Celebrate Cultural Diversity on Free Day

Tryon Palace will offer free admission to the Governor's Palace, historic homes and gardens during Free Day, held Saturday, Feb. 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This annual event will include free tours of the first floors of the Governor's Palace, Stanly House and Dixon House, as well as a multicultural...
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January in the Kitchen Garden

A new year means new crops! Okay that’s not really true but January does bring a few new things in the Tryon Palace Kitchen Garden. The Tryon Palace Gardens staff has just planted nine new apple and pear trees on our fences and walls to continue a new generation of espaliered plants. Our volunteer...
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'Pins and Needles' Quilt Exhibition comes to Tryon Palace's Duffy Gallery

"Pins and Needles: A Twin Rivers Quilters Guild Exhibition" is a free quilt exhibit that will open to the public Saturday, Jan. 23. This ongoing exhibit will be displayed through Feb. 21 in Tryon Palace's Duffy Exhibition Gallery, located at the North Carolina History Center. This free exhibit will...
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Tryon Palace Kicks Off Garden Lecture Series with TV Host Bryce Lane

Bryce Lane, a three-time Emmy Award winning television personality, will begin Tryon Palace's 2016 garden lecture series Saturday, Jan. 16, with "You're Not from Around These Parts: Gardening with Native and Exotic Plants." This lecture is free and begins at 10 a.m. in Cullman Performance Hall at...
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Meet the Gastons during Tryon Palace Lunch and Learn

The history of the Gaston family will be the focus of Tryon Palace's next installment in its Lunch and Learn series, held Friday, Jan. 15, at noon in the North Carolina History Center. William Gaston may be the most famous member of his family but many may not know he was married three times or...
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WinterFeast Offers a Night of Oysters, Brews, Comfort Foods

WinterFeast, the Tryon Palace Foundation's annual oyster roast and fundraising event, returns to the North Carolina History Center Friday, Jan. 29 with a night of oysters, brews and comfort foods. Attendees are invited to enjoy succulent oysters, chowder, shrimp and grits, barbecue, jambalaya and...
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First Blooms of 2016

Although it's winter, the gardens at Tryon Palace are still alive and blooming. Below is a list of what you'll see here in January, 2016. Annuals Annual phlox (Phlox drummondii), mix English daisy ‘Bellissiama Mix’ (Bellis), pink, white Forget Me Nots ‘Mon Amie Blue’ (Myosotis) Stock (Matthiola...
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