Meet the Martins at Tryon Palace Monthly Lunch and Learn Series

Tryon Palace's monthly Lunch and Learn lecture series returns to the North Carolina History Center Friday, Aug. 19, at noon and will cover the lives of the Royal Governor Josiah Martin and his family. Martin was the fifth and final royal governor, and called the Palace home for several years before...
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Tickets to Candlelight: A Colonial Christmas Celebration on Sale Aug. 1

Discounted tickets to Tryon Palace's 2016 Candlelight: Colonial Christmas Celebration will be available online at www.tryonpalace.org/candlelight beginning Monday, Aug. 1. Tickets will increase to the full price on Dec. 1. This annual tradition returns to Tryon Palace on the Saturdays of Dec. 10...
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Tryon Palace African American Lecture Series Presents 'How We Got Over'

The Tryon Palace African American Lecture Series continues in July with "How We Got Over: Singing Praises of Struggles from Cradle to Grave," Thursday, July 21, at 7 p.m. in Cullman Performance Hall at the North Carolina History Center. Discover the spirituals, hymns, work songs and African...
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Walk Through New Bern's African American History with Tryon Palace

Tryon Palace's monthly African American Heritage Tour will lead visitors on a walking tour to more than 20 historic locations around the heart of downtown New Bern. This month's tour begins at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 17. The Tryon Palace African American Heritage Tour will be offered on the third...
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440th Army Band to Perform at Tryon Palace Fourth of July Weekend

The 440th Army Band will give a free performance on the Tryon Palace South Lawn overlooking the Trent River in downtown New Bern Sunday, July 3. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the concert begins at 7 p.m. The 440th Army Band has served as North Carolina's National Guard Band under several designations...
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The Jennifer Licko Band Presents 'Celtic Summer Nights' at Tryon Palace

The international singer songwriter, Jennifer Licko, specializing in Scots Gaelic and Country folk music is bringing her international band back to the Southeast, including a performance at the North Carolina History Center Tuesday, July 5, at 7:30 p.m. As an international touring artist who is...
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Sing, Dance with Jonkonnu at Tryon Palace this Summer

Tryon Palace's Jonkonnu interpretive performance group will hold free workshops for all ages interested in joining the troupe. Workshops will be held in the Waystation Auditorium on Tuesdays, from 1-3 p.m., June 21 to Aug. 9. A celebratory fusion of music and dancing, the 19th-century African...
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