Easter Egg Hunt Returns to Tryon Palace Saturday, March 26

Children ages 12 and under are invited to Tryon Palace's Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 26, where thousands of eggs are waiting to be found on the Tryon Palace South Lawn and Daves House Lawn. This popular event returns for a second year with numerous updates that include multiple egg hunts,...
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Tryon's Explorers to Learn how Ancestors Shrugged off the Cold

Children ages 6-10 can learn how staying warm during the cooler months wasn't always as easy as turning a dial during the Tryon's Explorers program Thursday, March 10, at 10 a.m. inside the North Carolina History Center. Children will explore how our ancestors kept warm during winter by exploring...
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Double the Lunch and Learns at Tryon Palace in March

Tryon Palace will host two Lunch and Learn programs in March that explore the life of Margret Wake Tryon on March 4 and popular museum myths on March 18. Held in the Cannon Gateway Gallery at the North Carolina History Center in downtown New Bern, Tryon Palace Lunch and Learns are an opportunity to...
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Tryon Palace Offers Four Behind-the-Scenes Tours in March

Tryon Palace will offer four behind-the-scenes tours in March at the costume shop and through the gardens. All tours will begin at 2p.m. from the Waystation, located on the corner of Pollock and George streets. Tryon Palace's first and third behind-the-scenes tours of the month will take place in...
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Garden Lecture Series Explores Camellias and the Southern Garden

Timothy A. Minch, Lenoir Community College grounds coordinator and former Tryon Palace greenhouse manager, will be the guest speaker during Tryon Palace's next Garden Lecture Series held at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 20, in Cullman Performance Hall at the North Carolina History Center. This free...
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Lunch and Learn Series Explores Slave Narratives from North Carolina

Learn about 18th and 19th century slave narratives and their impact on the abolitionist movement during the February Lunch and Learn at the North Carolina History Center, held at noon Friday, Feb. 19. Attendees will learn about life during and after slavery as they listen to the words of African...
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Tryon Palace Preschool Program on Quilts this Thursday

Children ages 3-5 will learn about quilts from the 18th and 19th centuries during Tryon Palace's first Tryon's Tots program of the year, held 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11. In addition to learning about quilts, children will also have the chance to make a paper quilt of their own. Participants are...
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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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'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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