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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Tryon Palace Resumes Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Costume Shop

Tours return for 2016 beginning Tuesday, Jan. 5 Tryon Palace will open its costume shop for behind-the-scenes tours in 2016 , beginning Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 2 p.m. Tours will be led by historic clothing interpreter Leslie Lambrecht and held inside the historic Jones House, which serves as the home...
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Tryon Palace to Commemorate Anniversary of 13th Amendment

Ceremony begins Jan. 1 at Craven County Courthouse, ends at N.C. History Center Tryon Palace will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution with a free ceremony Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, at noon outside the Craven County Courthouse...
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Dive Deeper into the Past, Present of Palace’s Candlelight Christmas

December 18 Lunch and Learn focuses on history and preparation for Candlelight Tryon Palace’s monthly lunch and learn series continues Friday, Dec. 18, with “Candlelight: Past and Present.” This program begins at noon and offers visitors an opportunity to learn about the decorating, costuming and...
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Tryon Palace Candlelight Christmas Tradition Returns for 35th Season

Dancers, performers, holiday decorations, fireworks at Tryon Palace Dec. 12 and 19 One of North Carolina's most beloved and historic holiday traditions will return to Tryon Palace during the 35th annual Candlelight Christmas Celebration. Held 4:30-9:30 p.m. on the Saturdays of Dec. 12 and 19, this...
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Tryon Palace Hosts Free Holiday Ornament Workshop for Kids

Children ages 5-12 invited to make their own ornament Saturday, Dec. 12 With time left to deck the halls, children ages 5-12 are invited to the North Carolina History Center for a free holiday ornament workshop Saturday, Dec. 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants will create a teddy bear ornament...
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‘Letters from Home’ Brings USO-Inspired Holiday Show to Tryon Palace

Bombshell Duo promises ‘A Christmas to Remember’ Friday, Dec. 18 Letters from Home, also known as “America’s Bombshell Duo,” will deliver a high-energy dose of holiday nostalgia to Tryon Palace’s North Carolina History Center with “A Christmas to Remember.” Filled with laughter, memories, songs,...
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Tryon Palace Welcomes Holiday Season with Tours, Movies, Santa Claus

Holiday Kickoff Weekend to be held Nov. 27-29 Tryon Palace officially opens for the holiday season Nov. 27-29 with Holiday Kickoff Weekend, a three-day event filled with holiday tours, music, movies and a visit from Santa Claus. A new year of holiday decorations will be revealed Nov. 27 as Tryon...
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