Tryon Palace to Host ‘Governor’s Challenge’ Cornhole Tournament

Teams set to compete for more than $1,000 in prizes on Sept. 19 NEW BERN, NC – Sept. 19, 2014 “The Governors Challenge: A Cornhole Tournament Benefitting Tryon Palace” invites the public to compete in a unique, first-time fundraising event on Friday Sept. 19. Trophies, bragging rights and more than...
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Tryon Palace to Recreate Historic Stanly-Spaight Duel on South Lawn

Drama unfolds Aug. 30 with gunfire, performance by Fife and Drum Corps NEW BERN, NC – Aug. 30, 2014 Tryon Palace will perform a live reenactment of the Stanly-Spaight Duel during Labor Day weekend. Held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, this dramatic performance includes the loud boom of pistols firing...
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2014 Grammy Winner Headlines Jazz Festival on Tryon Palace South Lawn

Where Rivers Meet Summer Jazz Festival Held Saturday, Aug. 23 NEW BERN, NC – Aug. 23, 2014 Grammy winner Gregory Porter will perform an outdoor concert at Tryon Palace during the inaugural Where Rivers Meet Summer Jazz Festival on Saturday, Aug. 23. Porter is the event headliner and his recent...
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Tryon’s Tots Invites Young History Lovers to ‘School Days’

Program held at the New Bern Academy Museum on Wednesday, Aug. 13 NEW BERN, NC – Aug. 13, 2014 Tryon Palace announces an upcoming Tryon’s Tots event, “School Days,” scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 13. The program will be held from 10-11 a.m. in the New Bern Academy Museum. Participants will meet...
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Tickets for Tryon Palace’s Candlelight Celebration Available Aug. 1

‘Eve of Revolution: A Candlelight Christmas Celebration’ to be held Dec 13 and 20 NEW BERN, NC – Aug. 1, 2014 Tickets for Tryon Palace’s annual candlelight holiday event went on sale today, Aug. 1. Held 4:30-9:30 p.m. on Dec. 13 and 20, “Eve of Revolution” will allow visitors to meet families in...
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Tryon Palace Hosts Free Public Performance of Jonkonnu

Students perform Jonkonnu celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 5, in the Waystation Auditorium NEW BERN, NC – Aug. 5, 2014 Tryon Palace invites the public to a attend a free Jonkonnu performance on Tuesday, Aug. 5. Beginning at 2 p.m. in the Waystation Auditorium, students participating in the Jonkonnu...
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Artist Gerry King Brings 1970s New Bern to Life with Painting Exhibit

‘The Paper Route’ opens Saturday, Aug. 2, at the North Carolina History Center Tryon Palace will host a free art exhibition celebrating the work of local artist Gerry King, beginning this Saturday, Aug. 2. Held in at the North Carolina History Center’s Duffy Exhibit Gallery, “The Paper Route” will...
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Tryon’s Tots Presents ‘An American Revolution’ this Wednesday, July 9

Tryon Palace will host another Tryon Tot’s event, “An American Revolution,” on Wednesday, July 9. The program will be held from 10-11 a.m. at the Governor’s Palace. Participants will meet first at the North Carolina History Center, located at 529 South Front St., before continuing to the Governor’s...
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