440th Army Band Concert Cancelled Due to Hurricane Arthur

Events planned for July 4th still unchanged, may be moved to N.C. History Center Tryon Palace announces that the 440th Army Band concert on the South Lawn, scheduled for tonight, July 3, is canceled due to the approaching weather associated with Hurricane Arthur. The concert will not be rescheduled...
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Tryon Palace Not Likely to Cancel Events for Tropical Storm Arthur

440th Army Concert, Fourth of July celebrations may be relocated to N.C. History Center NEW BERN, NC – July 2, 2014 As Tropical Storm Arthur approaches the North Carolina coast, Tryon Palace is preparing to keep its holiday celebrations intact. If needed, the two outdoor events planned for this...
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Tryon Palace Hosts Patriotic Outdoor Performance by 440th Army Band

Outdoor concert will be performed Thursday, July 3 on the South Lawn NEW BERN, NC – July 3, 2014 Tryon Palace invites the public to captivate its patriotic spirit with a free outdoor performance by the 440th Army Band on Thursday, July 3. Beginning at 7 p.m. on Tryon Palace’s picturesque South Lawn...
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Tryon Palace Celebrates July 4th with Patriotic Programs, Free Gardens

Reading of Declaration of Independence, Fife and Drum Performance Begin at 11 a.m. Tryon Palace will celebrate Independence Day with costumed interpreters, a performance by the Fife and Drum Corps and a live reading of the Declaration of Independence. All scheduled activities are free and will...
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North Carolina’s Copy of 13th Amendment will Visit Tryon Palace

‘Juneteenth Tour’ Concludes at North Carolina History Center, June 28 NEW BERN, NC – June 28, 2014 A handful of documents changed the character of the United States, and the 13th Amendment, which formally ended legal slavery in this country, is one of them. North Carolina’s copy of the 13th...
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Tryon Palace Temporarily Closes Two Exhibits for Repairs

Governor’s Pass Tickets are Still Available for Tours on the Historic Site NEW BERN, NC – June 16, 2014 The Regional History Museum and the Pepsi Family Center will not be open today due to a malfunction with the HVAC units inside the North Carolina History Center. The Tryon Palace Museum Store,...
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Tryon Palace Hosts Lecture about Gardener, Peter Rabbit Author

Lecture About Beatrix Potter will be held at the N.C. History Center, Sunday, June 15 NEW BERN, NC – June 15, 2014 Lovers of gardening and history alike are invited to join Tryon Palace on June 15 as author Marta McDowell discusses the life of children’s author and naturalist, Beatrix Potter. The...
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Tryon Palace Awarded 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Traveler Reviews on Popular Website Help Palace Earn Award for 3rd Straight Year NEW BERN, NC – June 6, 2014 Tryon Palace has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for the third straight year. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this...
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U.S. Naturalization Ceremony to be Held in Tryon Palace Courtyard

More than 50 New Citizens Will Take the Oath on Wednesday, June 11 NEW BERN, NC – June 11, 2014 United States Citizenship and Immigration Services will conduct a naturalization ceremony for more than 50 new citizens at Tryon Palace on Wednesday, June 11. Free and open to all those who wish to...
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Tryon Palace to Offer Free Jonkonnu Workshops

Workshops held in the Waystation auditorium every Tuesday from June 17–Aug. 5 NEW BERN, NC –June 17–Aug. 5, 2014 Tryon Palace will host free Jonkonnu workshops every Tuesday from June 17 through Aug. 5. Workshops will be held from 1-3 p.m. in the Waystation auditorium, located on the corner of...
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