Tryon Palace to Present “Spooky and Scary Stories from North Carolina”

NEW BERN, NC – Oct. 19, 2017

Tryon Palace will host a Halloween-themed storytelling performance on Thursday, Oct. 19. Terry Collins, a North Carolina native, will be giving two one-hour performances, “Spooky Stories from North Carolina” and “Scary Stories from North Carolina.” Collins is a professional storyteller who specializes in North Carolina folktales, ghost stories, pirate legends and Native American lore.

“Spooky Stories from North Carolina” is recommended for ages 12 and under. Children are invited to dress in their Halloween costumes and will take home treats at the end of the performance. “Spooky Stories” will be held at Mattocks Hall in the North Carolina History from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

“Scary Stories from North Carolina” is recommended for ages 13 and older. “Scary Stories” will be held in the Cullman Performance Hall in the North Carolina History Center from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $6 for adults (ages 13 and older) and $3 for youth (ages 1 to 12). Tickets can be purchased in advance at the ticket desk in the North Carolina History Center, located at 529 S. Front St., or online at www.tryonpalace.org.

“Spooky and Scary Stories from North Carolina” is an installment of the Tryon Palace Performance Arts Series. 

For more information call 252-639-3500 or visit www.tryonpalace.org.

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