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“WinterFeast: Oysters, Brews, & Comfort Foods”

WinterFeast 2018
Tryon Palace Foundation fundraising event set for Friday, January 26 “WinterFeast: Oysters, Brews, & Comfort Foods” returns to the North Carolina History Center Friday, January 26 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Attendees are invited to enjoy succulent oysters, chowder, shrimp and grits, barbecue, jambalaya and other foods prepared by local chefs, and wash it down […]
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Heroes & Hooligans…They Walk Among Us!

Ghostwalk 2017
New Bern Historical Society’s Ghostwalk: October 26 – 28 It is that time of year again, and the New Bern Historical Society is preparing its 27th annual Ghostwalk, Heroes & Hooligans… They Walk Among Us!. Each Ghostwalk brings a whole new batch of characters from New Bern’s colorful and varied past to tell you their […]
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Weekend Events and Things to Do in and around Town

Neuse River
1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Club’s 4th Annual Diaper Drive. Drop off location is at the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Benefiting the Coastal Women’s Shelter Religious Community Services. Call 252-637-7500. 4th: Jay Sand presents All Around This World, 10:00am at Union Point Park. Call 252-639-2902. 4th: Simon Spalding and Tracey Brenneman Live, 7:00pm – 10:00pm at […]
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The Rhone Sisters, A Force for New Bern

Charlotte Rhone
New Bern Historical Society Lunch & Learn – February 8th The Rhone sisters – Charlotte, Henrietta, Carrie, and Amy — lived and worked in New Bern from the mid-1870s until middle 1960s, but their legacy as community leaders lives on today. Charlotte was the first African American registered nurse in the state, and perhaps in […]
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‘To Preserve the Blessing of Liberty’ brings early NC Constitutions to Tryon Palace

North Carolina History Center
North Carolina’s early constitutions, the original Declaration of Rights, and amendments to the state and U.S. Constitution will be on display in “To Preserve the Blessing of Liberty: State Constitutions of North Carolina,” a new free exhibit at the North Carolina History Center open Tuesday, Dec. 13. Like other former colonies, North Carolina found itself with […]
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Tryon Palace African American Lecture Series: Theatrical Performance of ‘Another Family Reunion’

Another Family Reunion Theatrical Performance
The November 17th installment of the Tryon Palace African American Lecture Series will feature a dramatic performance of North Carolina playwright E.J. Stewart’s “Another Family Reunion: A Word Without Me.” The free performance will begin at 7 p.m. in Cullman Performance Hall at the North Carolina History Center. “Another Family Reunion: A Word Without Me” […]
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What Happened to the Lost Colony?

Dr David La Vere
Historical Society’s Free Richard K. Lore Lecture by Dr. David La Vere The Lost Colony is one of the great NC mysteries with recent discoveries leading historians in two different directions away from Manteo and leaving them with more questions.  History professor Dr. David La Vere will present his study of the topic on Saturday, […]
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