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Tryon Palace to Implement Monday Closures Beginning July 1

Tryon Palace
Beginning July 1, Tryon Palace will be closed to the public on Mondays. This closure will affect all Tryon Palace properties, including the Governor’s Palace and grounds, historic buildings, gardens, and the North Carolina History Center. The Tryon Palace Commission determined that the weekly closure was necessary to ensure that Tryon Palace can continue to […]
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Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through June 10th

Neuse River - Union Point Park
5th: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 5th: Behind The Scenes: Costume Shop, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 5th: Nexus Poet’s presents Poetry Open Mike with Katie Bowler Young, 7:30 p.m. at New Bern Arts and Wellness Center, 919 Broad St. 7th: Coastal Women’s Forum Annual […]
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New Bern Then & Now, Again!

New Bern Then and Now
Encore of Images of “Used to Be” from the New Bern Historical Society Collection You’ve heard it, “used to be”. Captain Ratty’s used to be Duffy’s Drug Store, Morgan’s used to be True Tread Tires, First Citizens Bank sits where used to be the Hotel Queen Anne. The New Bern Historical Society’s Curator Jim Hodges […]
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Latest Happenings and Things to do in New Bern through June 3rd

New Bern NC
May 1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Food Drive benefiting Religious Community Services, drop off location is the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-637-7500. 29th: Behind The Scenes: Museum Technology, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 31st: Knights of Columbus “Yard Sale”, Thurs: 7:00 a.m. – 12 :00 p.m.; Fri – Sat: […]
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Latest Events and Things to do in New Bern through May 13th

Events New Bern NC
1st – 31st: Tryon Civitan Food Drive benefiting Religious Community Services, drop off location is the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-637-7500. 8th: Behind The Scenes: Gardens, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 8th: “Gentle On My Mind: Historical & Humorous Stories About Coastal Carolina” Featuring Mr. Rodney Kemp, 6:30 p.m. […]
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Nearly 50 Participate in Park Day

Park Day
Historical Society Thanks Volunteers On a perfect day, volunteers from throughout Eastern North Carolina pitched in to help at New Bern Battlefield Park. Working in partnership with the Civil War Trust, the Battlefield Park hosted Park Day, an event that combined work, learning and fun.  Nearly 50 volunteers of all ages picked up their rakes […]
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Lunch and Learn: New Bern Then & Now

New Bern Then and Now
Images of “Used to Be” from the New Bern Historical Society Collection Lunch & Learn on May 9 at 11:30am You’ve heard it, “used to be”. Captain Rattys used to be Duffy’s Drug Store, Morgan’s used to be True Tread Tires, First Citizens Bank sits where used to be the Hotel Queen Anne.  The New […]
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Spotlight on Events and Things to Do in and around New Bern this Week

Things to do New Bern NC
Through the 30th: Happenings Live at The City Laundry 9th – 10th: NC Human Trafficking Commission’s Regional Symposium at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Call 919-716-6497. 10th: Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 10th: Business Tax Essentials, 3:00 p.m. at Craven Community College’s Small Business Center. Call 252-638-1008. 11th: Lunch […]
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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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