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Fun Found Around Town May 2 – 8, 2019

New Bern, NC
Live Music Options At press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm.   Thursday: May 2, 2019 Captain Ratty’s Seafood & Steakhouse 202 Middle St., (252) 633-2088 offers the sounds of Patrick Reid who will play tonight from 6-9 pm upstairs in the piano bar. City Stage […]
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Live Music Added to Heritage Homes Tour

DownEast Dulcimers
Four Groups on Back Porch Stage April 12 & 13 When you take a break at the Garden Party at the New Bern Historical Society’s Heritage Homes Tour on April 12 & 13, you’ll be entertained by some of the area’s most popular musicians. Taking the Back Porch Stage at the Attmore-Oliver House from 11am […]
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“Africa to Carolina”

Africa to Carolina
The legacies of the U.S. slave trade have extended well into present. The N.C. African American Heritage Commission seeks to explore this present-day legacy by looking to the past through its newest initiative, “Africa to Carolina.” This information session comes to Tryon Palace’s North Carolina History Center March 14, 2019, at 6 p.m. The “Africa […]
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Tryon Palace Announces New “Palace Scholars” Program

Tryon Palace Scholars Program
New Program Awards Field-Trip Funding for Title 1 Schools The Tryon Palace Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of Palace Scholars, an educational program linking students and educators from Title I schools with funding for field trip opportunities to Tryon Palace. Applications for the inaugural year of Palace Scholars, school year 2019/2020, open January […]
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WinterFeast: Oysters, Brews and Comfort Foods

WinterFeast New Bern, NC
January 25, 2019 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Shuck your winter shell as Tryon Palace’s WinterFeast oyster roast returns to the North Carolina History Center in 2019. Dive into a table full of fresh, local, steamed oysters, sample classic winter favorites like chowders, shrimp and grits, and jambalaya prepared by your favorite local chefs, and wash […]
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Raising the Cairo with Ed Bearss – Jan 13

USS Cairo Gunboat
Lost Ironclad Re-discovered It’s a treasure hunt story worthy of Indiana Jones, led by historian Ed Bearss. On Dec. 12, 1862, naval history was made when the Union ironclad USS Cairo (pronounced “KAY-row”), involved in the campaign against Vicksburg, was sunk in twelve short minutes in Mississippi’s Yazoo River. It was reportedly the first armored […]
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