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A Carnival of Colors

Carnival of Colors
New Bern Get Your Color On is hosting our annual event, themed and titled “A Carnival of Colors” on March 30th at the NC History Center from 12 p.m. -2 p.m. Come and show your support for the courageous cancer patients, survivors and caregivers in our community. Join us for live music, food trucks, games, […]
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“Heirloom Vegetables for ENC & Spring Trade Specials”

Tryon Palace Garden Lecture
Saturday, March 9, 2019 – 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Our March garden lecture series, Saturday, March 9th, features Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, and Jennifer Knight, community gardener and owner of Knightscapes Enterprises, a design/ build landscape firm, co-hosting “Heirloom Vegetables for ENC & Spring Trade Specials”. This free garden lecture […]
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Fun For All in the Week Ahead

Feeding birds at Union Point Park
Live Music Report At Press time here is what we found for the week ahead. Always call the venue to confirm Thursday: January 17, 2019 City Stage New Bern,901 B Pollock St. (252) 631-5122; A M Serenades Alisa E. Mike, Vocalist offers Evening Serenade 7-9 pm. Free music The Brown Pelican, 411 Broad St., (252) 631-5008 Open Mic. Sign up starts at 7 pm Music […]
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Home Builders Association of Craven and Pamlico Counties Present Check to Tryon Palace Foundation

Home Buildres Associatino
The Home Builders Association of Craven & Pamlico Counties generously presented a check to the Tryon Palace Foundation December 17, 2018 at the North Carolina History Center. The $4,045.87 check was from funds raised at the “Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament” held on November 2, 2018. The “Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament” is an annual fundraising event […]
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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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Giving Tuesday 2018 – Meet our Local Non-profits

Giving Tuesday New Bern 2018
Every year, Tharesa Lee and the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce Non-profit Council’s NewBernGIV3 Committee spearheads the Giving Tuesday event as they come together to give thanks! Giving Tuesday is a Global Day of Giving that is celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving as it kicks off the charitable season of giving. We’re very […]
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Giving Tuesday – NEWBERNGIV3

Giving Tuesday 2018
TAKING A MOMENT! Our lives involve so many moments that enhance, build and empower others for resiliency, hope and a future. These moments could not be done without you, your organizations, collaborative efforts throughout this community and beyond.  Let’s stop for a moment on #givingtuesday to say “THANK YOU” to our sponsors, supporters, board members, volunteers, […]
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Barbour Boat Enthusiast to Present at Tryon Palace

Barbour Boat Presentation
Joe Peacos, a Barbour enthusiast, will present a lecture discussing his experience and expertise in “Restoring a Barbour Boat,” a lecture at the North Carolina History Center, Saturday, November 10, at 2 p.m. Peacos has restored several Barbour boats to their former glory, and will share the restoration process for two of his boats, a […]
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