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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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Tryon Palace’s Jonkonnu Workshops

Jonkonnu Workshops
Tryon Palace’s Jonkonnu interpretive performance group will hold free workshops for all ages interested in joining the troupe throughout the summer. Workshops will be held in the Waystation Auditorium on Tuesdays, from 1 – 3 p.m., June 20 to Aug. 8. A celebratory fusion of music and dancing, the 19th-century African American tradition of Jonkonnu […]
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Weekend Filled with Events in and around New Bern

New Bern NC
  9th: ArtWalk throughout Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, presented by the Craven Arts Council at the Bank of the Arts. 252-638-2577. 9th: ARTcrawl with Live Music by Strung Together Band presented by the Greater Good Gallery, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Isaac Taylor House and Gardens, and numerous locations in Downtown New Bern. 9th: Art Walk […]
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Youth Program to Explore the Lives of 18th Century Children

Tryon's Explorers
Children ages 6-10 can explore the Governor’s Palace and what life was like for children in the 18th century during “Tryon’s Explorers: A Kid’s Life,” Thursday, May 12, at 10am. Participating children will see how the Governor’s children and their servants lived by visiting the Governor’s Palace and servant’s quarters in the Kitchen Office, and […]
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World War I Lecture Series Presents ‘Injured Soldiers: Wounded Societies’

Chad Ross
Free lecture held at Tryon Palace’s North Carolina History Center – July 25 North Carolina Wesleyan College assistant professor of history Chad Ross will continue Tryon Palace’s free World War I lecture series at the North Carolina History Center Saturday, July 25, from 2-3 pm. Ross’ “Injured Soldiers: Wounded Societies” lecture will explore how the new […]
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