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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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Tar Heel Traveler Comes to New Bern

Scott Mason, Tarheel Traveler
Scott Mason Gives Historical Society’s Lore Lecture November 11 WRAL’s Scott Mason has been travelling throughout North Carolina since 1997 meeting interesting characters, learning fascinating stories and discovering delicious food. On Sunday, November 11 at 2 p.m. at the New Bern Historical Society’s annual Lore Lecture, he’ll share some of what he’s learned presenting Tarheel […]
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Tryon Palace Foundation, Home Builders Association Host 5th Annual “Governor’s Challenge” Fundraiser

Tryon Palace's Governor's Challenge Cornhole Fundraiser
The Tryon Palace Foundation and the Home Builders Association of Craven and Pamlico Counties are once again joining together to host the 5th annual “Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament” September 28 on the Tryon Palace South Lawn. The Governor’s Challenge is a fundraising event that benefits both Tryon Palace and the Home Builders Association. As of […]
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Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through August 5th

Events New Bern NC
July: 31st: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 31st: Behind The Scenes: Conservation Lab, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. August: 1st – 31st: 5th Annual “No Child Wet Behind” Diaper Drive present by the Tryon Civitan Club. Diapers can be dropped off at the UPS Store, […]
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Tryon Palace’s USCT Regiment participating in African American Civil War Museum

Members of Tryon Palace;s 35th United States Colored Troops Regiment
20th Anniversary Celebration Historic Interpreters with Tryon Palace’s 35th United States Colored Troops Regiment will travel to Washington D.C. to participate in the African American Civil War Museum’s 20th Anniversary Celebration, July 19 – 21. “Tryon Palace and the members of the 35th USCT Regiment are proud to participate in this historic event, and grateful […]
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North Carolina Symphony’s coming to New Bern

North Carolina Symphony New Bern
UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the North Carolina Symphony’s “Concerts in Your Community” will be visiting New Bern, June 26, at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. This event is free and open to the public; no ticket is required. Conducted by Wesley Schultz, the North Carolina Symphony invites guests to enjoy great moments in […]
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New Executive Director Named for Tryon Palace

William J. McCrea
Department of Natural and Cultural Resources has selected William J. McCrea, a veteran department employee, as the new executive director of Tryon Palace in New Bern. McCrea has been serving as interim director of Tryon Palace since March of this year. McCrea has worked for the department for 36 years, in roles including head of […]
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