Downtown Calendar

Discover 300 years of history, a thriving art scene, music and more! There’s always something fun to discover in New Bern, NC.

Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab

Learn about the conservation work that is done to the artifacts on exhibit in the Governor’s Palace, North Carolina History Center and our historic house museums around Tryon Palace with Behind-the-Scenes tours of the Tryon Palace Conservation Lab. Observe the techniques and tools the conservation staff uses to preserve items from the past to be […]

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Tryon Palace, 529 S Front St.
New Bern, NC 28562 United States
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Curated Mini ABC Sale

The 31st annual sale is re-shaped into a Curated, Mini ABC (Attic, Basement, Closet) Yard Sale with very specially selected items in only 6 categories: Antiques, Collectibles, Furniture, Art, Jewelry, and Tools/Outdoors. It will take place 10 am to 3pm on two Saturdays, March 13 and March 27 at the Pavilion at New Bern Battlefield […]

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New Bern Battlefield Park, 300 Battlefield Trl
New Bern, NC
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Behind the Scenes: Gardens

Tryon Palace Greenhouse and Gardens Manager, Hadley Cheris will meet guests at the Waystation to discover what is popping up in the 16 acres of Tryon Palace Gardens. (Tour cancelled only in the event of thunder and lightning.) Space is limited on each tour and flash photography is prohibited. Tours may involve walking and climbing […]

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Tryon Palace, 529 S Front St.
New Bern, NC 28562 United States
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Discover Tryon Palace: Outlander- The Spark of the Rebellion

Outlander - The Spark of Rebellion - 250th Anniversary Tour of eventful times. As Royal Governor Tryon, his family and servants settled into the new completed government house in New Bern, North Carolina in June 1770, there were whispers of rebellion in the colony. Discover the facts versus the fictions of the North Carolina Regulator […]

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Tryon Palace, 529 S Front St.
New Bern, NC 28562 United States
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Behind the Scenes: Gardens

Tryon Palace Greenhouse and Gardens Manager, Hadley Cheris will meet guests at the Waystation to discover what is popping up in the 16 acres of Tryon Palace Gardens. (Tour cancelled only in the event of thunder and lightning.) Space is limited on each tour and flash photography is prohibited. Tours may involve walking and climbing […]

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Tryon Palace, 529 S Front St.
New Bern, NC 28562 United States
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Curated Mini ABC Sale

The 31st annual sale is re-shaped into a Curated, Mini ABC (Attic, Basement, Closet) Yard Sale with very specially selected items in only 6 categories: Antiques, Collectibles, Furniture, Art, Jewelry, and Tools/Outdoors. It will take place 10 am to 3pm on two Saturdays, March 13 and March 27 at the Pavilion at New Bern Battlefield […]

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New Bern Battlefield Park, 300 Battlefield Trl
New Bern, NC
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Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab

Learn about the conservation work that is done to the artifacts on exhibit in the Governor’s Palace, North Carolina History Center and our historic house museums around Tryon Palace with Behind-the-Scenes tours of the Tryon Palace Conservation Lab. Observe the techniques and tools the conservation staff uses to preserve items from the past to be […]

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Tryon Palace, 529 S Front St.
New Bern, NC 28562 United States
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Hallowed Ground Lantern Tour

The New Bern Historical Society invites you to an exciting new storytelling event, the Hallowed Ground Lantern Tour, April 9 & 10, 6-9pm. New Bern Battlefield Park, site of the first Battle of New Bern, is host to this intriguing new storytelling event. The tour takes you on a 60-minute guided, lantern-lit walk through the […]

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New Bern Battlefield Park, 300 Battlefield Trl
New Bern, NC
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Park Day at New Bern Battlefield Park

You are invited to join New Bern Battlefield Park and the American Battlefield Trust in the 25th anniversary of Park Day, an annual hands-on preservation event to help Civil War, Revolutionary War, and War of 1812 battlefields and historic sites take on maintenance projects large and small. This year on April 10, New Bern’s Battlefield […]

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New Bern Battlefield Park, 300 Battlefield Trl
New Bern, NC
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Hallowed Ground Lantern Tour

The New Bern Historical Society invites you to an exciting new storytelling event, the Hallowed Ground Lantern Tour, April 9 & 10, 6-9pm. New Bern Battlefield Park, site of the first Battle of New Bern, is host to this intriguing new storytelling event. The tour takes you on a 60-minute guided, lantern-lit walk through the […]

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New Bern Battlefield Park, 300 Battlefield Trl
New Bern, NC
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