Our Stateā€™s North Carolina Outlander Tour

Our Stateā€™s North Carolina Outlander Tour

Inspired by Diana Gabaldonā€™sĀ OutlanderĀ series,Ā Our StateĀ and AAA Vacations present anĀ OutlanderĀ experience from New Bern to Blowing Rock. Meet in Raleigh to be transported to Tryon Palace in New Bern, glean more fascinating history from the New Bern area,Ā then head...
John Brown’s “Little” Big Band in Concert – BIG BAND SWING

John Brown’s “Little” Big Band in Concert – BIG BAND SWING

The John Brown ā€œlittleā€ Big Band is an 11-piece band that has a BIG sound! The group packs a punch and has the big band sound without the additional horns we bring along with our Jazz Orchestra. This is a professional jazz ensemble made up of top musicians,...
Tryon Palace Candlelight 2021

Tryon Palace Candlelight 2021

This famed North Carolina tradition returns to Tryon Palace in 2021 with beautiful, new decorations and heartwarming holiday vignettes illuminated by the magical glow of candlelight. Candlelight is a site wide event for Tryon Palace that includes tours of the...
Discover Tryon Palace: Holiday Home Tours

Discover Tryon Palace: Holiday Home Tours

Join us on a tour of Stanly, Dixon and Commission Houses focused on the decorations and traditions of Christmas past. Matt Arthur, Tryon Palace Living History Coordinator, and Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, will lead a tour of the first...
Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

The Palace often conjures images of the Governors and their families who called the building home. What often is missing from the picture, however, is the number of staff, free and enslaved, who cooked the food, cared for the horses, emptied the chamber pots, and...