Party Like It’s 1899 – Celebrating 125 Years in Business

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

Join us at the NC History Center for an evening like no other in Downtown New Bern and let's Party Like Its 1899!  A celebration you do not want to miss including a Bubbly Boom Grand Finale at Bates Common at 10:00 pm. People's Choice Voting Competition: Choose your Best of the Best Sponsor for the evening! Food Sampling from 6:30pm […]

Weaving Discussion and Demonstration

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

Steve Baker, a weaving member of the Seacoast Spinners & Weavers Guild, will discuss and demonstrate his work at the North Carolina History Center. Various types of fibers, textiles, and hand-worked looms (including a large floor loom) will be in use throughout the day. Join us to learn more about the making of cloth for […]

18th Century Dance Workshop

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

Step back in time and dance like George and Martha Washington at our enchanting 18th Century Dance Workshop! Led by seasoned Candlelight Dancers, you'll be guided through elegant moves reminiscent of those gracing the halls of the Palace during our annual Christmas celebrations. Discover the magic of centuries-old dances, including those cherished by George and […]

In Conversation with Machelle Baker Sanders

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

Join us for an evening with Secretary Machelle Baker Sanders. Secretary Sanders will briefly highlight her contributions to the economy, community, and workforce development in eastern North Carolina. A moderated discussion and Q&A will follow. The evening will conclude with a reception for the Secretary and attendees. This event is free and open to the […]

Winterfeast: Oyster & Pig Roast

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

This annual foodfest of plump, steamy oysters, and freshly roasted pig with savory sides – mac ‘n cheese, shrimp and grits, chowder, cobbler and more – is not to be missed! Beer and wine available for purchase!! Don’t miss this popular fundraising event with all proceeds going to the Tryon Palace Foundation. This is not a […]

18th Century Apothecary Workshop

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

If you found yourself ill or needing surgery in the 18th century, would you know what to do? Embrace your inner Claire Fraser during a workshop presented by Charles Brett, an Apothecary-Surgeon. Dr. Brett will discuss the various roles found in an 18th century medical practice. As his apprentice, you will learn about local and […]

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‘A Child’s Early Christmas Delight at Tryon Palace’ Puppet Show

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

Tryon Palace is delighted to present New Bern Puppets and their show “A Child’s Early Christmas Delight at Tryon Palace.” It is a tale of how the "Grunch" decided to assume the role of Santa and cause holiday mischief. Adults and children alike will be charmed by this holiday tale. Following each show, a puppeteer […]

Annual Holiday Sip & Shop

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

Join us for our annual holiday Sip & Shop. We will have samples of NC products, a drawing for a gift basket valued over $300, and free recipes. We are offering 25% off all merchandise (excluding consignment and clearance items) on the day of the event. Check out our collection of handcrafted, Made in NC, […]

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‘A Child’s Early Christmas Delight at Tryon Palace’ Puppet Show

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

Tryon Palace is delighted to present New Bern Puppets and their show “A Child’s Early Christmas Delight at Tryon Palace.” It is a tale of how the "Grunch" decided to assume the role of Santa and cause holiday mischief. Adults and children alike will be charmed by this holiday tale. Following each show, a puppeteer […]

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‘A Child’s Early Christmas Delight at Tryon Palace’ Puppet Show

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

Tryon Palace is delighted to present New Bern Puppets and their show “A Child’s Early Christmas Delight at Tryon Palace.” It is a tale of how the "Grunch" decided to assume the role of Santa and cause holiday mischief. Adults and children alike will be charmed by this holiday tale. Following each show, a puppeteer […]