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SAPFM Furniture Making Demonstrations

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

Members of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers (SAPFM)will be demonstrating the methods and techniques used by the period craftsmen to build our finest masterpieces.  Stop by throughout the weekend to see demonstrations on inlay and marquetry, different carving styles of the 17th and 18th centuries, dovetail joinery, and steam bending. Demonstrators will share […]

100th Anniversary of the New Bern Historical Society

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

On April 19, 2023, the New Bern Historical Society will be 100 years old! But hitting the century mark does not mean slow and doddering. On the contrary! This lively organization is preparing to spend a whole year in celebration and has released a special 100th Anniversary logo to remind people of all the exciting […]

Summon the Doctor! The Practice of Medicine in Colonial North Carolina

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

Learn about the various professional trades of 18th century medicine, to include Apothecary, Surgery, Military Medicine, domestic medicine, Midwifery and Dentistry. This program will discuss the many aspects of 18th medicine from some of North Carolina’s most talented and enthusiastic interpreters and historians. This program will consist of two simultaneous parts and would be presented […]

Encore – The Dreamers, The Doers!

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

Encore Program in partnership with Tryon Palace The Dreamers—The Doers! Five Women Who Moved a Neighborhood & Rebuilt a Palace Presented by Lindy Cummings, Tryon Palace Research Historian April 12, 2023 at 7 pm Cullman Hall, NC History Center, 529 South Front Street You asked, we listened. When we offered this program as a Lunch […]

Military Through the ages: Rev War through WWII

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

Come learn about some of the many military groups that have evolved throughout history at the NC History Center. Several military reenactmanet units from Tryon Palace and across the state will be onsite representing miltary history from the Revolutionary War through WWII

History and Restoration – Tryon Palace

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

This is the second of five lectures being offered by the Craven Community College's Lifetime Learning Center centering around the fascinating history of the New Bern community. Speaker, Susan Moffat-Thomas will present on the history and restoration of Tryon Palace in this lecture. Before retiring in December 2014, Susan was the Executive Director of Swiss […]

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History in Bloom Special Exhibit

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

Special Collections Exhibit with Inspired Floral Designs For one weekend only, come view a remarkable exhibit of collection items and floral arrangements. This premier event features collections from Tryon Palace’s attic, some not seen in decades paired with a fabulous floral design as inspired by the floral designer. Tickets for this special exhibit are $6.00 […]

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History in Bloom Special Exhibit

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

Special Collections Exhibit with Inspired Floral Designs For one weekend only, come view a remarkable exhibit of collection items and floral arrangements. This premier event features collections from Tryon Palace’s attic, some not seen in decades paired with a fabulous floral design as inspired by the floral designer. Tickets for this special exhibit are $6.00 […]

Exhibit Preview Party and Culinary Experience: History In Bloom

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

This premier event features collections from Tryon Palace’s attic, some not seen in decades paired with a fabulous floral design as inspired by the floral designer.  This black-tie optional Exhibit Preview Party will feature charcuterie, savory small plates paired perfectly with fine wine and a delectable dessert table. Attendees of the Preview Party will meet […]

Early History of New Bern – A Port City

North Carolina History Center New Bern, NC, United States

First of a series of lectures to be presented by Craven Community College's Lifetime Learning Center in the Cullman Performance Hall at the NC History Center. This lecture focuses on the early years of New Bern as a major port city. John Leys will be the speaker. Now retired, Mr. Leys served as Reference Assistant […]