Discover Tryon Palace: Palace Holiday Decor Tour

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Join us on a tour of the Governor’s Palace and focus on the decorations for the upcoming “Candlelight Christmas Celebration.” Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, will lead a tour of the first floor of the Governor’s Palace, describing the special items used in the decorations, designing tips and the pieces’ theming for […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

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 anything else that was required to make a life of […]

Chamber Music by Candlelight

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Chamber Music by Candlelight returns for the 2021 holiday season! This limited-seating event takes place in the Palace Council Chamber and boasts a superb acoustic experience.The Brierwood Ensemble (Christina Brier, harp; Linda Estep, violin; Clark Spencer, viola/violin; Helena Kopckick Spencer, bassoon) of Wilmington, NC, will perform a variety of Classical and holiday pieces. This event […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Palace Holiday Decor Tour

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Join us on a tour of the Governor’s Palace and focus on the decorations for the upcoming “Candlelight Christmas Celebration.” Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, will lead a tour of the first floor of the Governor’s Palace, describing the special items used in the decorations, designing tips and the pieces’ theming for […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Palace Holiday Decor Tour

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Join us on a tour of the Governor’s Palace and focus on the decorations for the upcoming “Candlelight Christmas Celebration.” Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, will lead a tour of the first floor of the Governor’s Palace, describing the special items used in the decorations, designing tips and the pieces’ theming for […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

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 anything else that was required to make a life of […]

Tryon Palace Candlelight 2021

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

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 Governor’s Palace, Stanly House, Dixon House, and numerous activities on the grounds. Gates open to […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Palace Holiday Decor Tour

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Join us on a tour of the Governor’s Palace and focus on the decorations for the upcoming “Candlelight Christmas Celebration.” Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, will lead a tour of the first floor of the Governor’s Palace, describing the special items used in the decorations, designing tips and the pieces’ theming for […]

Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

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 […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Palace Holiday Decor Tour

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Join us on a tour of the Governor’s Palace and focus on the decorations for the upcoming “Candlelight Christmas Celebration.” Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, will lead a tour of the first floor of the Governor’s Palace, describing the special items used in the decorations, designing tips and the pieces’ theming for […]