The N.C. Office of Archives and History has received a prestigious Leadership in History Award from the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH) for its publication, "The Old North State at War: The North Carolina Civil War Atlas," authored by Mark Moore, Jessica Bandel and Michael Hill.
Join WRAL chief meteorologist Greg Fishel for a new Town Hall discussion on “Environment, Economy, Entrepreneurship: Is Clean Energy Good Business?” This innovative look at the potential benefits and consequences of clean, renewable energy takes place at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Thursday, July 14, 7–8:30 p.m.
The 440th Army Band will give a free performance on the Tryon Palace South Lawn overlooking the Trent River in downtown New Bern Sunday, July 3. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the concert begins at 7 p.m.
Tryon Palace will offer behind-the-scenes tours at the costume shop and conservation lab Tuesdays throughout the month of July. All tours will begin at 2 p.m. at the Waystation, located on the corner of Pollock and George streets in downtown New Bern.
The State Archives of North Carolina demystifies the process with the "Searching for African-American Ancestors" workshop, Saturday, July 23, at the N.C. Museum of History in downtown Raleigh.
Horrendous Flood of 1916 Traveling Exhibit Coincides with State Parks Centennial at Chimney Rock State Park
A traveling exhibit, "So Great the Devastation: The 1916 Flood," recalls the catastrophe and will remain at Chimney Rock State Park through July 25.
Beginning August 6, 2016, the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) presents History and Mystery: Discoveries in the NCMA British Collection, which showcases the best of the NCMA’s permanent collection of Old Master British paintings and sculpture from 1580 to 1850.
Plan to visit Bentonville Battlefield for "Follow the Fight" Tours Saturday, July 2, as part of your July 4th weekend. Tour stops on the 20,000-acre battlefield will highlight actual battle sites, including the headquarters of Union Gen. William T. Sherman and Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston.
North Carolina Symphony and DPAC Bring Guest Stars to UNC REX Healthcare Summerfest June 24 for “Broadway at the Booth”
The North Carolina Symphony joins with the Durham Performing Arts Center to present the best of Broadway in a one-night-only revue. The orchestra will play music from new and beloved works including Grease and Gypsy.
The 440th Army Band will perform at Roanoke Island Festival Park, beginning at 8 p.m. (gates open at 6 p.m.), for the July 4th Celebration. Fireworks, provided by the Town of Manteo, will begin at dark.