The 235th anniversary of the House in the Horseshoe Battle will be remembered with a re-enactment and other activities Aug. 6-7. Revolutionary War and domestic life activities will make for a day of family-friendly fun.
Archaeologists love digging around in old locations seeking new information. A group of students with Dr. Charles Ewen, East Carolina University department of anthropology, did just that at Brunswick Town-Fort Anderson State Historic Site this summer.
Food and history lovers can feast with a purpose at the premiere "Trucks for Duke Homestead" food truck gathering Aug. 21 at Duke Homestead State Historic Site.
The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) announces a plan to renovate its East Building gallery and education spaces. It will include improvements and additions to the NCMA’s education studios, the creation of a new media and photography gallery space, and the reinstallation and expansion of the Museum’s African collection.
Bright Star Touring Company will present Aesop’s Fables Children’s Show July 27 ,28, 29 at 10:30 a.m. in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Tickets are $5/ ages 2 and younger-free.
The North Carolina Folklife Area at the National Folk Festival this September will celebrate artists from around the world who now make their home in the Tar Heel State.
The Tryon Palace African American Lecture Series continues in July with "How We Got Over: Singing Praises of Struggles from Cradle to Grave," Thursday, July 21, at 7 p.m. in Cullman Performance Hall at the North Carolina History Center.
Beginning September 10, 2016, the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) presents Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece, the first time in more than 100 years that the altarpiece’s eight known panels—and one recreated missing panel—can be seen and appreciated as one magnificent work of art. The free exhibition will be on view through March 5, 2017.
Tryon Palace's monthly African American Heritage Tour will lead visitors on a walking tour to more than 20 historic locations around the heart of downtown New Bern. This month's tour begins at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 17.
Join brewers from the Triangle area and beyond at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh for a one-of-a-kind evening of beer and science. At this third annual sampling session, held Friday, August 19, 7–10 p.m., more than a dozen North Carolina breweries will offer unique creations fitting the Museum’s natural science focus.