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Enter to Win a Carolina Christmas Weekend

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Recapture the genuine joy and warmth of holidays past with a “Carolina Christmas” Friday, Dec. 8 through Sunday, Dec. 10. An escape to three colonial state historic sites will start your holiday season with reverie and delight. Enjoy festive decorations and caroling in Historic Edenton, harpsichord music and colonial crafts at Historic Bath and colonial dancing and fire-eating magic at Tryon Palace. You can enter to win this great escape at The deadline for entry is Dec. 1. 

Happiness is a Holiday Season with Nature, Music, and Old-Fashioned Celebrations

Friday, November 17, 2017

There’s a holiday happening to suit every taste at venues of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Fireworks over Tryon Palace, a “Christmas Flotilla” at the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort, “Christmas by Candlelight” at a state historic site and “Holiday Pops” or other performances with the North Carolina Symphony at home or on tour, are a few of the unique holiday experiences awaiting families at modest or no cost.

Veterans Day with Nature and Culture

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Spend this Veterans Day experiencing art, history and nature at the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources attractions.

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