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A Weekend of Pirates at Historic Bath

Friday, July 7, 2017

BATH, N.C. – Pirates have long had a place in North Carolina’s history. From Stede Bonnet to Blackbeard himself, people have long been fascinated with the idea of pirates. Who were they?

Travel Through Time at Aycock Birthplace

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Ever wonder how things were made before the advent of electrical tools such as drills and table saws? Or what was used to carry items before tote bags?

Historic Bath Celebrates Boats and Blackbeard in July

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

There’s no better way to spend a day in a seafaring town than at the “1st Saturdays at Historic Bath” program, Saturday, July 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come out to Historic Bath and make your very own paper boat.

Tryon Palace Celebrates Independence Day

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tryon Palace will host The Glorious Forth, a full day of events for visitors of all ages, starting at 10 a.m. on the Palace grounds and ending at the North Carolina History Center that evening with a waterfront fireworks show provided by the City of New Bern.

CSS Neuse Takes a Fresh Look at Photography and Textiles in July

Monday, June 26, 2017

Families and individuals will discover the infancy of photography and the eternity of textiles in July at the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center. Examinations of early practices of photography July 8, and of the importance of spinning and weaving July 15, will deliver facts and fun to visitors. The programs are included with regular admission. 

Public Input Sought on Hanging Rock State Park Expansion Plan

Monday, June 26, 2017

The State of North Carolina is seeking public comment on plans for the expansion of Hanging Rock State Park in Stokes County. The state recently acquired nearly 750 acres of land north of the state park and is developing a master plan that will direct future growth and development for the property.

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