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There’s a holiday happening to suit every taste at venues of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.  

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina’s Executive Mansion, the “people’s house,” will open its historic doors again for the beloved annual Holiday Open House from Dec. 8 through Dec. 10.

Join the North Carolina State Capitol and Governor Roy Cooper for the annual tree-lighting tradition on Thursday, Dec. 8.

Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site will host its annual Christmas Open House, “A Civil War Christmas,” on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will host a virtual program, “DNCR 50th Trivia Night,” Monday, Nov. 28, 6-7:30 p.m.

Celebrate the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources’ 50th anniversary with fun facts about its sites and collections!

The Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum at the Palmer Memorial Institute State Historic Site is thrilled to announce a new program in collaboration with the Town of Sedalia!

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site will honor North Carolina’s military history with a “Military Timeline” Nov. 12-13. Visitors will learn about the experiences of soldiers and support personnel from the past 450 years.

Thanks to funds from the Connect N.C. Bond Project, Gorges State Park will open a family campground on Saturday, Oct. 29, according to the Division of Parks and Recreation. The 13-acre campground features five camper cabins, 14 campsites and 16 tent campsites.

Take a ride on a wagon around the historic Harper House at Bentonville Battlefield’s annual fall festival on Nov. 5.

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