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This 4th of July, a Raleigh tradition continues! From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the State Capitol is hosting a free, fun-filled family event that offers musical performances and several hands-on activities for children to enjoy.

Living history returns to Fort Dobbs with a June 25 event.

In 1759, war suddenly broke out between British colonists and the indigenous Cherokee of western North Carolina. Fort Dobbs, in present-day Statesville, provided shelter to civilians seeking refuge from the violence.

Summer is almost here. Flowers and centuries-old trees are in full bloom. And cool breezes from Lake Phelps stave off the stifling heat. The 11th annual "Days Gone By" living history event at Somerset Place State Historic Site offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy this beautiful weather.

Join the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum on Saturday, June 11, to honor educator and activist Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown for her 139th birthday. Hourly guided tours of Canary Cottage, Dr. Brown’s home, will take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

In commemoration of Juneteenth, the North Carolina State Capitol will host an exhibit and Juneteenth themed tours Saturday, June 18.

Historians will discuss exciting new research about the Regulator Movement in North Carolina during an upcoming program presented by the State Archives of North Carolina. The virtual roundtable, “The Regulator Movement and New Research,” will be held Tuesday, May 24, noon-1 p.m.

The Queen Anne’s Revenge Conservation Lab will host its annual Open House on Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site is excited to announce the return of its nature-themed event, “Bentonville in Bloom.”

Bicycling is one of the simplest and cheapest ways to travel. But early bicycles, with their wooden wheels and frames and poor steering, were much different from today’s sleek, multi-geared vehicles made of lightweight composite materials and offering a variety of safety features.

The CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center is excited to premier a dinner theater event that has been two years in the making.

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