Natural History Day Saturday, March 23, 2019 – 10:00am to 2:00pm Celebrate the wonders of the natural world during Natural History Day at Tryon Palace. Meet an 18th century scientist and explore the campsite of a natural historian living in the wilderness. Practice your powers of scientific observation of plants and animals as you roam the grounds and gardens, and learn how 18th century science continues to inform life and biological sciences today. Location: Tryon Palace Grounds, North Carolina History Center Event Price Included with Gardens Pass or One Day Pass Contact Email: email@example.com Contact Phone: 252-639-3500
Battlefield Adventure Day Saturday, March 23, 2019 from noon – 4 pm Harry Goodman Battlefield Adventure Day is an annual springtime event for the entire family held at the New Bern Battlefield Park, 300 Battlefield Trail. This Saturday event is filled with learning activities and living history. Young recruits and their parents are greeted by re-enactors from the 5th NC regiment, the 7th NC regiment, and artillery from McCullough Living History. The newly enlisted recruits can choose to participate in practice drills or Civil War period camp activities and crafts. They will also take part in Civil War era games and enjoy living history presentations. A commissary lunch provided by Moore’s Barbecue will be served to the young recruits and parents. Historical Society battlefield guides will provide an informative and entertaining walking tour of the battlefield for interested adults. The day’s activities will conclude with an exciting mock battle re-enactment that includes the children. Battlefield Adventure Day will be held Saturday, March 23, 2019 from noon to 4 pm; check-in at 11:30. Cost is $10 for first family member, plus $5 for each additional family member, with a $20 maximum for a family. Pre-paid registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 252-638-8558. Discounts for families of active duty military and those eligible for free school lunch program: $5 for first family member; $5 each additional child or adult; family max $10. For more information or to register your child, please call 252-638-8558. This event, formerly known as Civil War Adventure Day, was renamed...
Join Tryon Palace’s Military Interpretive Units Coordinator Gary Riggs for a look into medical history during the Civil War, including practices and procedures in camp and on the battlefield. Location: Cullman Performance Hall in N.C. History Center Event Price $6, Foundation Members Free Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Phone: 252-639-3500
Experience the excitement of a busy colonial market during a militia muster with historic craft demonstrations and costumed interpreters. Enjoy the pageantry of the colonial Fife and Drum Corps, watch as the militia practice their drills, and observe live firing demonstrations by the 1st NC Regiment of the Continental Line. Location: Tryon Palace Grounds Event Price Included in One Day Pass and Gardens Pass Contact Email: email@example.com Contact Phone: 252-639-3500