Press Releases

The North Carolina Zoo is excited to celebrate National Trails Day at Ridge’s Mountain on June 1.

The North Carolina Museum of History is excited to announce a calendar full of free events as we get ready to start the summer!

The Museum of the Albemarle will open the exhibit Who Can Vote: Brief History of Voting Rights in the United States on June 4, 2024.

 Alamance Battleground State Historic Site will host a reenactment of the 1771 Battle of Alamance, Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Dr. Jay Martin has been appointed as the new executive director of the Battleship North Carolina effective May 31, the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources announced today. Martin takes over the role from Captain Terry Bragg, who will retire June 1.

Calling all adventurers!

Morrow Mountain State Park will host a reopening event Sunday, May 19, 2-4 p.m., to celebrate the completion of a major construction project that upgraded the park’s vacation cabins, pool house, concession stand, and hiking and bridle trails as well as added new camper cabins and a splash pad.

The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) announced today the

The State Library of North Carolina announces the Community Partnerships for Literacy Mini-Grants. The eight awards totaling $65,982.00 go to local library projects that support the creation of literacy and learning centers in local community places.

A new traveling exhibit, “Making Our Voices Heard: North Carolinians Fighting for Civil Rights,” will debut May 7 at Alamance Battleground State Historic Site.