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Discover the 1716 Bath experience with a visit to the Palmer Marsh House at Historic Bath State Historic site to start your day at Bath Fest 2016!

Explore the intersection of science and technology at the Triangle SciTech Expo on April 23.

The family fun-filled Pioneer Day Festival at Mountain Gateway Museum, April 23, will provide a free day of activities for all ages. 

On Sunday, May 1st from 1:00-5:00 pm join us as we “bring in the May” with our May Day Fete on the grounds of the 1897 Poe House. Guests can observe and participate in the maypole dance, create a floral crown or basket, and learn May Day songs and customs.

Find out more about the world of freaky (and not-so-freaky) frogs when the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences hosts its 22nd annual Reptile & Amphibian Day, Saturday, March 12.

The North Carolina Museum of Art hosts its second Art in Bloom, a four-day festival of art and flowers, April 7−10. The event features 56 floral masterpieces inspired by the NCMA’s permanent collection in addtion to master classes, presentations, family activities and more.

From gold mining in Cabarrus County to freedom seekers joining a U.S. Navy Civil War blockade, Black History Month celebrations from the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) will reflect the wide array of experiences of African-Americans in the state and nation.

Masters of traditional music, including Sheila Kay Adams, Bobby Hicks and John Dee Holeman will perform at the North Carolina stage during the National Folk Festival next month in Greensboro, officials announced Tuesday.

There's no better way to celebrate the quintessential American holiday, July 4, than at a state historic site or museum. The state observance is July 3, so most state historic sites and museums will be open July 4, as well as some July 3. This July 4 also kicks off "It's Revolutionary!," a two year long celebration of the birth of the nation. The 240th anniversary tribute focuses on North Carolina's significant role at colonial historic sites and will be observed July 4, 2015, through July 4, 2017.

Tryon Palace will celebrate the anniversary of America’s birth with a wide range of special events and activities planned for The Glorious Fourth, Saturday, July 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.