Garden Lovers’ Weekend will be in bloom Friday through Sunday at Tryon Palace in downtown New Bern.
The public will be able to view the gardens on the historic site at no charge from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Garden enthusiasts will have a chance to purchase herbs, vegetables, native plants, hanging baskets, annuals and perennials grown at the palace during the plant sale set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday just inside the palace gates.
Area artists are expected to be painting in the gardens as part of the citywide Arts in April events that weekend and on Saturday, under the Palace Colonnades, there will be music from the 17th and 18th centuries performed by the Craven Consort, a recorder ensemble.
Tickets are required to tour inside the buildings and see exhibits.
For more information, visit the Tryon Palace website or call 252-639-3525.