The Associates work with the Museum staff to host exhibit openings and special adult educational programming. The Associates also sponsor gala fundraisers, special member-only events, and Young Associates activities.

2016-2017 Special Events

September 15, 2016
Young Associates Annual Kickoff

Join the Young Associates as they kick off the fall season at this free event at The Architect Bar & Social House in downtown Raleigh. 6:30-9:30pm. Click here for more information.

September 20, 2016
Notable North Carolina Lecture Series Philanthropic Families: The Vanderbilts

Click here for more information.

October 2, 2016
Garland S. Tucker, III Book Signing

Come hear author, Garland Tucker, speak about his new book, Conservative Heroes: Fourteen Leaders who Shaped America from Jefferson to Reagan at 2pm at the NC Museum of History.

October 21, 2016
Young Associates Fall Fling

Red, White & Brew is the theme for this party for the Young Associates! Click here for more information and to RSVP!

October 29, 2016
Associates' Wig & Stache Bash

The Silver's will be hosting a cocktail party at their home, Midway Plantation. Don't miss out! More information coming soon.

December 1, 2016
Adult Holiday Party

The Associates are bringing back a holiday party for the adults! Come celebrate the holidays at the museum!

December 4, 2016
Family Holiday Party

Bring your children and grandchildren to this family event celebrating the holidays! 5:30-7:30 p.m.

 

Past Events 2015 - 2016

May 12, 2016
Annual Membership Meeting

Join Associates members from across the state for our annual membership meeting. A fashion show will be taking place during the luncheon with dresses made especially by Willie Otey Kay. A brief business meeting will be followed by lunch! Click here to register.

April 15-17, 2016
19th Annual Spring Frolic in Pinehurst

We are honoring Julianne and Jesse Capel for this year's "Family Affair" Spring Frolic. There will be a cocktail party Friday night at the Country Club of North Carolina and the Gala will be Saturday night at the Members Club at the Pinehurst Resort. Hope to see you in sunny Pinehurst! Click here to make your reservations.

February 20, 2016
8th Annual Young Associates Casino Night

Feeling luck on your side? Join the Young Associates for a night full of games and prizes. Click here to purchase your tickets today!

December 6, 2015
Annual Family Holiday Party

All aboard the Ark to float to the North Carolina Museum of History for the Associates Annual Family Holiday Party! Click here for more information.

October 30, 2015
"Celebrate 1975" Anniversary Fund-raiser

Join us we continue to celebrate the Associates 40th Anniversary! Click here for more information.

October 30, 2015
"Celebrate 1975" Young Associates After-Party

Join the Young Associates for dancing, drinks, and snacks at the After Party! Click here for more information.

September 17, 2015
Young Associates Kickoff

Join the Young Associates for their fall kickoff social! This event will take place at Capital City Tavern in Raleigh from 6 - 8 pm and is free to attend. Click here for more information.

 

Past Events 2014 - 2015

May 14, 2015
Annual Membership Meeting

Join Associates members from across the state for our annual membership meeting. A brief business meeting will be followed by lunch! Click here to register.

May 2, 2015
Spring Frolic & After Party

Join us in Raleigh for the Spring Frolic! In celebration of our 40th year anniversary, this year’s Spring Frolic will honor a special group of people — all 38 past Associates board chairmen. Join us at this celebratory fund-raiser and help us honor these wonderful individuals! Click here for more information ».

February 21, 2015
Young Associates 7th Annual Casino Night

We are betting big on a fun night and we hope you will join us! More information »

December 7, 2014
Annual Family Holiday Party

Join us at this family favorite! Click here for more information »

November 1, 2014
Young Associates 2nd Annual Cocktails & Costumes

Join us for our 2nd annual spooktacular Halloween party! Click here to register now »

November 14, 2014
Starring North Carolina! Premiere Gala

A star-studded, red carpet affair! Click here for more information»

September 18, 2014
Young Associates Kick Off

Kick off the Young Associates fundraising year at the Merrimon-Wynne House. SOLD OUT.

Past Events 2014 - 2015

May 14, 2015
Annual Membership Meeting

Join Associates members from across the state for our annual membership meeting. A brief business meeting will be followed by lunch! Click here to register.

May 2, 2015
Spring Frolic & After Party

Join us in Raleigh for the Spring Frolic! In celebration of our 40th year anniversary, this year’s Spring Frolic will honor a special group of people — all 38 past Associates board chairmen. Join us at this celebratory fund-raiser and help us honor these wonderful individuals! Click here for more information ».

February 21, 2015
Young Associates 7th Annual Casino Night

We are betting big on a fun night and we hope you will join us! More information »

December 7, 2014
Annual Family Holiday Party

Join us at this family favorite! Click here for more information »

November 1, 2014
Young Associates 2nd Annual Cocktails & Costumes

Join us for our 2nd annual spooktacular Halloween party! Click here to register now »

November 14, 2014
Starring North Carolina! Premiere Gala

A star-studded, red carpet affair! Click here for more information»

September 18, 2014
Young Associates Kick Off

Kick off the Young Associates fundraising year at the Merrimon-Wynne House. SOLD OUT.

Past Events 2013 - 2014

May 21, 2014
Annual Membership Meeting

Join Associates members from across the state at our annual membership meeting. Business will be followed by lunch and an exciting talk by Aaron Syrett. More information ».

March 29, 2014
Spring Frolic Fundraiser in Pinehurst

Join us for an evening of Cocktails, Dinner, Auction Fun, and Jazz! More information ».

February 8, 2014
Young Associates "From Russia with Love" Casino Night

Join the Young Associates for their 6th Annual Casino Night at the museum. We are betting big on a fun night! Find out more information »

December 8, 2013
Annual Family Holiday Party

The Nutcracker Prince will lead us to the land of sweets and back for one special night! Find out more information »

October 25, 2013
Young Associates Halloween Event

Join the Young Associates as they celebrate almost 30 years in existence with a throwback costume party! More information »

October 3, 2013
An Imperial Evening Exhibit Opening Gala

Join us as we welcome two wonderful exhibits to the NC Museum of History - The Tsars' Cabinet and Windows into Heaven. An evening of opulence and grandeur not to be missed! More information »

September 26, 2013
Young Associates Kick-Off at Churchill's

Join the Young Associates for their annual kick-off event featuring discounted memberships, raffle prizes, and more!