Bi-Annual Black Tie Gala

The Foundation sponsors an exciting gala every two years in the Capitol and on Union Square featuring dancing, dinner and a silent auction. The funds raised are dedicated to the educational and ongoing restoration programs prioritized by staff and Foundation committees.


Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Every year the Governor, accompanied by children, lights the State Christmas Tree on Union Square. This event is carried live on television across the state.


State Capitol Society Meeting/Paul Kapp Lecture

August 2, 6-8 pm

Join your fellow State Capitol Society members for a reception, lecture, and brief meeting on the evening of August 2, 2016, at 6 p.m. at the State Capitol. This event is a member benefit and there is no charge for current Society members.

Paul Hardin Kapp, co-author of “The Architecture of William Nichols: Building the Antebellum South in North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi,” will speak about Nichols’ work on North Carolina’s statehouse and his influence on architecture across the South. The book will be available for sale at the event. Kapp is the director of the Historic Preservation Program and associate professor of architecture at the School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is coeditor of “SynergiCity: Reinventing the Postindustrial City.” From 2002 until 2008, he was the historical architect and campus historic preservation manager for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


To RSVP, call 919-733-4994 or email Diana Mauney: diana.mauney@ncdcr.gov

Conservation and preservation of the State Capitol Historic Site is ongoing with many new projects on the horizon.

Would you like to help the SCF preserve the North Carolina State Capitol and its collections?