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October 2019

Ghost Stories at Blandwood

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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$5

A Halloween tradition of Ghost Stories continues this October at Blandwood Mansion! Located in downtown Greensboro, Blandwood has stood for more than 200 years and has witnessed the passage of time, historic events, and the lives of its occupants. Our special friend and storyteller Cynthia Moore Brown will weave her 15th season of magic with spine-tingling stories, historic legends and fanciful tales about North Carolina. With just the flicker of the fireplace and candles, guests will be seated on the floor of…

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Love-A-Landmark in Sunset Hills

October 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
$25

In 1915, Hugh N. Preddy of Oak Ridge married Mary Dodson of Thomasville. By 1928, the couple took a mortgage of $10,324, and purchased their splendid Tudor Revival home overlooking Greenway Park. At the time of their purchase, Preddy served as a clerk for the Greensboro office of E. A. Pierce & Company, on Friendly Avenue in downtown. E.A. Pierce & Co. was a securities brokerage firm based in New York City, later known as Merrill Lynch. With the stock…

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November 2019

Early Victorian Christmas at Blandwood

November 14 - December 29
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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The Early Victorian Period in Greensboro was one of growth and change, as new educational and industrial opportunities brought a greater diversity of traditions and customs to the region. During this period, holiday festivities evolved and changed as modest “backwoods” practices began to embrace national and international traditions.Explore Blandwood to learn about evolving mid-nineteenth century holiday traditions. The mansion is fully decorated in local and period greenery, as if prepared for a grand Christmas Ball! Guided tours are offered during museum hours, and group tours are encouraged.…

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Third Thursday With Preservation Greensboro

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until February 20, 2020

Old Town Draught House, 1205 Spring Garden Street
Greensboro, NC 27403 United States
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Preservation Greensboro invites all who are new to join in the Historic Preservation (HP) discussion. If you are new to Greensboro, new to historic preservation, or new to Preservation Greensboro, we want to meet you and geek out over Historic Preservation! We will meet every third Thursday of each month at a local bar (which are in historic buildings) and discuss. Not new but want to find more people to talk about preservation with? Come join us! All are welcome!…

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December 2019

14th Annual Preservation Greensboro Holiday Party at Blandwood

December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Attendees may explore the candlelit chambers of Greensboro’s most historic mansion. This evening event includes an elegant beverage with light hors d’oeuvres and holiday cheer.

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Third Thursday With Preservation Greensboro

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until February 20, 2020

Old Town Draught House, 1205 Spring Garden Street
Greensboro, NC 27403 United States
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Preservation Greensboro invites all who are new to join in the Historic Preservation (HP) discussion. If you are new to Greensboro, new to historic preservation, or new to Preservation Greensboro, we want to meet you and geek out over Historic Preservation! We will meet every third Thursday of each month at a local bar (which are in historic buildings) and discuss. Not new but want to find more people to talk about preservation with? Come join us! All are welcome!…

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January 2020

Third Thursday With Preservation Greensboro

January 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until February 20, 2020

Old Town Draught House, 1205 Spring Garden Street
Greensboro, NC 27403 United States
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Preservation Greensboro invites all who are new to join in the Historic Preservation (HP) discussion. If you are new to Greensboro, new to historic preservation, or new to Preservation Greensboro, we want to meet you and geek out over Historic Preservation! We will meet every third Thursday of each month at a local bar (which are in historic buildings) and discuss. Not new but want to find more people to talk about preservation with? Come join us! All are welcome!…

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February 2020

Preservation Greensboro’s 54th Annual Meeting

February 12, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join us to learn more about the state of historic preservation in Greensboro! This meeting serves as Preservation Greensboro’s annual General Membership Meeting that will include the presentation of Preservation Awards.In addition to awards and a community update by our executive director Benjamin Briggs. Our speaker for the evening will be selected to provide new insights and energy for Greensboro's active preservation movement.. Help us celebrate 54 years of preservation work and advocacy in Greensboro! Please consider joining us as…

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Third Thursday With Preservation Greensboro

February 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until February 20, 2020

Old Town Draught House, 1205 Spring Garden Street
Greensboro, NC 27403 United States
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Preservation Greensboro invites all who are new to join in the Historic Preservation (HP) discussion. If you are new to Greensboro, new to historic preservation, or new to Preservation Greensboro, we want to meet you and geek out over Historic Preservation! We will meet every third Thursday of each month at a local bar (which are in historic buildings) and discuss. Not new but want to find more people to talk about preservation with? Come join us! All are welcome!…

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May 2020

10th Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens

May 16, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until May 17, 2020

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Preservation Greensboro’s 10th Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens will feature vintage homes for tour during National Historic Preservation Month of May. Vintage homes will open their doors to ticket holders during Preservation Greensboro’s annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens Saturday May 16 from 11am till 5pm, and Sunday May 17 from 1pm till 5pm. The tour highlights charming examples of architecture and their surrounding landscapes. The tour is the flagship fundraiser for Preservation Greensboro.

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10th Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens

May 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - May 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until May 17, 2020

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Preservation Greensboro’s 10th Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens will feature vintage homes for tour during National Historic Preservation Month of May. Vintage homes will open their doors to ticket holders during Preservation Greensboro’s annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens Saturday May 16 from 11am till 5pm, and Sunday May 17 from 1pm till 5pm. The tour highlights charming examples of architecture and their surrounding landscapes. The tour is the flagship fundraiser for Preservation Greensboro.

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September 2020

The Architecture of Japan

September 12, 2020 - September 21, 2020
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Adeline Talbot of Studio Traveler has worked with Benjamin Briggs to curate a unique travel experience that celebrates the culture of Japan, with a special focus on architecture, gardens, art, and culinary themes. From the ancient capital of Nara to the eye-popping boutiques of the Ginza...we have it covered!

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