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August 2018

MUSEP – Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park

August 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park, or MUSEP, is celebrating its 37th season of hosting free concerts for the Greensboro community each Sunday June through August. Wally West Little Big Band will be performed in two 45-minute sets on the north lawn of Blandwood on August 26th. “This year we welcome back some familiar faces and we’ve also added some new performers to the line-up,” says Jennifer Hance, MUSEP director. “We encourage everyone to bring a picnic, and sit…

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September 2018

2018 Museum Day Live!

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Ticket Required for this FREE event Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket…for free! To receive your free Museum Day Live! Ticket for two people only, please fill out the form linked ahead of your visit. Your Ticket will be emailed to you after you submit your information. You may show your e-mail ticket on your phone, or print a copy, to receive…

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November 2018

Early Victorian Christmas at Blandwood

November 8 @ 11:00 am - December 30 @ 4:00 pm
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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February 2019

Preservation Greensboro’s 53rd Annual Meeting

February 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: TBD 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. Help us celebrate preservation in Greensboro in this, our 53rd year! Get your name out to Greensboro's active preservation community by joining us as  a sponsor of our Annual Meeting!

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May 2019

The Secrets of Lindley Park

May 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Quaker J. Van Lindley (1838-1918) was renowned as a pomologist, Unionist, civic protagonist, and an intrepid businessman. He first established his reputation in the nursery business before evolving into the manufacturing of terra cotta pipe and later, he established a cotton-mill - all under the Pomona name-brand. Later, he took a position as the president of Security Life and Annuity Co. His interest in civic activites was strong. Lindley donated 60 acres north of Spring Garden Street for use as a community park…

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Ninth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Lindley Park

May 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Lindley Park Gates, 2700 Spring Garden Street
Greensboro, NC United States
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Preservation Greensboro’s Ninth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens will feature vintage homes in the Lindley Park neighborhood during National Historic Preservation Month of May. Vintage homes in the Lindley Park neighborhood will open their doors to ticket holders on the weekend of May 18-19, 2019. The tour will highlight early twentieth century architecture and home design. “Lindley Park stands among Greensboro’s classic park-centered neighborhoods,” says Benjamin Briggs, executive director of Preservation Greensboro, “its winding streets, sidewalks, parks, and…

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