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June 2016

MUSEP – Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park

June 5, 2016 @ 6:30 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. The Greensboro Big Band will be performing on the June 5th MUSEP Concert at Blandwood. “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 back, relax and enjoy.” Organized…

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August 2016

The Other Moreheads: Genealogy, Research, and Challenges of African-American History

August 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Blandwood Carriage House, 400 West McGee Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Ms. Donnell will review the discoveries uncovered during her study of the Morehead family, and will focus on research methodology, challenges, and discoveries. The Morehead history is complicated, yet in many ways typical of nineteenth century South. Perhaps Ms. Donnell can inspire you to complete family genealogy, or perhaps you can share your tips and findings with others!

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September 2016

2016 Museum Day Live!

September 24, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 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 on this page on or after Monday, August 1st. Your Ticket will be emailed to you after you submit your information. You may show your e-mail ticket on your phone, or…

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October 2016

Ghost Stories at Blandwood

October 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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A Halloween tradition of Ghost Stories continues this October at Blandwood Mansion! Our special friend and storyteller Cynthia Moore Brown will weave her 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 the West Parlor, as is the old North Carolina tradition of storytelling.

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Ghost Stories at Blandwood

October 29, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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A Halloween tradition of Ghost Stories continues this October at Blandwood Mansion! Our special friend and storyteller Cynthia Moore Brown will weave her 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 the West Parlor, as is the old North Carolina tradition of storytelling.

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November 2016

Early Victorian Christmas at Blandwood

November 10, 2016 @ 11:00 am - December 31, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Explore Blandwood to learn about Early Victorian and 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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December 2016

Preservation Greensboro Holiday Party at Blandwood Mansion

December 1, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Preservation Greensboro invites our Leadership Level supporters to the historic Blandwood Mansion in downtown Greensboro to join us and celebrate the holiday season as well as local preservation in the Gate City. Blandwood is always beautifully decorated for the holiday season with garlands and flowers that were popular in North Carolina during the antebellum period. Our Holiday Party is a opportunity for us to thank our LEADER GIFT members who join as Heritage Supporter Level and higher. Attendees will explore the candlelit chambers…

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April 2017

Guided Tour of Garl Browne’s Portraits

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Come tour Blandwood through the lens of its family portraits. Visitors will be a part of an interactive and behind-the-scenes tour, learning more about the ten William Garl Browne, Jr. portraits in the house. Explore the Morehead family, while also gaining knowledge on the art of nineteenth-century North Carolina!

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June 2017

MUSEP – Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park

June 4 @ 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 38th season of hosting free concerts for the Greensboro community each Sunday June through August. Wally West Little Big Band (Jazz) will be performing AT 6 PM on the June 4th MUSEP Concert at Blandwood.

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July 2017

PGI Office and Blandwood Museum Closed

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Blandwood will be closed for tours on Tuesday, July 4th, for Independence Day.

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