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April 2018

Talk + Tour! Color Trends 2018 Thursday April 25

April 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hillside Estate, 301 Fisher Park Circle
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Learn more about history, architecture, and design through the Talk + Tour series at Hillside. Paint colors evolve and change as trends shape our tastes and styles. Candice Carter Smith is an Architectural & Design Representative for Benjamin Moore & Co. paints. She will provide a special presentation that will explore a curated palette of 23 highly influential hues that enliven any room by adding depth and energy. Benjamin Moore is the official paint supplier for the Hillside Designer Showhouse.…

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June 2018

A “Royal Ramble” through the Gardens of Miramichi

June 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kellenberger Estate, 1415 Kellenberger Drive
Greensboro, NC 27406 United States
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Join us for a Saturday morning English Country Garden “Royal Ramble” through Miramichi home and grounds. Enjoy cucumber sandwiches, tea, scones, Royal Wedding Cake, and a signature Miramichi morning cocktail, while leisrely enjoying this morning stroll. The event includes a the historic Miramichi home, thought to date from 1835, and a self-guided walking tour with map to the curvilinear pool and grotto, fireplace patio, former pool and dam, boxwood garden, boathouse/former lake, and arboretum. Read more about the estate here. Event proceeds benefit…

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September 2018

ASG Vintage Market

September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Architectural Salvage of Greensboro, 1028-B Huffman Street
Greensboro, NC United States
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Eclectic treasures can be discovered at the first ASG Vintage Market! This outdoor market will consist of vendors displaying old and new wares - and some new items made from old!. This is the place for one-of-a-kind finds! Join us at the Architectural Salvage of Greensboro showroom, and explore the wares of vendors showing and selling crafts and items made from recycled materials or with a “vintage” feel. This event is FREE. Call 336-272-5003 for information.

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November 2018

Screening of “Cascade: Caring for a Place” (2018)

November 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cascade Saloon, 408-410 South Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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This event is rescheduled from October 11th. Join us for a special screening of a documentary by Michael Frierson on the Cascade Saloon. There will be two shows: 7:00 and 8:00 followed by short discussion with the filmmaker and short tours of the building. The preservation of the Cascade Saloon, one of the oldest remaining historical buildings in Greensboro, has been 15 years in the making, and was accomplished through community partnerships and a lot of determination.   Located at the railroad…

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December 2018

Preservation Greensboro Holiday Party at Blandwood

December 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Leadership Level friends of Preservation Greensboro are invited to attend our annual Holiday Party at historic Blandwood Mansion in downtown Greensboro. Plan to spend the evening with us in the 220 year old house to celebrate the holiday season with those in our local preservation community. 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 members…

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January 2019

The Motown Lowdown: Reflections on today’s Detroit Renaissance

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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On his recent cross-country trip, Richard Gantt, art historian retired from the UNCG Department of Art, was certain to plan a stop in Detroit! “The city and environs of Detroit were top destinations,” he explained, “the area being loaded with important architecture, industrial design, and fine art.” He and his architect friend Tom explored the highlights of the Motor City, and he left with some surprising observations and delightful discoveries. Enjoy a special evening learning of Richard’s reflections on his…

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February 2019

Preservation Greensboro’s 53rd Annual Meeting

February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Colonnade at Revolution Mill, 900 Revolution Mill Drive
Greensboro, NC United States
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$50

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 is G. Edwin ("Eddie") Belk, founder of Belk Architecture. Architects and preservationists recognize Belk for his reputation of reviving treasured industrial buildings into community economic engines by enhancing historic features and…

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March 2019

Natty Greene’s Good Work Wednesday

March 20 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Natty Greene’s Brewpub, 345 South Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Preservation Greensboro is proud to be selected as the non-profit beneficiary of Natty Greene’s Good Work Wednesday on Wednesday March 20th!  The charitable program will see 10% of ALL sales Wednesday night donated to Preservation Greensboro.  Mark your calendars and come out to support two preservation partners on one delicious night! In 2004 Natty Greene's Brewing Co. opened in the historic J. W. Jones Building at 345 South Elm Street with the idea to brew fantastic ales and sours. That year, the company…

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Decorative Arts Tour of Blandwood

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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An enlightened Governor John Motley Morehead furnished his newly expanded Blandwood in antebellum North Carolina, at the time when Classical taste still reigned supreme and warring factions of Romanticism and Industrialization were reshaping American culture.  Driven by a passion for culture and progress, Morehead’s choices for his mansion were guided by its eminent national architect Alexander Jackson Davis. Come visit 10 highlights—furniture and art-- of the Morehead Collection at Blandwood.  Tour will be led by Judith Z. Cushman Hammer, independent…

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Friendly Furniture: The Quaker Cabinetmakers of Guilford County, North Carolina, 1775–1825

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Blandwood Carriage House, 400 West McGee Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Join us for a special lecture on Guilford County history with Robert Leath, Chief Curator & Vice President, Old Salem Museums & Gardens. The distinctive furniture of early Quaker settlers in Guilford County was first presented by the late John Bivins in a pioneering article in the May 1973 issue of The Magazine ANTIQUES, “A piedmont North Carolina cabinetmaker: The development of regional style.” Bivins identified several case pieces—consisting of chests, chests of drawers, clock cases, desks, desks and bookcases,…

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April 2019

Semi-Annual Vintage Market at Architectural Salvage

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Architectural Salvage of Greensboro, 1028-B Huffman Street
Greensboro, NC United States
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Find eclectic treasures at the Semi-Annual Vintage Market at Architectural Salvage! This outdoor pop-up market includes rustic treasures, creatively reused collectibles, vintage finds, locally-made goods, salvaged wood furniture, and upscale handmade items. Architectural Salvage of Greensboro is a 25-year old non-profit initiative of Preservation Greensboro. Our volunteer crew salvages vintage materials from buildings that are being knocked down or renovated  and recycles those items back into Greensboro’s creative community. We specialize in historic mantels, windows, light fixtures, doors, moldings, heart…

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May 2019

Lindley Park Tour Kick-Off Party!

May 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lindley Park Kick Off, 809 Northridge Street
Greensbopro, NC United States
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$75

Explore Lindley Park in style during Preservation Greensboro’s Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens with our Patrons PLUS package! Our Lindley Park Kick-Off Party will be held on Friday, May 3rd at the elegant Lindley Park home of Frank Brooks and Brad Newton on Northridge Street. This exceptional event will signify the beginning of the Lindley Park Tour celebrations! The house is a lovely brick Colonial Revival home built during the Roaring Twenties. It is a must-see for the neighborhood!…

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