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September 2019

Semi-Annual Vintage Market at Architectural Salvage

September 14, 2019 @ 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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Third Thursday With Preservation Greensboro

September 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Westerwood Tavern, 508 Guilford Avenue
Greensboro, NC 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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October 2019

Christian Advocate Publishing (CAP) Company Building Open House

October 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
CAP Company, 429 W. Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC United States
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The Preservation Greensboro Development Fund is working hard to save the Christian Advocate Publishing (CAP) building at 429 West Friendly Avenue. Curious to learn about this gem? Come explore at our Open House! Built in 1927 by architectural designs supplied by Charles Hartmann, this building could be a landmark for our city! Learn more about this building. This event is open to professionals in the real estate, construction, design, and development industries, as well as those who might have a…

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December 2019

14th Annual Preservation Greensboro Holiday Party at Blandwood

December 5, 2019 @ 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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February 2020

Preservation Greensboro’s 54th Annual Meeting

February 12, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Colonnade at Revolution Mill 900 Revolution Mill Drive 5:30 Cocktails, 6:45pm Dinner Business Attire Cash Bar + Dinner + Presentation This meeting serves as Preservation Greensboro’s annual General Membership Meeting that will include election of board and presentation of Preservation Awards. In addition to awards and a community update by our executive director Benjamin Briggs, attendees will learn more about a special new initiative of the organization. Preservation Greensboro seeks to address community unemployment challenges by promoting specialized skills…

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April 2020

Semi-Annual Vintage Market at Architectural Salvage – Cancelled

April 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Architectural Salvage of Greensboro, 1028-B Huffman Street
Greensboro, NC United States
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This event is cancelled for the spring, but we hope to see you in autumn of 2020 for the next Vintage Market! 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…

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October 2020

Ghost Stories on the Lawn 1-SOLD OUT

October 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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$5
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Ghost Stories on the Lawn 2-SOLD OUT

October 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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$5
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January 2021

Guilford at 250: Our Rich Heritage

January 21 @ 6:00 pm

Guilford County celebrates its 250th birthday in 2021! Established on April 1, 1771, Guilford was named for an English Earl with royal connections, but the county was formed to segregate early settlers who did not welcome royal rules. To celebrate Old Guilford’s semiquincentennial, Preservation Greensboro will hold a series of monthly lectures on Zoom to review a range of topics related to history, architecture, and preservation in the county. These Zoom gatherings will be free to the public and scheduled…

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February 2021

Preservation Greensboro’s 55th Annual Meeting

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Zoom Approximate Length: 45 minutes to one hour This meeting serves as Preservation Greensboro’s annual General Membership Meeting that will include election of board and presentation of Preservation Awards. In addition to awards and a community update, attendees will learn more about special new initiatives of the organization. Dr. Goldie Wells will provide an inspiring Keynote Message. Dr. Wells represents District 2 on Greensboro's City Council, but before entering politics she took action for historic preservation of our community!…

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Guilford at 250: Civil Rights Era Touchstones

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Greensboro’s Civil Rights history is unparalleled in North Carolina. With keystone institutions such as NCA&T, Bennett College, and Dudley High School, Greensboro has (at times) been a national leader in Civil Rights. According to historian William H. Chafe, “In some ways Greensboro simply exemplified national trends; in others, it helped to create them, particularly with the sit-ins and the evolution of Black Power ideology.” This important movement grew out of the East and Southeast Greensboro neighborhoods. These neighborhoods include groups…

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March 2021

Guilford at 250: The Town of Jamestown

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Older than Greensboro and High Point, the Town of Jamestown holds deep roots in Guilford County history. The area was settled by Quakers in 1752 who established grist and saw mills along the forks of the Deep River. By the time of the arrival of the North Carolina Railroad in 1856, others settled the community, including Methodists, freedmen, enslaved, and cotton mill workers. Learn more about Guilford's oldest community as Historic Jamestown Society's Director Shawn Rogers reviews the history and…

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