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June 2018

College Hill Walking Tour (Wednesday Evening)

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Coffeology, 423 Tate Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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College Hill has the distinction of being Greensboro’s best-preserved nineteenth century neighborhood. The narrow streets lined with Queen Anne cottages and charming bungalows are enhanced by offbeat boutiques and eateries that cater to a hipster clientele from nearby colleges. Packed with history and centrally located, College Hill blends quaint architecture with amenities to create one of North Carolina’s most energetic urbane neighborhoods. The hill and its convenient location proved a popular choice for Greensboro’s Victorian-era middle class who sought to…

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A “Royal Ramble” through the Gardens of Miramichi

June 16 @ 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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Old Greensborough Walking Tour (Wednesday Evening)

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cascade Saloon, 408-410 South Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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South of the railroad tracks are a variety of shops, galleries, and restaurants that were constructed beginning in the 1870s by Joseph Shields. Named Shieldstown, the streets around South Elm Street were lined with brick storefronts sporting ornate iron- and stone-trimmed facades, with elaborate cornices. Today, the neighborhood and adjacent areas are a vibrant mixed-use neighborhood that feature landmark Victorian-Era homes and Neo-Traditional urban design. This is one of many tours across the city, now in its 14th season, in celebration of…

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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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Walking Wednesdays Tour of City Center North

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cascade Saloon, 408-410 South Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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The Gate City grew from a county seat and college town to the second largest city in the state during the twentieth century, and our downtown has some of the best examples of architecture of the period to show for it! Unusual highlights of the tour include early skyscrapers, Mid-Century Modern landmarks, and a Brutalist governmental campus that stands among the best examples of their styles in the state. An array of architects are represented, from our own Charles Hartmann, New York's…

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September 2018

Walking Wednesdays Tour of Westerwood

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Double Oaks, 204 North Mendenhall Street
Greensboro, 27401
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Beginning with the magnificent neoclassical Double Oaks Bed & Breakfast at 204 North Mendenhall Street, this tour will weave the history of Westerwood from the late nineteenth century to the present. Built on a hill just a west of Greensboro’s village center, the area was first developed in the 1890s as the home of B. H. Merrimon. His home, known as The Cedars, was among Greensboro’s most exuberant Queen Anne homes. It stood until the 1960s. Property surrounding The Cedars was…

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Walking Wednesdays Tour of Sunset Hills

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
First Christian Church, 1900 W Market St
Greensboro, NC 27403 United States
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In 1922, developer A. K. Moore acquired a 212-acre tract of land with a unique location in Greensboro. The land was located in the path of the western extension of Market Street – the city’s primary east-west thoroughfare that provided direct access to the center of the city. In contrast to the man-made east-west axis of West Market Street, a park provided a natural north-south axis that afforded recreational space for the neighborhood. To facilitate development, Moore hired architect Lorenzo…

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Walking Wednesdays Tour of Lindley Park

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lindley Park Gates, 2700 Spring Garden Street
Greensboro, NC United States
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Quaker J. Van Lindley was renowned as an intrepid businessman. First establishing his reputation in the nursery business, he evolving into terra cotta pipe manufacturing and cotton-milling before taking a position as the president of Security Life and Annuity Co. Lindley donated 60 acres north of Spring Garden Street for use as a lake and amusement park. The park opened July 4, 1902. The Lindley Park amusement park was operated by the Greensboro Electric Co., and those seeking amusements rode…

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ASG Vintage Market

September 22 @ 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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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! Fee Museum Day Live Ticket is for two people only. Tickets will be available for the public to download beginning at midnight on August 15, 2018. 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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