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April 2017

Restore Explore Connect: Furnishing Blandwood: Changing Taste in Antebellum America, Second of a Two-Part Series

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Blandwood Carriage House, 400 West McGee Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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When the New York architect Alexander Jackson Davis in 1844 designed what became one of the country’s earliest Tuscan villas, he and his client, the visionary Governor John Motley Morehead, collaborated on various interior details for the enlargement of Blandwood. This is a second part of a two-part series, but participants will enjoy the presentation as a stand-alone event.

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Restore Explore Connect: Digging History – Uncovering the Past at Blandwood

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Blandwood Carriage House, 400 West McGee Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Dr. Stine led an archaeological dig at Blandwood to build on early digs from the 1970s. During this exploration, many interesting finds were uncovered that broaden our understanding of life and material culture at Blandwood. Discoveries involve building materials, early earthenware, buttons and fasteners, and even trading beads.

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Restore Explore Connect: From Grave Markers to Unmarked Graves – Archaeological Insights of Historic Cemeteries

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Blandwood Carriage House, 400 West McGee Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Shawn Patch, New South Associates, will discuss archaeological insights on various historic cemeteries in North Carolina and beyond. This presentation includes examples using ground-penetrating radar to identify unmarked graves and better define cemetery boundaries, as well as data from various marker inventories.

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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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Restore Explore Connect: The Art of William Garl Browne, Jr.

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Blandwood Carriage House, 400 West McGee Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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William Garl Browne Jr. was a nineteenth century portrait artist who exhibited in the National Academy in 1840, and earned national fame through a collection of portraits of General Zachary Taylor in 1847. This presentation will focus on Browne, who painted hundreds of portraits including members of the Morehead family.

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May 2017

Restore Explore Connect: The Secrets of Fisher Park

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
(Old) Temple Emanuel, 713 North Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Learn more about the architecture and history of Fisher Park through a presentation by architect James S. Collins. With offices in Greensboro and New York City, Collins has enjoyed several commissions for restorations and new construction in Old Irving Park, and has an eye for detail, materials, and proportion. Collins will be joined by Winston-Salem landscape architect Jeff Allen who will touch on trademark features of the neighborhood including the work of legendary designers Robert Cridland and John Nolen.

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With The Grain Exhibit, Solo Art Exhibit Featuring Dale Edwards

May 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Irving Park Art & Frame, 2105-A West Cornwallis Drive
Greensboro, NC 27408 United States
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Fascinated with grain elevators and other utilitarian buildings that rise from where agriculture and industrial intersect, Dale's oil paintings highlight the solitude and stoicism of these beacons of the prairies and other flat lands.

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Seventh Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Fisher Park

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until May 21, 2017

(Old) Temple Emanuel, 713 North Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Vintage homes in the Fisher Park neighborhood will open their doors to ticket holders during Preservation Greensboro’s annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens May 20-21. The tour highlights stunning features of early twentieth century architecture. The tour is the flagship fundraiser for Preservation Greensboro.

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Seventh Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Fisher Park

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until May 21, 2017

(Old) Temple Emanuel, 713 North Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Vintage homes in the Fisher Park neighborhood will open their doors to ticket holders during Preservation Greensboro’s annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens May 20-21. The tour highlights stunning features of early twentieth century architecture. The tour is the flagship fundraiser for Preservation Greensboro.

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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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