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November 2017

Furnishing Blandwood – Changing Taste in Antebellum America, Second of a Two-Part Series

November 6, 2017 @ 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 came to Greensboro and designed what became one of the country’s earliest Tuscan villas, he and his client, the visionary Governor John Motley Morehead, collaborated on furnishing Blandwood’s interior.  The recommendations and selections made by both enterprising men—especially with regard to art and furniture—reflect shifting tastes in mid-nineteenth century America.  A digital presentation highlights the historic artifacts owned by the Moreheads, including some new discoveries, and elucidates the roles played…

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Early Victorian Christmas at Blandwood

November 9, 2017 @ 12:00 am - December 31, 2017 @ 12:00 am
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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The Early Victorian Period in Greensboro was one of growth and change, as new educational and industrial opportunities brought a greater diversity of traditions and customs to the region. During this period, holiday festivities evolved and changed as modest “backwoods” practices began to embrace national and international traditions. Explore Blandwood to learn about evolving mid-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…

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Sip & See at Hillside – A November Preservation Benefit

November 9, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hillside Estate, 301 Fisher Park Circle
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Hillside is a house like no other, steeped in history and designed by Greensboro star-architect Charles Hartmann. The house will be open from cellar to second floor so that you can see work being done to convert this neglected treasure into an elegant estate. Learn more about these preservation efforts, explore the house, and meet new friends! A limited number of reservations are available, but we will hold additional sneak-peeks in the future!

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Urban Archaeology: Proximity Print Works Tour

November 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Printworks, end of 9th Street
Greensboro, NC
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This event is now filled! Proximity Print Works was built to allow the Proximity Manufacturing Company to print designs onto their fabrics, rather than to ship them off for finishing to other concerns. Constructed in stages in the 1910s and 1920s, the facility contains a variety of cavernous spaces and incorporates a variety of materials that serve as a contrast with nearby Revolution Mill. Although the structure is currently vacant, and its walls have been used as a canvass for grafitti artists,…

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12th Annual Preservation Greensboro Holiday Party at Hillside Estate

November 30, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hillside Estate, 301 Fisher Park Circle
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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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 one of Greensboro’s most historic mansions. This evening event includes an elegant beverage with light hors d’oeuvres and holiday cheer.

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January 2018

SynerG & Jaycees On Tap at the Hillside Estate

January 10 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hillside Estate, 301 Fisher Park Circle
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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ADVANCED TICKET SALES HAVE CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT.  TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR FOR $15 Celebrate the new year and join SynerG and the Jaycees for a special On Tap at the Hillside Estate supporting Preservation Greensboro on Wednesday, January 10 from 5:30-8:00pm. Greensboro is enjoying several incredible historic preservation projects…and we want you to have the opportunity to check in with one of them as its progresses! Come to the Hillside Estate in Fisher Park for a special…

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Sip & See at Hillside – A January Preservation Benefit

January 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hillside Estate, 301 Fisher Park Circle
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Hillside is a house like no other, steeped in history and designed by Greensboro star-architect Charles Hartmann. The house will be open from cellar to second floor so that you can see work being done to convert this neglected treasure into an elegant estate. Learn more about these preservation efforts, explore the house, and meet new friends! A limited number of reservations are available, but we will hold additional sneak-peeks in the future!

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Blandwood Carriage House Winter Bridal Show

January 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Blandwood Carriage House, 400 West McGee Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED DUE TO SNOW. THE NEW DATE IS THURSDAY JANUARY 25TH. Blandwood Carriage House is hosting their 3rd Annual Winter Bridal Show on January 18th, 2017. The event is FREE and open to the public. At the event, You will… • Meet experienced wedding professionals from all over the Triad • Taste appetizers and samples from licensed caterers • Discover our historic venue • Win door prizes and more… Location: 400 W. McGee Street Greensboro, NC…

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Sip & See at Hillside – A January Preservation Benefit

January 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hillside Estate, 301 Fisher Park Circle
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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EVENT SOLD OUT! For the safety and convenience of our guests, this event was rescheduled from Thursday, January 18th due to snow and ice. Please contact our office for questions at 336-272-5003. Everyone is talking about Hillside, the rambling Tudor mansion with one foot in Downton Abbey and the other foot in Southern Home magazine! We want to provide you with an opportunity to check in with progress of this major restoration! Come attend our January Sip & See at Hillside in Fisher Park for…

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Urban Archaeology: Proximity Print Works Tour

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Printworks, end of 9th Street
Greensboro, NC
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Proximity Print Works was built to allow the Proximity Manufacturing Company to print designs onto their fabrics, rather than to ship them off for finishing to other concerns. Constructed in stages in the 1910s and 1920s, the facility contains a variety of cavernous spaces and incorporates a variety of materials that serve as a contrast with nearby Revolution Mill. Although the structure is currently vacant, and its walls have been used as a canvass for grafitti artists, the property is…

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