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October 2017

Urban Archaeology: Proximity Print Works Tour

October 28, 2017 @ 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 soon to…

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November 2017

Swigs and Switchmen: Cascade Saloon Transformation Tour

November 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cascade Saloon, 408-410 South Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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PLEASE CONTACT THE PGI OFFICE TO PURCHASE TICKETS. MONDAY-FRIDAY 9am-4pm, 336-272-5003. From its glory days as Greensboro’s primary watering hole to its strange middle age to its stretch on “death row” as a lost cause to some, the historic Cascade Saloon building has always been literally - and figuratively - at a crossroads. Come see the exciting renovation in progress and hear details from some of the skilled artisans and preservationists who are giving this historic gem new life from…

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Blandwood Closed for Christmas Decoration

November 6, 2017 - November 8, 2017
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Blandwood Mansion will be closed to tours during this time in order to decorate the museum for the holidays. The house will re-open, fully decorated for Christmas in the 1850s, on Thursday, November 9th at 11am! To book a group tour, please call our office at 336-272-5003.

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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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