Local Weekend Guide

Dated: September 22 2022

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Your Local Weekend Guide

If you're looking for fun, entertaining and educational things to do in the Greensboro, NC area, you've come to the right place. Our Weekend Guide is packed with a variety of our favorite events and activities that we want to share with you! 

1. Historic Gate City Trolley Tour

When: Fri, Sep 23 at 10:30am and 1:00pm

Where: Departs from the History Museum next to LeBauer Park in Downtown Greensboro

Enjoy some time with us on this comprehensive history tour aboard a classy, sassy, and comfortable Trolley. Whether you were raised in Greensboro or are visiting from afar, or even just passing thru, this is a great way to see the sights and hear the tales thru decades of popular landmarks, architecture, and history galore! These departures are on Mon/Wed/Fri @ 10:30am and 1:00pm. Downtown Greensboro local Trolley Tours occur with the comforts of air-conditioning, cushioned seats, an on-board Guide, and a stellar courteous Driver.

Tickets must be purchased online in advance, or by calling 336-722-7777. Neither bathrooms nor seatbelts are available on the Trolley. Beverages welcome but no glass or alcohol please. This tour can accommodate maximum of 8 passengers to practice social distancing aboard our Trolley. Also available for families, neighbors, etc most "anytime". 

NOTE: This tour requires a minimum of four passengers to run. Please book your desired party size (recruit friends/family), and we will reach out within 24 hours of the start time to let you know if the minimum has not been reached for a refund or to reschedule.

2. Laser Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

When: Fri, Sep 23, 7:00-10:00pm

Where: Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC

Join us for one of our most popular laser shows, Laser Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon! This spectacular laser light show, featuring tracks from the Dark Side of the Moon (one of the band's most famous albums), takes place in our OmniSphere Theater at 7:00, 8:00 and 9:00pm. Seating is limited. Tickets are $7 each and are on sale now at: https://shop.greensboroscience.org/#/SpecialEvents
All evening laser shows have a minimum age of 3 years old.

3. Taco & Margarita Festival

When: Sat, Sep 25, 11:00am - 6:00pm

Where: Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC

The Greensboro Taco and Margarita Festival returns to the Coliseum Complex in 2022 with a new fall date - Saturday, Sept. 24 at White Oak Amphitheatre.

The event begins at noon and is scheduled to include taco vendors, live pro wrestling, local shopping vendors and more! Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com and the Greensboro Coliseum box office.

4. The Kernersville BrewGrass Festival

When: Sep 23 at 6:00pm - Sep 25 at 12:00am

Where: Lewis & Elm, 600 S Elm St, Greensboro, NC

Save the date for our first BrewGrass festival!!! This big ole pick will go on all weekend! The grass will be blue, but the Beer won’t! More details to come!
Cheers!
Bands:
::Friday::
Liam Purcell & Cane Mill Road
Bradley Turner & Friends
::Saturday::
Sadowgrass
Off The Rails
All Star Jam ( End of night )

5. Grahamtoberfest

When: Sat, Sep 24, 3:00-10:00pm

Where: 100 Block of Elm St, Downtown Graham, NC

September 24th Downtown Graham, NC!
Food Trucks
Beer Tents
Kids Activities
Bier Garden
Live Music
Contest
Craft Vendors
Hosted by: Little Brother Brewing Barrel & Bottle and Forgotten Road Ales!

6. A Night of Restoration featuring Mandisa

When: Fri, Sep 23 at 8:00pm

Where: The Crown Theatre, 310 S Greene St, Greensboro, NC 

With more than 1.6 million records sold, GRAMMY® award-winner and American Idol Season 5 finalist Mandisa is a voice of encouragement and truth to people facing life’s challenges all around the world. Even as a strong woman of faith, Mandisa knows firsthand that the journey here on earth will be riddled with heartbreak, confusion, questions and pain. After a tragic loss rocked her world, Mandisa withdrew, wrestled with God, and fell into a deep depression.
Now, Mandisa is back with a renewed passion for her music and a willingness to be totally transparent and vulnerable about her journey. She has become a champion of Christian counseling and a voice of hope for those struggling with mental illness.
Restoration Place Counseling (RPC) is proud to welcome Mandisa to our 2022 fundraising gala. Festivities will kick off with a Reception featuring Holly Tate Fine Catering and the Joy Squad Photo Booth (Sponsor/Tier 1 Tickets only), followed by an intimate story-telling and concert performance by Mandisa.
TIER 1: $80.00 + tax/fees (Doors open 6:00 PM)
Includes Reception with Holly Tate Fine Catering from 6PM-7PM
TIER 2: $55.00 + tax/fees (Doors open 7:00 PM)
TIER 3: $35.00 + tax/fees (Doors open 7:00 PM)
Ticket Fees:
A $5 theatre facility fee will be added to each ticket to benefit the Carolina Theatre.
NC Sales Tax will be added to each ticket.
Restoration Place Counseling exists to provide professional counseling services to girls and women at significantly-discounted prices. Proceeds from this singular event will help us to subsidize over 3,000 counseling sessions at our lowest rate of just $25 per session. Your support of this event will ensure that the girls and women in our community with the greatest financial need are able to receive the help they deserve.

7. Lego Builders Club

When: Sat, Sep 24, 10:00am-12:00pm

Where: Caldcleugh Multicultural Art Center, 1700 Orchard St, Greensboro, NC

Opportunity for creativity, design, and team building while having fun with Lego's. Participants are welcome to bring their own or utilize supplies provided by the Xperience @ Caldcleugh.
Cost is free. No registration required.

8. Daughters & Donuts

When: Sun, Sep 25, 2:00-5:00pm

Where: Summerfield Farms, 3203 Pleasant Ridge Rd, Summerfield, NC 

Celebrate National Daughters Day by spending time with your daughter & enjoying donuts together on the farm! Duck Donuts’ Duck Truck will be onsite at The Well Truck from 2-5pm. This event is free to attend.
Pups are welcome on a leash!
*no outside food or beverage is permitted on property
SCHEDULE:
1-6pm: Food Truck: Boricua BBQ
2-5pm: Duck Donuts’ Duck Truck
3-5pm: Live music by Emily Stewart
3-4pm: Mini Horse Dolly & Wonder Woman
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