Weekend Guide: June 11 2021

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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, June 11 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. Dunleath Porchfest

When: Sat, June 12, 12:00-5:00pm

Where: Dunleath Historic Neighborhood, Greensboro, NC

The community is invited to experience the hospitality of the Dunleath Neighborhood while enjoying the richness of performing artists in our community. Neighbors offer their porches, and musicians offer their talents. Performances are held throughout the neighborhood, and guests can stroll from house to house enjoying community goodwill in a festival-like atmosphere. There are also food vendors, event t-shirts and masks, and to generate even more community goodwill, we’ll collect canned goods for the Triad Health Project food pantry. This family-friendly event culminates in a single performance at Sternberger Park to conclude the event. Admission is free and all are welcome. More info at https://www.dunleath.org/porchfest-about

While several mandatory guidelines and restrictions related to Covid-19 have been relaxed, we encourage event participants, neighbors, and guests to continue precautionary safety practices. Masks are not required outdoors, but are encouraged when in groups at the event. Event masks will be available for sale at the event, and hand sanitizer will be available throughout. All participants are expected to adhere to any mandatory restrictions in place at the time of the event.

Additionally, If you are or have been experiencing symptoms of illness at the time of the event, including Covid-19, we respectfully ask that you not attend. We will miss you but appreciate your understanding!

#dunleathporchfest #spreadonlymusicandgoodwill #neighborsmusiccommunity

3. Sunday Yoga at Natty's Downtown 

When: Sun, June 13, 10:00-11:00am

Where: Natty Greene's, 345 S Elm St, Greensboro, NC

Thank you for your interest in Yoga with Kim at Natty Greene's.
Your $6 ticket saves your spot in the class. You do not have to reserve in advance, but it is appreciated. Ticket price includes a voucher for your first Natty's draft after class!

Before class there are a few things we need to go over:
Class starts at 10am! Class is currently held in on the grass in Hamburger Square Park right next to Natty Greene's Downtown. Please BYO mat, towel, and anything else you may need.

We ask that if you are not feeling well you do not attend class that week, we will happily reschedule you to another week.

We can’t wait to have you with us on Sunday!

4. Downtown Karaoke & Line Dancing 

When: Sun, June 13, 5:00-8:00pm

Where: Center City Park, 200 N Elm St, Greensboro, NC

Calling all singers!

This is your chance to grab a mic and show us what you've got! DJ Energizer will lay down the tracks for a fun night of singing your heart every week in Center City Park.

Greensboro Downtown Parks, Inc. (GDPI) is committed to providing a safe environment for our community in all ways. In light of the current public health crisis, GDPI abides by all guidelines set by local, state, and federal governments. These guidelines include mask mandates, social distancing recommendations, limits on public gatherings, and sanitation of all surfaces. For the latest information on GDPI’s enactment of these guidelines, please visit the Covid-19 Response page on our website.

All programs are FREE to attend, but registration is recommended for select programs to ensure capacity limits are kept within the required framework. Drop-ins are welcome at each program without pre-registering only if there is space available to accommodate them. Some programs are drop-in only due to the structure of the activities - these programs operate as first come, first served based on the availability of space. Additionally, please check our website for any updates regarding program cancellations.

5. Megan Blake's Group Dog Training 

When: Sun, June 13, 4:30-5:30pm

Where: LeBauer Park, 208 N Davie St, Greensboro, NC

Get great dog tips and real time practice with Megan Blake, as you learn to connect more deeply with your four-legged best friend.

Don’t miss an opportunity to learn to speak dog from, Megan Blake, The Pet Lifestyle Coach®! Get great tips and real time practice, as you learn to connect more deeply with your four-legged best friend. Training helps dogs be safer, happier and more integrated into the family. And, the classes are super social, FREE and super fun!

6. High Point Market 

When: June 5 - 9

Where: 164 S Main St, Suite 700, High Point, NC

The High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 people to High Point, North Carolina, every six months. Serious retail home furnishings buyers, interior designers, architects, and others in the home furnishings industry can be found in High Point twice a year because if you can’t find it in High Point…it probably doesn’t exist.

SHOWROOM HOURS

Saturday, June 5 - Tuesday, June 8, 8am - 7pm
Wednesday, June 9, 8am - 5pm

Please Note: We strongly recommend scheduling appointments for any showrooms you intend to visit outside of these officially published hours.

High Point Market is open to the trade only.

7. Poses With Mimosas

When: Sun, June 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Where: Oden Brewing Company, 802 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC

Poses with Mimosas at Oden Brewing Company

$10 class + mimosa (or beer)

Registration required
Book your mat here

8. Food Truck Friday Grooves

When: Fri, June 11, 11:00am - 2:00pm

Where: Center City Park, 200 N Elm St, Greensboro, NC

FREE Program: Join us for some good eatin's and some live music!

Food truck Fridays are back and better than ever with live music! Each Friday will feature different trucks offering a variety of tasty eats. So come out, grab a bite, and enjoy the fresh air while listening to amazing local talent in Center City Park.

June Music & Truck Lineup:
6/4: featuring Butter - with Nando's Kitchen & Yazzy's Italian Ice
6/11: featuring Josh Boyd - with Grammy's Smoke N'Grill & To the Moon & Back Frozen Treats
6/18: featuring Zoo City Pickers - with Grammy's Smoke'n Grill, Ghassan's Mobile Mediterranean Eats, & Kona Ice
6/25: featuring Cesar A. Oviedo - with Ghassan's Mobile Mediterranean Eats, Fresh Catch Seafood Shack, & Sunset Slush Italian Ice

9. MADE 4 the Market 

When: Sun, June 13, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Where: Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville St, Greensboro, NC

You are invited to the MADE 4 the Market Arts, Crafts & Pottery Marketplace on Sunday, June 13, from 10 am – 4 pm at the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market (501 Yanceyville Street).

MADE 4 the Market is an indoor/outdoor marketplace and a favorite shopping tradition in Greensboro, highlighting a wide variety of handcrafted and curated products including jewelry, body care items, pottery, artwork, wood work, glassware, up-cycled finds and clothing, delicious shelf-stable NC food products, and more.

Representing 50 emerging and established artisans from around the Piedmont. Shop and find gifts for Father’s Day and more. Free parking and free admission.

10. 2021 Green Party

When: Sat, June 12, 6:00-10:00pm

Where: LeBauer Park, 208 N Davie St, Greensboro, NC

Please join us Saturday, June 12, 6-10pm, for the 2021 Guilford Green Foundation & LGBTQ Center Green Party at LeBauer Park!

Heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served. Entertainment will include live music by Big Betty and the Punchbowl and DJs Jessica Mashburn and Evan Olson.

Ticket sales will be limited to follow outdoor gathering guidance and face masks will be required. Get your tickets now for $100: https://guilfordgreenfoundation.org/green-party-tickets/

Dress for this event is derby/garden party attire.

Also…

Tune in for a free virtual event featuring our scholarship recipients and award winners on Thursday, June 10, 6-7pm. Streaming on Facebook.

11. Rolling Stones Tribute 

When: Fri, June 11 at 8:00pm

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

Greensboro Symphony and conductor Brent Havens perform Windbornes The Music of The Rolling Stones: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards 1969 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Rolling Stones iconic albums, Beggars Banquet and Let It Bleed. The performance will feature tracks from these two albums including Sympathy For The Devil, Street Fighting Man, Gimme Shelter, Midnight Rambler and You Cant Always Get What You Want as well as other classic hits from their ABKCO years such as Lets Spend The Night Together, Brown Sugar, Ruby Tuesday and more! The Greensboro Symphony will pay tribute to The Worlds Greatest Rock n Roll Band with vocalist Brody Dolyniuk and a full rock band.

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Michelle Porter

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