Local Weekend Guide

Dated: May 18 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, May 20 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. Paul McCartney Got Back

When: Sat, May 21 at 8:00pm

Where: Truist Field at Wake Forest, 499 Deacon Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC

Paul McCartney has been anything but idle during his post-Beatle years. In 1971 (within one year after the break-up of the Fab Four), McCartney formed the rock band Wings which would go on to produce numerous hit singles and enjoy strong album and ticket sales during the decade of its existence. Wings' most successful and highly acclaimed album, Band on the Run, stayed at the top of the U.S. Charts for four weeks and went triple platinum. Hit songs for the band include "Live and Let Die," "Band on the Run," "Jet," and "Silly Love Songs." McCartney proved, in the '80s, that his popularity with the public was still as strong as ever by embarking on a highly successful solo tour. Memorable collaborative songs were also produced in the '80s--"Say Say Say" and "The Girl is Mine" with Michael Jackson, and "Ebony and Ivory" with Stevie Wonder. In the '90s, he expanded his already impressive musical repertoire by composing two albums of classical works (Standing Stone and Working Classical) recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra and, in the same decade, released an album of ambient, techno music under the pseudonym The Firemen. Other notable albums of his solo career are 1982's Tug of War (recorded with famed Beatles producer George Martin)his 1984 soundtrack for the film Give My Regards to Broad Street (which he also directed)and 1989's Flowers in the Dirt, and 1997's Flaming Pie. McCartney was honored with a Knightship in 1997.

3. Mom's Night Out @ The Well Truck

When: Thu, May 19, 4:00-9:00pm

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

The Well Truck is hosting Mom’s Night Out on Thursday, May 19 from 4-9pm. Join us for live music, a food truck, and pop-up shops!
POP-UP SHOPS (4-8pm)
Wanderlust Boards
Blue Jean Boutique
Patiently Rooted
Kendra Scott
SCHEDULE:
West Coast Wanderer (5-8pm)
Meet our Cuddle Bunnies (5:30-6:30pm)
Live Music by Momma Molasses (6-8pm)

4. Carolina Blues Festival

When: Sat, May 21, 3:00-11:00pm

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

The 36th Annual Carolina Blues Festival is back and IN-PERSON!
We're thrilled to return to LeBauer Park and present our beloved annual program on Saturday, May 21, 2022 for in-person and virtual experiences that embody the essence of this year’s festival theme Young, Black & Blues!
PERFORMER LINEUP:
Mr. Sipp
Vanessa Collier
Jontavious Willis
Sean “Mack” McDonald
Stephen Hull
Jayy Hopp
TC Carter Band
SCHEDULE:
2:30PM: VIP/Presale Admission
3PM: Doors open (get in earlier with advance tickets)
11PM: Festival Ends
Attendees of the Festival will not only be able to enjoy amazing Blues music performances, but can also shop craft vendors, eat delicious food from onsite vendors, and have access to a full-service BLUES BAR!
*Credit cards now accepted
*Bring your COVID Vaccination Card for a $5 Beverage Voucher for use onsite.
*Increased safety procedures will be strictly enforced including a mask requirement to enter, pre-entry temperature checks and health screenings provided by Cone Health, and sanitation stations throughout the festival grounds.
TICKET DETAILS:
General Admission Tickets: $40.00
Blues Supporter VIP Ticket: $75.00
Includes:
-Access to the festival's VIP Lounge
-Tables & Seating available (first come basis)
-3 Free Drinks (21+ only)
-Heavy Snacks
At-Home Ticket: $10.00
About PBPS : From our love of music and our belief that music is best shared in a community, came the founding of the Piedmont Blues Preservation Society in 1985.
Our non-profit organization works to cultivate and preserve the tradition of blues music. Our mission is to help our community discover the wonder and joy of Blues Culture by raising awareness and providing programming & education to our regional community and schools. We strive to bring quality blues events, including our 36th Annual Carolina Blues Festival, concerts, competitions, workshops, and educational programs to the Piedmont region. We collaborate with other non-profits in support of health-related issues, educational initiatives, and societal concerns.
Our focus is to promote local businesses, the arts, education, tourism and to make the Piedmont region of NC, a great place to live.

5. Neighborhood Yard Sale

When: Sat, May 21, 7:00am-12:00pm

Where: Lindley Park Neighborhood, Greensboro, NC

Lindley Park Neighborhood Yard Sale
Be sure to sign up for Lindley Park's Annual Yard Sale!! Scheduled for Saturday, May 21, the Yard Sale is a great way to clean out your clutter, make some extra money, and meet your neighbors! Just set up out front of your house and wait for the "yard salers" to come! A yard sale sign to put in your yard, and copies of a neighborhood map detailing other participants will be provided. Deadline to register is Monday, May 16. Contact Patti Eckard - patti.eckard@gmail.com or call 336-632-1448. 
 

6. Herb Container Make-and-Take

When: Sat, May 21 at 10:00am

Where: New Garden Landscaping & Nursery, 3811 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC

Create your own herb garden in a pot and snip fresh and fragrant herbs for your favorite culinary creations. All you’ll need is a sunny place to set your herb pot for months of fresh seasonings, we’ll provide the rest.
Materials Fee: $35

7. Lego Builders Club

When: Sat, May 21, 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. Flavors of Australia Wine Dinner

When: Fri, May 20 at 6:30pm

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

Explore wines of Australia at this five course wine tasting experience with authentic Australian cuisine in the The Pole Barn at Summerfield Farms. This dinner will feature 5 courses with 5 wines from different regions in Australia.
Each attendee requires 1 ticket that includes a 5 course meal, 5 wine pairings, and gratuity. Beer and more will be available for purchase at a cash/credit bar.
PASSPORT SERIES:
This is the 8th dinner in our Passport Wine Dinner Series. Past countries include: South Africa, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Austria and Japan.
If you attended a previous dinner, please bring your passport book with you.
If you have not attended a previous dinner, you will receive a passport book at the dinner.
*You do not have to attend any other dinners in the series to attend this dinner.
TICKETS & SEATING:
There are two types of tickets for this dinner. Tables of 2 will be reserved separately and there is a limited amount.
Tables with more than 2 will purchase tickets individually. Please list the names of the guests you'd like to be seated with at checkout. We cannot accommodate tables for 2 in this category. Thank you for understanding.
***Guests purchasing the ticket type "Individual Tickets for Tables of More than 2" must attend as a group together. We do NOT seat guests with other parties, unless attending as a group.***
WINES:
Wine pairings have been selected by our expert in-house Beverage Manager, Caren, who will be sharing all about the wines throughout the evening. All are indigenous varietals from Australia. Multiple wine regions in the country will be covered.
MENU: crafted by 1618 on location.
TBA
Food allergies? 1618 can accommodate serious food allergies and accommodations. During registration, there will be a spot to list your request.
Capacity is limited! Ages 21+ only. No outside food or beverage.
TICKET SALES END MAY 16 @ 8AM or when sold out!
On-site luxurious accommodations are available. Please email info@summerfieldfarms.com to inquire.

9. Sip & Slay Yoga

When: Sun, May 22, 11:00am-12:00pm

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

Join us every Sunday Morning for Sip & Slay Yoga with Ashley ?‍♀️
Class starts at 11am and is $10 + includes a post yoga drink of choice.

10. Aquarium Adventure

When: May 21-22, 1:15-2:00pm

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

Have you ever wanted to see our Shark Reef tank from above, hand out a special treat to our cownose stingrays or feed our seahorses? Now you can! Join us for an Aquarium Adventure where you'll go behind the scenes of the Wiseman Aquarium to learn how we bring a world-class aquarium to the center of North Carolina!
Spaces are limited. Advance reservations are strongly encouraged. Check availability and see age restrictions and rules online at:

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