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 handpicked events and activities that we want to share with you!
1. Historic Gate City Trolley Tour
When: Fri, Sep 22 at 1:00pm and 3:30pm
Where: Departs from 4 Different Locations Around Downtown Greensboro
2. Daughters & Donuts
When: Sun, Sep 24, 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 2-5 PM. This event is free to attend.
Pups are welcome on a leash!
*No outside food or beverage is permitted on the property
1-6 PM | Hummingbird Food Truck
2-5 PM | Duck Donuts’ Duck Truck
3-5 PM | Live music by Kirby Heard
3-4 PM | Shania the Highland Cow
3. See to Believe Gala
When: Fri, Sep 22 at 6:00pm
Where: Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC
Save the Date!! The See to Believe Gala returns on September 22, 2023!
Attire: Cocktail Casual | Must be 21+ to attend
Attendees 21 and older are invited to dance under the stars in our zoo and under the sea in the Wiseman Aquarium with the return of our annual See to Believe Gala.
Enjoy high-energy show band, Sleeping Booty, playing a mix of old and new hits or sway to the melodies of steel drummer, Tracy Thornton, in the aquarium. Heavy hors d’oeuvres from Pepper Moon Catering, a variety of premium beer and wine, and a See to Believe signature cocktail will be available as guests roam, discover, and celebrate the magic of the Greensboro Science Center. Create memories in our photo booth, participate in the online Silent Auction, or take your chances at winning a premium bourbon or a pair of diamond earrings in our Bourbon Pull and Champagne Pour.
Join us for a fun night to celebrate the Science Center’s newest exhibits and milestones–as well as our vision for the future. More event details coming soon!
4. Family Fishing Evenings
When: Fri, Sep 22, 5:00-7:00pm
Where: Lake Higgins Marina, 4235 Hamburg Hill Rd, Summerfield, NC
This is a catch and release fishing program designed for people of all ages. We will provide the bait, poles, and chairs if necessary and all you have to do is have fun! We will set up around the Education Pond at Lake Higgins which is located immediately to the left of the Marina office.
Registration is required for this program. Each person that plans to fish must sign up separately. Participants must be willing to put on worms and take fish off hooks. Staff will be present to assist.
5. Frute at the Crown at Carolina Theater (w/ White Toledo)
When: Sat, Sep 23 at 8:00pm
Where: The Crown at the Carolina, 310 S Greene St, Greensboro, NC
Tickets are $8 Advance and $10 At the Door
Ticket Commissions: $3 processing fee plus sales tax
Frute is a six-piece outfit that that balances experimentation with colorful grooves. The band offers unique flavors of funky psychedelia for your dancing pleasure.
White Toledo is a new alt rock band hailing from North Carolina. Known for their captivating blend of new age fullness and vintage rock charm, White Toledo has carved a unique niche for themselves in the new contemporary music scene.
6. Estate & Vintage Jewelry Event
When: Sep 20 at 10:00am - Sep 23 at 6:00pm
Where: Schiffman's Jewelers, 811 Friendly Center Rd, Greensboro, NC
Join us for our Estate and Vintage Jewelry Event from September 20-23. This is your best opportunity to shop the largest collection of vintage, antique, and estate jewelry.
7. CHICAGO the Musical
When: Sep 19-24
Where: Tanger Center, 300 N Elm St, Greensboro, NC
After 25 years, CHICAGO is still the one musical with everything that makes Broadway shimmy-shake: a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz, with one show stopping song after another and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen. No wonder CHICAGO has been honored with 6 Tony Awards®, 2 Olivier Awards, a Grammy®, and thousands of standing ovations. As we celebrate our 25th anniversary — you’ve got to come see why the name on everyone’s lips is still…CHICAGO.
8. Jurassic Quest
When: Sep 22-Sep 24
Where: Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC
There’s no better place to make pter-iffic memories playing with adorable baby Dinos, excavating fossils, or even training a raptor while being surrounded by behemoths like sky-scraping Spinosaurus and, the King himself, Tyrannosaurus rex! Get your tickets for Greensboro now, before they go EXTINCT!
Jurassic Quest is the world’s largest, most popular Dino event with the unique and exciting experiences for the whole family. Observe our herd of life size animatronic dinosaurs including Apatosaurus, Spinosaurus, and an INCREDIBLE T-Rex!
Tickets: Starting at $22, plus applicable fees