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, July 30 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. City Sunsets ft. the Grande Ole Uproar
When: Sat, July 31, 7:00-9:00pm
Where: Center City Park, 200 N Elm St, Greensboro, NC
FREE Program: Our favorite summer concert series is back! The Grad Ole Uproar* joins a stellar lineup of musical artists from around the region - check them out on Saturday, July 31! Bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket (and your dancing shoes) for nights of awesome live entertainment. Food trucks and breweries on site for select dates - check the event discussion for updates!
This program is supported by Well-Spring, A Life Plan Community
*The Grand Ole Uproar’s musical gumbo conjures up the Texas twang of Waylon Jennings and Doug Sahm, the electric carnival of Dylan, the improvisational impulses of the Grateful Dead, and the laid-back swampy sound of J.J. Cale, as well as many other(and older) songs and artists in the American tradition. The Grand Ole Uproar frequently tours the Southeast and Midwest, and has shared the stage with artists like Grammy Award winning Texas trio Los Lonely Boys, The Hackensaw Boys, PALEFACE, The Southern Gothic, Drunken Prayer, The Deadstring Brothers, A Boy Named Banjo, Empire Strikes Brass, Cosmic Charlie, and the Straight 8s.
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. Additionally, please check our website for any updates regarding program cancellations.
No tickets required, drop-ins welcome as space permits!
3. Sunday Yoga at Natty's Downtown
When: Sun, Aug 1, 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. Core-X Pilates Pop Up
When: Sat, July 31 at 11:00am
Where: Oden Brewing Company, 802 W Gate City Blvd, NC
Join us for a free fitness pop up with Core-X Pilates! All you need to bring is a yoga mat & your water bottle!
5. Megan Blake's Group Dog Training
When: Sun, Aug 1, 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. Stephanie Quayle at Cone Denim
When: Sat, July 31 at 8:00pm
Where: Cone Denim Entertainment Center, 117 S Elm St, Greensboro, NC
Stephanie Quayle will be performing live at Cone Denim Entertainment Center in Greensboro, NC!
Respect social distancing guidelines. Face coverings are mandatory; masks must be worn at all times except while eating and drinking. Observe and comply with signage and guidelines posted throughout venue. This is an All Ages event subject to parental discretion. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the local health authorities, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By visiting our establishment, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19
Sale Dates and Times:
Public Onsale : Fri, 18 Jun 2021 at 12:00 AM
7. Poses With Mimosas
When: Sun, Aug 1, 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)
Book your mat here
8. Food Truck Friday Grooves
When: Fri, July 30, 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.
Music & Truck Lineup:
7/2 Slick's Bar-B-Q, Stayfresh Italian Ice
7/9 Havana Flavor, Chirba Chirba Dumpling, To The Moon & Back Frozen Treats
7/16 Homeslice Pizza, Nando's Kitchen, Kona Ice
7/23 Slick's Bar-B-Q, Fresh Catch Seafood Shack, To The Moon & Back Frozen Treats
7/30 Baton Rouge Cuisine, Havana Flavor, Yazzy's Italian Ice
8/6 Slick's Bar-B-Q, Ghassan's Mobile Mediterranean Eats, Kona Ice
8/13 Jamaican Coast Catering, Nando's Kitchen, Stayfresh Italian Ice
8/20 Jamaican Coast Catering, Slick's Bar-B-Q, Yazzy's Italian Ice
8/27 Havana Flavor, Duck Donuts
9/3 Chirba Chirba Dumpling, Jamaican Coast Catering, Kona Ice
9/10 Baton Rouge Cuisine, Nando's Kitchen, To The Moon & Back Frozen Treats
9/17 Havana Flavor, Slick's Bar-B-Q, Stayfresh Italian Ice
9/24 Ghassan's Mobile Mediterranean Eats, Smokiin Mac, To The Moon & Back Frozen Treats
10/1 Chirba Chirba Dumpling, Jamaican Coast Catering, Sunset Slush Italian Ice
10/8 R & J Food Truck, Kono Pizza, Duck Donuts
10/15 Slick's Bar-B-Q, Jamaican Coast Catering, Stayfresh Italian Ice
10/22 Havana Flavor, Smokiin Mac, Yazzy's Italian Ice
10/29 Baton Rouge Cuisine, Nando's Kitchen, Sunset Slush Italian Ice
9. Summer Family Show
When: Sat, July 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: All-A-Flutter Farms, 7850 Clinard Farms Rd, Lot B, High Point, NC
Visit the farm & hand feed hundreds of beautiful butterflies! Family Shows are the only time we allow the general public to tour the farm without an appointment/group of 20+. Family Shows are only anticipated to be offered in the Summer months this season, so don't miss the opportunity to visit the farm! This morning trip is not only fun, but educational too. Tickets are limited, get yours today!
10. FREE Water Balloon Fight
When: Sun, Aug 1, 2:00-4:00pm
Where: Greensboro Country Park, 3905 Nathanael Green Dr, Greensboro, NC
Looking for a family-friendly way to beat the heat? Cool down with Beyond Defense for our first WATER BALLOON FIGHT!
We’ll be out at Country Park, Pavilion #6 from 2 PM - 4 PM. It’s fun for all ages!
Beyond Defense is a black woman-owned business that provides self-defense weapons for women.