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 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. City Sunsets ft. Gregory Amos
When: Sat, July 24, 7:00-9:00pm
Where: Center City Park, 200 N Elm St, Greensboro, NC
FREE Program: Our favorite summer concert series is back! Gregory Amos* joins a stellar lineup of musical artists from around the region - check them out on Saturday, July 24! 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
*Gregory Amos a music executive, songwriter, music producer, multi-talented musician, and entrepreneur. He’s a ’98 graduate from North Carolina A&T State University. A North Carolina native Amos now currently resides in Richmond Virginia. Gregory embarked on a solo career as a smooth jazz artist in 2010. As a saxophonist he delivers heart felt performances that are sure to speak to you. He pours himself into his instrument, captivating your inner soul. His music is often described as being melodic, soulful, soothing, tranquil, and spirit filled. Amos writes/composes, and produces/co-produces must of his music. Releasing his EP CD “I Belong To You” in 2011, “Simply Christmas” EP & “Holiday Cheer” Single 2014, and “A Change Is Gonna Come” Single 2016. After spending nearly 20yrs in Corporate America, as a Staff Engineer, Amos decides to leave a very fruitful and prosperous career in 2016 to dedicate his energy and efforts solely to following his dreams and passions of working fulltime in the music and entertainment industry.
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, July 25, 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. High Point Food Truck Rodeo
When: Sat, July 24, 4:00-9:00pm
Where: Truist Point, 301 N Elm St, High Point, NC
There will be food trucks, music, craft beer and wine long with fun in downtown High Point! Looking forward to live music??
We have craft beer and wine!
Paddled South Brewing
We will have bands
4-6pm Turpentine Shine
7-9pm Bad Romeo
The Ice Queen
Cherry on Top
West coast wanderer LLC
Que Viva! Latin Street Grill
Kono pizza Raleigh
Brick City Kitchen
Hickory Tree BBQ
The Corner Venezuelan Food
5. Megan Blake's Group Dog Training
When: Sun, July 25, 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. The 17th Annual Summertime Brews Festival
When: Sat, July 24, 12:00-3:00pm
Where: Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC
Get your tickets now for the 17th Annual Summertime Brews Festival at the Greensboro Coliseum presented by Bestway Grocery, 1075 KZL and Rock 92.
7. Poses With Mimosas
When: Sun, July 25, 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 23, 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 24, 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. Summer Outdoor Markets at Millstone Creek Orchards
When: Sat, Jul 24, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Where: Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur, NC
Enjoy a little fresh air and local summer shopping at our Summer Outdoor Markets. Hosted twice a month all summer long! Between our Eastern Randolph Farmers Market on the front side of our property and the Summer Outdoor Market vendors out back, we’ll be hosting over 60 local vendors, food producers, crafters, gifters, potters, and more for beautiful summer days at the Orchard.
In addition to the vendors, the Orchard will also be serving fresh donuts, milkshakes, fresh apple cider slushies, local ice cream,, baked goodies, and more! We will also have catch & release fishing, live music, and u-pick fruit (seasonal). Bring the whole family out to enjoy a day outside and pack a picnic or enjoy our playground.
COVID safety precautions: Guests and vendors may wear masks as they feel comfortable. The entire market is outdoors, which allows for more space and plenty of fresh air.